Armstrong Flight Research Center

NASA bids farewell to SOFIA: the unique Boeing 747SP aircraft modified to carry a reflecting telescope made its last flight

NASA bids farewell to SOFIA: the unique Boeing 747SP aircraft modified to carry a reflecting telescope made its last flight

NASA Boeing 747SP, registration N747NA, modified to carry a reflecting telescope for the Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA), operated… Read More

4 months ago

NASA Uses Shape Memory Alloys to Fold F/A-18 Wing

Using shape memory alloys to move a full-sized wing section could increase aircraft performance by reducing weight and drag, while… Read More

4 years ago