NASA's 2012 Hurricane and Severe Storms Sentinel, or HS3, mission came to an end Nov. 6 when a NASA unmanned Global Hawk aircraft flew a final data-collection mission in the North Pacific Ocean over a large storm in preparation ...
(Phys.org)—The Boeing X-48 Blended Wing Body subscale research aircraft made its 100th flight in late October at NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif.
(AP)—The flying machine that ushered in NASA's space shuttle program has suffered storm damage in New York City.
NASA's Hurricane and Severe Storm Sentinel or HS3 scientists had a fascinating tropical cyclone to study in long-lived Hurricane Nadine. NASA's Global Hawk aircraft has investigated Nadine five times during the storm's lifetime.
(AP)—Space shuttle Endeavour will spend its last flying day Friday not rocketing into space but doing what most tourists do when visiting California: Taking in the state Capitol, Golden Gate Bridge and the Hollywood Sign.
(AP)—Space shuttle Endeavour returned to its California roots Thursday after a wistful cross-country journey that paid homage to NASA workers and former Arizona Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and her astronaut husband.
(AP)—It's the ultimate piggyback ride: A space shuttle perched atop a Boeing 747 as the pair crisscrosses the country.
(Phys.org)—NASA has begun its latest airborne hurricane study called the Hurricane and Severe Storm Sentinel (HS3) mission. For the first time, NASA will be flying two unmanned Global Hawks, unmanned aerial vehicles, from ...
(Phys.org)—NASA has begun its latest hurricane science field campaign by flying an unmanned Global Hawk aircraft over Hurricane Leslie in the Atlantic Ocean during a day-long flight from California to Virginia. With the ...
The US military plans to launch a hypersonic unmanned vehicle in a test flight Tuesday over the Pacific, with the X-51A due to reach mind-boggling speeds of Mach 6, a spokesman said.