12.15.10 - An effort to engage and educate underrepresented middle and high school students has earned two NASA Langley employees national recognition.
12.13.10 - NASA has selected the Unisys Corp. in Reston, Va., to provide simulation and aircraft technical services for the agency's Langley Research Center in Hampton, Va.
12.09.10 - NASA selected Science Systems and Applications, Inc. of Lanham, Md., to provide science, technology and research support services for the agency's Langley Research Center in Hampton, Va.
12.07.10 - The Peninsula's largest lighted holiday parade will feature NASA astronaut Dr. Anna Fisher as its Grand Marshal.
12.03.10 - On Tuesday, Dec. 7, at NASA's Langley Research Center in Hampton, James Green, director, NASA Planetary Science will present "The Revolution in Planetary Science: New Worlds, New Discoveries."
12.03.10 - Airline and cruise ship passengers may soon be able to see an Emmy award-winning NASA TV program that shows how NASA technology is part of our lives.
11.30.10 - NASA is providing up to $20 million over the next five years to support a national robotics technology program to inspire student interest in science, technology and mathematics.
11.17.10 - NASA has selected Chugach Federal Solutions, Inc., of Anchorage, Alaska, to support the agency-wide Scientific and Technical Information (STI) Program.
11.15.10 - TEDxYouth@NASA is Nov. 20, from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m., at the Virginia Air & Space Center or VASC in downtown Hampton, Va.
11.08.10 - NASA and the National Institute of Aerospace or NIA in Hampton, Va., have launched a new planetary rover engineering competition called Exploration Robo-Ops Student Challenge.
10.29.10 - Tuesday, Nov. 2, at NASA's Langley Research Center in Hampton, George Finelli, Center operations director will present "Sustainable Design of Langley Research Center's New Town and Future Infrastructure."
10.28.10 - TEDxNASA is Nov. 4 at the Ferguson Center in Newport News, Va. More than 20 speakers are putting finishing touches on their "What Matters Next" presentations for the event and Internet live stream.
10.27.10 - More than a dozen NASA and university scientists will visit schools in the New Orleans area Oct. 29 to encourage students to learn more about our Earth system and the importance of the view from space.
10.20.10 - The Orion astronaut escape system will be at Sandy Bottom Nature Park in Hampton, Va., Sat., Oct. 23, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
10.15.10 - TEDxNASA is from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., but doors will open at 8 a.m. It is free and open to the public. Tickets are limited and available on a first come basis until Oct. 24.
10.14.10 - Learn how to live "greener" and explore what your community is doing to better the environment at the 2010 EarthFest.
10.14.10 - Lynchburg-based Edison2 won $5 million in the Automotive X Prize competition for its Very Light Car which will be featured at "Aviation Unleashed" Oct. 18-20, at the Hampton Roads Convention Center.
10.08.10 - Hundreds of NASA employees will touch down in more than 3,000 classrooms beginning today, on a two-week mission to challenge and inspire some 30,000 students.
10.04.10 - Upcoming story opportunities for news media at NASA's Langley Research Center in Hampton, Va.
10.01.10 - VHS tapes, record players and other gadgetry have been declared "outdated" due to the advent of more robust and efficient technology. Now that NASA has reached middle age, is it outdated too?
10.01.10 - NASA and Univision Communications Inc. are teaming up to launch an on-air and online initiative to help engage Hispanic students in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education.
09.28.10 - NASA invites the public to discuss "What Matters Next" at the second TEDxNASA, a daylong event modeled on the TED (Technology, Entertainment and Design) conferences.
09.29.10 - Planning a mission to Mars and gaining college credit are just two perks high school juniors in Virginia can experience through The Virginia Aerospace Science and Technology Scholars program.
09.24.10 - NASA has selected Earth Resources Technology Inc. Laurel, Md., to provide proposal evaluations, assessments and studies supporting NASA Earth and space science programs and missions.
09.21.10 - A new chapter added to an online physics textbook will put relevant and timely NASA material at the hands of science educators across the country.
09.15.10 - Winners of a NASA challenge have confirmed yet again that innovation is a global concept and technical solutions that will benefit U.S. space exploration can be found worldwide.
09.10.10 - April 12, 2011 will mark 50 years of human space exploration. As NASA prepares to retire the Shuttle program, the U.S. Human Spaceflight Plans Committee asked the question, 'What's next?'
09.09.10 - A NASA-developed wireless sensor technology that is damage tolerant and requires no electrical connections will be the focus of a Sept. 13 technology meeting for potential licensees.
09.03.10 - A NASA team sent to Chile to aid trapped miners will hold a news conference about their work at the San Jose gold and copper mine near Copiapo at noon CDT, Tuesday, Sept. 7.
09.02.10 - Due to the uncertainty of severe weather associated with Hurricane Earl, NASA Langley's Summer of Innovation Back to School event scheduled for Sat., Sept. 4, has been postponed.
08.30.10 - NASA is collaborating with award-winning recording artist Pharrell Williams' From One Hand to Another to host a back to school event for 1,500 students Saturday, Sept. 4.
08.20.10 - University engineering students could play a part in designing a future space project for NASA as part of a competition sponsored by NASA and the National Institute of Aerospace.
08.17.10 - NASA has awarded $7.7 million in cooperative agreements to 17 organizations across the U.S. to enhance learning through the use of NASA's Earth Science resources.
08.10.10 - NASA has selected Stinger Ghaffarian Technologies of Greenbelt, Md., to provide the Langley Research Center with computing support services for complex information technology systems and applications.
08.09.10 - When your goal is communicating to the public, you go where the public gathers. That's why NASA is taking its mission to explore and discover to Busch Gardens in Williamsburg Aug. 13-14.
08.05.10 - A new teachers' institute will have 50 educators from across Virginia learning how to bring NASA content into their classrooms.
08.02.10 - A team of NASA Langley Research Center scientists and engineers are preparing to take part in one of the agency's largest hurricane research efforts ever.
07.30.10 - On Tuesday, Aug. 3, Professor Babak Parviz from the University of Washington presents, "What If Your Contact Lens Could Show You Images ... "
07.29.10 - How close are we to that fictional world of the Jetsons and what are the possibilities -- at least for aviation and related fields?
07.21.10 - NASA's Langley Research Center has selected three universities to support the CLARREO -- short for Climate Absolute Radiance and Refractivity Observatory Mission -- climate science mission.
07.16.10 - Select teachers will spend part of their summer learning about virtual technology in an effort to get their students excited about science, technology, engineering and math.
07.15.10 - Forty new and future educators are in school themselves this summer learning how to excite youngsters about science, technology, engineering and mathematics.
07.12.10 - NASA is going virtual in its latest attempt to excite high school students about engineering and real-life design challenges facing future space explorers.
07.09.10 - A team led by a NASA Langley Research Center scientist has been selected to carry out a four-year campaign to improve the use of satellites to monitor air quality for public health and environmental benefit.
07.06.10 - NASA has selected the winners in the 2010 Life and Work on the Moon Art and Design Contest from more than 200 international student entries.
07.02.10 - On Tuesday, July 6, at NASA's Langley Research Center in Hampton, Michael Cobb, curator of the Hampton History Museum, presents "NACA and the Transformation of Hampton: From Log Canoes to Outer Space."
06.29.10 - NASA will take visitors into space and leave them with a picture postcard as a souvenir at Summer Motion in Ashland, Ky.
06.24.10 - This week, teachers are coming together in Puerto Rico to learn how they can take environmental studies back into their classrooms.
06.23.10 - Hampton Roads middle school students have a rare opportunity this weekend as NASA's Langley Research Center celebrates the end of the school year with the start of NASA's Summer of Innovation at the Virginia Air & Space Center.
06.21.10 - More than 140 rising seniors from across Virginia will finish an intensive distance-learning program by attending weeklong summer academies onsite at NASA Langley Research Center.
06.21.10 - Virginia college students have designed a rotorcraft that looks like a flying catamaran as the winning entry for a NASA aeronautics competition.
06.17.10 - Future astronauts may some day explore the surface of other planets thanks to ideas developed by university students.
06.09.10 - NASA's contributions to the racing world will be featured in the traveling exhibit "From Rockets to Race Cars" the weekend of June 11-12 at the Kentucky Motor Speedway.
06.08.10 - A NASA video program aimed at helping high school students learn more about science, technology, engineering and mathematics has won an Emmy, one of the best-known awards in regional television.
06.04.10 - On Tuesday, June 8, space scientist William Borucki will present "Kepler Space Mission: Progress in the Detection of Earth-size Planets in the Habitable Zone of Solar-like Stars."
06.04.10 - Twenty three New Orleans middle school teachers will get the opportunity next week to strengthen their math and science teaching skills at a NASA-sponsored education workshop.
06.02.10 - On June 8, NASA Langley will break ground on a $1.7 million Hydro Impact Basin that will serve to validate and certify that future space vehicles, such as Orion, are designed for safe water landings.
05.25.10 - From better brakes and safer tires to heat-resistant paint and cleaner emissions, NASA's contributions to the racing world will be featured May 29-30 at the Charlotte Motor Speedway in North Carolina.
05.19.10 - The United States Distance Learning Association recognized NASA's Digital Learning Network for its superior instructors by presenting the program with the Silver Award for Distance Learning Teaching.
05.18.10 - NASA will help visitors imagine the future of flight at this weekend's fly-in in Suffolk, May 22-23.
05.11.10 - NASA will take visitors into space and leave them with a picture postcard as a souvenir at this weekend's fly-in in Lumberton, N.C. from May 14-16.
05.06.10 - NASA's Pad Abort 1 flight test, a launch of the abort system designed for the Orion crew vehicle, lifted off at 7 a.m. MDT Thursday at the U.S. Army's White Sands Missile Range (WSMR) near Las Cruces, N.M.
05.03.10 - On May 6 NASA's next flight test called Pad Abort-1 will lift off from the pad at the U.S. Army's White Sands Missile Range, near Las Cruces, N.M.
04.30.10 - Dr. Brien Seeley, president of the Comparative Aircraft Flight Efficiency (CAFE) Foundation, will discuss electric-powered and other innovative aircraft on Tuesday, May 4, at NASA's Langley Research Center in Hampton, Va.
04.27.10 - Some helicopters of the future will look very different from today's machines, at least as imagined by high school students for a NASA aeronautics competition.
04.26.10 - NASA is coming to NASCAR the weekend of April 30 - May 1 at the Richmond International Raceway.
04.26.10 - In a little more than a week NASA's next flight test, called Pad Abort-1, will lift off from the pad at the U.S. Army's White Sands Missile Range, near Las Cruces, N.M.
04.14.10 - Two videographers at the Langley Research Center are among NASA's best, according to the agency's Videographer of the Year 2009 awards.
04.13.10 - NASA's Langley Research Center has selected five companies to provide the agency with support for analytical and experimental research and technology development.
04.12.10 - Air quality in the skies above Hampton Roads will be monitored daily under a new partnership between NASA's Langley Research Center and the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality.
04.08.10 - NASA Langley Research Center will announce new assignments proposed for the center as part of the President's FY2011 budget request, effective Oct. 1, 2010.
04.06.10 - Local space enthusiasts are counting down the days until this weekend's giant Yuri's Night celebration, to be held Saturday, April 10, from 7 p.m. to midnight, at the Virginia Air & Space Center in downtown Hampton.
04.05.10 - In preparation for National Lab Day May 12, NASA will host a series of weekly live webcasts in April to help teachers promote hands-on science education in their classrooms.
04.02.10 - Tues., Apr. 6, John Rummel, director of the Institute for Coastal Science and Policy, will talk about sea-level rise and what it means for coastal communities.
04.01.10 - NASA engineers have developed a technology that would make it easier for future space vehicles to dock to the International Space Station. The first element of it will launch on space shuttle mission STS-131 Apr. 5.
03.25.10 - Media are invited to an "Engineering Technology Exploratory Saturday" on March 27 from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. NASA Langley's Reid Conference Center.
03.18.10 - The NASA engineer who worked behind the scenes to ensure a successful test of an astronaut escape system has been named the AIAA 2010 Engineer of the Year.
03.15.10 - This week high school robotics teams will face off against each other in a battle of minds and machines at the Virginia Regional First Robotics Competition in Richmond.
03.09.10 - Yuri's Night -- the world's biggest space party -- is returning to Hampton Roads April 10, from 7 p.m. to midnight, at the Virginia Air & Space Center in downtown Hampton.
03.05.10 - During a summer internship program at NASA's Langley Research Center, Alex Matus got more than just work experience -- he got an award.
02.26.10 - On Tues., Mar. 2, Robert Sumwalt, the 37th board member of the NTSB, will present "An Insider's View of NTSB Accident Investigation" at 2 p.m. in the Reid Conference Center.
02.23.10 - NASA is working with Univision to encourage Hispanic students to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics disciplines.
02.22.10 - In less than a week, students at Walter G. Byers Elementary will be able to say they've met an astronaut.
02.22.10 - A series of free educational workshops for educators who share a passion for Science, Technology, Engineering and Math will include talks about space rocks, robots, moon math and even a meeting with an astronaut.
02.11.10 - Reporters are invited to watch the NASA Knights build their FIRST Robotics Challenge robot Tues., Feb. 16, in Hampton, Va.
02.08.10 - Could a major electromagnetic pulse or EMP be a global perfect storm for our electrical distribution system, communications, and the new technology society?
02.08.10 - Hampton Roads teenagers from Norfolk to the Eastern Shore have only a few weeks left to perfect their entry for a regional robot competition next month.
02.02.10 - NASA Langley, NASA Wallops and aerospace industry representatives will meet Virginia General Assembly members for AeroSpace Days 2010, Feb. 3-4, in Richmond, Va.
02.01.10 - The Tuesday, Feb. 2, lecture by William Forstchen, author of the New York Times best seller "One Second After" at NASA's Langley Research Center in Hampton, Va., is postponed.
02.01.10 - NASA Langley Center Director Lesa Roe will brief the news media about the agency's Fiscal Year 2011 budget at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 2.
01.28.10 - Could a major electromagnetic pulse or EMP be a global perfect storm for our electrical distribution system, communications, and the new technology society?
01.25.10 - Spacecraft of the future may well be built using the same tough, lightweight laminated materials used today for race cars, business jets and high-end sports equipment.
01.13.10 - Students at Chartiers-Houston Junior-Senior High School reported its 5,000th cloud observation for NASA's Students' Cloud Observations On-Line (S'COOL) program this month.
01.08.10 - On Tues., Jan. 12, Fay Collier will recap NASA's Environmentally Responsible Aviation Project which seeks to improve the performance of future subsonic aircraft while reducing the noise and emissions associated with their operation.
01.07.10 - NASA 360, a half-hour television program focusing on how NASA technologies are used every day on Earth, is joining the lineup on WHRO in Hampton Roads.
01.06.10 - Check out what life is like in space and meet an astronaut during the "Exploring Space With NASA" event at the James City County Library, Jan. 23.
01.04.10 - Upcoming story opportunities at NASA's Langley Research Center.