The planned retirement of the space shuttle fleet in 2010 will bring to a close an era that opened in the high desert of Southern California nearly a half century ago.
NASA intern Brian Armstrong has always been interested in aviation, thanks to the influence of his aerospace engineer father.
Dryden has awarded a contract to Northrop Grumman for engineering and technical services in support of the center's planned operation of two Global Hawk aircraft.
Univ. of Utah student Patricia Oliphant , of Highland, Ca., has always had a fascination with the atmosphere and meteorology.
College student Christopher O'Shea, of North Strabane, credits his father for the excitement he has for aviation.
William Scott, a 2008 graduate of San Diego's Clairemont High School, exchanged what could have been a relaxing summer vacation for the challenge of fitting into the workforce at NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center on Edwards Air Force Base.
The Forward Bay Cover for the first abort flight test Orion mockup crew module arrived at Dryden Flight Research Center on July 11.
Bakersfield resident Emily Sayles had her fire lit about space travel when she was in the fifth grade. That summer, Sayles attended U.S. Space Camp, then based at NASA's Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, Calif.
A number of Antelope Valley students exchanged what could have been a relaxing summer vacation for the challenge of fitting into the workforce at NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center on Edwards Air Force Base.
Julianna Plumb of Redlands made a huge commitment for the summer. She chose to spend eight weeks away from family and friends in exchange for immersion into the aerospace engineering field as an intern at NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center on Edwards Air Force Base.
NASA is evaluating an advanced, fiber optic-based sensing technology that could aid development of active control of an aircraft's wing shape.
A remotely piloted aircraft carrying a NASA sensor flew over much of California earlier this week, gathering information that will be used to help fight more than 300 wildfires burning within the state.
The main mirror for NASA’s new airborne eye on the universe is now ready for installation after being transformed from a carefully shaped and polished piece of glass into a highly reflective optical component at NASA's Ames Research Center.
As a young child, Jordan Jensen's first flight experience in a Cessna 172 led to a lifetime interest in everything associated with aircraft. He could not have foreseen that this early fascination would lead to a position with NASA.
The primary mirror assembly of NASA's Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy, or SOFIA, has been shipped to NASA's Ames Research Center near San Jose, Calif., for its final finish coating.
Steven G. Schmidt, deputy director of NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center at Edwards Air Force Base since 2004, has been appointed director of the center's Dryden Aircraft Operations Facility in Palmdale, Calif.
NASA and scientists from the California Air Resources Board are conducting a series of research flights this month that are examining the atmosphere over the state to better understand the chemical dynamics of smog and greenhouse gases.
Veteran test pilot, engineer, instructor and system safety manager Lawrence R. Davis has been appointed as Director of Flight Operations at NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center.
Local middle school students are invited to participate in a weeklong robotics workshop during the second week in July in Palmdale.
When flight crews have to bail out or eject from a crippled aircraft, they need to know how to survive once they hit the ground or water.