NASA Glenn Research Center Latest Features
- Aviation Renaissance: NASA Advances Concepts for Next-gen Aircraft
An aviation renaissance, one focused on energy efficiency and economic impact, is on the horizon, and it’s changing how NASA engineers are looking at aircraft power and design.
- Practice Makes Perfect
NASA Glenn will send kilopower experiment to national nuclear research site.
- NASA Challenges Students to Design Microgravity Experiments
Do you have what it takes to think like a scientist? Well, put on your lab coats and thinking caps, because NASA is challenging U.S. high school students to participate in research related to the Inte …
- Researchers Develop New Tool to Evaluate Icephobic Materials
When ice builds up on aircraft bodies or engines, it can create a serious situation in flight. The shape of the wing can change, affecting the aerodynamics of the aircraft, and engine icing can result …
- Metal with Memory: Shaping the Future of Aviation
NASA Glenn is investigating the feasibility of using a revolutionary material called shape memory alloy to bend sections of an aircraft’s wings in-flight, potentially increasing performance and effici …
- NASA Glenn Tests Thruster Bound for Metal World
NASA Glenn tests thruster bound for a metal world that could hold information about the beginnings of our solar system.
- Breathing Easy with the Earth and Space Air Prize Competition
Breathing Easy with the Earth and Space Air Prize Competition
- Through Their Eyes: Sending Cassini to Saturn Series
Cassini is a story that begins long before it first beamed back images of Saturn’s rings or when the Huygens probe touched down on Titan or even its launch in the early morning of October 15, 1997 ato …
- A Celestial Diamond Ring: Nature’s Gift to Humanity
A radiant “diamond” of sunlight is seen in the moments after totality during the total solar eclipse on Aug. 21, 2017 in Jefferson City, Missouri.
- NASA Program Gives Students Access to Astronauts
A NASA program allows students to communicate with the International Space Station via ham radio.