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Research and Technology Directorate Employees at Glenn Among Government’s Best

Dr. Jinho Lee

2011 FEB Wings of Excellence Awards The Cleveland Federal Executive Board (FEB) recognized five Glenn employees among a group of Federal employees whose example of professionalism and contributions to the community exemplify the best in government service. The employees were honored during the 25th ...

Glenn Extends Its Legacy of Flight Electronics to MISSE

MISSE–7 Suitcase

MARS Lab Partners with Navy on MISSE-8 ISS Hardware With the launch of STS-134, the Mobile And Remote Sensing (MARS) Laboratory extended its legacy of flight electronics within the Materials on International Space Station Experiments (MISSE). This latest endeavor further reinforces the unique ...

NASA Glenn Article Highlights Materials International Space Station Experiment (MISSE)

MISSE 7A & 7B, mounted to the exterior of the space station.

An article posted April 28, 2011, on the NASA Glenn website, entitled "Materials: Out of This World," highlights the work of the Materials International Space Station Experiment, or MISSE, a series of experiments that test the stability and durability of materials and devices in the space ...

Technology Transfer Aids Disaster Relief Efforts, Helps Save Lives

GATR's David Hoffman deploys an inflated antenna on the roof of the World Concern office in Port au Prince, Haiti.

Glenn Expands Scope of Inflatable Antennae Systems By S. Jenise Verisand & Cindy Dreibelbis This article originally appeared in the April 2010 edition of NASA Glenn AeroSpace Frontiers. Recent natural disasters demonstrate how immediate and reliable communications becomes a lifeline for ...

Open Rotor Tests Featured in Aerospace America, Popular Science Magazines

Two recent magazine articles feature open rotor tests: one in the March Aerospace America and another in the April Popular Science. Recent news about open rotor tests is also featured online at Aerospace Testing International. More information: Acoustics Branch web site ...

Open Rotor Rig Featured on Cover of Aviation Week and Space Technology Magazine

Aviation Week and Space Technology, December 14, 2009

Open Rotor Rig is featured on the cover of the December 14 issue of Aviation Week and Space Technology magazine. The article, entitled “Rotor Revival-Initial U.S. Open-rotor rig tests show promising noise, cruise performance” (p.54), features a quote from GE about collaborating with NASA. ...

Dr. Rafat Ansari’s Innovative Work Named Top 5 Story for 2009 by National Eye Institute

A cataract clouds the center of this patient's lens (credit: NEI)

Dr. Rafat Ansari’s innovative work with the NIH/NEI (National Institutes of Health/National Eye Institute) researcher, Dr. Manuel Datiles, was named by the NEI as one of Top 5 NIH/NEI stories/discoveries of 2009. Dr. Ansari’s Dynamic Light Scattering (DLS) based device, after tested on more than 380 ...

Cleveland’s NASA Glenn Research Center Aids in Comeback of Supersonic Flight

A Cleveland Plain Dealer article, "Cleveland's NASA Glenn Research Center Aids in Comeback of Supersonic Flight," was published on November 30, 2009 and spotlighted NASA Glenn's role: "In the labs and wind tunnels of Cleveland's Glenn Research Center and three other NASA facilities, the prospect of ...

Mission of Space Shuttle Atlantis Has Ohio Connections

When space shuttle Atlantis makes the next trip to the International Space Station, it will carry experiments and hardware designed, fabricated and tested at NASA's Glenn Research Center. This mission is a utility logistics support mission and will deliver 14 tons of important spare parts, ...

NASA Glenn Cataracts Research Receives Enthusiastic Review

A major international publication Review of Ophthalmology in its October 2009 issue published a review article, Cracking the Cataract Code: New Technology, New Hope written by Senior Editor Christopher Kent. The article (pages 80-87) discusses the NASA Glenn Research Center-developed dynamic light ...