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News Archive / Tagged: Armstrong Flight Research Center

  • COVID-19 concerns see all NASA centers elevated to Response Framework Stage 3

    Matt HaskellMarch 18th, 2020

    Throughout the world, a novel coronavirus disease (known formally as COVID-19) has begun to take hold and is quickly bringing changes to the world as we know it.

  • Dream Chaser completes successful glide test

    Derek RichardsonNovember 14th, 2017

    Sierra Nevada Corporation's Dream Chaser spaceplane test article successfully performed a free-flight test at NASA's Armstrong Flight Research Center in California. The spacecraft is being developed to send cargo to the International Space Station.

  • NASA Armstrong event highlights supersonic flight research

    Jim SharkeyJune 5th, 2016

    On Tuesday, May 31, NASA's Armstrong Flight Research Center in California hosted a Social event highlighting two of the center's research projects: reducing sonic booms created by supersonic aircraft, and safely integrating Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS), also called drones, into the National Airspace System.

  • NASA’s Dryden renamed Armstrong Flight Research Center

    Jason RhianMarch 1st, 2014

    Today,  NASA officials and engineers descended upon what was known as Dryden Flight Research Center which is located in Edwards, California. This is not an arbitrary meeting however, it was a solemn affair meant to rename the historic location in honor of one lost – the first man to walk on the surface of another […]