Researchers using NASA's SOFIA flying observatory capture new images of a huge ring of gas and dust surrounding the Milky Way's massive black hole.
NASA selects eight large-scale integrated technology research projects that could lead to quieter, "greener" and more fuel-efficient future aircraft.
NASA research and technology enhances safety, enables more fuel-efficient engines, quieter airplanes and improved air traffic management.
STI develops new flight simulation system that combines real-world and computer-generated visualization under a SBIR Phase II agreement with NASA.
Dryden Flight Research Center helped advance NASA's overall mission of Earth and space science and aerospace technology research, development in 2012.
After lengthy maintenance period that included several upgrades, high-altitude aircraft ready for new series of Earth and space science missions.
Minimal modifications to existing flight control laws could improve aerodynamics, optimizing fuel consumption, reducing costs and pollution.
Supersonic Boundary Layer Transition flights to test Aerion Corp. airfoil section to investigate the extent and robustness of natural laminar flow.
SOFIA's telescope control systems and flight-deck avionics have been significantly upgraded to improve usability of this world-class observatory.
NASA / GA-ASI agreement covers development and flight testing of new command and control system to enable operations in remote geographical regions.
NASA's Global Hawk wraps up Hurricane and Severe Storms Sentinel mission with a final 24-hour data-collection flight over the North Pacific Ocean.
Five-week, 16-flight field campaign gathered valuable information on land and sea ice during its fourth annual mission over Antarctica.
JPL's synthetic aperture radar carried by NASA's C-20A can document any subtle deformation in the Earth's surface along the central San Andreas Fault.
NASA's original modified Boeing 747 space shuttle carrier aircraft No. 905 left NASA Dryden for the last time; now at Ellington Airport in Houston.
Masonry complete, steelwork 90 percent finished, new energy-efficient structure on track for completion in July 2013.
Following one final ice stream survey flight over the Weddell Sea Nov. 7, NASA's DC-8 flying lab returned to its base in Palmdale, Calif., Nov. 10.
Present and former Dryden staffers reflect that the shuttle was an inspiration to the world and a symbol of the greatness and capability of America.
Boeing subscale research aircraft expected to log another 20 flights before flight-test program concludes.
Thousands of visitors throng California Science Center's Samuel Oschin Pavilion to see Endeavour and scores of related exhibits during grand opening.
NASA Dryden's DC-8 science lab flies more Operation IceBridge missions to survey changes in Antarctic ice elevation, water depth, bedrock topography.