Latest NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center Stories
Edwards Air Force Base in Southern California's high desert, where NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center is located, was selected as the initial primary landing site for the space shuttles because of the safety margin presented by Rogers Dry Lake and its long runways.
A group of environmental scientists has set up an office in an aircraft hangar at NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center at Edwards, Calif., in preparation for a multi-year airborne science investigation of hurricane formation and intensification.
Kevin L Petersen, director of NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center, announced he plans to retire from NASA effective April 3.
EDWARDS AIR FORCE BASE, Calif., Aug.
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