12.04.08 - NASA senior engineer Prasun Desai, who led Langley's effort to guide Phoenix to a soft landing, will speak on the Mars Phoenix Lander and Langley’s contributions to the mission on Dec. 9.
11.20.08 - Flames shot more than 100 feet high in a successful 5.5-second ground test firing Thursday, Nov. 20, of a launch abort motor for NASA's next generation spacecraft.
11.14.08 - Enloe Magnet High School students in Raleigh, N.C., made a long-distance call to astronaut Michael Fincke on the International Space Station.
11.07.08 - More than 150 Mars atmosphere experts from the U.S., Canada and Europe will be in Williamsburg, Va., for a NASA-sponsored workshop.
11.06.08 - NASA Researcher Richard Eckman was honored by the U.S. State Dept. for his work in gathering an international group to address the benefits of renewable energy technology.
11.06.08 - Schools all over the world will wish NASA a happy birthday during an all-day virtual birthday party through NASA's Digital Learning Network on Thurs., Nov. 13.
10.23.08 - Langley Research Center is wrapping up the 'NASA at 50' lecture series that is celebrating a half-century of history with someone who was there when it all started, Roy Harris, Jr.
10.21.08 - A NASA-developed wireless sensor technology that is damage tolerant and requires no electrical connections was selected by R&D Magazine as one of the year's 100 most innovative ideas.
10.16.08 - Jeffrey Sachs, director of the Earth Institute at Columbia Univ. and special advisor to the United Nations, will speak on NASA's role involving science and technology on Tuesday, Oct. 21.
10.09.08 - Dr. James Head, a distinguished professor at Brown University, says NASA's exploration has provided a new understanding of how the Earth and other planetary bodies formed and evolved.
10.07.08 - A contest sponsored by NASA and the National Institute of Aerospace challenges university students to think about what obstacles astronauts will face when we return to the moon and design ways around them.
10.06.08 - NASA's Langley has completed construction of the Orion crew module flight test article pathfinder that will be used for the first full-scale flight test of Orion's launch abort system
10.06.08 - NASA's Langley Research Center will host elected officials, aerospace advisors and technology leaders at General Assembly Day Wed., Oct. 8.
10.02.08 - Ken Reightler, a former astronaut and current vice president for NASA Program Integration at Lockheed Martin says, "[W]hen we go back to the moon, we go to stay."
09.30.08 - A new NASA contest challenges college-level students to design tools or instrument packages that could be used on the next generation of human-driven moon rovers.› Read More
09.29.08 - As part of NASA's 50th anniversary celebration, NASA Langley Research Center will host a series of lectures this October highlighting the agency's historical feats in exploration and discovery in science, aeronautics and space.
09.22.08 - NASA and the United States Air Force are looking for university and industry partners as they work to advance hypersonic research.
09.22.08 - NASA invites the public to celebrate our mid-century mark Tuesday evenings throughout October at the Virginia Air and Space Center in downtown Hampton.
09.16.08 - NASA invites you to compete for a place on teams that will chart a mission to Mars next summer.
09.11.08 - NASA is a sponsor of the MODSIM World 2008 Conference & Expo Sept. 16-18 at the Virginia Beach Convention Center
09.04.08 - A new NASA competition is challenging students in high school and college to research and describe a small, supersonic airliner that could enter commercial service in the next decade
09.04.08 - Former NASA historian and senior curator at the National Air and Space Museum Roger Launius will put the effects of the 1957 Sputnik launch into historical perspective.
08.07.08 - Mercury, our solar system's smallest planet, holds many secrets. NASA's MESSENGER mission is attempting to reveal them. Project scientist and co-investigator Ralph McNutt will discuss MESSENGER's first Mercury flyby on Aug. 12.
07.18.08 - NASA completed a full-scale rocket motor test on Thursday, July 17, to further development of the Orion jettison motor.
07.07.08 - Sixty-one students from 14 colleges and universities around the globe have imagined what the next generation of airliners and cargo planes may look like.
07.01.08 - Dr. Kerry Magruder will provide a 'guided tour' of Galileo's life and works on Tuesday, July 8, at NASA Langley.
06.24.08 - NASA has selected Science Applications International Corporation, or SAIC, of San Diego, to provide independent analysis and evaluation of selected agency programs and projects.
06.16.08 - NASA and Alliant Techsystems, or ATK, reached another milestone Friday with the successful test firing of a critical safety component for the Orion crew exploration vehicle.
06.13.08 - Researchers at NASA's Langley Research Center are part of a team that received one of the most prestigious awards in aviation on June 12.
06.04.08 - Local students Kirsten Rumsey and Michael Tessler received scholarships from the NASA College Scholarship Fund, which was established by Pulitzer Prize winning author James A. Michener.
05.29.08 - James Bauer, professor of marine science at the College of William & Mary, will speak on the physical and ecological changes of the past century in coastal Virginia and the Chesapeake Bay on June 3.
05.20.08 - NASA scientists and engineers expect to have an out-of-this-world Memorial Day weekend. They're landing a spacecraft on Mars Sunday evening.
05.08.08 - As part of NASA's 50th anniversary celebration, the Digital Learning Network will host a series of live webcasts highlighting the contributions of each NASA center to NASA's history.
05.05.08 - NASA astronaut and University of Richmond graduate Leland Melvin will share stories of his experiences in space with several hundred students at the Science Museum of Virginia in Richmond on Friday, May 9.
05.01.08 - Michael McGinnis, executive director of the Virginia Modeling, Analysis and Simulation Center, will discuss recent advances in modeling and simulation at NASA Langley Tues., May 6.
04.30.08 - Employees of the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics will hold their twelfth and final reunion at Langley, site of the first U.S. civilian aeronautics lab.
04.29.08 - STS-122 astronaut Leland Melvin is back on Earth, home in Virginia, and he'll visit NASA's Langley Research Center on Thursday, May 1.
04.23.08 - NASA Langley Research Center and the Christopher Newport University (CNU) Institute for Science Education will host EarthFest, an outdoor and indoor event this Saturday, April 26, at the Ferguson Center from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., rain or shine.
04.15.08 - NASA has completed the first full-scale rocket motor test for the Constellation Program's Orion spacecraft, a test of a solid rocket that will be used to jettison the craft's launch abort system.
04.09.08 - Upcoming news opportunities at NASA's Langley Research Center.
03.31.08 - Martin Hoffert will talk about energy solutions and technological options for dealing with climate change Tuesday, April 1, at NASA Langley.
03.28.08 - NASA released Friday a photograph of the nearly 20,000-pound Orion space capsule mock-up being loaded into a C-17 cargo aircraft on Thursday, March 27, at NASA's Langley Research Center in Hampton, Va.› Read More
03.27.08 - Martin Hoffert will talk about energy solutions and technological options for dealing with climate change Tuesday, April 1, at NASA Langley.
03.26.08 - NASA has selected the National Institute of Aerospace Associates to conduct cutting edge aerospace and atmospheric research, develop new technologies and help prepare the next generation of scientists and engineers.› Read More
03.13.08 - The Materials International Space Station Experiments (MISSEs) 6A and 6B will be deployed during a spacewalk by the STS-123 crew on Tuesday, March 18.
03.12.08 - NASA has completed production of a structure that simulates a crew module for use in the first flight test of the astronaut escape system for the Constellation Program's Orion crew capsule.
03.05.08 - Reporters are invited to see a mock-up of the Constellation Program's Orion crew vehicle at NASA's Langley Research Center on Wednesday, March 12.
02.27.08 - The U.S. presidential election in 2000 is often remembered for its voting machine problems. Prof. Bryan Pfaffenberger traces similar controversy back much further than that.
02.25.08 - CERES FM-5 was selected to fly on the NPOESS Preparatory Project (NPP) mission in 2010.
02.22.08 - NASA is partnering with the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) and Discovery Place Inc. to celebrate the agency's 50th anniversary by bringing the excitement of science, technology, engineering and mathematics education to Charlotte, N.C.› Read More
02.12.08 - NASA researcher Steve Wilkinson helped create a better fabric for competitive swimmers.
02.08.08 - Feb. 14-16, NASA will provide hands-on training through workshops and seminars at its 13th annual Pre-Service Teacher Conference. Media are invited to attend.
02.08.08 - Media are invited to an awards ceremony Feb. 13, from 7 to 8 p.m., at the Virginia Air & Space Center where the winners of the NASA 50th anniversary Art Contest will be highlighted.
02.01.08 - A new NASA television show -- NASA 360 -- shows viewers how NASA makes a difference in their lives.
01.28.08 - NASA Langley and NASA Wallops leaders along with aerospace industry representatives will meet with members of the Virginia General Assembly on Wed., Jan. 30.
01.17.08 - Aerospace engineer, best-selling author and president of the Mars Society Robert Zubrin will elaborate on his premise that the U.S. should develop bio-fuels to achieve energy independence on Jan. 23 at NASA Langley.
01.04.08 - Radiation expert Dr. John W. Wilson will discuss the importance and challenges of protecting astronauts from cosmic radiation Tues., Jan. 8.