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* ANNOUNCEMENT: New Program Structure Enacted *
With the passage of the annual spending bill, ARMD is executing its FY15 program and project structure. This structure will support ARMD's work to achieve a strategic vision that builds on current U.S. aerospace leadership and that enables revolutionary advances.

Information on the programs and their projects will be posted on this website in January 2015 to replace the current program/project information.

> Read an outline of the new structure

NASA's Aeronautics Research Mission Directorate (ARMD) works to solve the challenges that still exist in our nation's air transportation system: air traffic congestion, safety and environmental impacts.

Solutions to these problems require innovative technical concepts, and dedicated research and development. NASA's ARMD pursues the development of new flight operation concepts, and new tools and technologies that can transition smoothly to industry to become products.

Through green aviation, NASA is helping create safer, greener and more effective travel for everyone. Our green aviation goals are to enable fuel-efficient flight planning, and reduce aircraft fuel consumption, emissions and noise.

NASA has already made decades of contributions to aviation. We continue to develop solutions to benefit the flying public every day.

Feature: NASA Aeronautics Contributes to Orion’s Atmospheric Flight CapabilityNew!
Orion is a spacecraft but it still has to fly. Aeronautical know-how is deep inside Orion's development and flight.
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Feature: Holiday Season Makes Most of NASA Aeronautics Gifts
Holiday travel is here but that's okay because NASA's with you when you fly.
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Featured in Other Media: SST Research: Breaking New Barriers
The January 2013 issue of Aerospace America contained this article about the evolution of commercial passenger supersonic flight to today’s research, including NASA’s into making supersonic flight over land possible. This article is copyrighted by the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics and is used with their permission.
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Featured in Other Media: Getting from Gate to Gate
The April 2012 issue of Aerospace America contained this article about NASA Aeronautics' work on improving air traffic management in order to reduce delays, fuel use, noise and emissions. This article is copyrighted by the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics and is used with their permission.
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HELPFUL LINKS
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+ ASEB: Decadal Study
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+ NASA Advisory Council
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+ NASA Aeronautics Strategic
   Vision (2013)


+ National Aeronautics R&D
   Plan (2007)


+ National Aeronautics R&D
   Plan - Biennial Update
   (2010)


+ National Aeronautics R&D,
   Test and Evaluation
   Infrastructure Plan (2011)


+ National Aeronautics R&D
   Plan Technical Appendix
   (2008)


+ National Aeronautics
   R&D Policy (2006)


+ National Partnership for
   Aeronautical Testing (NPAT)
   MOU
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+ NextGen Implementation
   Plan - 2011 (FAA)


+ NextGen UAS R&D and
   Demonstration Roadmap
   (2012)


+ NextGen White Paper
   (2007)


+ Progress Assessment of the
   2010 National Aeronautics
   R&D Plan (2011)


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