X-48B Blended Wing-Body

June 24, 2007 0

Boeing Phantom Works has partnered with NASA and the Air Force Research Laboratory to study the structural, aerodynamic and operational advantages of the Blended Wing Body concept. […]

National missile defense

June 24, 2007 0

National missile defense (NMD) as a generic term is a military strategy and associated systems to shield an entire country against incoming Intercontinental Ballistic Missiles (ICBMs). […]

Marta Bohn-Meyer: NASA Flight Researcher

June 17, 2007 0

When NASA received three SR-71s from the Air Force in 1990, Bohn-Meyer’s expertise and F-104 experience made her an easy choice for one of two flight engineer slots for the aircraft. […]

Intercontinental ballistic missile

June 1, 2007 0

An intercontinental ballistic missile, or ICBM, is a long-range (greater than 5,500 km or 3,500 miles) ballistic missile typically designed for nuclear weapons delivery. […]