Science and Exploration

This Week @NASA: Something New in the Air

By Marc Boucher
Status Report
August 18, 2013
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This Week @NASA: Something New in the Air
Something new in the air.

In his keynote address at the Aviation 2013 conference in Los Angeles, NASA Administrator Charlie Bolden shared a new strategic vision for the agency’s Aeronautics Research Mission Directorate designed to help address looming challenges in global air transportation.
The same day of Bolden’s speech … the Federal Aviation Administration announced a new computer software tool developed by NASA may soon help controllers better manage airline departures. Also, Bolden Briefed on Earth Missions, Martian Moons Eclipse Each Other, Airborne Mission Begins, Russian Spacewalk, Learning for the GLOBAL Environment, ADEPT Heat Protection, Stationary Orion Recovery Test, Dream Chaser Tow Test, Small Sat Conference and more.

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