Welcome to the Crew Systems and Aviation Operations Branch!

The Crew Systems and Aviation Operations Branch (CSAOB), located in the Research Directorate at NASA Langley Research Center, conducts research to enable safe and efficient operations of aerospace vehicles and systems in the National Airspace System through the pioneering of new flight-deck concepts, technologies, and operational procedures in support of transformational flight, autonomous operations, and on-demand air transportation.

CSAOB researchers develop innovative aerospace concepts, technologies, and procedures that are easy to understand and use by leveraging multidisciplinary expertise in:


Check out this month’s Featured Project:
Medical Care and Operations in Space

Photo Credit: NASA.
Crewmembers practice cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) during an emergency training session
aboard the International Space Station, 2020.