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Manan Vyas Selected as Finalist in Service to America Award

Manan Vyas

Manan Vyas, an aerospace engineer at NASA's Glenn Research Center in Cleveland and member of the Inlet and Nozzle Branch in the Aeropropulsion Division of the Research and Technology Directorate, has been named a finalist for the Samuel J. Heyman Service to America Medals, also called the ...

Space Station Communications Test Bed Checks Out; Experiments Begin

NASA's Space Communications and Navigation (SCaN) test bed has begun its experiments after completing its checkout on the International Space Station. The SCaN test bed is an advanced, integrated communications laboratory facility that uses a new generation of software-defined radio (SDR) ...

Advances in Aerogels at NASA Glenn Recognized by NorTech

Dr. Guo, left, and Dr. Meador.

Polyimide aerogels developed by researchers at NASA's Glenn Research Center in Cleveland recently won the top award at this year's NorTech Innovation Awards ceremony. The NorTech Innovation Awards recognize Northeast Ohio's most innovative organizations and leaders. Each year, NorTech, in ...

Wayne Wong Wins Asian American Engineer of the Year Award

Wayne Wong

During a ceremony held in Dallas on March 2, Wayne Wong, an aerospace engineer at NASA's Glenn Research Center in Cleveland, was recognized as the Asian American Engineer of the Year. Wong was among 19 Asian American engineers, scientists and executives from industry, academia and government ...

Glenn Facility Successfully Replicates Ice Crystal Icing Formation in Aircraft Engine

Assembly of ice crystal formation test in Propulsion Systems Laboratory at NASA's Glenn Research Center, Cleveland, Ohio.

For the first time ever, researchers are demonstrating ice crystal icing formation in a full scale engine test facility this month at NASA's Glenn Research Center. The tests duplicate the natural events of cloud formation, ingestion by an aircraft engine of ice crystals created by the cloud and ...

NASA Glenn Advancements in Green Energy and Lightweight Materials Win R&D 100 Awards

Dr. Haiquan Guo and Dr. Mary Ann Meador

Technologies developed at NASA's Glenn Research Center are among those in the top 100 technologically significant new products in 2012, as announced last week by R&D Magazine. The technologies and teams selected include the following: The SolarVolt Module, developed by a team that ...

Dr. Jon Goldsby Receives Black Engineer of the Year Award

Dr. Jon Goldsby

Dr. Jon Goldsby, a materials research engineer in the Ceramics Branch in the Research & Technology Directorate at NASA's Glenn Research Center, was among those recognized during this year's annual Black Engineer of the Year (BEYA) Conference in Philadelphia. Goldsby received the "Outstanding ...

NASA Space Flight Awareness Program Recognizes Glenn Employees

NASA's Space Flight Awareness Program recently recognized three Glenn Research Center employees for their outstanding support of human space flight. William Maul of Litchfield, an employee with QinetiQ North America in the Controls and Dynamics Branch of the Research and Technology ...

NASA’s New Ion Engine Ready for Missions in Space

40 cm Ion Thruster in Operation

A small robotic surveyor arrives to explore a near-Earth asteroid. Another robotic spacecraft is returning to Earth with a pristine comet surface sample. Meanwhile, a robotic explorer is approaching Uranus, carrying scientific instruments that will allow us to learn more about our solar system. What ...

NASA Glenn Funds Technologies with Potential High Commercial Value

Four technologies developed at NASA's Glenn Research Center that involve advanced polymers, a life-saving biomedical device, innovative imaging and harsh environment sensor development have been selected to benefit from the 2010 Technology Transfer Fund. "It is expected that, with a minimal ...