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  • Jane Moultrie aboard NASA's Reduced Gravity Aircraft C-9

    Making Medical Grade Saline in Space

    01.21.10 - NASA Glenn develops a new way to create sterile saline solution on the International Space Station and future spacecraft.

  • Buzz Aldrin on the lunar surface.

    This Month in Exploration - January

    01.13.10 - Eighty years ago one of the first humans to set foot on the moon was born. Read more historical facts in This Month in Exploration. Read more historical facts in This Month in Exploration.

  • harness jacket for ISS treadmill

    Astronauts Test Glenn Exercise Harnesses

    12.21.09 - Exercise harnesses developed and designed at NASA’s Glenn Research Center are being tested by crew members on the International Space Station.

  • Aircraft engine with metallic foam installed around it.

    Metallic Foam Reduces Airplane Noise

    12.15.09 - NASA Glenn researchers have successfully developed and tested a metallic foam that significantly reduces the noise generated by airplane engines.

  • Concorde-The British French Supersonic Transport

    This Month in Exploration - December

    12.04.09 - Thirty years ago the Concorde flew from New York to London in just under three hours. Read more historical facts in This Month in Exploration.

  • view of ares I-X launch from distance

    Glenn Helps Ares I-X Soar

    11.17.09 - The future of new rocket design was successfully tested when the Ares I-X blasted off on October 28, 2009.

  • Image from the moon during Apollo 12 mission.

    This Month in Exploration - November

    11.05.09 - Forty years ago, Apollo 12 launched from Kennedy Space Station in Florida. Read more historical facts in This Month in Exploration.

  • The Ares I-X flight test vehicle.

    NASA's Ares I-X Ready to Launch

    10.08.09 - The first flight test of NASA's new rocket configuration to carry astronauts into space will take place October 27.

  • Martin B-26 Marauder U.S. Air Force bomber

    Lessons of a Widowmaker (and Other Aircraft)

    NASA's Glenn Research Center has been home to the Black Widow, the Widowmaker and Betty Joe.

  • Kathryn Sullivan prepares for underwater training for the STS 41-G mission.

    This Month in Exploration - October

    10.02.09 - Twenty-five years ago, the first woman walked in space. Read more historical facts in This Month in Exploration.