UAS Autonomy Test Bed NRA Soliciation Released - Pre-proposal Briefing May 6, 2015

The LEARN project has released the UAS Autonomy Test Bed NRA Solicitation. A pre-proposal briefing is set for May 6, 2015. + Read more.

Archives Posted: IFAR Young Research Network Conferences

The NASA Aeronautics Research Institute (NARI) hosted a free, virtual conference on March 25 showcasing the research of members of the IFAR Young Research Network. Archives are now posted. + Read more

2015 Spring Seedling Seminar Archive Posted

The NASA Aeronautics Research Institute (NARI) presented a 2-day virtual technical seminar on March 18–19, 2015 to showcase innovative concepts developed by Seedling researchers. + Read more

2015 Seedling Phase I Awards Announced

Four proposals were selected for Seedling Phase I funding in 2015. + 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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The Institute manages and coordinates research and competition efforts for the agency, both within and outside of NASA.