• News & Events

    2015 LEARN Phase I Awards Announced

    December 29, 2014

    Four Leading Edge Aeronautics Research for NASA (LEARN) proposals were selected to proceed to the procurement phase. + Read more.

  • News & Events

    2015 Seedling Phase I Awards Announced

    December 18, 2014

    Four proposals were selected for Seedling Phase I funding in 2015. + Read More

  • News & Events

    Virtual LEARN/Seedling Seminar

    The NASA Aeronautics Research Institute (NARI) presented a 3-day virtual technical seminar on January 13–15, 2015 to showcase innovative concepts developed by Seedling and LEARN researchers, featuring work from the 2014 Seedling and LEARN Phase I funds. Talk recordings and slides will be posted soon. + Read more

  • News & Events

    Free Technical Talk

    November 20, 2014

    NARI hosted a free talk on Thursday, November 20, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. PST entitled Research, Technology, and Challenges for Safe Self-Driving Car Operations, by Dr. Dmitri Dolgov of Google. + Read more


NARI is a virtual institute that is comprised of distributed multi-institutional, multi-disciplinary research teams to address a broad range of cutting-edge aeronautics research questions.

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NARI supports NASA's Aeronautics Research Mission Directorate's objective to invest in early-stage innovative and novel concepts to revolutionize the future of aeronautics.

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About NARI

The Institute manages and coordinates research and competition efforts for the agency, both within and outside of NASA.