National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Glenn Research Center

Research Labs & Facilities

In order to perform its research tasks the branch has access to several research laboratories and facilities available locally at the Glenn Research Center in Cleveland, Ohio.


  • Network Emulation Laboratory
    • 45 nodes; IPv4 and IPv6 Networks
  • Mobile Networking Lab
    • Mobile-IP sensor net; VMOC; UK-DMC
  • Avionic Communication & Sensor Lab
    • SATS Airborne Internet; Aviation Safety
  • NASA – CLE Airport CNS Test Bed
    • Roughly a dozen sites at CLE airport
  • Secure Communication Lab
    • Federal Air Marshals; Homeland Security


  • Viking/S3 Inmarsat Capable Aircraft