News Archive

  • 02.28.2013
    When the DynCorp International team working in support of the NASA Aircraft Maintenance and Operational Support (AMOS) contract at Johnson Space Center needed to quickly deploy a NASA GIII Gulfstream aircraft for a critical research mission, they knew they could rely on DI team members from the Joint-Base Andrews to provide their expertise.
  • 01.08.2013
    PASADENA, Calif. - NASA is inviting media to look behind-the-scenes at several active Earth science missions taking to the air soon to study various aspects of our planet, including climate change, air pollution, earthquakes, volcanoes, surface water and soil moisture. NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, Calif., is managing or participating in several of these airborne missions, which are based at NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center in Southern California.
  • 10.12.2012
    EV-1 AirMOSS Mission Highlight Tuesday, October 2, 2012
  • 08.20.2012
    August 2012 was a busy month for the Airborne Microwave Observatory of Subcanopy and Subsurface (AirMOSS) project, a joint effort between the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), Johnson Space Center (JSC), and Dryden Flight Research Center (DFRC). JSC’s Gulfstream III aircraft (N992NA) deployed to Palmdale, California on August 6th to complete final integration and testing of JPL’s new Uninhabited Aerial Vehicle Synthetic Aperture Radar (UAVSAR) P-band pod, which will be used to study root-zone soil moisture in North America over the next three years.
  • 03.14.2012
    UAVSAR Installed on JSC G-III for AirMOSS Study
  • 05.27.2010
    WASHINGTON -- Hurricanes, air quality, and Arctic ecosystems are among the research areas to be investigated during the next five years by new NASA airborne science missions announced today.