NASA licenses new comm technology for unmanned aircraft

NASA photograph by Ken UlbrichVigilant Aerospace Systems CEO Kraettli Epperson, on the left, and Armstrong Flight Research Center Director David McBride sign the...

NASA begins work to build quieter supersonic passenger jet

Lockheed Martin imageThis is an artist’s concept of a possible Low Boom Flight Demonstration Quiet Supersonic Transport (QueSST) X-plane design. The award of...

Minot tests Minuteman III with launch from Vandenberg AFB

Air Force photograph by SrA. Kyla GiffordAn unarmed LGM-30G Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile launches during an operational test Feb. 20, 2016, at...

NASA Global Hawk to begin NOAA El Nino storm mission

NASA photograph by Jim RossNASA’s Global Hawk aircraft deploys a dropsonde during a test flight over the Dryden Aeronautical Test Range in August...

Piloted, electric propulsion-powered experimental aircraft underway

NASA photograph by Carla ThomasNASA Armstrong pilots flew an Italian-built Tecnam P2006T aircraft in September to collect data to compare to a modified...

Major aeronautics initiative in proposed budget

NASA illustrationA proposed $3.7 billion 10-year aeronautics initiative includes development of technology demonstrators. From left, clockwise, are concepts of a hybrid wing airplane,...

NASA Global Hawk studies severe El Nino weather over Pacific

The NASA Global Hawk will conduct several missions to collect detailed data over the Pacific Ocean from complex El Niño weather patterns resulting from...

AFOSR awards grants to 56 recipients through its Young Investigator Research...

The Air Force Office of Scientific Research announced Jan. 14 that it will award approximately $20.6 million in grants to 56 scientists and engineers...

NASA Armstrong advanced aeronautics, science, technology in 2015

NASA photograph by Ken UlbrichHoneywell supplied a specially instrumented twin-engine King Air to serve as an intruder for NASA’s Ikhana UAS. NASA's Armstrong Flight...

NASA Armstrong aircraft boasts new paint job

NASA photographThe F-15D No. 897 jet used for research support and pilot proficiency, seen in flight above the Mojave Desert. Two NASA Armstrong Flight...