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NASA Researchers Working To Turn Blue Skies Green
2013-02-28 12:39:01

NASA 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. The Environmentally Responsible Aviation Project, which is part of the NASA Aeronautics Research Mission Directorate's Integrated Systems Research Program, was created in 2009 to explore aircraft concepts and technologies that will reduce the impact of aviation on the environment over the next 30 years....

2013-01-07 15:12:44

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. The demonstrations, which are part of by NASA's Environmentally Responsible Aviation (ERA) Project, will focus on five areas -- aircraft drag reduction through innovative flow...


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  • The ragged surface of a lava-flow.
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