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NASA HU-25 Guardian measures chemical components from the larger DC-8
2014-04-11 03:00:02

WASHINGTON, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- 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. The Alternative Fuel Effects on Contrails and Cruise Emissions (ACCESS II) flights are set to begin May 7 and will be flown from NASA's Armstrong Flight Research Center in Edwards,...

2014-01-08 16:20:49

WASHINGTON, Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA's Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy, or SOFIA, will become a flying classroom for teachers during research flights in the next few months. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) Twelve two-person teams have been selected for SOFIA's Airborne Astronomy Ambassadors program, representing educators from 10 states. Each will be paired with a professional astronomer to observe first-hand how airborne...

2013-11-14 23:28:12

Scality RING provides Germany's Earth Observation Center with support for unlimited storage growth, high IOPS and access to both traditional file systems and cloud storage resources via CDMI. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) November 14, 2013 DLR / German Aerospace Center, has selected Scality’s award winning Scality RING petabyte scale storage solution to host its active archive for large amounts of their high definition satellite images. DLR’s Earth Observation Center uses remote...

2013-08-12 16:21:08

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn., Aug. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- MTS Systems Corporation (NASDAQ: MTSC), a leading global supplier of high-performance test systems and position sensors, today announced that the world's largest rolling road system is now fully operational at DNW (German-Dutch Wind Tunnels), one of the world's most advanced specialized wind tunnel test facilities, located 100 kilometers northeast of Amsterdam, the Netherlands. (Logo:...

Ultra-fast Satellite Computer Inaugurated By University Of Stuttgart
2013-08-05 09:23:57

AlphaGalileo Foundation One of the quickestand most compact satellite computers in the work was inaugurated today at the University of Stuttgart. The computer is the centrepiece of the ultra-modernsmall satellite platform "Flying Laptop", which was developed by students at the Institute of Space Systems at the University of Stuttgart with the support of the Baden-Wurttemberg space industry. At the beginning of 2014, the Stuttgart small satellite with three camera systems is to record,...

Proba-V Satellite Monitors Aircraft Traffic From Orbit
2013-06-13 19:55:45

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online The European Space Agency's (ESA) Proba-V has become the first satellite to pick up aircraft tracking signals. Proba-V's new feature allows air traffic controllers to follow aircraft in flight across the globe from space. “We have succeeded in proving that these relatively low-powered air traffic control signals can indeed be detected from space as they are, without any need for upgraded aircraft equipment,”...

AAA Educators Fly on NASA's SOFIA Airborne Observatory
2013-02-15 08:35:24

NASA The first four Airborne Astronomy Ambassador (AAA) educators returned safely to Earth, landing in Palmdale, Calif. early in the morning Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2013, after completing their initial flight on NASA´s Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy, SOFIA. That flight launched the AAA program´s first full year of operations, during which 26 educators from classrooms and science centers across the United States will fly on SOFIA as partners with scientists...

2012-09-11 13:13:16

NASA and the German Aerospace Center (DLR) have signed two cooperative agreements to advance air traffic management benefiting airline passengers and citizens of both nations. The agreements were signed Tuesday at a Berlin Air Show ceremony by NASA's Associate Administrator for Aeronautics Research Dr. Jaiwon Shin and DLR's Executive Board Member for Aeronautical Research Rolf Henke. The agreements bring together two dynamic research organizations that have a mutual interest to advance air...

2012-09-11 06:20:31

WASHINGTON, Sept. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA and the German Aerospace Center (DLR) have signed two cooperative agreements to advance air traffic management benefiting airline passengers and citizens of both nations. The agreements were signed Tuesday at a Berlin Air Show ceremony by NASA's Associate Administrator for Aeronautics Research Dr. Jaiwon Shin and DLR's Executive Board Member for Aeronautical Research Rolf Henke. (Logo:...

'Space For Earth' Exhibiting At The Berlin Air And Space Show
2012-09-04 10:09:38

ESA, the German Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology, the DLR German Aerospace Center and the German Aerospace Industries Association will be exhibiting in the ℠Space for Earth´ space pavilion at the ILA Berlin Air and Space Show on 11—16 September. ILA is one of the world´s largest aerospace trade shows, organized every two years by the BDLI aerospace industries association. This year, it will take place in its new premises at the Berlin Expo-Center...