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Tired Air Traffic Controllers Making Skies Less Safe, According To Newly-Released FAA Study

Air 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.


NASA Ames Research Center in Mountain View (NASA)

Mountain View’s NASA Ames Spared From Obama Budget Cuts

NASA Ames Research Center in Mountain View has been spared from President Barack Obama’s proposed budget cuts.


Oakland International Airport

Bay Area Airports To Adopt Satellite-Based Air Traffic Control System

A modern, satellite-based system of air traffic control now in development will streamline how commercial airliners take off and land at Northern California airports.


Travelers At SFO

GPS Technology Could Ease Future Weather Delays At SFO

Bad weather delays could be a thing of the past with new air traffic control software which is more accurate in tracking planes.


San Jose State University (San Jose State University)

NASA Awards San Jose State $73 Million For Air Traffic Control Research

NASA 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.