Globetrotting NASA Research Model Increases Accuracy – NASA

Globetrotting NASA Research Model Increases Accuracy – NASA

NASA and its international partners are using the same generically shaped wing design to create physical and digital research models to better understand how air moves around an aircraft during takeoff and landing. Various organizations are doing computer modeling with computational tools and conducting wind tunnel tests using the same High Lift Common Research Model … Read more

NASA TACP Team Visits with UCF Students, Faculty – NASA

NASA TACP Team Visits with UCF Students, Faculty – NASA

Representatives of NASA’s Transformative Aeronautics Concepts Program (TACP) recently shared information about their work to develop innovation and advance aviation and space exploration with students at the University of Central Florida in Orlando. Here are some images of the event showing NASA team members interacting with students and faculty during the April Town Hall. Source … Read more

Aviary: A New NASA Software Platform for Aircraft Modelling – NASA

Aviary: A New NASA Software Platform for Aircraft Modelling – NASA

NASA has created a new digital modelling tool for aeronautical engineers to innovate new aircraft designs, building on decades of experience using highly advanced computer code for aviation. Using this tool, researchers can create simulations of conceptual aircraft featuring never-flown technology and receive detailed data about how it would work. Named “Aviary” for enclosures where … Read more

NASA Selects University Teams to Explore Innovative Aeronautical Research – NASA

NASA Selects University Teams to Explore Innovative Aeronautical Research – NASA

NASA has selected another five university teams to participate in real-world aviation research challenges that could help transform flight in the skies above our communities. NASA has selected another five university teams to participate in real-world aviation research challenges that could help transform flight in the skies above our communities. Research topics range from safeguarding … Read more

NASA to Co-Host Stability and Control Prediction Workshop – NASA

NASA to Co-Host Stability and Control Prediction Workshop – NASA

NASA will co-host the two-day Stability and Control Prediction Workshop II (S&CPW2) during the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics’ (AIAA) annual SciTech Forum in January 2025. A kickoff meeting for the 2025 gathering is scheduled for Jan. 8, 2024, during the AIAA SciTech 2024 Forum in Orlando, Fla. The Stability and Control Prediction Workshop … Read more

NASA Selects Awardees for New Aviation Maintenance Challenge

NASA Selects Awardees for New Aviation Maintenance Challenge

NASA has selected three university-led teams for the first round of a new technical challenge pursuing innovative aviation maintenance practices. These university teams will receive funding from NASA for a two-year research term exploring aviation maintenance challenges related to NASA’s strategic vision for aeronautics. The awardees will research new maintenance techniques and procedures, as well … Read more

NASA Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month 2023: Azlin Biaggi-Labiosa – NASA

NASA Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month 2023: Azlin Biaggi-Labiosa – NASA

Dr. Azlin Biaggi-Labiosa, born and raised in Puerto Rico, made a courageous decision to pivot her academic studies – launching her towards an accomplished career in defense, space, and aeronautics research for NASA. She headed to medical school after earning her undergraduate degree in chemistry from the University of Puerto Rico. After two years, she … Read more

NASA Research Challenge Selects Two New Student-Led Teams

NASA Research Challenge Selects Two New Student-Led Teams

NASA has selected two new university student teams to participate in real-world aviation research challenges meant to transform the skies above our communities. The awards were made through NASA’s University Student Research Challenge (USRC), which provides students with opportunities to contribute to NASA’s flight research goals. Through USRC, students will interact with real-world aspects of the research … Read more

NASA Concludes Wind Study – NASA

NASA Concludes Wind Study – NASA

A NASA wind study aimed at enhancing air taxi safety on takeoff and landing is complete at NASA’s Armstrong Flight Research Center in Edwards, California. The center’s Dryden Remotely Operated Integrated Drone (DROID 2), a fixed wing aircraft, Aug. 31 completed the last flights for the Advanced Exploration of Reliable Operation at Low Altitudes: Meteorology, … Read more