Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy researchers capture mid-infrared images of massive G35 star condensing in dense dust and gas cocoon.
Remotely piloted subscale X-48B / X-48C hybrid/blended-wing-body aircraft demonstrated technology concepts for cleaner, quieter commercial air travel.
Staff of NASA's SOFIA observatory gathered in front of the flying telescope to mark the 100th flight of the unique airborne infrared observatory.
Achievements of the pioneering high-risk, low-cost M2-F1 and follow-on lifting bodies will be the foundation for upcoming Dream Chaser flight tests.
The Autonomous Modular Sensor, flight-validated at Dryden on NASA's Ikhana unmanned aircraft in 2007-2009, will be used by the U.S. Forest Service.
JPL's UAVSAR instrument carried on Dryden's C-20A showcases its broad scientific prowess for studying our home planet during month-long expedition.
Modifications continue to support the Adaptive Compliant Trailing Edge project, a joint effort between NASA and the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory.
80-second flight ascends more than 1,600 feet above ground, moves almost 1,000 feet horizontally before landing on target at Mojave Air & Space Port.
NASA historian Peter Merlin's new book details causes, consequences and corrective actions related to unmanned aircraft accidents.
NASA Dryden's heritage of research and operation of unmanned aircraft from 1969 to the present is highlighted in this new fast-paced music video.
NASA's unique Super Guppy transport plane swallows two NASA T-38 aircraft whole on NASA Dryden's back ramp, ferries them to El Paso for disassembly.
The technology to make way for that possibility while making current aircraft systems safer and more reliable is underway today at NASA Dryden.
New quality assurance process and tools are designed to catch counterfeit or sub-standard parts before they put aircraft and flight crews at risk.
An American flag and pins representing NASA and Palmdale that were flown on space shuttle Endeavour's final ferry flight are presented to the city of Palmdale.
NASA's DISCOVER-AQ team completed an intense flight and ground-based air quality research campaign in the San Joaquin Valley of Central California.
Heavily instrumented Falcon jet measures soot, gases streaming from NASA's DC-8 flying laboratory using alternative 50/50 JP8-biofuel mix.
Unique hydrogen-fueled, remotely operated unmanned prototype aircraft aloft for 66 minutes on its second flight over Edwards Air Force Base.
Research activities at NASA Dryden Flight Research Center and test programs at Edwards Air Force Base highlighted at AV Business Outlook Conference.
Data acquisition system developed by New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology would monitor integrity of commercial space vehicle structure.
The first four Airborne Astronomy Ambassador (AAA) educators for 2013 have completed their initial flight on NASA’s SOFIA flying observatory.