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NASA/FAA Partnership "Greens" Arriving Aircraft
2012-02-03 08:05:49

Managing the descent of airliners toward some of the nation´s busiest airports is one step closer to becoming more fuel-efficient and environmentally friendly thanks to new technology developed by NASA that now is in the hands of the Federal Aviation Administration. During a ceremony held Jan. 31 in Washington, results of NASA research to define and validate the Efficient Descent Advisor (EDA) concept were officially transferred to the FAA for further evaluation and potential...

2011-02-07 07:30:00

EAST SYRACUSE, N.Y., Feb. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sensis Corporation was selected by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) for the Aeronautics Research Mission Directorate (ARMD) Super Density Operations Airspace Design (SDOAD) project. Sensis will develop airspace definitions, including procedures and routes, which will enable NASA to more effectively and accurately research NextGen concepts to increase capacity at high volume, complex airports and surrounding...

2010-12-06 07:30:00

EAST SYRACUSE, N.Y., Dec. 6, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Sensis Corporation was selected by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) for the NASA Research Announcement (NRA) NextGen Airportal Project Technologies: System Analysis, Integration and Evaluation (SAIE). Sensis will perform a cost-benefit analysis of select NASA concepts and technologies (C&Ts) for the airportal environment (defined as terminal airspace down to the airport gate) and investigate the integration of...

2010-10-25 07:30:00

EAST SYRACUSE, N.Y., Oct. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Sensis Corporation was selected by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) for the NASA Research Announcement (NRA) Development of Ground-based Surface Conflict Detection and Resolution (CD&R) Algorithms. Sensis will develop advanced CD&R algorithms for integration into NASA surface simulation environments, expanding NASA's capability to simulate airport surface conflicts. The new CD&R algorithms will produce complex...


Word of the Day
conjunto
  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin