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NASA Selects Contractor for Quiet Supersonic Flight Community Testing

May 7th 2021 at 15:11
NASA has awarded a contract to Harris Miller Miller & Hanson Inc. of Burlington, Massachusetts, to support a national campaign of community overflight tests using the agency’s X-59 Quiet SuperSonic Technology research aircraft.

NASA to Begin High-Voltage Ground Testing on All-Electric X-57

February 25th 2021 at 10:00
NASA is set to start high-voltage functional ground testing of the agency’s first all-electric X-plane, the X-57 Maxwell, which will perform flights to help develop certification standards for emerging electric aircraft. NASA is also supporting these new electric aircraft by developing quiet, efficient, reliable technology these vehicles will need

NASA Takes Steps to Reduce Aviation Emissions, Invigorate US Economy

February 23rd 2021 at 16:58
NASA is seeking proposals for ground and flight demonstrations of integrated megawatt-class powertrain systems for subsonic aircraft.

NASA, NSF Sign Agreement to Advance Space, Earth, Biological, Physical Sciences

January 7th 2021 at 10:41
NASA and the U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF) have signed a memorandum of understanding affirming the agencies’ intent to continue their longstanding partnership in mutually beneficial research activities advancing space, Earth, biological, and physical sciences to further U.S. national space policy and promote the progress of science.

NASA Highlights Innovation, Technology at Virtual SciTech Forum

January 5th 2021 at 11:51
Experts from across NASA will participate in the 2021 American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) SciTech Forum beginning Monday, Jan. 11.

NASA Discoveries, R&D, Moon to Mars Exploration Plans Persevere in 2020

December 21st 2020 at 10:21
β€œNASA has impressed the nation with our resilience and persistence during the pandemic,” said NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine.

NASA Awards Contract for X-59 Community Overflight Operations

December 17th 2020 at 18:37
NASA has selected Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company of Palmdale, California, to provide support for the community overflight response phase of the agency’s Low-Boom Flight Demonstration (LBFD) mission.

NASA Awards Contract for Global Hawk Skyrange Program

December 15th 2020 at 15:03
NASA has selected Northrup Grumman Systems Corp. (NGSC) of San Diego to provide demonstration engineering, manufacturing, and technical support for the Global Hawk Skyrange program at the agency’s Armstrong Flight Research Center in Edwards, California.

NASA Administrator Statement on Passing of Gen. Chuck Yeager

December 7th 2020 at 23:19
"Gen. Yeager's pioneering and innovative spirit advanced America's abilities in the sky and set our nation's dreams soaring into the jet age."

NASA Invites Students to Join the Artemis Generation at SciFest Virtual Event

September 23rd 2020 at 14:35
Venture with NASA to discover the future of flight, understand the portrait of planet Earth, and take the next steps in exploration at SciFest, the virtual STEM expo from the USA Science and Engineering Festival

Aviation Scholars to Speak with NASA Astronauts Aboard Space Station

July 10th 2020 at 13:44
Aviation scholars from across the nation will pose questions next week to NASA astronauts aboard the International Space Station.

NASA Invests $51 Million in Innovative Ideas from US Small Businesses

June 30th 2020 at 11:36
NASA has selected 409 technology proposals for the first phase of funding from the agency’s Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) program.

NASA Names Headquarters After β€˜Hidden Figure’ Mary W. Jackson

June 24th 2020 at 12:58
NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine announced Wednesday the agency’s headquarters building in Washington, D.C., will be named after Mary W. Jackson, the first African American female engineer at NASA.

NASA Looks to University Teams to Advance Aviation Technology

April 10th 2020 at 13:49
NASA has selected five teams led by university faculty and students to examine a range of technical areas in support of the agency’s aeronautics research goals.

New Spinoff Publication Shares How NASA Innovations Benefit Life on Earth

March 18th 2020 at 10:24
As NASA pushes the frontiers of science and human exploration, the agency also advances technology to modernize life on Earth, including drones, self-driving cars and other innovations.

NASA’s Urban Air Mobility Grand Challenge Advances with Agreement Signings

March 3rd 2020 at 14:33
NASA has signed Space Act Agreements with 17 companies in the aviation industry to advance plans for the first in a series of technology demonstrations known as the Urban Air Mobility (UAM) Grand Challenge.

NASA's Aerospace Safety Advisory Panel Releases 2019 Annual Report

January 7th 2020 at 11:30
The Aerospace Safety Advisory Panel (ASAP), an advisory committee that reports to NASA and Congress, issued its 2019 annual report Tuesday examining the agency’s safety performance over the past year and highlighting accomplishments, issues and concerns.

NASA’s X-59 Quiet Supersonic Research Aircraft Cleared for Final Assembly

December 16th 2019 at 11:42
NASA’s first large scale, piloted X-plane in more than three decades is cleared for final assembly and integration of its systems following a major project review by senior managers held Thursday at NASA Headquarters in Washington.