NASA 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

To commemorate the 75th anniversary of the first supersonic flight, USAF and NASA Jets will compete to determine which will be first to go supersonic during Edwards AFB Airshow

The event will commemorate the 75th anniversaries of the Air Force and the first supersonic flight, by then-Capt. Chuck Yeager… Read More

7 months ago

Video shows first of three “new” F/A-18B Hornets arriving at NASA’s Armstrong Flight Research Center

The second F/A-18B is coming from NAS Patuxent River and is expected to arrive in the coming weeks. The third… Read More

4 years ago