DC-8 flying lab surveys Recovery Glacier region of Antarctica Oct. 20 during its sixth science flight in the Fall 2011 Operation IceBridge campaign.
San Jose high school science teacher Marita Beard shares her experiences after an astronomy flight on NASA's SOFIA airborne observatory.
Third annual airborne science mission to collect ice thickness data over the Weddell Sea, Getz and Pine Island glaciers and related Antarctic areas.
Auto-GCAS software and a small Piccolo autopilot turn a hobby-grade, radio-controlled model plane into a high-technology flight research aircraft.
Famed Air Force test pilot Brig. Gen. Chuck Yeager recalled highlights of his test-flying days for the camera at a number of locations at Edwards AFB.
Retired spacecraft to be ferried to LAX, then towed on surface streets to Exposition Park museum in downtown Los Angeles.
The competition's goal was to advance technologies in fuel efficiency and reduced emissions with cleaner renewable fuels and electric aircraft.
NASA is once again represented at this year’s International Balloon Fiesta in Albuquerque, N.M. with exhibits, displays and educational programs.
Converted Lockheed JetStar bizjet flew hundreds of landing approaches to check out and certify the space shuttle’s precision landing navigation system.
NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center recently awarded contracts to research firms to aid the center in meeting goals of the UAS in the NAS project.
Former NASA astronaut Mike Mullane reflects on his three space shuttle missions at the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta.
Educators learned how to apply NASA content resources in their classrooms during the Airborne Research Experiences for Educators program this summer.
NASA's SOFIA flying observatory returns to its base in Palmdale, Calif., after week-long deployment to Germany and display at Andrews.
Students and teachers from 10 middle schools see the International Space Station and the Hubble Space Telescope through the eyes of 3-D IMAX cameras.
Engineering major Travis Whitlow finished a NASA University Research Centers internship that offered him hands-on and mentored engineering experience.
Infrared sensor mounted in NASA aircraft captures area burned by wildfire south of Palmdale, Calif., over the Sept. 17-18 weekend.
A group of environmental scientists are preparing for a multi-year NASA airborne science investigation of Atlantic hurricane formation and intensity.
More than 300 former and present employees were cited for their support of the Space Shuttle Program during luncheon in NASA Dryden's shuttle hangar.
Successful deployment and landing tests on NASA's NB-52B validated engineers' predictions, led to addition of the braking chute to the shuttle fleet.