USAF Test Pilot School grad prepares for lift off to International...

Photograph by James BlairCol. Jack Fischer, a 1996 U.S. Air Force Academy graduate and astronaut, will travel to the International Space Station April...

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...

New test force focuses on autonomy, unmanned aircraft, new technologies

The 412th Test Wing at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., has a new organization that will explore the Air Force warfighting capabilities of tomorrow....

Air Force advances rocket technology

Tests first full-scale component of Hydrocarbon Boost Program The United States is one step closer to eliminating its reliance on Russian technology to launch its...

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...

NASA Armstrong previews worldwide atmospheric mission

NASA photograph by Ken UlbrichMedia observe as ground crews tow NASA’s DC-8 airborne laboratory into its Palmdale, Calif., hangar. NASA’s Armstrong Flight Research Center...

RASCAL pod innovation enhances test capabilities

Air Force photograph by Christian TurnerTwo RASCAL pods running simultaneous tests saved more than $1 million worth of time for modification and lost...

Electric motor test stand will help with future X-planes

NASA photograph by Lauren HughesThe equipment required for an electric propulsion test is ready for research. Before the first electric propulsion X-planes fly, such...

Astronaut application window opens mid-December

Eligible active duty officers and enlisted members interested in astronaut duty can submit an application package to NASA via the USAJobs website between...