A successful NASA flight test Monday demonstrated how a spacecraft returning to Earth can use an inflatable heat shield to slow and protect itself as it enters the atmosphere at hypersonic speeds.
The Max Launch Abort System was successfully tested in a simulated pad abort test at NASA's Wallops Flight Facility.› More on MLAS
Three NASA scientific balloons carrying space science experiments were simultaneously afloat over the Northern Hemisphere on June 8 and 9
NASA'S Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia was the site of the TacSat-3 launch.
NASA scientists and crew embark this week on a month-long airborne campaign to Greenland, where they will make flights on an airborne science laboratory to learn about the ongoing changes to the region's snow and ice.
“Frozen,” a 12-minute movie about Earth’s changing ice and snow cover as captured by NASA spacecraft, premieres March 27 at the NASA Visitor Center.
NASA and the National Science Foundation have successfully launched and demonstrated a newly designed super pressure balloon in Antarctica.
Scientists announced Wednesday the discovery of a previously unidentified nearby source of high-energy cosmic rays. The finding was made with a NASA-funded balloon-borne instrument high over Antarctica.
NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility will be recognized by the Commonwealth of Virginia for its contributions to aerospace research during a historical marker unveiling ceremony at 11 a.m., Saturday, Nov. 22, at the NASA Visitor Center.
As the summer fire season heats up, NASA aircraft are set to follow the trail of smoke plumes from some of Earth's northernmost forest fires, examining their contribution to arctic pollution and implications for climate change.
University faculty and students from across the country will RockOn! with NASA during a workshop June 22 - 27 at NASA's Wallops Flight Facility on Wallops Island in Virginia. During RockOn!, they will learn the basics of building experiments for flight on suborbital rockets
NASA explores some of the most far-out parts of space, but NASA also does research much closer to home. In fact, NASA Earth Science satellites are taking part in the management and recovery of an ecosystem right in our own backyard, the Chesapeake Bay.
NASA begins the most extensive field campaign ever to investigate the chemistry of the Arctic's lower atmosphere.
March 1st marks the beginning of the annual model rocket season at NASA Wallops Flight Facility’s Visitor Center. For nearly 25 years, the Visitor Center’s staff has been routinely launching an assortment of low power model rockets for public viewing.
NASA has selected 10 offerors to receive Aircraft Catalog Blanket Purchase Agreements, or BPAs, to provide the agency with access to a variety of airborne platforms to conduct airborne science research and range support including, radar surveillance and telemetry relay capability.
NASA and the National Science Foundation have achieved a new milestone in conducting scientific observations from balloons, by launching and operating three long-duration flights within a single Antarctic summer
NASA and the National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) opened a new chapter in the world of hurricane observation by making the first unmanned flight into Hurricane Noel.
A NASA Black Brant IX suborbital sounding rocket was successfully launched at 12:12 a.m., Tuesday, October 30, from the NASA Wallops Flight Facility.
The NASA P-3 Orion Aircraft with a compliment of scientists and support personnel has spent the past several weeks in Greenland in an effort to observe the current state of the Greenland ice-sheet
NASA is expanding a highly successful internship program for undergraduate students.