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NASA Announces New Strategic Vision for Aeronautics Research

Photo Credit: NASA/ Carla Thomas

NASA Administrator Charles Bolden has unveiled a new strategic vision that will better align the work of the agency’s Aeronautics Research Mission Directorate to address looming challenges in global air transportation.

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NASA Green Aviation Project to Move Into Next Phase of Research

Image Credit: NASA

WASHINGTON — NASA’s Environmentally Responsible Aviation (ERA) Project is moving forward with its research efforts to “green” the skies. ERA is developing aircraft concepts and technologies to help reduce the impact of aviation on the environment during the next 30 years.

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Sandra Magnus Departs NASA for American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics

Photo Credit: Alan Walters / awaltersphoto.com

NASA has lost another member of its astronaut corps. Sandra Magnus, who flew three times into space, including the final mission of the space shuttle era, STS-135, has left the space agency for a position with the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA).

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Clues To Life On Mars Beckon America’s Curiosity Rover

AmericaSpace and The Mars Society are starting their coverage of the arrival of the Mars Science Laboratory rover “Curiosity” with this article detailing the rover’s suite of scientific instruments. Image Credit: Max-Q Entertainment

Like a scientific commando lowered from  a rocket powered hovercraft into a dangerous landing zone 154 million mi. from Earth,  the [...]

JPL Teams, Curiosity Set For Historic Martian Exploration

Successful landing of the 1 ton rover Curiosity with 10 instruments, including those on powerful turret at the end of the arm will begin multi year search for the building blocks of life on Mars if life ever existed there. Image Credit: NASA/JPL

The rover Curiosity Mars Science Laboratory (MSL) Flight Control and Science [...]

NASA's O & C Building, Astronaut Suit-Up Room Changing With the Times

The O & C building was where the astronauts prepared for their missions is, much like the shuttles themselves, being decommissioned. Photo Credit: Julian Leek / Blue Sawtooth Studios

Located of the third floor of NASA’s Kennedy Space Center’s (KSC) Operation & Check Building (more commonly known as the O&C building) lies the astronaut [...]

NASA’s Clinton Cragg speaks about the Chilean Mine Rescue

Clint Cragg giving a talk at NASA's Langley Research Center. Photo Credit: NASA/Sean Smith

Last week the Mid-Atlantic section of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) hosted a very special lecture at the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory in Laurel, Maryland. Clinton H Cragg, a 1987 graduate of the [...]