NASA is constantly looking into ways to make flying safer and more efficient. On this episode of NASA X follow testing on new vertical tail design, engines, and see why NASA is firing bugs at aircraft wings.
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NASA (Aug. 2, 2015) NASA EDGE looks into NASA's use of 3D printing on the International Space Station. Plus, they learn how students are helping astronauts through a partnership with Future Engineers.
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NASA (Dec. 1, 2014) NASA EDGE visits NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory to check in with the Low-Density Supersonic Decelerator Team. Find out how NASA's Space Technology Mission Directorate is helping to pave the way ... watch video
NASA (Mar. 5, 2015) Ever want to explore the vast seas of Saturn's mysterious moon Titan?
The Titan Submarine could do it one day... and more.
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NASA (Mar. 13, 2015) NASA EDGE joins the ELaNa X Teams as their CubeSats deploy less than two hours after a successful ride into space. Dr. Charles Norton (NASA JPL) and Scott Higginbotham (NASA Kennedy) share the ... watch video
Aug. 26, 2015 For astronauts living in space with objects zooming around them at 22,000 miles per hour like rogue super-bullets, it's good to have a backup plan. Although shields and fancy maneuvers could help ... read more
Aug. 26, 2015 New research predicts that Earth has more than 1,500 undiscovered minerals and that the exact mineral diversity of our planet is unique and could not be duplicated anywhere ... read more
Aug. 26, 2015 The shimmering colours visible in this NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope image show off the remarkable complexity of the Twin Jet Nebula. The new image highlights the nebula's ... read more
Aug. 26, 2015 Astrobiologists draw upon what is known about Earth's most extreme lifeforms and the environments of Mars and Titan, Saturn's moon, to paint a clearer picture of what life on ... read more
Aug. 26, 2015 Some dying stars suffer from ‘irregular heartbeats.' The research confirms rapid brightening events in otherwise normal pulsating white dwarfs, which are stars in the final stage of their life ... read more
Aug. 21, 2015 It is one of the most intriguing questions in astrochemistry: the mystery of the diffuse interstellar bands (DIBs), a collection of about 400 absorption bands that show up in ... read more
May 5, 2015 Imagine a battery-powered plane that has 10 engines and can take off like a helicopter and fly efficiently like an aircraft. That is a concept being developed by NASA researchers called Greased ... read more
June 16, 2014 NASA aeronautical innovators are helping to design future airliners that will cut fuel consumption, reduce polluting emissions and fly more quietly. Yet in computational fluid dynamics, or CFD, the ... read more
Feb. 17, 2014 NASA's Global Hawk No. 872 completed a 17.5-hour science flight Feb. 14, it's first for the 2014 Airborne Tropical Tropopause Experiment (ATTREX) mission. Objectives were to sample vertical ... read more
Jan. 27, 2012 Leaner, greener flying machines for the year 2025 are on the drawing boards of three industry teams under contract to the NASA Aeronautics Research Mission Directorate's Environmentally ... read more