Center Director Lesa Roe held a brief Town Hall meeting Monday, March 4, to address the potential impact of sequestration on NASA's Langley Research Center.
Although specific details about imp...
03.06.13 - NASA engineers test people's reactions to simulated sonic booms to help develop technologies that might allow supersonic passenger jets to fly over land.
03.05.13 - Simon Nance remembers his little boy asking him what it means to be an engineer. Before he could answer, the boy said, "Daddy, you’re a good fixer."
03.01.13 - Students at NASA’s 2013 Career Day found themselves hard at work with not one, but two challenges.
NASA's Langley Research Center in Hampton, Va., and the agency's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Ala., are collaborating to design and build the Stage Adapter that will attach the Orion cr...
Air Force One, carrying President Barack Obama, flew over NASA Langley about 11:50 a.m., Tuesday, Feb. 26, en route to landing on the runway NASA Langley shares with Joint Base Langley. The president ...
02.26.13 - The DISCOVER-AQ team completed their second destination in a five-year mission to study the air we breathe.
02.22.13 - As most students are, I was nervous upon arriving at NASA's Langley Research Center. What would the expectations be? How could I live up to them? Would I fit in? What if I failed? Thank goodness for mentors.
02.21.13 - Evan Horowitz is about to take his puppy for a walk. There's the harness to deal with first, of course. Horowitz also grabs a pair of Doggles — impact-resistant dog goggles — and places a protective bootie on each of the puppy's four paws. He's serious about safety.
02.21.13 - At the eighth annual AeroSpace Days, first mom in space, Astronaut Anna Fisher, and Sen. Louise Lucas, interacted with students from Mack Benn Jr. Elementary School in Suffolk, Va. through NASA’s Distance Learning Network (DLN).
On Wednesday, 80 people at NASA's Langley's Research Center took advantage of the Department of Motor Vehicle's camper-sized mobile office, called DMV2Go.
Throughout the day, there were c...
02.20.13 - Teachers are parlaying interest in the DISCOVER-AQ campaign into science lessons for students.
02.20.13 - At a standing-room-only Town Hall meeting on Tuesday, NASA Langley's Center Director Lesa Roe offered some early insight into the potential across-the-board, federal agency spending cuts – known as "sequestration" - that could go into effect as soon as March 1.
Dan Mazanek didn't wake up this morning expecting to be on TV.
In fact, it wasn't until he got to work that Mazanek, a Near-Earth Object expert at NASA's Langley Research Center, heard abo...
02.14.13 - It was a cold January evening in a little town called Muzquiz, in Coahuila, Mexico. Despite the chill in the air, she and a friend decided to go to the local dance hall.
02.14.13 - More than 300 aerospace firms, universities and operational commercial spaceports reside in Virginia. Translated into monetary value, that’s a $7.6 billion industry. So why invest so much money, jobs and resources?
02.13.13 - Lesa Roe knows the importance of a child having a good teacher. For her, it's a subject that hits close to home.
02.13.13 - On Saturday, Ezra Hill stood near the entrance to the Virginia Air and Space Center (VASC) and welcomed more than 600 visitors to "Red Tails to Red Planet" Black History Month celebration with some living history.
02.08.13 - Growing up in communist Romania under Nicolae Ceausescu's repressive regime, Cornel Butuceanu didn't have any big plans or dreams.
02.22.13 - Above Earth, observations from the “A-Train" build three-dimensional images of the atmosphere. NASA’s SAGE III will supplement those satellites.