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LIVE: NASA is with you from Oshkosh
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NASA Aeronautics Returns to Oshkosh Sunday, July 21 at 8:30 p.m. EDT NASA will appear at Oshkosh with a full…

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NASA to Host Panels, Forums, and More at Oshkosh 2024
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Each summer, aviation enthusiasts and experts from around the planet – including NASA’s aeronautical innovators – descend into a regional…

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NASA Cloud-Based Platform Could Help Streamline, Improve Air Traffic
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Just like your smartphone navigation app can instantly analyze information from many sources to suggest the best route to follow,…

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NASA Remembers Retired Astronaut, US Air Force Pilot Joe Engle
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Retired NASA astronaut and U.S. Air Force Maj. Gen. Joe Engle died July 10, surrounded by his family at home…

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ARMD Solicitations
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This ARMD solicitations page compiles the opportunities to collaborate with NASA’s aeronautical innovators and/or contribute to their research to enable…

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NASA Prepares for Air Taxi Passenger Comfort Studies
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A new custom virtual reality flight simulator built by NASA researchers will allow them to explore how passengers experience air…

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NASA Engineer Honored as Girl Scouts ‘Woman of Distinction’
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You’d think a NASA aerospace engineer who spends her days inside a giant dome researching how to make plane engines…

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NASA, MagniX Altitude Tests Lay Groundwork for Hybrid Electric Planes
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At a simulated 27,500 feet inside an altitude chamber at NASA’s Electric Aircraft Testbed (NEAT) facility, engineers at magniX recently…

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Globetrotting NASA Research Model Increases Accuracy
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NASA and its international partners are using the same generically shaped wing design to create physical and digital research models…

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NASA-Led Mission to Map Air Pollution Over Both U.S. Coasts
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This summer between June 17 and July 2, NASA will fly aircraft over Baltimore, Philadelphia, parts of Virginia, and California…

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Winners Announced in Gateways to Blue Skies Aeronautics Competition
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The California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, team, with their project titled “Aero-Quake Emergency Response Network,” took first place at the…

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NASA, Industry to Start Designing More Sustainable Jet Engine Core
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NASA, alongside industry, will soon begin designing a new jet engine concept for the next generation of ultra-efficient airliners —…

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Aviary: A New NASA Software Platform for Aircraft Modelling
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NASA has created a new digital modelling tool for aeronautical engineers to innovate new aircraft designs, building on decades of…

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NASA’s X-59 Passes Milestone Toward Safe First Flight 
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NASA has taken the next step toward verifying the airworthiness for its quiet supersonic X-59 aircraft with the completion of…

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NASA Teammates Recall Favorite Memories Aboard Flying Laboratory
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After flying more than three decades and 158 science campaigns, just one flight remains. NASA’s DC-8 Airborne Science Laboratory will…

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Meet NASA Women Behind World’s Largest Flying Laboratory
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NASA’s DC-8 aircraft – the world’s largest flying science laboratory – began its science missions in 1987 and since then,…

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NASA Licenses 3D-Printable Superalloy to Benefit US Economy
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NASA’s investment in a breakthrough superalloy developed for the extreme temperatures and harsh conditions of air and spaceflight is on…

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NASA’s Commitment to Safety Starts with its Culture
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NASA works on projects that often have never been done, or perhaps the way they are being done has never…

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NASA Uses Small Engine to Enhance Sustainable Jet Research
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Located inside a high-tech NASA laboratory in Cleveland is something you could almost miss at first glance: a small-scale, fully…

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NASA, FAA Partner to Develop New Wildland Fire Technologies 
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NASA and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) have established a research transition team to guide the development of wildland fire…

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NASA Photographer Honored for Thrilling Inverted In-Flight Image
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Riding in the back seat of a car can be boring. Riding in the back of a NASA aircraft is…

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NASA’s Ingenuity Mars Helicopter Team Says Goodbye … for Now
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The final downlink shift by the Ingenuity team was a time to reflect on a highly successful mission — and…

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NASA’s DC-8 Completes Final Mission, Set to Retire
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After 37 years of successful airborne science missions, NASA’s DC-8 aircraft completed its final mission and returned to the agency’s…

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NASA Langley Team to Study Weather During Eclipse Using Uncrewed Vehicles
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A six-person team of researchers from NASA’s Langley Research Center in Hampton, Virginia, will travel to Fort Drum, N.Y., to…

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NASA Noise Prediction Tool Supports Users in Air Taxi Industry
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Several air taxi companies are using a NASA-developed computer software tool to predict aircraft noise and aerodynamic performance. This tool…

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University Teams Selected as Finalists to Envision New Aviation Responses to Natural Disasters 
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Eight teams participating in the 2024 Gateways to Blue Skies: Advancing Aviation for Natural Disasters Competition have been selected to…

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NASA Armstrong Updates 1960s Concept to Study Giant Planets
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NASA researchers are looking at the possibility of using a wingless, unpowered aircraft design from the 1960s to gather atmospheric…

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New Look at NASA, Boeing Sustainable Experimental Airliner 
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As NASA and Boeing enter the early stages of producing the X-66, the first X-plane specifically focused on helping the…

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NASA Grants to Engage Students in Quiet Supersonic Community Overflight
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NASA has issued new grants to five universities to help develop education plans for the community overflight phase of the…

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2024 Dream with Us Design Challenge
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Virtual Recognition Ceremony Join the Dream with Us Recognition Ceremony to celebrate the students dreaming with NASA about the future…

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