MARK YOUR CALENDARS
NASA Langley to open to public for one day
The home of the world's fastest water powered sled and only
full-scale airplane pendulum swing crash test facility will open
its doors to the public for the first time in four years on
Saturday, April 28.
The NASA Langley Research Center has played a pivotal role in
air and space travel, almost since the beginning of powered flight.
Its engineers and technicians continue to develop revolutionary
technologies in 220 buildings on 800 acres in Hampton. They're
working to make the skies safer and quieter, pattern the materials
of tomorrow and advance space exploration.
Come see some of NASA Langley's latest breakthroughs for
yourself Saturday, April 28, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Help stimulate
your child's imagination with a look at real-life space-age
discoveries that may one day be part of everyday life. Enjoy a rare
opportunity to step back in time and view where astronauts learned
to walk on the moon.
It's NASA Langley's "Technology Leadership for the New
Millennium," a public open house Saturday, April 28, from 9 a.m. to
4 p.m. The Langley Research Center is located near the corner of
Commander Shepard Boulevard and Armistead Avenue in Hampton.
More details of "Technology Leadership for the New Millennium"
will follow closer to the event.
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