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J.D. Harrington
Headquarters, Washington

May 30, 2007
RELEASE : 07-124
NASA Updates Aeronautics Research Announcement
WASHINGTON - NASA's Aeronautics Research Mission Directorate has amended its NASA Research Announcement to seek additional research topics. NASA is soliciting research in several new topic areas for the Airspace Systems Program's Next Generation Air Transportation System Airportal Project and the Fundamental Aeronautics Program's Supersonics Project.

The Airportal Project will investigate innovative new technologies, approaches and procedures with the goal of enabling capacity enhancements at airports and terminals. These efforts will help meet the Next Generation Air Transportation System goals.

The Supersonics Project is a broad based effort designed to develop knowledge, capabilities and technologies that support all vehicles that fly at supersonic speeds.

Specific evaluation criteria, deadlines and points of contact for these research topics and other project areas are available in the announcement at:

For more information about NASA's Aeronautics Research Mission Directorate, visit:

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