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The Year in Review: NASA Armstrong Flight Research Center 2020

A look back at 2020 Jan. 1, 2020, dawned as the beginning of a new year — just like any other new year. But...

NASA selects 31 promising space technologies for commercial flight tests

NASA has selected 31 promising space technologies for testing aboard parabolic aircraft, high-altitude balloons, and suborbital rocket-powered systems. By exposing the innovations to many...

Phase II of NASA’s pilot breathing assessment complete

The second and final phase of NASA’s Pilot Breathing Assessment (PBA) program to analyze pilot breathing in high-performance fighter jet aircraft is now complete. The program began...

NASA takes delivery of GE jet engine for X-59

Mark the big one-of-a-kind engine, designed and built just for NASA, as delivered. Nearly 13 feet long, three feet in diameter, and packing 22,000 pounds...

SOFIA returns to flight studying galaxies

NASA’s flying observatory, the Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy, has returned to science operations with a new series of flights designed to study the...