Glenn Research Center

LUNAR POWER SYSTEM TEAM WINS PRESIDENT’S AWARD

In preparation of establishing a sustainable presence on the Moon by 2028, NASA is developing new technologies that will let astronauts land, live and explore the surface. In this video, Marc Gibson of NASA’s Glenn Research Center in Cleveland describes Kilopower, a power system to enable long-duration stays on planetary surfaces, including the Moon and […]

BALLOON FIESTA EXHIBIT SHOWCASES NASA AERONAUTICS

Breathtaking views of hot air balloons filling the skies will captivate enthusiasts at the 45th annual Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta in New Mexico from October 1- 9. NASA representatives will add to the festivities with an exhibit that showcases the latest in aeronautics innovations. “People will have an opportunity to learn about the many exciting […]

NASA GLENN FEATURES TRAVELING EXHIBIT AT DAYTON AIR SHOW

In celebration of its 75th anniversary, NASA’s Glenn Research Center in Cleveland, Ohio, is bringing the excitement of aeronautics and space exploration to the Vectren Dayton Air Show in Vandalia, Ohio, June 18-19, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. The exhibit will feature NASA’s premier Journey to Tomorrow traveling exhibit, an S-3B Viking aircraft static […]

DEVELOPMENT OF HIGH-POWER SOLAR ELECTRIC PROPULSION

A prototype 13-kilowatt Hall thruster is tested at NASA’s Glenn Research Center in Cleveland. This prototype demonstrated the technology readiness needed for industry to continue the development of high-power solar electric propulsion into a flight-qualified system. On Tuesday, April 19, 2016, NASA awarded a contract to Aerojet Rocketdyne, Inc. to design and develop an advanced […]

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