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12.09.10 - NASA Selects Boeing For Advanced Aircraft Vehicle Concepts
NASA has awarded a third contract for studies designed to identify advanced concepts for airliners that could enter service in 2025, fly with less noise, cleaner exhaust and lower fuel consumption. NASA refers to technology that is two generations more advanced than what is on aircraft in service today as N+2.
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11.22.10 - NASA Selects Companies For Advanced Aircraft Concepts Study
NASA has awarded two contracts for studies designed to identify advanced concepts for airliners that could enter service in 2025 and fly with less noise, cleaner exhaust and lower fuel consumption.
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11.02.10 - NASA Announces New Hypersonic Research Opportunities
NASA's Aeronautics Research Mission Directorate has amended its announcement, "Research Opportunities in Aeronautics 2010," to solicit additional proposals. The announcement has been modified to include new topics in support of the agency's Hypersonics Project.
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10.26.10 - NASA Software Promotes Airline Fuel Efficiency
Software developed at NASA's Ames Research Center at Moffett Field, Calif., is enabling major fuel savings for airlines and an increase in environmental efficiency.
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10.19.10 - NASA Announces New Subsonic Aircraft Research Opportunities
NASA's Aeronautics Research Mission Directorate has amended its NASA Research Announcement to solicit additional research proposals. The "Research Opportunities in Aeronautics 2010" has been modified to include new topics in support of the Subsonic Fixed Wing Project.
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09.01.10 - NASA Accepting Applications For Aeronautics Scholarships
NASA's Aeronautics Research Mission Directorate is accepting scholarship applications for the 2011 academic year. The application deadline is Jan. 17, 2011.
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06.21.10 - Students Design Futuristic Flying Rescue Vehicles For NASA Contest
A rotorcraft that resembles a catamaran has taken the top prize in a NASA aeronautics competition for college students to develop a multi-purpose aircraft.
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06.02.10 - NASA Seeks Research Proposals For Green Aircraft Concepts
NASA is soliciting proposals for studies designed to identify advanced vehicle concepts and enabling technologies for commercial airliners to fly more economically, quieter and cleaner by 2025.
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05.05.10 - NASA Announces Aeronautics Scholarship Recipients
NASA has selected 25 graduate and undergraduate students to receive the agency's Aeronautics Scholarship for the 2010-11 school year.
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04.27.10 - Students Apply Science and Imagination In NASA Tilt-Rotor Design Contest
Some helicopters of the future will look very different from today's, at least as imagined by high school students for a NASA aeronautics competition.
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