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NASA Spacecraft Discovers New Magnetic Process in Turbulent Space

Though close to home, the space immediately around Earth is full of hidden secrets and invisible processes. In a new discovery reported in the...
aircraft

Researchers Working to Create a Quieter, Transforming Supersonic Aircraft for Commercial...

One of the main reasons you don’t see supersonic jets flying across the country is noise.  Sonic booms created by supersonic flight were so...
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Taking the Guesswork out of Designing Extremely Complex Military Systems

Computational models and simulations can be enormously helpful when designing complex military systems such as new aerospace vehicles and engines, reducing development costs and...
aircraft

TEES Researchers Design Supersonic Transport Aircraft for NASA That Modifies Its...

A team of Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station (TEES) researchers has been selected for a potential award by NASA to lead research into commercially...
Wind Tunnelvideo

NASA Wind Tunnel Tests Lockheed Martin’s X-Plane Design for a Quieter...

Supersonic passenger airplanes are another step closer to reality as NASA and Lockheed Martin begin the first high-speed wind tunnel tests for the Quiet...
parachutevideo

A New Paradigm in Parachute Design

Note: This is the third installment in a four-part series that focuses on a partnership between NASA and Berkeley Lab to explore spacecraft materials...
Supersonic

NASA’s Improved Supersonic Cockpit Display Shows Precise Locations of Sonic Booms

NASA pilots flying supersonic aircraft now have a display that tells them exactly where sonic booms are hitting the ground. A series of flights, recently...
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Supersonic Spray Yields New Nanomaterial for Bendable, Wearable Electronics

A new, ultrathin film that is both transparent and highly conductive to electric current has been produced by a cheap and simple method devised...
schlieren imagery

Schlieren imagery: T-38C Passes in Front of the Sun at Supersonic...

An Air Force Test Pilot School T-38C passes in front of the sun at a supersonic speed, creating shockwaves that are caught photographically for...
Supersonic Passenger Jet

NASA Begins Work to Build a Quieter Supersonic Passenger Jet 

The return of supersonic passenger air travel is one step closer to reality with NASA's award of a contract for the preliminary design of...