12.07.04 - The NASA Engineering and Safety Center (NESC) named Richard "Rick" Gilbrech as its new deputy director.
12.03.04 - Can rocket fuel really offer an alternative to oil?
11.03.04 - Howard J. "Howie" Lewis, Jr., will plan, direct and coordinate flight and simulation research and development activities within a broad range of space, aeronautical and laboratory research objectives at NASA's Langley Research Center.
11.03.04 - Former astronaut and current Director of NASA's Langley Research Center Roy D. Bridges, Jr., and astronaut Leland Melvin will visit Martinsville Middle School at 1:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 5, to share the agency's vision for space exploration with the next generation of explorers.
11.02.04 - Mark Saunders, Director of the Exploration Systems and Space Operations Technology Directorate at NASA's Hampton, Va., field center, now has an unusual heir - an asteroid.
10.25.04 - Former astronaut and current Director of NASA's Langley Research Center Roy D. Bridges, Jr., and astronaut Lee Archambault will visit Sandhills Middle School at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 27, to share the agency's vision for space exploration with the next generation of explorers.
10.28.04 - Neil deGrasse Tyson, Director of the Hayden Planetarium at the American Museum of Natural History, Washington, D.C., will speak on "The Future of the U.S. Space Program" at a colloquium at 2 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 2.
10.19.04 - The Center for Distance Learning at NASA Langley Research Center in partnership with the LifeLong Learning Society at Christopher Newport University (CNU) announce the continuation of NASA SPEAKS, a five-week lecture series featuring senior researchers from NASA Langley Research Center, Hampton, Va.
10.01.04 - Bob Somerville, a freelance writer and editor based in Forest Heights, Maryland, will speak on "A Century of Innovation that Transformed Our Lives" at a colloquium at 2 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 5.
09.30.04 - Imagine a world where pilots see clear skies all the time. It's not some weather fantasyland, but a revolutionary cockpit display technology called Synthetic Vision. NASA is developing it to make flying safer.
09.20.04 - After 63 years of research across the entire flight range, NASA Langley Research Center's 16-Ft. Transonic Wind Tunnel is running its final test.
09.21.04 - As moviegoers wait in line to purchase tickets at Regal Entertainment Group (REG) theatres across the country, they will also get a lesson in science, technology, engineering and mathematics, as NASA becomes part of the movie preview line up.
09.17.04 - NASA selected a federally funded research and development center, sponsored by the Air Force, to provide independent engineering assessment support.
09.20.04 - NASA's challenge to explore the moon, Mars and beyond has created excitement in the tree house. The detectives are setting off to Space Camp to learn what it takes to become space explorers.
09.08.04 - Researchers at NASA Langley Research Center, in Hampton, Va., have dedicated more than a year and a half to help determine the causes that led to the loss of the Shuttle Columbia and its crew.
08.30.04 - On 27 March 2004, NASA's unmanned Hyper-X (X-43A) airplane reached Mach 6.83, almost seven times the speed of sound.
08.24.04 - NASA Langley researchers will be closely watching the dramatic mid-air capture of the NASA Genesis spacecraft, set to return to Earth after a three year journey through the solar system collecting microscopic particles from the sun's solar wind.
08.12.04 - A team from NASA Langley Research Center in Hampton, Va., has won the agency's 2004 Software of the Year Award.
08.11.04 - Our expectation of the future usually reflects past successes and failures. According to Richard Wlezien, however, there are new and exciting "game-changers" in aeronautics and good reason to be optimistic at NASA.
08.09.04 - NASA has selected a woman-owned small business in Virginia and three large companies in California to provide the agency with research and development in structures and materials, aerodynamics, aerothermodynamics, and aerothermodynamics, and acoustics technology related to aerospace vehicles.
07.29.04 - This summer, 30 elementary and middle school teachers and administrators traded in chalkboards and textbooks for wind tunnels and acoustic labs at a one-week workshop held at NASA's Langley Research Center, Hampton, Va.
07.30.04 - Today's high school and college students will lead our nation's future aeronautics research efforts. Some of their innovative ideas will be presented at the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) Air Venture.
07.22.04 - Scientists at NASA Langley Research Center are relying on a futuristic-looking aircraft to help measure movements of pollution from a unique vantage point -- about 10 miles high.
07.08.04 - Significant commercial and research efforts are currently underway to develop a wide array of electronic textiles (e-textiles) for application in health care, military and first-responder uniforms, and entertainment.
07.07.04 - Roy D. Bridges Jr., Director of NASA's Langley Research Center, and Lesa B. Roe, Deputy Director, today announced reorganization plans to better position the Center to implement the Vision for Space Exploration and meet aerospace exploration challenges of the future.
07.06.04 - Roy D. Bridges Jr., Director of NASA’s Langley Research Center, and Lesa B. Roe, Deputy Director and Chair of the Reorganization Kick Start Team, will meet with news media at 4 p.m. Wednesday, July 7, to discuss the Center's reorganization.
06.24.04 - NASA's Vision for Space Exploration, mandated by the President in January, provides a clear focus for the agency. The NASA Administrator today announced a transformation to reshape the agency to implement the goal.
06.22.04 - NASA Administrator Sean O'Keefe will outline the agency's Transformation, an important component of the final report from the Commission on Implementation of U.S. Space Exploration Policy, at a news conference Thursday, June 24.
06.14.04 - Jessica Wignall, a graduating senior at Grafton High School, is one of five students nationwide to receive a 2004-2005 NASA Scholarship.
06.09.04 - Roy D. Bridges Jr., Director of NASA's Langley Research Center (LaRC), Hampton, Va., today named Lesa Roe as Deputy Director. Roe will assist in the general management of the Center and act with the authority of the Director in his absence.
06.08.04 - A NASA developed technology that can automatically alert pilots of potentially dangerous turbulence will soon make its first evaluation flights on a commercial airliner.
06.01.04 - Returning Space Shuttle to flight. New ideas for managing air traffic. "Flying wing" to be tested. Raising aircraft IQ.
05.27.04 - The desire to explore and expand our boundaries has been a key element in NASA's development of hypersonic air-breathing engine systems.
05.19.04 - NASA's White House Liaison, J.T. Jezierski, will visit Mount View Middle School at 9:30 a.m. Friday, May 21, to share the agency's vision for space exploration with the next generation of explorers.
05.13.04 - Airline pilots will link up with air traffic controllers by computer in NASA laboratories on opposite sides of the country this summer to evaluate new air traffic management technology.
05.14.04 - Leonard R. McMaster has been selected to receive the Presidential Rank of Meritorious Executive.
05.12.04 - The NASA Engineering and Safety Center (NESC) reported on the results of its initial assessments to senior NASA officials today.
05.10.04 - The NASA Engineering and Safety Center (NESC), created to serve as an independent technical resource for the agency, will be making its first report to NASA leadership on May 12.
04.29.04 - Ken Hyde formed The Wright Experience to discover and preserve the secrets of the Wright Brothers, hoping to inspire future generations.
04.27.04 - NASA scientists have found that cirrus clouds, formed by contrails from aircraft engine exhaust, are capable of increasing average surface temperatures enough to account for a warming trend in the United States that occurred between 1975 and 1994.
04.13.04 - NASA's White House Liaison, Jeffrey Jezierski, will visit Radcliff Middle School at 1:30 p.m. Friday, April 16, to share the agency's vision for space exploration with the next generation of explorers.
04.13.04 - NASA's White House Liaison, Jeffrey Jezierski, will visit Lee County Middle School at 9 a.m. Friday, April 16, to share the agency's vision for space exploration with the next generation of explorers.
04.08.04 - The National Institute of Aerospace (NIA) has appointed the first of six Langley Professors. Dr. Alan Wilhite will become Langley Professor in Advanced Aerospace Systems Architecture for the Georgia Institute of Technology, one of the six founding member universities of NIA.
04.01.04 - The Moon and Mars represent a fundamental cornerstone in building an understanding of our home planet. What have we learned from the Moon and Mars, how did we learn it and what else do we need to know?
03.24.04 - Hyper-X is inherently a high-risk program. No vehicle has ever flown at hypersonic speeds powered by an air-breathing scramjet engine.
03.02.04 - Hampton, Norfolk and Virginia Beach, Va., students will join thousands of high school students from around the world to design and build an original robot in the 2004 FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Robotics Competition.
02.25.04 - A NASA/FAA/industry partnership working to develop technologies and new operating capabilities that could enable a Small Aircraft Transportation System (SATS) has gained more support from aviation enthusiasts in the Midwest.
02.24.04 - A half-century ago, the Supreme Court agreed with a black welder from Topeka, Kansas, that his children shouldn't have to walk through railroad switching yards, ride a bus for 30 minutes, then wait outside an all-black school for another half-hour before the doors opened.
02.13.04 - Former astronaut and current Director of NASA's Langley Research Center Roy D. Bridges Jr. will visit Newberry Middle School at 9 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 17, to share the agency's vision for space exploration with the next generation of explorers.
02.05.04 - NASA Langley Research Center's Office of Education and Norfolk State University’s (NSU) School of Science and Technology are gearing up to provide future teachers with the knowledge and skills they need to be more effective in the classroom.
02.05.04 - Whether it's the U.S. or the U.K., transportation is a key issue. NASA is bridging the ocean to give fourth and fifth grade students a lesson on the engineering design process of transportation.
02.03.04 - NASA scientists have the first evidence more regional pollution lurks in clouds than in clear skies off the Asian coastline.
02.02.04 - Administrator Sean O'Keefe will preview the agency's fiscal year 2005 budget proposal on Tuesday, Feb. Feb. 3, at 1 p.m.
01.30.04 - NASA selected Jacobs Sverdrup, Tullahoma, Tenn., to provide operations, maintenance and engineering services in support of research and institutional facilities at the Langley Research Center, Hampton, Va.
01.29.04 - The idea of System X was conceived in March 2003 and designed in July of that year. By October 2003, it had achieved a sustained performance of 10.28 Teraflops (a trillion bytes of information), making it the third fastest supercomputer in the world today.
01.21.04 - The second of two Mars Exploration Rover (MER) spacecraft, "Opportunity," will land on the surface of Mars at 12:05 a.m. EST on Jan. 25 after a seven-month trip from Earth.
01.21.04 - NASA scientists hope a new international field experiment based along coastal regions of the North Atlantic Ocean will improve weather predictions for those affected by powerful winter storms.
01.15.04 - Roy D. Bridges, Jr., Director of NASA’s Langley Research Center, will meet with news media at 11 a.m. Friday, January 16, to discuss President Bush's recently announced vision of exploration for the nation.
01.07.04 - Excessive twisting can cause big trouble for airplanes, bridges and buildings. Many of nature's beams and columns seem, by design, to have low twisting stiffness compared to their flexural stiffness.