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Winners Announced in Gateways to Blue Skies Aeronautics Competition

4 min read Preparations for Next Moonwalk Simulations Underway (and Underwater) Team “Rumble Ready” from California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, comprised of (from left to right) Professor Mark Gonda, Nicole Xie, Junaid Bodla, Jordan Ragsac, Krishi Gajjar, Gerald McAllister III, and Leara Dominguez, took home first place at the 2024 Gateways to Blue Skies Forum […]

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NASA Releases New High-Quality, Near Real-Time Air Quality Data

4 Min Read NASA Releases New High-Quality, Near Real-Time Air Quality Data Artist illustration of the satellite Intelsat 40e. NASA’s TEMPO instrument launched into geostationary orbit 22,236 miles above Earth’s equator in April 2023 as a payload on the satellite. Credits: Maxar Technologies NASA has made new data available that can provide air pollution observations […]

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1942: Engine Roars to Life in First Test at Future NASA Glenn

3 min read Preparations for Next Moonwalk Simulations Underway (and Underwater) Dr. George W. Lewis, the NACA’s Director of Aeronautical Research, and John F. Victory, NACA Secretary, at the controls to initiate the Engine Propeller Research Building test on May 8, 1942. Others gathered include Airport Manager John Berry, former City Manager William Hopkins, NACA […]

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A Langley Intern Traveled 1,340 Miles to View a Total Solar Eclipse. Here’s What She Saw.

3 Min Read A Langley Intern Traveled 1,340 Miles to View a Total Solar Eclipse. Here’s What She Saw. Emma Friedman, an intern with the Office of Communications at NASA’s Langley Research Center, traveled to Dallas, Texas, to observe the total solar eclipse on April 8, 2024. Credits: NASA/Emma Friedman Emma Friedman, an Office of […]

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NASA’s DC-8 Completes Final Mission, Set to Retire

2 min read Preparations for Next Moonwalk Simulations Underway (and Underwater) The DC-8 aircraft returned to NASA’s Armstrong Flight Research Center Building 703 in Palmdale, California, on April 1, 2024, after completing its final mission supporting Airborne and Satellite Investigation of Asian Air Quality (ASIA-AQ). The aircraft and crew were welcomed back with a celebratory […]