Air Force, NASA test jet with 'morphing' wings

The technology promises to make aviation more fuel-efficient, environmentally friendly and quieter.

Air Force enlists 3D printing for rocket engines

Aerojet Rocketdyne, which also has worked with NASA, will demonstrate large-scale 3-D printing techniques that could be used to manufacturing engine components.

Army, NASA explore new frontiers in 3D printing

An integrated product team, also including a university, will look to advance the state of the art of additive manufacturing.

The potential benefits of a laser-based interplanetary Internet

NASA’s successful laser communications demonstration in lunar orbit could pave the way for expanding bandwidth on Earth.

Damaged Air Force radar delays satellite launches

Electrical fire brings down radar network used to track launched from Cape Canaveral.

Space laser sets data download record

A laser system aboard NASA’s LADEE moon probe demonstrates fastest two-way communications.

NASA’s LADEE launch holds key to faster, big data laser communications

The Lunar Laser Communication Demonstration could have big implications for intelligence gathering from deep space.

It's going to be a brave new world in space

Between fiscal pressures and the end of the space shuttle program, the U.S. government must find creative ways of meeting spaceflight needs.

Hard lessons from hosted payloads

Federal agencies and commercial firms find the devil is in the details when it comes to managing and deploying hosted payloads.

IG finds more than 5,400 cybersecurity incidents at NASA

Cybersecurity problems at NASA range from installing malicious software to intruders stealing credentials for employees.

Experimental UAV seeks to control deadly vibrations

An experimental unmanned aerial vehicle will use computing power to control "flutter" that can shake airframes apart.

NASA picks a new technologist

NASA Administrator Charles Bolden has named the agency's top advisor for technology.

Past cyberattacks sought to disrupt U.S. satellite: report

Cyber hackers attempted to gain command of a NASA satellite in 2008, putting the satellite at risk of being destroyed or damaged, according to a draft report by the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission.

NASA chief technologist stepping down

Bobby Braun is returning to his pre-NASA life.

NASA plans laser method for clearing space junk

A laser-based method could help sweep debris from Earth's orbit, by slowing it down until it re-enters the atmosphere and burns up.

NASA names new deputy chief technologist

NASA Chief Technologist Bobby Braun has announced the appointment of Michael J. Gazarik as the agency's deputy chief technologist.

NASA chief technologist gets AIAA's von Karman Award

Bobby Braun has won the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics von Kármán award given annually to people who have distinguished themselves technically in the field of astronautics.