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NASA Aeronautics Research Tests New Tool for Early Wildfire Detection
NASA’s research in unmanned aerial systems (UAS) may soon provide a means for early detection and mitigation of fires in the Great Dismal Swamp National Wildlife Refuge, a nearly 50,000-square-acre region centered on the Virginia-North Carolina border.

New NASA Technology Brings Critical Data to Pilots Over Remote Alaskan Territories
NASA has formally delivered to Alaskan officials a new technology that could help pilots flying over the vast wilderness expanses of the northern-most state. The technology is designed to help pilots make better flight decisions, especially when disconnected from the Internet, telephone, flight services and other data sources normally used by pilots.

NASA Administrator Visits North Texas Air Traffic Management Facilities, Discusses NextGen Development
NASA and aviation partners of the agency's North Texas Research Station (NTX) facility will host a media availability with NASA Administrator Charles Bolden at 11:15 a.m. CDT Friday, Sept. 19, in Fort Worth, Texas. The event will highlight new and cutting-edge NASA aeronautics technologies being evaluated to improve air travel across the country.

NASA Announces 2014 Aeronautics Scholarship Recipients
NASA has selected 20 students from across the nation to receive the agency's Aeronautics Scholarship for the 2014-2015 school year.

NASA Turns Over Next-Generation Air Traffic Management Tool to Federal Aviation Administration
A new NASA-developed computer software tool designed to aid air traffic controllers was presented to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) during a ceremony Monday at the agency's headquarters in Washington.

NASA Announces Winners of Challenge to Design Hurricane-Tracking Uncrewed Aerial Systems
NASA has selected three winning designs solicited to address the technological limitations of the uncrewed aerial systems (UAS) currently used to track and collect data on hurricanes.

NASA Aeronautics Makes Strides to Bring Back Supersonic Passenger Travel
The return of supersonic passenger travel may be coming closer to reality thanks to NASA’s efforts to define a new standard for low sonic booms.

Actor Seth Green Shows How NASA is With You in the Air and on the Road
NASA technology makes deep space travel happen, but it also improves long distance travel here on Earth.

NASA Signs Agreement with German, Canadian Partners to Test Alternative Fuels
NASA has signed separate agreements with the German Aerospace Center (DLR) and the National Research Council of Canada (NRC) to conduct a series of joint flight tests to study the atmospheric effects of emissions from jet engines burning alternative fuels.

Media Invited to Tour Flight Research Project with NASA Associate Administrator
Media are invited to join NASA Associate Administrator Robert Lightfoot at 11:15 a.m. PDT Tuesday, April 15, for a brief update and tour of an aeronautical research project currently underway at NASA's Armstrong Flight Research Center at Edwards Air Force Base in California.
 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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