Investment in 3D printing helps Team Edwards’ fleet aloft

Three-D printers may still seem like a fad to most consumers, however the 412th Test Wing at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., views the...

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...

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...

Innovation: F-35 maintenance virtual reality/augmented reality initiative

Leveraging new technologies is what innovation is all about, and Tech. Sgt. Jeremy Neilson had a creative idea to establish an interactive virtual/augmented reality...

Students fly prototype of potential Mars airplane

NASA photograph by Lauren HughesDerek Abramson, from left, Justin Hall, and Alexander Flock position the Prandtl-M glider aircraft onto the Carbon Cub that...

Disabled veterans now eligible for Space-A travel

Air Force photographThe 2019 National Defense Authorization Act was recently signed, which included a measure that will allow fully-disabled veterans the ability to...

Fiber Optic Sensing System readied for space use

NASA will soon test an enhanced system that can take thousands of measurements along a fiber optic wire about the thickness of a human...

Sun-powered cars show off STEM students’ ingenuity

Fueled only by the sun’s rays, 26 custom-built cars made their way across the United States on a trek that ended at the Antelope...

Apollo 11’s return to Earth rooted in aeronautics research

A half-century ago, as the Apollo 11 command module Columbia ripped through Earth’s atmosphere, moments from ending the historic first lunar landing mission, research...

NASA partners with industry for 2020 Unmanned Aircraft Demo in Airspace

With a mutual interest in performing routine Unmanned Aircraft Systems flights in the National Airspace System, NASA is collaborating with industry through cooperative agreements...