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Experimental wing verified during loads testing

NASA photograph by Ken UlbrichThe Passive Aeroelastic Tailored (PAT) wing bends under pressure from the highest loads applied during testing at NASA’s Armstrong...

New BAF innovative technology goes LIVE

Air Force photograph by Christopher OkulaAn Edwards B-1B sits on the 80-foot turntable in the Benefield Anechoic Facility July 27, 2016, after being...

Sun-powered cars show off STEM students’ ingenuity

Air Force photograph by Kenji ThuloweitThe Solar Falcon Race Team from Palmdale High School was one of 26 teams participating in the annual...

NASA prepares to go public with quiet supersonic tech

https://youtu.be/P6TNSSgh_3Q ARMSTRONG FRC, Edwards, Calif. — Arriving 49,000 feet above the test site, higher than the airlines fly, NASA Armstrong Flight Research Center test pilot...

Wi-Fi in space, spacecraft technologies launched on Blue Origin rocket

Solstar photographBlue Origin’s rocket successfully flight tested wireless technology posting the first commercial tweet from space. Solstar team consisted of M. Brian Barnett,...

AFRL green monopropellant licensed to Nevada small business

Courtesy photographMilton McKay, a now-retired member of the AFRL Aerospace Systems Directorate Propellants Branch handles a sample of AF-M315E, a green alternative to...

50 years ago: The lunar landing training vehicle

NASA photographNeil Armstrong in the Lunar Landing Training Vehicle-2 at Ellington Air Force Base in 1969. Critical to the Apollo training program, the Lunar...

World View successfully flight tests groundbreaking altitude control technology

World View photographThe World View Stratollite consists of a primary lift balloon (top), secondary balloons (middle), a solar panel power generation and distribution...

October is Cyber Security Awareness Month

Earlier this year, a very publicized malicious software, or malware, called WannaCry plagued many machines affecting airports, banks, hospitals and many other facilities. This virus...

NASA technology may reduce airframe noise during landing

NASA photograph by Ken UlbrichThe Landing Gear Noise Reduction fairing was designed to be porous, featuring small holes that allow air to pass...