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2014-11-19 10:17:02

Temperatures are dropping, the leaves are falling, and the countdown is on to the busiest time of year for air travel around the nation.

A Look At The Genius Of George W. Lewis
2014-07-11 03:47:39

Of the many adjectives that could adequately describe George W. Lewis, the first Executive Officer of the National Advisory Committee on Aeronautics (NACA), “thorough” is arguably the most appropriate.

2014-07-07 16:20:32

HAMPTON, Va., July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Tuesday, July 8, at NASA's Langley Research Center in Hampton, Virginia, former NASA engineer and Eagle Aeronautics Director for Projects

dryden research center
2014-03-01 06:05:58

Two generations of aerospace engineering excellence will come together Saturday, March 1 when NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center in Edwards, Calif., is redesignated NASA's Armstrong Flight Research Center.

NASA's Dryden Facility Being Renamed After First Man On The Moon
2014-01-17 13:18:25

President Barack Obama has signed the congressional resolution known as HR 667, renaming Dryden Flight Research Center to the Neil A. Armstrong Flight Research Center.

60th Anniversary Of First Mach 2 Flight Celebrated By NASA Dryden
2013-11-26 12:44:34

Sixty years ago, A. Scott Crossfield, a talented young engineering research pilot for the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics (NACA), became the first human to fly faster than twice the speed of sound in the Douglas D-558-2 Skyrocket in the skies over Edwards Air Force Base.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.