Remotely piloted plane to demonstrate blended wing shape.
NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center has received approval to establish an Aircraft Operations Facility at the former Rockwell International / North American Aircraft production facility in Palmdale.
X-15 test pilot William H. "Bill" Dana kept the rocket plane on track as it crested at an altitude of 59 miles.
NASA's three field centers in California will be showcasing some of their current and future technologies at WIRED magazine's NextFest this weekend at the Los Angeles Convention Center.
NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center recently awarded Blanket Purchase Agreements to four firms for engineering and technical support services at the NASA field center.
Local educators are invited to participate in space shuttle mission STS-118 through a summer seminar sponsored by the education office of NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center. The second of two sessions is scheduled for Saturday, August 25, at the NASA Dryden Education Center in Palmdale.
When pilots flying high performance jets need to get out of a crippled aircraft in a hurry, they count on rocket-powered ejection seats.
Collaborative efforts culminated on the first flight of the X-48B Blended Wing Body research aircraft on July 20, 2007.
Tests will examine the structural response of modern housing construction to sonic booms.
The world's newest flying telescope will be in focus on Saturday, June 30, at NASA's Aerospace Exploration Gallery in the Palmdale Civic Center.
The Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy, or SOFIA made its first checkout flight recently.
NASA's Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy, or SOFIA, has arrived at NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif.
Students in Lancaster recently had the opportunity to see first-hand the cutting-edge flight research projects and facilities at NASA Dryden.
NASA dedicated a unique astronomy aircraft Monday to pioneering aviator Charles Lindbergh on the 80th anniversary of his historic transatlantic flight.
A training exercise was conducted for rescue of a space shuttle crew in the unlikely event of a landing mishap at Edwards AFB.
International astronomers are a major step closer to unlocking secrets of the cosmos.
Dryden has awarded a sole-source contract to Pride Industries of Roseville, Calif., for a wide range of facilities support and maintenance operations.
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Agency enters into agreement with the U.S. Air Force to support Orion.
Wen Painter, former lifting body project engineer, will discuss the famous wingless lifting bodies at the NASA Aerospace Exploration Gallery.