Courtesy Photo SOFIA crew chief Jeff Doughty and L-3 Communications lead Pat Bantalan sent their selfie from the flight deck of NASA’s SOFIA airborne observatory. Thousands of social media users from scores of nations joined NASA in a worldwide celebration of Earth Day April 22 by participating in NASA’s “#GlobalSelfie” event. Employees of NASA’s Armstrong…
NASA took to the skies May 7 - along with international partners the German Aerospace Center and National Research Council of Canada - to begin a series of flight tests to gather critical data that may aid in the development of cleaner aircraft fuels.
Volcanoes in Central and South America were the primary focus of a four-week Earth science study in late April and early May 2014 using a NASA-developed airborne synthetic aperture imaging radar.
NASA completed the most complex and flight-like test of the parachute system for the agency's Orion spacecraft June 25.
Air Force photograph by Samuel King Jr. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel speaks with reporters after touring the 33rd Fighter Wing and the F-35 Lightning II integrated training center at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., July 10, 2014. During his visit, he met with Eglin service members for 45 minutes to praise their work in the…
Chandra, one of NASA's current "Great Observatories," along with the Hubble Space Telescope and Spitzer Space Telescope, is specially designed to detect X-ray emission from hot and energetic regions of the universe.
Leading experts in military combat-vehicle research, engineering and design gathered July 29-31 to discuss a single goal: reducing the weight of the Army's tanks and infantry fighting vehicles by 40 percent in the coming decades.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RqiOzO8yV4A&feature=youtu.be Northrop Grumman photograph by Alan Radecki The U.S. Navy’s unmanned X-47B conducts flight operations aboard the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71). The aircraft completed a series of tests demonstrating its ability to operate safely and seamlessly with manned aircraft. Operating alongside an F/A-18, the X-47B demonstrated two successful launch and recovery sequences….
Within about two decades, roughly 60 percent of the world's population will live in cities, particularly megacities of more than 10 million, according to a recent National Intelligence Council projection.