06.07.10 - "Smooth" and "quiet" are two words not usually associated with a helicopter ride, but NASA is working to change that.
05.28.10 - An engine first validated in a NASA wind tunnel successfully made the longest supersonic combustion ramjet-powered hypersonic flight to date off the southern California coast on May 26.
05.17.10 - A NASA research effort to visualize future passenger airplanes produces ideas dominated by familiar shapes but inspired by surprises underneath.
05.03.10 - NASA is working with the General Electric Co. to test new open rotor technology in a wind tunnel with a test rig designed and made at NASA's Glenn Research Center.
04.28.10 - It’s comforting to know that when you board a commercial airline Ames Researcher Ashok Srivastava is working to ensure that you enjoy a safe flight.
04.05.10 - A team led by NASA and The Boeing Company has completed the first phase of flight tests on the subscale X-48B blended wing body aircraft.
04.01.10 - Aeronautic enthusiasts young and old visited the new SOFIA exhibit at Hiller Aviation Museum on March 30, 2010.
03.25.10 - A tiny new micro-electric sensor that measures a type of stress holds huge promise for more fuel-efficient vehicles and maybe even more healthy hearts.
03.24.10 - Thirteen year old Ajay Ramesh and twelve year old Prithvi Aiyaswamy, two seventh grade boys from Chaboya Middle School, San Jose, Calif., were so excited about their visit to the Fluid Mechanics Laboratory at NASA Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, Calif., that they could barely sleep the night before their visit.
03.18.10 - On July 17, 1962, Major White flew the X-15 to an altitude of 314,750 feet, or 59 miles, becoming the first "winged astronaut."