12.18.09 - A NASA jumbo jet that will help scientists unlock the origins of the universe with infrared observations reached a milestone Friday when doors covering the plane’s telescope were fully opened in flight.
08.27.09 - NASA's Aeronautics Research Mission Directorate will begin accepting scholarship applications on Sept. 1, 2009, for the 2010 academic year.
08.17.09 - 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.
07.31.09 - The NASA Innovative Partnerships Program and the Comparative Aircraft Flight Efficiency (CAFE) Foundation today announced the Green Flight Challenge.
07.10.09 - Eight college students have summer jobs at NASA this year, thanks to their participation in a contest to design a supersonic airliner.
07.07.09 - NASA is funding the development of a prototype system to provide aircraft with updates about severe storms and turbulence as they fly across remote ocean regions.
06.09.09 - NASA has selected Jacobs Technology Inc. of Tullahoma, Tenn., to receive a follow-on contract for Aerospace Testing and Facilities Operations and Maintenance, or ATOM, at NASA's Ames Research Center at Moffett Field, Calif.
05.29.09 - NASA has selected the Raytheon Company of Waltham, Mass., to receive an Airspace Concept Evaluation System, or ACES, follow-on contract valued at $29 million.
05.21.09 - For the second year in a row, NASA is part of a team chosen to receive one of the most prestigious awards in aviation.
05.15.09 - Airplanes shaped like huge darts and rocket ships … that's what the future of supersonic passenger travel may look like, according to a number of high school students.