10.03.12 - On Oct. 3, 1962, astronaut Wally Schirra piloted the United States' fifth manned space mission -- Sigma 7; a six-orbit mission lasting nine hours, 13 minutes, 11 seconds.
10.03.12 - NASA Earth explorers will take students on virtual trips around the world to inspire them to pursue science, technology, engineering and math careers.
10.04.12 - On Oct. 4, 1957, the Soviet Union successfully launched Sputnik I, the world's first artificial satellite which marked the start of the space age and the U.S. - U.S.S.R space race.
09.24.12 - About 10,000 people visited NASA's Langley Research Center on Saturday for the 95th Anniversary Open House.
09.21.12 - More than 100 guests including representatives from local, regional, state and federal government, industry representatives, and colleagues from other NASA centers, participated in NASA Langley's VIP Day on Thursday.
The "Modeling and Simulation FlexBook for High School Teachers" was honored by the commonwealth of Virginia's technology office in an award ceremony attended by the IT leaders from Virginia. This even...
09.20.12 - Secretary of Labor and the first Latina to serve on the Cabinet, Hilda Solis, recounted when her parents came to the U.S. many years ago as immigrants.
09.19.12 - Fans visited Richmond International Raceway in Richmond, Va., expecting to only see their favorite NASCAR drivers, but NASA revved up its science engines and brought the race to a whole new level.
09.17.12 - Three loud bangs echoed from the front door of Insitu's headquarters building in Washington state as a woman waited to be let inside.
09.17.12 - Ron Visser and Joanne Talmage collaborated to start the first For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology (FIRST) robotics competition (FRC) team in the Netherlands.
09.17.12 - On September 14, more than 100 employees from NASA's Langley Research Center volunteered their time, talents, and energy to support the Day of Caring, an annual one day-event that benefits more than 20 agencies, schools and non-profit organizations.
Center Director Lesa Roe accepts the "Bridge Builder" award from Michel Zajur, president of the Virginia Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, during the 9th annual Hispanic Gala event in Richmond, Va., Sept....
09.13.12 - NASA and its partners will test unmanned aircraft systems technologies at the Grand Forks, N.D., International Airport in Sept. 2012.
Officials from the Space Launch System project office at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center checked out wind tunnel models of the SLS at NASA Langley Research Center's model shop.
Congressman John Culberson (R-Tx) has a personal passion for the sciences that he says is genetic. When he graduated from high school, he bought himself a telescope, a Celestron 8.
The NASA Engineering and Safety Center (NESC) hosted a meeting with participants from NASA's Langley Research Center, Lockheed Martin, Fiber Materials Incorporated, the University of Virginia, Marshal...
09.07.12 - Future NASA spacecraft will be able to safely land on the Moon, Mars and even an asteroid, in potentially hazardous terrain areas, all autonomously. And NASA's Autonomous Landing Hazard Avoidance Technology (ALHAT) team is in the process of making it happen.
09.05.12 - When 18-year-old Kelly Thomas walked into a room filled with fifty men in black suits, she was one of the few women there and by far the youngest at NASA's Environmentally Responsible Aviation Conference.
Former Astronaut, Rex Walhiem, visited and toured NASA Langley on Aug. 28-29. Walhiem has flown on three shuttle missions, including STS-110, STS-122, and STS-135 and logged over 566 hours in space, i...
08.31.12 - Cape Cod has lobsters, lighthouses and beaches, but NASA scientists who visited this summer were more interested in seeing the millions of small particles over the bay that are affecting Earth's climate.