12.19.11 - Aeronautics engineer Richard T. Whitcomb, whose legendary research at NASA's Langley Research Center made supersonic flight practical, will soon join the National Aviation Hall of Fame.
12.05.11 - Reporters are invited to watch the Orion crew capsule take its final splash of the year Tuesday, Dec. 13.
12.02.11 - NASA Langley marks the 40th anniversary of its highly successful Colloquium Lectures and associated Sigma Series with a multimedia presentation by retired news chief Keith Henry on Dec. 6.
11.22.11 - NASA Langley Research Center's official visitors center is offering an out-of-this-world alternative to shopping on the Saturday after Thanksgiving.
11.17.11 - Media are invited to join NASA employees and the public as they watch the lift-off of the Mars Science Laboratory mission Nov. 25 at the Virginia Air & Space Center in Hampton.
11.16.11 - Hundreds of students from Hampton Roads will attend TEDxYouth@NASA at the Virginia Air & Space Center in downtown Hampton Nov. 19.
11.09.11 - Two retired research pilots, who combined logged more than 17,000 hours of flight time at NASA's Langley Research Center in Hampton, will enter the Virginia Aviation Hall of Fame.
11.03.11 - Journalists are welcome to join NASA Langley and 50 of its Twitter followers for the Center's first Tweetup on Tuesday, Nov. 8, from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
10.28.11 - On Tuesday, Nov. 1, at NASA's Langley Research Center here, aerospace engineer Craig Nickol will present, "Fly Forever: Pursuing the Dream of Indefinite Endurance Flight."
10.26.11 - NASA Langley's latest Clouds and the Earth's Radiant Energy System instrument -- the latest of a series of instruments that has studied the Earth's climate for nearly 30 years -- is scheduled to launch at 5:48 a.m. Friday, Oct. 28.
Reporters are invited to attend a water impact test of an 18,000-pound Orion test article at NASA's Langley Research Center's Hydro Impact Basin in Hampton, Va., on Thursday, Oct. 27.
10.24.11 - Reporters are invited to attend a water impact test of an 18,000-pound Orion test article at NASA's Langley Research Center's Hydro Impact Basin in Hampton, Va., on Thursday, Oct. 27.
10.18.11 - NASA's Langley Research Center has partnered with the First Flight Foundation and other organizations to celebrate Soaring 100 -- the centennial of Orville Wright's historic glider flight of Oct. 24, 1911.
10.13.11 - NASA and the National Institute of Aerospace (NIA) are launching a 2012 undergraduate and graduate level student robotics competition.
10.11.11 - Registration opens today for the first Tweetup at NASA's Langley Research Center. The NASA Langley Tweetup is scheduled for 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. ET, Tuesday, Nov. 8.
10.06.011 - Are you looking for an experience that is out of this world? 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.
10.06.11 - NASA is inviting its Twitter followers to register for a Tweetup and behind-the-scenes tour of the agency's first laboratory, NASA's Langley Research Center.
10.02.11 - A NASA-led study has documented an unprecedented depletion of Earth's protective ozone layer above the Arctic last winter and spring.
09.30.11 - NASA today announced the selection of Spaceworks Enterprises, Inc., for a contract award in support of NASA Langley Research Center's Systems Analysis and Concepts Directorate.
09.30.11 - NASA Langley Research Center invites Hampton Roads students ages five to 18 years old to use their imagination, talent and knowledge of NASA to create original artwork for a NASA calendar.
09.30.11 - When NASA needed real-time damage assessment of the Shuttle during landing, they looked to NASA Langley Research Center to take the thermal snapshots.
09.29.11 - NASA selected Northwest Research Associates, Inc., for a contract supporting the NASA Airspace Systems Program's Concepts and Technology Development project at NASA Langley.
09.20.11 - NASA Administrator Charles Bolden is scheduled to open the "New Horizons in Aviation Forum," at 12:30 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 22, at the Virginia Beach Convention Center.
09.19.11 - NASA Langley engineer Clinton Cragg, who provided technical expertise to help the miners trapped underground in Chile last year, received the National Security and International Affairs Medal.
09.15.11 - A chronological collection of some of the upcoming events and operations conducted by NASA Langley personnel from September to December 2011.
09.13.11 - NASA's Langley Research Center and the Virginia Air & Space Center have invited hundreds of boy scouts to earn their first ever robotics badge as part of a partnership between NASA and the Boy Scouts of America.
09.12.11 - There are plans at NASA to boldly go where no human as gone before, how to get there, and who will help make it happen.
09.01.11 - NASA is hosting a two-day industry conference Sept. 20-21 to promote an innovative manufacturing technique that can make metal parts from three-dimensional drawings.
08.15.11 - NASA is challenging university students to solve space exploration challenges.
08.12.11 - A ceremonial ribbon cutting held Aug. 9 at NASA Langley Research Center made official the opening of a new testing facility vital to the development and certification of future space exploration vehicles.
08.11.11 - Elmo, Sesame Street's furry red monster, will appear at NASA's free public event at 10:15 a.m. EDT on Wed., Aug. 17, at the Eventi Plaza in New York City.
08.10.11 - The crew of NASA's final space shuttle mission will welcome New Yorkers and visitors at a free NASA public outreach event Wednesday, Aug. 17, at the Eventi Hotel's Plaza.
08.08.11 - The media are invited to attend a ribbon-cutting ceremony and tour a new $1.7 million Hydro Impact Basin facility at NASA's Langley Research Center in Hampton, Va.
08.01.11 - Ride the world's tallest floorless dive coaster, meet an astronaut and ''fly'' a NASA airplane during NASA Days at Busch Gardens this Friday and Saturday, Aug. 5-6.
07.29.11 - Tues., Aug. 2, IBM VP for Innovation Bernard Meyerson will present ''Collaborative Innovation: Novel Approaches to University-Industry-Government Partnerships in Creating a Smarter Planet.''
07.28.11 - This month NASA Langley celebrates the 25th anniversary of its longest running internship program, the Langley Aerospace Research Summer Scholars program.
07.26.11 - A pilot who helped guide NASA's ARES I-X test rocket through its successful launch is the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics 2011 Engineer of the Year.
07.25.11 - NASA joins Kimpton's Eventi Hotel in Manhattan's Chelsea neighborhood to take the public on a virtual tour of the universe and beyond on Wednesday, Aug. 17.
07.22.11 - Testing began this month at NASA's Langley Research Center in Hampton, Va., in the new Hydro Impact Basin to certify the Orion Multi-Purpose Crew Vehicle for water landings.
07.19.11 - Some future teachers are taking a class this summer to learn how to use NASA's huge warehouse of educational resources to interest students in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.
Select teachers will come to NASA to learn about virtual technology in an effort to get their students excited about real-world science July 18-29.
07.08.11 - Michael Carroll will explain the newest scientific discoveries involving the weather across the solar system and ideas for traveling through the atmosphere of distant planets Tues., July 12.
07.06.11 - A team of scientists based at NASA Langley were named winners in late June of the 49th Annual R&D 100 Award for developing the ''SansEC Temperature Sensor.''
07.01.11 - A team from NASA's Langley Research Center is excited to be returning to Summer Motion in Ashland, Ky. for the second year in a row.
06.30.11 - News media interested in watching the launch with NASA Langley employees are welcome to join us Friday, July 8.
06.23.11 - Two NASA research airplanes will fly over the Baltimore-Washington region and northeast Maryland this summer as part of a mission to enhance the capability of satellites to measure ground-level air quality from space.
06.23.11 - Rising high school seniors from across Virginia will finish an intensive distance-learning program by attending week-long summer academies at NASA's Langley Research Center.
06.21.11 - NASA researchers will demonstrate a novel manufacturing technique called Electron Beam Freeform Fabrication, or EBF3, for NASA's Deputy Administrator Lori Garver and Chief Technologist Bobby Braun Wednesday, June 22.
06.21.11 - Educators working with NASA Langley will continue their reach into the community again this year as a part of NASA's Summer of Innovation.
06.20.11 - Sierra Nevada's 'Dream Chaser' crew vehicle concept is based on the Langley-designed HL-20. On June 22, they will recognize roughly 40 Langley engineers, past and present, for their work.
06.17.11 - NASA awarded $7.4 million in cooperative agreements to 14 minority-serving organizations across the United States to enhance learning through the use of NASA's Earth Science resources.
06.14.11 - Media are invited to attend a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new NASA Langley Headquarters Building at NASA Langley Research Center, the first large office building built here in 35 years.
06.09.11 - June 7 marked the fifth year in space for the CALIPSO satellite, a milestone celebrated with its three-billionth lidar atmospheric profile.
06.07.11 - NASA 360, a NASA TV program that shows how NASA technology contributes to our daily lives, is up for a national Emmy award for TV editing.
06.03.11 - On June 7, Alfred "Paul" Metz will discuss how three fighter jet aircraft revolutionized aviation in the last two decades of the twentieth century at NASA's Langley Research Center.
05.31.11 - Joel Levine, senior research scientist at NASA Langley Research Center, will be the keynote speaker at the 2011 commencement at Brooklyn College on June 1.
05.31.11 - NASA Langley is responsible for the entry, descent and landing phase of a NASA asteroid sample return mission announced this week.
05.26.11 - NASA Langley Research Center will outfit the Space Exploration House featured at the Tidewater Builders Association's Spring Homearama in Virginia Beach, May 28 - June 12.
05.20.11 - Students and visitors at the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences this weekend will get a full "NASA Experience."
05.11.11 - NASA's Space Flight Awareness program recently recognized six employees at NASA's Langley Research Center for outstanding support of human space flight.
05.11.11 - NASA's Space Flight Awareness program recently recognized Steven Harris from NASA's Langley Research Center For outstanding support of human space flight.
05.11.11 - NASA recognized Norman Knight, an ATK Space Space Systems, Inc., employee at NASA's Langley Research Center, Hampton, Va., for outstanding support of human space flight.
05.11.11 - Endeavour's STS-134 mission will feature a new spacecraft docking technology, developed in part by NASA's Langley Research Center. News media interested in watching the launch with NASA employees can join us.
05.05.11 - Upcoming story opportunities from NASA's Langley Research Center in Hampton, Va.
05.04.11 - Employees from NASA's Langley Research Center will travel to Kings Dominion to take part in the park's annual Education Day Fri., May 6, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
04.29.11 - On Tuesday, May 3, at NASA's Langley Research Center, Ron Mathis will present 'Design of the Edison2: Very Light Car.'
04.27.11 - NASA selected InuTeq, LLC in Greenbelt, Md., for a follow-on contract award for support services for the agency's Office of the Chief Engineer's Academy of Program/Project and Engineering Leadership.
04.26.11 - The last mission of the space shuttle Endeavour will feature a new spacecraft docking technology, developed in part by NASA's Langley Research Center.
04.19.11 - NASA and producer and recording artist Pharrell Williams will host an education event on Saturday, April 23, at Williams Farms Park in Virginia Beach, Va.
04.13.11 - Three videographers at the Langley Research Center are among NASA's best, according to the agency's Videographer of the Year 2010 awards.
04.07.11 - The final countdown is on for the 2011 Yuri's Night celebration, to be held Sat., April 16, from 7 p.m. to midnight, at the Virginia Air & Space Center in downtown Hampton.
04.05.11 - Designs that may make airplanes greener and quieter for future generations are one step closer to reality with recent NASA contract awards.
04.04.11 - Thousands of budding engineers who share a passion for robots will gather in Richmond this week for the Virginia Regional FIRST Robotics Competition.
04.01.11 - On Tues., Apr. 5, historian Tony Williams will present "The Pox and the Covenant: The Curious History of Science and Religion in Colonial America" at NASA's Langley Research Center.
03.31.11 - NASA Langley's Sayata Ghose is one of the Society of Manufacturing Engineers' Outstanding Young Manufacturing Engineers for 2011.
03.30.11 - Christopher R. Fuller, the Roanoke Electric Steel Professor of Mechanical Engineering at Virginia Tech, is the newly appointed Samuel P. Langley Professor of Engineering at the National Institute of Aerospace.
03.25.11 - An award-winning NASA-produced television program, "NASA 360," is available at the online video service Hulu.com.
03.23.11 - NASA put the squeeze on a large rocket test section today to help future heavy-lift launch vehicles weigh less and reduce development costs.
03.18.11 - NASA will conduct an innovative engineering test on March 23 to help improve future heavy-lift launch vehicles design.
03.15.11 - This year marks the 50th anniversary of the first human spaceflight, by Yuri Gagarin, and the 30th anniversary of the first Space Shuttle flight. Celebrate these historic space anniversaries on "Yuri's Night," Apr. 16, from 7 p.m. to midnight.
03.02.11 - After nine years in a clean room, an instrument that studies the Earth's atmosphere and protective ozone layer has been returned to service.
02.28.11 - Middle school students in Charlotte will have a special opportunity this week to learn more about space travel from a man who has experienced it first-hand.
02.25.11 - On March 1, Robert Lang -- a pioneer in computational origami -- will discuss the modern engineering applications of his formal design algorithms or procedures related to solving the mathematical problems of paper folding.
02.25.11 - NASA Langley's Office of Communications has selected Robert D. Wyman as news chief.
02.25.11 - A NASA team will bring the excitement of science, technology, engineering and math education to Charlotte during the CIAA tournament, Feb. 28 - Mar. 5.
02.22.11 - Researchers at NASA Langley will watch over space shuttle Discovery; some are part of the impact assessment and aerothermodynamic heating teams, others will be watching during the orbiter's return to Earth.
02.15.11 - News media are invited to watch as tech-savvy students display their hard work with a robot demonstration at the New Horizons Regional Education Center in Hampton Thursday, Feb. 17.
02.11.11 - NASA Administrator Charles Bolden will brief reporters about the agency's fiscal year 2012 budget at 2 p.m. EST on Monday, Feb. 14. Following Bolden, Langley Director Lesa Roe will brief reporters on the budget's impact for the Center.
02.11.11 - News media are invited to observe testing of an Earth-observing satellite instrument being prepared for flight on the International Space Station.
02.10.11 - Twenty-five Virginia teachers will participate in an institute designed to show them how to bring the excitement of NASA content to their classrooms.
01.28.11 - Images of shuttles, rockets, flying cars, lunar landscapes, and a dog walking on the moon made up some of the entries for NASA's 2011 Year of Innovation Art Contest.
01.27.11 - Bolden visit follows President Obama's call to make education and innovation national priorities.
01.27.11 - On Feb. 2-3 in Richmond, Va., NASA Langley Director Lesa Roe and Wallops Director William Wrobel will join other NASA senior leaders, industry representatives and colleagues from academia to examine the future of Virginia's aerospace research and technology industry.
01.26.11 - Astronaut and former NASA Langley Research Center engineer Leland Melvin will celebrate Black History Month at Hampton's Virginia Air & Space Center Feb. 12 with two other athletes, members of an historic air squadron and a robot.
01.13.11 - Registration is now open for the third annual NASA STEM Educator Workshop Series sponsored by NASA Langley Research Center and Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools on March 1-3.
01.07.11 - On Tuesday, Jan. 11, at NASA's Clint Cragg will present "Chilean Miner's Rescue, NASA Plays a Part."
01.03.11 - Upcoming story opportunities at NASA's Langley Research Center in Hampton, Va.