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For release: Sept. 11, 1995

India J. Pinkney
Phone: 804-864-6124

Keith Henry
Phone: 804-864-6120

RELEASE NO. 95-76

NOTE TO EDITORS:

NASA LANGLEY SHOWCASES WORK AT VIRGINIA STATE FAIR

NASA Langley Research Center will participate in the Virginia State Fair in Richmond from Sept. 21 through Oct. 1 with a series of interactive exhibits for visitors of all ages.

The goal of the NASA exhibit is to inform the public about programs at NASA Langley.

A high performance computing and communications group will present exhibits from its kindergarten through twelfth grade educational program. Other exhibits will focus on electronics, a spin wind tunnel, model fabrication, adapting aerospace technologies for commercial applications, noise reduction technology and crack detection in aircraft. Other highlights will include how to access information about NASA Langley's research through the World Wide Web computer network.

The NASA exhibit will be located in the Commonwealth Technology Building, where the exhibit theme will be the "information superhighway." Each organization featured in the technology building has a unique relationship to information and technology. The building is located near the main entrance of the Richmond Fair Grounds.

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