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NASA Hires Lockheed Martin to Build Quiet Supersonic X-Plane

NASA has inked a deal with Lockheed Martin to develop a supersonic "X-plane" that could break the sound barrier without a sonic boom, officials...

NASA highlights research in X-Planes and more at Aviation 2016

NASA's leadership and top aeronautics innovators will discuss the agency's 10-year plan to transform aviation at the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA)...

NASA drops Boeing from race for $3.5 billion cargo contract

NASA has informed Boeing that it is out of the running for a $3.5 billion competition to send cargo to the International Space Station,...

NASA Funds Plasma Rocket Technology for Superfast Space Travel

Superfast journeys to Mars may be one big step closer for humanity, as NASA has sponsored a private company to develop a high-tech, plasma...
NASA's Predator B UAS, called Ikhana.

NASA, Partners Test Unmanned Aircraft Systems

NASA, working with government and industry partners, is testing a system that would make it possible for unmanned aircraft to fly routine operations in...

NASA Tests Shape-Changing Wing for Next Generation Aviation

NASA researchers, working in concert with the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) and FlexSys Inc., of Ann Arbor, Michigan, successfully completed initial flight tests...

NASA uses CubeSat bus to to test re-enter drag device

NASA mission controllers confirmed that a small satellite launched from the International Space Station at 5:30 p.m. PST on Tuesday, March 3, has...
NASA Nissan autonomous vehicle

NASA, Nissan to Create Interplanetary Driverless Vehicles

NASA and Nissan have combined their efforts in order to create new series of autonomous vehicles, which will navigate both urban environments and...

Engineers Harvest and Print Parts for New Breed of Aircraft

It's more an engineer's dream than nightmare - to rapidly prototype and redesign aircraft using 3-D printed parts. That's just what a team of...

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...