NASA Licenses New Communication Technology for Unmanned Aircraft

NASA has developed an integrated communications and control system that may enable large unmanned aircraft to fly safely in the national airspace along with piloted aircraft that use FAA's aircraft tracking system, ADS-B. The patent-pending technology is capable of collision warnings as well as real-time traffic and weather updates.

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NASA Licenses New Communication Technology for Unmanned Aircraft

NASA has developed technology that may enable unmanned aircraft to fly safely in the national airspace along with piloted aircraft. The patent-pending integrated communications and control system is capable of collision warnings as well as real-time traffic and weather updates.

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NASA Invites Media to Talk to Small Satellite Experts, Tour Labs


NASA will host members of the media to learn about NASA’s small spacecraft technology development and upcoming launches, and to tour assembly and testing facilities on Tuesday, March 8, at 1:00 p.m. PST at NASA’s Ames Research Center in Moffett Field, California.

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NASA Administrator to Make X-Plane Announcement at Reagan National Media Event

NASA Administrator Charles Bolden and Associate Administrator for Aeronautics Research Jaiwon Shin will be at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport in Arlington, Virginia, at 1:30 p.m. EST on Monday, Feb. 29, to discuss advanced aeronautic concepts. They’ll also make an announcement about the agency’s plan for a series of experimental aircraft.

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NASA Administrator to Make X-Plane Announcement at Reagan National Media Event

NASA Administrator Charles Bolden and Associate Administrator for Aeronautics Research Jaiwon Shin will be at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport in Arlington, Virginia, at 1:30 p.m. EST on Monday, Feb. 29, to discuss advanced aeronautic concepts. They’ll also make an announcement about the agency’s plan for a series of experimental aircraft.

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Mathematician Katherine Johnson at Work

NASA research mathematician Katherine Johnson is photographed at her desk at Langley Research Center in 1966. Johnson made critical technical contributions during her career of 33 years, which included calculating the trajectory of the 1961 flight of Alan Shepard. She was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom on Nov. 24, 2015.

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One-Year Crew Returns from Space Station March 1; Live Coverage on NASA TV

NASA Television will provide complete coverage Tuesday, March 1, as three crew members depart the International Space Station, including NASA astronaut Scott Kelly and cosmonaut Mikhail Kornienko of the Russian space agency Roscosmos – the station’s first one-year crew.

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SMC Mission of the Month – GP Directorate “Warrior of the Week” #4: Lt. Col. Robert Enrico

"Warrior of the Week" is part of the SMC Mission of the Month campaign to recognize and spotlight the men, women and team members from the Space and Missile Systems Center's directorates for their efforts on building the future of military space.

Warrior of the Week:  Lt. Col. Robert Enrico

Directorate:  Global Positioning Systems

Duty Title:  IMA to the Chief, GPS Cybersecurity
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