Tired Air Traffic Controllers Making Skies Less Safe, According To Newly-Released FAA StudyAir traffic controllers’ work schedules often lead to chronic fatigue, making them less alert and endangering the safety of the national air traffic system, according to a study the government kept secret for years.
Mountain View’s NASA Ames Spared From Obama Budget CutsNASA Ames Research Center in Mountain View has been spared from President Barack Obama’s proposed budget cuts.
Bay Area Airports To Adopt Satellite-Based Air Traffic Control SystemA modern, satellite-based system of air traffic control now in development will streamline how commercial airliners take off and land at Northern California airports.
GPS Technology Could Ease Future Weather Delays At SFOBad weather delays could be a thing of the past with new air traffic control software which is more accurate in tracking planes.
NASA Awards San Jose State $73 Million For Air Traffic Control ResearchNASA has awarded $73 million to San Jose State University to participate in research on how people interact with new technology that will be introduced during an overhaul of the nation’s air traffic control system.