05.30.13 - NASA astronaut Jack Fischer visited Langley's Cockpit Motion Facility in May to fly simulated Sierra Nevada Corporation Dream Chaser landings.
05.24.13 - When Dennis Waldron, Duncan McGillivray, Craig Ungaro and Ankit Shah entered a World Cerebral Palsy Day competition to design a solar-powered wheelchair, they honestly didn't think they had a shot at winning first prize.
After taking a few twirls on the spatial disorientation trainer chair he'd helped weld together, high school senior Brandon Hogan seemed happy — and maybe a little dizzy.
"It rides smooth," he...
05.21.13 - Members from NASA Langley’s outreach team spoke to thousands of Starfleet, Klingon, Federation and deep-space exploration fans —better known as Trekkies — at the opening of the Star Trek movie, “Into Darkness.”
At NASA Langley's Advanced Composite Manufacturing Lab, Brian Grimsley shows a polymer sample to visitors Becky Stewart, Barry Johnson and Michael Beffel, who were touring the center with the Commonwe...
05.15.13 - In a plain, windowless office at NASA's Langley Research Center, Jeremy Vann is digitizing aeronautics history — one delicate document at a time.
05.14.13 - Michael Mann spoke about climate change from two perspectives -- 'reluctant and accidental public figure' and Distinguished Professor.
NASA Administrator Charles Bolden paid a brief visit to NASA's Langley Research Center Friday, May 10. His visit included stops at the center's Air Traffic Operations Lab and Cockpit Motion Facility.<...
05.13.13 - NASA Administrator Charles Bolden paid a brief visit to NASA's Langley Research Center Friday, May 10. His visit included stops at the center's Air Traffic Operations Lab and Cockpit Motion Facility.
Virginia Secretary of Commerce Jim Cheng and Virginia Deputy Secretary for Rural Economic Development Mary Rae Carter toured NASA's Langley Research Center on May 7.
Their tour included st...
On April 26, Steve Jurcyzk (standing), NASA Langley's deputy director, and Eric Weiser of NASA Langley's Center Operations Directorate provided updates about the center during the Hampton Mayor's Comm...
04.26.13 - As Del. Gordon Helsel (R-Va.) clung to consciousness on a hillside in Vietnam, the blood from a gunshot wound to his left arm seeping into the dirt, he nearly gave up.
04.26.13 - At a Town Meeting April 12 at NASA Langley's Reid Conference Center, Jaiwon Shin said the Fiscal Year 2014 (FY14) budget request of $565.7 million for NASA's Aeronautics Research Mission Directorate is a "tremendous victory for all of you."
04.26.13 - At NASA's Langley hangar, Bruce Anderson, project scientist for the ACCESS (Alternative Fuel Effects on Contrails and Cruise Emissions) experiment, stood in between NASA's HU-25C airplane and a group of media visitors armed with cameras, notepads, and smartphones as he explained the recently completed series of flights.
04.24.13 - Deriving Information on Surface conditions from Column and Vertically Resolved Observations Relevant to Air Quality studies pollution where we live and breathe.› Read More
04.24.13 - A unique team is studying ways to prevent insect impact remains from sticking to an aircraft's wing in flight.
04.24.13 - From flying fighter jets for the United States Air Force during the Cold War to managing operations for the International Space Station (ISS), Jim Van Laak has had a long and storied career.
04.23.13 - Imagine a house-sized asteroid floating along in deep space, minding its own business, when along comes a robotic spacecraft with large solar panels that unleashes a capturing mechanism to catch and carry the asteroid to a two-year journey into the Earth-Moon system.
It's not every day that you walk into NASA Langley Research Center's cafeteria and see a fish tank. But on April 22, it served as one of many displays and exhibits during the center's Earth Day and Ar...
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."