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New images released by NASA depict actual shockwaves in vivid colors emanating from a plane flying at supersonic speed.
NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center will highlight the center’s use of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) and related technologies for civil purposes during a media day on Thursday, Sept. 26, 2013.
A year after NASA's Mars rover Curiosity's landed on Mars, engineers at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, Calif., are testing a sophisticated flight-control algorithm that could allow for even more precise, pinpoint landings of future Martian spacecraft.
Tuesday’s flight of NASA’s remotely-piloted X-48C aircraft successfully concluded an eight month research campaign designed to demonstrate technological concepts for cleaner, quieter commercial air travel.
Air travelers of the future could have quieter, greener and more fuel-efficient airliners because of NASA research efforts that are moving into further development and testing.
NASA has selected eight large-scale integrated technology demonstrations to advance aircraft concepts and technologies that will reduce the impact of aviation on the environment over the next 30 years, research efforts that promise future travelers will fly in quieter, greener and more fuel-efficient airliners.
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