ContractSigning

NASA, Canada’s Nat’l Research Council Ink Partnership Renewal Deal; Jaiwon Shin Comments

NASA and Canada’s National Research Council have signed a new agreement that extends their partnership on aircraft engine icing research for an additional five years. The space ...
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Greg Zacharias to Succeed Mica Endsley as US Air Force Chief Scientist

Greg Zacharias, president and senior scientist at Charles River Analytics, has been elected to serve as the U.S. Air Force’s chief scientist, DoD Buzz reported Thursday. Kris Osborn ...
budget analysis review

NSF: Federal Funding for R&D, Facilities Fell 9% in FY 2013

A recent National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics report has found a 9 percent decline in federal funding for research and development, facilities and related equipment ...
Dava Newman

Dava Newman Starts Deputy Administrator Role at NASA

Dava Newman Dava Newman assumed the role of deputy administrator at NASA Monday after receiving Senate confirmation in April. Newman was sworn Friday into the position, which has been ...
big data

NASA Unveils ‘Datanaut’ Community to Drive ‘Space-Inspired’ Data Science

NASA has formed a “datanaut” user community of data science professionals to build up leadership and innovation in the field as the agency works to leverage data as an asset ...
GL-10

NASA’s Langley Tests ‘Wing-Borne’ Flight of GL-10 Prototype Aircraft

NASA engineers from the Langley Research Center have completed the flight test of a 10-engine, battery-powered prototype aircraft called Greased Lightning, which the agency plans to ...
Eugene Tu

Eugene Tu Named Director of NASA Ames Research Center; Charles Bolden Comments

Eugene Tu Eugene Tu, formerly director of exploration technology at NASA’s Ames Research Center, has been named director of the Moffett Field, California-based research hub. Tu oversaw ...
Adaptive Compliant Trailing Edge test

NASA, AFRL, FlexSys Test ‘Morphing Wing’ Tech; Jaiwon Shin Comments

NASA‘s Armstrong Flight Research Center has worked with the Air Force Research Laboratory and FlexSys to conduct a series of research flights to test the Adaptive Compliant ...
Dava Newman

Senate OKs Dava Newman as NASA Deputy Administrator; Charles Bolden Comments

Dava Newman Dava Newman has received Senate confirmation for the role of deputy administrator at NASA via a unanimous vote held more than six months after President Barack Obama ...
satellite

NASA Joins Multiagency Effort to Build Satellite-Based Toxic Algae Forecasting System

NASA will collaborate with the U.S. Geological Survey, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and Environmental Protection Agency on a $3.6 million project to monitor and forecast ...