04.12.13 - NASA's remotely piloted X-48C hybrid-wing-body subscale aircraft, which demonstrates technology concepts for cleaner and quieter commercial air travel, completed an eight-month flight research campaign on April 9.
03.01.13 - NASA researchers have begun a series of flights using the agency's DC-8 flying laboratory to study the effects of alternate biofuel on engine performance, emissions and aircraft-generated contrails at altitude.
01.07.13 - NASA has selected eight large-scale integrated technology demonstrations to advance aircraft concepts and technologies that will reduce the impact of aviation on the environment over the next 30 years, research efforts that promise future travelers will fly in quieter, greener and more fuel-efficient airliners.
01.03.13 - NASA's Environmentally Responsible Aviation (ERA) Project is moving forward with its research efforts to "green" the skies.
12.11.12 - A new NASA-funded prototype system developed by the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) of Boulder, Colo., now is providing weather forecasts that can help flights avoid major storms as they travel over remote ocean regions
12.06.12 - NASA is inviting media to look behind-the-scenes at several active Earth science missions that will take to the air next month to study climate change and air pollution. These airborne missions are all based at NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center in Southern California.
10.05.12 - Aeronautics engineer Richard T. Whitcomb, whose legendary NASA research contributions made supersonic flight practical, will join other aerospace pioneers in the National Aviation Hall of Fame Saturday, Oct. 6.
09.13.12 - NASA's Associate Administrator for Aeronautics Research Jaiwon Shin and National Aerospace Laboratory (NLR) of The Netherlands General Director Michel Peters signed two cooperative agreements in the field of air traffic management in Amsterdam Thursday.
09.12.12 - NASA's Aeronautics Research Mission Directorate is accepting scholarship applications from graduate and undergraduate students for the 2013-2014 academic year.
09.11.12 - NASA and the German Aerospace Center (DLR) have signed two cooperative agreements to advance air traffic management benefiting airline passengers and citizens of both nations.