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...

Edwards testers get feel for new experimental light attack aircraft

Air Force photograph by Ethan WagnerAn Embraer EMB 314 Super Tucano A-29 experimental aircraft flies over White Sands Missile Range, New Mexico, Aug....

NASA flights to produce sonic booms at Kennedy supersonic research

NASA graphicNASA's F-18 will fly at or above 32,000 feet when it goes supersonic off the eastern coast of Florida. The F-18's flightpath...

Robotic arm tool poised to save costly inspection time

Air Force photograph by Charles BuynakThe Remote Access Nondestructive Evaluation Snake arm system is shown inspecting fasteners during a recent demonstration at Hill...

NASA research is key to future of air transportation

NASA photographShin speaks to attendees of the Chairman’s Luncheon for the Transportation Research Board, which represents transportation on land, sea or air. In the...