Category Archives: National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)

Future of Supersonic Travel: From Sonic ‘Boom’ to Sonic ‘Thump’

“NASA has been working for decades, essentially, on looking at technologies to take the ‘boom’ out of ‘boom,’” says Peter Coen, NASA’s Commercial Supersonic Technology Project manager. “We’d like to have sonic thump or just sonic sound. The idea is … Continue reading

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NASA, Lockheed Complete “Low Boom” X-plane Design

Newsweek (6/27, Bort) reports that NASA and Lockheed Martin have completed preliminary design review for the Quiet Supersonic Transport (QueSST), which could “pave the way for supersonic passenger travel.” NASA expects to select a manufacturer for the Low Boom Flight … Continue reading

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Boeing, SpaceX Win NASA Crew Contract

By Mary Grady | RELATED ARTICLES Video: Aerion’s Supersonic Business Jet Boeing to Ramp Up 737 Production Gulfstream Moving Toward Supersonic Bizjet Sanctions Hurt European Bizjet Industry SpaceX Dragon Within a few years, U.S. astronauts will be able to launch … Continue reading

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WHEN NASA MOVES ITS WEBSITES TO THE CLOUD, EVERYONE WATCHES

A project to move NASA websites and applications to the cloud has successfully migrated over 1 million pieces of content, completing its first phase, managers announced. Continue reading

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NASA is creating its own air traffic control system for drones

NASA IS DEVELOPING an air traffic control system for drones as companies like Google and Amazon experiment with unmanned delivery services. Continue reading

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Nasa: Photos of California Fire Clouds Captured by Fighter Jet

Fire clouds over California(James Haseltine/Nasa) Photos of a huge ‘fire cloud’ above California, where wildfires have been burning for days, have been captured by an F-15C fighter jet. Earlier this week, California declared a state of emergency following one of … Continue reading

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NASA Updates Apollo Anniversary, Next Giant Leap Events

NASA has updated events that are marking the 45th anniversary of the first moon landing and the steps being taken for America’s next giant leap to send astronauts to Mars. NASA’s Apollo 11 crew landed on the moon July 20, … Continue reading

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