NASA Langley Team to Study Weather During Eclipse Using Uncrewed Vehicles – NASA

NASA Langley Team to Study Weather During Eclipse Using Uncrewed Vehicles – NASA

A six-person team of researchers from NASA’s Langley Research Center in Hampton, Virginia, will travel to Fort Drum, N.Y., to study changes in the Sun’s radiation as it reaches Earth before, during, and after the total solar eclipse April 8. Weather sensors similar to what is used on daily weather balloons by the National Weather … Read more

NASA Noise Prediction Tool Supports Users in Air Taxi Industry – NASA

NASA Noise Prediction Tool Supports Users in Air Taxi Industry – NASA

Several air taxi companies are using a NASA-developed computer software tool to predict aircraft noise and aerodynamic performance. This tool allows manufacturers working in fields related to NASA’s Advanced Air Mobility mission to see early in the aircraft development process how design elements like propellors or wings would perform. This saves the industry time and … Read more

NASA Flies Drones Autonomously for Air Taxi Research – NASA

NASA Flies Drones Autonomously for Air Taxi Research – NASA

Researchers at NASA’s Langley Research Center in Hampton, Virginia recently flew multiple drones beyond visual line of sight with no visual observer. The drones successfully flew around obstacles and each other during takeoff, along a planned route, and upon landing, all autonomously without a pilot controlling the flight. Researchers at NASA’s Langley Research Center in … Read more

NASA, Joby Pave the Way for Air Taxis in Busy Airports – NASA

NASA, Joby Pave the Way for Air Taxis in Busy Airports – NASA

Researchers are one step closer to integrating air taxis and other electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) vehicles into the country’s busiest airports, thanks to a new air traffic simulation developed by NASA’s Ames Research Center in California’s Silicon Valley and Joby Aviation. These zero-operating-emission aircraft use electric power to take off, cruise, and land, … Read more

Armstrong Flight Research Center: A Year in Review – NASA

Armstrong Flight Research Center: A Year in Review – NASA

It was an abundant year of innovation, exploration, and inspiration for NASA’s Armstrong Flight Research Center in Edwards, California. NASA Armstrong continues to demonstrate America’s leadership in aeronautics, Earth and space science, and aerospace technology. Our researchers, engineers, and mission support teams continually seek to revolutionize aviation, add to mankind’s knowledge of the universe, and … Read more

La Movilidad Aérea Avanzada Ayuda al Transporte de Mercancías

La Movilidad Aérea Avanzada Ayuda al Transporte de Mercancías

Lee esta historia en inglés aquí. Hoy podemos recibir paquetes más rápido que antes gracias a los pedidos en línea y los servicios de entrega rápida. La demanda de este tipo de entrega rápida sigue aumentando y se necesitan nuevos medios de transporte de carga para mantener el ritmo. La NASA está especialmente cualificada para ayudar … Read more

NASA Completes Key Step in Aviation Safety Research

NASA Completes Key Step in Aviation Safety Research

NASA’s aeronautical innovators have completed a significant step in their pursuit of safer, more efficient aviation technologies that spot hazards before they occur. Through its System-Wide Safety project, NASA and its partners in government, industry, and academia are exploring new technologies and techniques to improve current aviation safety and potentially enable widespread use of new … Read more

Aviones de movilidad aérea avanzada: un viaje suave en el futuro

Aviones de movilidad aérea avanzada: un viaje suave en el futuro

Lee esta historia en inglés aquí. Hoy en día, los pasajeros de avión esperan un viaje tranquilo con pocas turbulencias. Aunque las turbulencias no siempre pueden evitarse, las consideraciones y diseños de los aviones limitan lo que siente el pasajero. Los aviones eléctricos de despegue y aterrizaje vertical (eVTOL por sus siglas en inglés) podrían ser … Read more

La seguridad es fundamental para la movilidad aérea avanzada

La seguridad es fundamental para la movilidad aérea avanzada

Lee esta historia en inglés aquí. Empresas de todo el mundo están creando nuevos e innovadores diseños de aeronaves, como los aviones eléctricos de despegue y aterrizaje vertical (eVTOLs por sus siglas en inglés), y otros conceptos de aeronaves para su uso en la respuesta a emergencias y la entrega de paquetes y carga. Sin … Read more

NASA Studies Human Pilots to Advance Autonomous Air Taxis – NASA

NASA Studies Human Pilots to Advance Autonomous Air Taxis – NASA

Air taxis may become an important part of the U.S. transportation ecosystem, quickly carrying people relatively short distances – and eventually some may fly without a pilot aboard. NASA is helping prepare for that future with research to ensure that fully autonomous flight technology is safe. Currently, a NASA study team is evaluating how autonomous … Read more