12.29.09 - NASA has selected Science and Technology Corp., Hampton, Va., to provide fabrication support services to NASA's Langley Research Center in Hampton.
12.18.09 - The Langley-led CERES team has been presented the William T. Pecora Award honoring outstanding contributions in the field of remote sensing and its application to understanding Earth.
12.16.09 - NASA and its industry partners celebrated a test-firing of the attitude control motor -- a critical safety component of the Orion crew exploration vehicle.
12.16.09 - New measurements from a NASA satellite show a dramatic cooling in the upper atmosphere that correlates with the declining phase of the current solar cycle.
12.15.09 - A NASA field campaign to study man-made and natural influences on the Arctic atmosphere delivered a collection of rare data that is illuminating the impact of industrial pollution.
12.10.09 - Three scientists from NASA's Langley Research Center will support journalists reporting on the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen, Dec. 7 through 18, 2009.
12.10.09 - NASA Langley Research Center in Hampton, Va., and Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools are inviting Charlotte-area educators to take part in free workshops Feb. 23-25.
12.01.09 - NASA and its aerospace industry partners successfully manufactured the first full-scale friction stir welded and spun formed tank dome designed for use in large liquid propellant tanks.
11.25.09 - Tues., Dec. 1, students and mentors from the NASA Knights FIRST robotics competition team will display their 2009 robot, show a video and discuss previous competitions.
11.17.09 - NASA is holding its first-ever TEDx event Friday, Nov. 20, at the Ferguson Center for the Arts in Newport News -- and you can be a part of it without ever leaving your easy chair.
11.13.09 - Fri., Nov. 20, NASA is holding the first-ever TEDx-NASA, a one-day multi-dimensional event that fosters discussions that will shape the future.
11.09.09 - A series of NASA educational videoconferences will give students a chance to learn how the challenges of the Apollo 11 mission were met.
10.29.09 - Only seven days remain to apply for NASA’s Virginia Aerospace Science and Technology Scholars (VASTS) program. Deadline for applications is Friday, Nov. 6, 2009.
10.30.09 - Two retired NASA Langley research pilots are the latest aviators to be inducted into the Virginia Aviation Hall of Fame at the Virginia Aviation Museum.
10.29.09 - A team of NASA Langley Research Center scientists and engineers are joining a major NASA campaign to study changes to Antarctica's sea ice, glaciers, ice sheets and atmosphere.
10.29.09 - Can jellyfish help design the next generation of submarines? ...the tools to diagnose heart failure?
10.23.09 - Fifteen organizations across the United States will receive extra funding to help enhance their learning through the use of NASA's Earth Science resources.
10.20.09 - NASA's CALIPSO satellite reached a milestone -- two billion laser firings -- during its mission to help scientists understand the role clouds and aerosols play in regulating Earth's climate, weather and air quality.
10.19.09 - As the leaves all around us are about to go orange, yellow and red, NASA Langley is still thinking "green." Join us for EarthFest 2009 on Oct. 24 at Sandy Bottom Nature Park in Hampton, Va., from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
10.14.09 - Members of the media are invited to see two suitcases of experimental materials that have been exposed to the harshness of space for over a year be opened Oct. 20 at NASA Langley.
10.08.09 - A group of NASA scientists and engineers are in the midst of an unusual field campaign in one of the world's driest places to learn more about how water vapor controls the climate of the planet.
10.08.09 - The Emmy Award-winning NASA 360 adds a new dimension to its half-hour TV show and vodcast -- 3D.
10.02.09 - Everyone knows about the Boston Tea Party, but few know about the pair of deadly hurricanes that influenced the impending American Revolution in Sept. 1775.
09.30.09 - A forecast of upcoming story opportunities and events at NASA Langley.
09.28.09 - College students -- NASA and the National Institute of Aerospace (NIA) want your engineering ideas. Your design could become part of an actual space project.
09.18.09 - The Virginia Aerospace Science and Technology Scholars program offers Virginia high school juniors an out-of-this-world experience designing robotic rovers with NASA scientists and engineers.
08.28.09 - Tues., Sept. 1, NASA Langley presents Stephen Sandford, the mission formulation manager for CLARREO -- one of NASA's newest climate research satellite missions.
08.17.09 - A successful NASA flight test Monday demonstrated how a spacecraft returning to Earth can use an inflatable heat shield to slow and protect itself as it enters the atmosphere at hypersonic speeds.
08.14.09 - The award-winning NASA 360 TV program has broken the one-million mark in downloads.
08.12.09 - Disney has recognized the National Institute of Aerospace (NIA) and NASA with an iParenting Award for Outstanding Television Product of 2009.
07.30.09 - On Tuesday, Aug. 4, NASA Langley hosts Dr. Michael Kelley who will discuss "Back to the Future - CSI Three Centuries Later."
07.15.09 - More than 80 rising Virginia high school seniors will finish intense interactive studies with two weeklong academies at NASA Langley July 11 - 17 and 25 - 31. Media are invited to watch them test robots they've designed and built.
07.14.09 - On Friday, July 17, the 92nd anniversary of its founding, NASA Langley will break ground for its first 'green' building.
07.08.09 - The 2008 NASA Commercial Invention of the Year is a high temperature resin designed to create composites through low-cost manufacturing processes -- ideal for advanced aerospace vehicles.
07.08.09 - NASA has successfully demonstrated an alternate system for future astronauts to escape their launch vehicle.
07.02.09 - Roger Launius, senior curator at the National Air and Space Museum, will discuss "How We Remember Apollo" on Tuesday, July 7.
06.29.09 - NASA Langley selects Ball Aerospace and Technologies Corp. to assess and possibly refurbish the SAGE III spaceflight instrument.
06.29.09 - NASA increases value of a current R&D contract to allow critical work to continue and to bridge the gap to complete a competitive follow-on acquisition.
06.22.09 - The NASA Exploration Experience traveling exhibit will be on display at the Charleston Harbor Fest in Charleston, S.C., June 26-29.
06.19.09 - Former astronaut Scott Horowitz will introduce Welsh business and business development representatives to various NASA technologies Tuesday, June 23.
06.18.09 - A NASA cloud observation project is on a 13-month adventure to help promote ocean health.
06.16.09 - The NASA Exploration Experience will be on display at the National Air and Space Museum's Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, Va., June 19-21.
06.10.09 - NASA TV show "NASA 360" has won an Emmy, one of the best-known awards in regional television.
06.16.09 - Orbiting gas stations and flying sports cars are just two of the ideas college students came up with some ways to help astronauts get to the moon and explore the surface.
06.11.09 - Because of weather concerns and launch site preparation needs, NASA has rescheduled the test launch of the Max Launch Abort System, or MLAS, to no earlier than June 20 at the agency's Wallops Flight Facility on Wallops Island, Va.
06.10.09 - NASA has announced a new funding opportunity that could result in the award of cooperative agreements for projects designed to educate students, teachers and lifelong learners about global climate change.
06.08.09 - NASA researchers are helping archaeologists at Historic Jamestowne learn more about a tablet abandoned before 1611. The piece of slate is covered with sketches and caricatures of men with letters and numbers.
06.04.09 - The NASA Exploration Experience traveling exhibit will visit the Ocean City, Md., Air Show June 13 and 14.
04.20.09 - Whiting-Turner Contracting Company, Baltimore, Md., has been awarded a contract for the design and construction of an energy-efficient, environmentally friendly and sustainable administration building at NASA Langley.
06.04.09 - NASA's Max Launch Abort System is scheduled to be tested June 15 at the Wallops Flight Facility on Wallops Island, Va. The launch window extends from 5:45 a.m. to 8:15 a.m. EDT.
05.29.09 - NASA Langley hosts Bruce Holmes, CEO of NextGen Sciences, LLC, who will examine industry and government investments in air transportation technologies and national strategies for future air travel.
05.27.09 - A NASA study of satellite measurements indicates that rising surface ozone concentrations are damaging nearly $2 billion in annual U.S. soybean crops.
05.26.09 - This week, ground tests NASA's Kennedy Space Center will try to confirm that Ares I-X, the precursor to NASA's next generation launch vehicle, will behave as predicted as it lifts off and powers through the initial stage of flight.
05.21.09 - For the second year in a row, NASA is part of a team chosen to receive one of the most prestigious awards in aviation.
05.15.09 - Teens from eight states and 11 foreign countries explored the future of supersonic passenger travel in a NASA competition. Today, the winners were announced.
05.08.09 - Langley researchers will 'Cast Glance' at space shuttle Atlantis at the end of the STS-125 Hubble Servicing Mission to perform aerothermodynamic analyses and impact assessments.
05.07.09 - A NASA technology that was developed for an aerospace high-speed research program is now part of an implantable device for heart failure patients.
05.07.09 - A team of high school and college students entered a virtual world to win a NASA challenge.
05.06.09 - NASA Acting Administrator Christopher Scolese will brief the news media about the agency's Fiscal Year 2010 budget at 2:30 p.m. Thursday, May 7.
05.01.09 - NASA's Langley Research Center awarded a contract to Northrop Grumman to support the design, manufacture, assembly, test and calibration of the CERES Flight Model 6 instrument.
04.30.09 - America's plans for opening the space frontier are featured in an interactive exhibit now touring North Carolina, and scheduled to visit Rocky Mount May 7 - 9.
04.30.09 - On May 5, NASA Langley will host Michael Maness, vice president of Innovation and Design for Gannett Company Co., Inc., the company that owns USA Today. Maness will discuss the disruption of news and what it means for journalism.
04.21.09 - The free 'NASA Exploration Experience' interactive traveling exhibit will tour North Carolina April 27 - May 9.
04.17.09 - NASA's Langley Research Center began a new phase of testing today for the Orion crew module. Tests will evaluate the crew module energy absorbing seat system that will protect the crew.
04.16.09 - Dr. Jack Fishman, a senior NASA research scientist at Langley, will speak at Thomas Nelson Community College at 7 p.m. on April 21, 2009, as part of NASA's weeklong celebration of Earth Day.
04.16.09 - CALIPSO, a satellite mission developed by NASA and the French space agency to study clouds and aerosols, has successfully switched from its primary laser to a backup.
04.08.09 - ITT Industries Space Systems LLC of Ft. Wayne, Ind., will support NASA's Active Sensing of CO2 Emissions over Nights, Days and Seasons (ASCENDS) mission.
04.07.09 - The Avcoat ablator system that was used for the Apollo capsule heat shield and on the earliest space shuttle missions will protect the Orion crew module.
04.02.09 - NASA scientist Michael Mumma and his team of researchers discovered methane on Mars; so they know Mars is still alive. Now they want to know its origin.
03.31.09 - Story opportunities at NASA's Langley Research Center for April, May and June 2009.
03.30.09 - Hampton Roads partygoers will join 198 cities and 51 countries in celebrating Yuri's Night Saturday, April 4, from 7 p.m. to midnight at the Virginia Air & Space Center
03.16.09 - Teen-agers are travelling all the way from Brazil to Virginia this week to compete in an engineering challenge that involves a remote control robot and some giant "moon rocks."
03.11.09 - NASA and the NIA are hosting a panel discussion featuring leading Moon and Mars experts on March 17, from 7-9 p.m. at the Virginia Air & Space Center.
03.10.09 - Fifteen student teams made it to the finals of a NASA- and NIA-sponsored competition asking them to overcome the challenges of lunar exploration.
03.04.09 - Hampton Roads will celebrate Yuri's Night 2009 on April 4, from 7 p.m. to midnight, at the Virginia Air & Space Center in downtown Hampton.
03.02.09 - A flying model NASA built to research futuristic aircraft designs will spend its future in the United States' premier air and space museum.
02.26.09 - Virginia Tech Professor Don Leo researches electroactive polymers -- complex, engineered materials that mimic human tissue and muscle.
02.24.09 - Ever wish you could float in space? Four local teachers will get that experience -- thanks to their students.
02.23.09 - The world's biggest space party is coming to Hampton Roads Saturday, April 4.
02.12.09 - Students at several Hampton Roads high schools are preparing for next month's robot rumble in Richmond. NASA Langley supports the event.
02.05.09 - On Tues., Feb. 10, Salman Habib, who leads the Astrophysics and Cosmology Center at Los Alamos, will speak on dark energy, dark matter and recent developments in cosmology at NASA Langley and the Virginia Air & Space Center.
02.02.09 - NASA leaders and aerospace industry representatives will share their message -- Aerospace is the economic engine that can propel Virginia's economy to new levels -- with the Virginia General Assembly Thursday, Feb. 5, in Richmond, Va.
01.28.09 - NASA 360, a half-hour television program that explores NASA's contributions to everyday life, is celebrating its one-year anniversary.
01.22.09 - NASA is a step closer to the first flight test of the rocket that will send humans on their way to the moon as part of the agency's Constellation Program.
01.12.09 - NASA Artwork from students kindergarten to 12th grade is featured in a limited edition calendar.
01.12.09 - The Students' Cloud Observations On-Line program, commonly known as S'COOL, celebrates its 12th anniversary on Jan. 13, 2009.
01.09.09 - Analytical Services & Materials, Inc., and Analytical Mechanics Associates, Inc., of Hampton, Va., will provide analysis, systems engineering and research support to NASA's Langley Research Center.
01.08.09 - On Jan. 13, NASA Langley will host executives from Synthetic Genomics, Inc., a company dedicated to developing genomic-driven solutions to address global energy and environmental challenges.
01.06.09 - A review of upcoming story opportunities at NASA's Langley Research Center.
01.06.09 - NASA Langley Research Center, Hampton, Va., and Charlotte Mecklenburg-Schools are inviting educators to take part in free workshops showcasing innovative teaching methods related to studying the moon, Earth and Mars.