A RSS news feed containing the latest NASA press releases on aeronautics.
  1. NASA Flies Large Unmanned Aircraft in Public Airspace Without Chase Plane for First Time

    NASA’s remotely-piloted Ikhana aircraft, based at the agency’s Armstrong Flight Research Center in Edwards, California, successfully flew its first mission in the National Airspace System without a safety chase aircraft on Tuesday. This historic flight moves the United States one step closer to normalizing unmanned aircraft operations in the airspa
  2. Media Invited to See Latest NASA Drone Traffic Management Technologies

    NASA invites media to learn the latest about its national campaign to test and refine its Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Traffic Management (UTM) technologies at 10 a.m. PDT Wednesday, June 6, at the agency’s Ames Research Center in Silicon Valley, California.
  3. NASA, Uber to Explore Safety, Efficiency of Future Urban Airspace

    NASA has signed a second space act agreement with Uber Technologies, Inc., to further explore concepts and technologies related to urban air mobility (UAM) to ensure a safe and efficient system for future air transportation in populated areas.
  4. NASA to Announce Quiet Supersonic Research Flights in Galveston

    NASA will hold a news conference at 9 a.m. CDT Tuesday, April 17, to unveil plans to conduct a series of supersonic technology research flights over the Galveston, Texas, area, in support of the agency’s Commercial Supersonic Technology Project.
  5. NASA Awards Contract to Build Quieter Supersonic Aircraft

    NASA has taken another step toward re-introducing supersonic flight with the award Tuesday of a contract for the design, building and testing of a supersonic aircraft that reduces a sonic boom to a gentle thump.