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  • Lesa Roe, Langley's center director.

    Proposed FY14 Budget Lays Foundation for New Discoveries

    04.22.13 - After the fiscal year 2014 (FY14) budget rollout at NASA Headquarters, Center Director Lesa Roe provided insight at the "Langley level," calling the President's proposed budget, "a positive start and a positive story."

  • Aviation Academy.

    Aviation Academy Students "Make it Work"

    04.18.13 - It's a mixture of academic rigor and technology skills that brought students from Denbigh High School’s Aviation Academy to NASA Langley on their spring break.

  • Landfill.

    How NASA Langley Stays Mostly Out of the 'Dumps'

    04.17.13 - Waste treatment has come a long way since the creation of landfills or ‘dumps,’ which are mostly composed of non-biodegradable waste that takes a long time to decompose.

  • Geothermal Well Drilling

    Geothermal Field Covered Over, Parking to Return

    04.16.13 - A mucky mud pit: there's really no other description for the wide, fenced-in parcel of land next to building 1212 at NASA's Langley Research Center.

  • Rep. Bobby Scott visits the NASA LCDC.

    Students 'Blast Off' Into Week of the Young Child with Rep. Scott

    In the Comets classroom at NASA Langley's Child Development Center (LCDC), two-year-olds sat in a circle on a rug with their hands in the laps, anxiously awaiting a special guest, Rep. Bobby Scott (D-...

  • Mark Vaughn, CALIPSO mathematician

    Know Your Earth 3.0: CALIPSO

    04.15.13 - NASA's CALIPSO satellite collects information on the distribution and movement of clouds and particles, called aerosols, in Earth's atmosphere.

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  • Rep. Scott (D-Va.) in Richmond.

    Rep. Scott on STEM Education: "We've Got to Do Better"

    04.15.13 - En route back to D.C. from NASA’s Langley Research Center, Rep. Scott (D-Va.) made a pit stop at the MathScience Innovation Center in Richmond, Va. during a NASA co-hosted workshop for middle and high school counselors.

  • Keith Belvin.

    Technology Trends and NASA: To the Moon and Back

    04.12.13 - On July 20, 1969, at least 600 million people watched as Neil Armstrong stepped off Eagle's footpad and onto the moon as he uttered his famous line, "That's one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind."

  • Earth Month lessons

    Earth Month Lesson of the Day

    04.11.13 - Celebrate Earth Month this year by engaging your students with 30 new Earth science lessons developed by NASA!

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  • Friedwardt Winterberg

    A Man on Mars in Two Weeks? It's Possible

    04.09.13 - Theoretical physicist Friedwardt Winterberg thinks it's possible to get to Mars in just a couple of weeks.

  • mugshot of smiling woman with earth/space background

    Know Your Earth 3.0: SAGE III

    04.04.13 - SAGE III on ISS Mission Operations Manager Brooke Thornton.

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  • NASA Langley Low Temperature Oxidation Catalyst.

    NASA Langley Wins 2012 Commercial Invention of the Year

    04.08.13 - All of the right elements came together for a team of seven NASA Langley researchers who will be presented the 2012 NASA Commercial Invention of the Year Award for "Methodology for the Effective Stabilization of Tin Oxide-Based Oxidation/Reduction Catalysts."

  • Osprey

    NASA Langley: Where the Wild Things Are

    04.05.13 - Even as the great minds at NASA Langley push technology to new and exciting realms, Mother Nature offers occasional reminders that she isn't one to be — you'll have to pardon the pun — outfoxed.

  • Christine Darden.

    Standing on the Shoulders of a Computer

    03.29.13 - In 1967, Christine Darden was added to the pool of 'human computers' who wrote complex programs and tediously crunched numbers for engineers at NASA's Langley Research Center.

  • Bonnie Murray

    Teaching Newton's Laws with Bowling and Mars

    03.22.13 - On a big screen in one of the theaters at the Hampton CineBistro, a bowling ball rumbles down a lane and mows through a clutch of pins with a satisfying crack and clatter.

  • NASA Knights and The Rembrandts

    NASA Knights Compete in Regional Science and Tech Event

    The NASA Knights participated in the regional For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology (FIRST) Robotics Competition (FRC) in Raleigh, N.C., March 14-16. The event featured 55 teams fr...

  • Orion LAS Ogive Integration Tool

    Orion LAS Team Visits New Orleans for Ogive Checkup

    Members of the Orion Launch Abort System (LAS) team met at NASA’s Michoud Assembly Facility (MAF) in New Orleans to review progress of the assimilation of the LAS Ogive Assembly, which will be flown o...

  • March 18 Town Hall

    Sequestration Likely to Impact NASA Langley by More Than $17 Million

    At a Town Hall meeting in the Reid Conference Center on March 18, Center Director Lesa Roe updated the NASA Langley Research Center workforce with new details about the potential impacts of sequestrat...

  • Canadian Space Agency astronaut Chris Hadfield, Expedition 34 Flight Engineer, installing Ultra-Sonic Background Noise Test sensors behind a rack in the Destiny laboratory of the International Space Station. These sensors detect high frequency noise levels generated by station hardware and equipment. (NASA)

    Technology to "Hear" Potential Leaks

    03.11.13 - Space station's Ultrasonic Background Noise Test (UBNT) to detect air leaks by "listening" for high frequency sounds

  • Dr. Paul Hsieh.

    The Science of Taming the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill

    03.06.13 - For three months in 2010, following the explosion and sinking of the Deepwater Horizon oil rig, thick oil spread out across the Gulf of Mexico as rippling surface waters transformed from blue to shades of orange and brown.