NASA recently completed flight tests to prepare for a multi-year airborne campaign to study humidity and chemistry of the tropical tropopause.
NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center has awarded an $11.2 million contract for construction of a 38,000-square-foot Facilities Support Center.
Scientists on NASA's DC-8 flying laboratory have begun the third year of Operation IceBridge airborne research missions over Antarctica's ice sheets.
NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center recently awarded contracts to research firms to aid the center in meeting goals of the UAS in the NAS project.
Engineering major Travis Whitlow finished a NASA University Research Centers internship that offered him hands-on and mentored engineering experience.
Kentucky State University computer science grad student Luis Urbina obtained hands-on engineering experience via an EPSCoR internship at NASA Dryden.
Veteran aerospace engineers Robert Curry and Michael Thomson have been named to oversee airborne science, aeronautical research at NASA Dryden.
A NASA thermal-infrared scanner mounted in a NASA aircraft stands ready to support the Forest Service and CAL FIRE with real-time wildfire imagery.
NASA has selected seven companies to integrate and fly technology payloads on commercial suborbital reusable rockets near the boundary of space.
NASA Dryden's Employee Exchange Council has presented its 2011 Thomas W. Finch Memorial Scholarship Award to Desert High grad Emily G. Wright.
NASA Dryden nurse practitioner Katie Kirk has been honored with a NASA Space Flight Awareness award for her support of NASA's space shuttle program.
Almost 30 college students are participating in the 2011 Student Airborne Research Program Earth science flights on NASA's DC-8 June 27-30.
NASA’s SOFIA observatory viewed the dwarf planet Pluto as it passed in front of a distant star when Pluto's shadow fell on Earth June 23.
Seven NASA Dryden Flight Research Center employees were recently honored with Space Flight Awareness awards for their support of human space flight.
NASA has selected the first six teachers who will work with scientists aboard the SOFIA flying observatory during research flights in May and June.
SOFIA Project Scientist Pamela Marcum will answer questions from the public about viewing the infrared universe during an on-line video chat May 12.
The Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy, or SOFIA, completed its first science flight using the German Receiver for Astronomy at Terahertz Frequencies (GREAT) scientific instrument.
The Kilauea volcano on Hawaii's Big Island is being studied by NASA to help scientists better understand processes occurring under Earth’s surface.
NASA Dryden aerospace engineer Ethan Baumann will discuss NASA's laminar airflow research at a web chat this Wednesday, March 30. › NASA web chat
More than 200 seventh-graders will experience hands-on learning activities during the Bohn-Meyer Math-Science Odyssey Feb. 4 at Antelope Valley College in Lancaster, Calif.