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2014-04-17 12:22:43

HAMPTON, Va., April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An HU-25C jet from NASA's Langley Research Center will be in California next month as part of a flight test to assess biofuel and other jet fuel alternatives. News media representatives are invited to attend a behind-the-scenes tour of that test on Tuesday, May 20, at the NASA Armstrong Flight Research Center's hangar in Palmdale and visit the center's main campus at Edwards Air Force Base....

2014-02-03 16:20:48

HAMPTON, Va., Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Why would the Discovery Channel crash an airplane on purpose? (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) Find out Tuesday, Feb. 4, at NASA's Langley Research Center in Hampton, Va., Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) professor R. John Hansman will present "Crashing a Boeing 727 in the Mexican Desert" at 2 p.m. in the Reid Conference Center. A highly instrumented, unmanned Boeing 727 was intentionally...

2013-12-03 16:20:29

HAMPTON, Va., Dec. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA and the Commonwealth Center for Advanced Manufacturing (CCAM) in Richmond, Va. have joined forces to advance technology and innovation. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) NASA Langley Research Center in Hampton, Va., and CCAM announced the partnership today, making the space agency the first government member of the applied research center. "This is an important day for CCAM as we welcome the...

2013-11-15 16:20:37

TORONTO, Nov. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Sprott Money Ltd. adds Langley, B.C. to their list of storage facilities in their Canadian Precious Metals Storage Program, a fully allocated and segregated storage service utilizing Brink's Canada Limited's state-of-the-art vaults. ----------------------------------- Sprott Money expands its precious metals storage service to the West Coast today by adding Langley, British Columbia. to their list of storage facilities in their Canadian...

2013-10-22 16:21:51

HAMPTON, Va., Oct. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Industry leaders will share their outlook on the future of energy for Southeastern Virginia on Wednesday, Oct. 23, at 1 p.m. in the Pearl Young Theater at NASA's Langley Research Center in Hampton, Va. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) Leaders from three major regional energy players - Dominion Virginia Power, AGL Resources-Virginia Natural Gas, and Babcock & Wilcox mPower - will give their energy...

2013-09-23 16:26:12

HAMPTON, Va., Sept. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA announced the selection of two Newport News, Va., businesses to provide various force measurement and strain gauge instrumentation services at the NASA Langley Research Center in Hampton, Va. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) Modern Machine and Tool Co., Inc., was awarded contract line item numbers 0001 and 0003, and Triumph Aerospace Systems was awarded contract line item number 2, of the Force...

2013-08-22 16:21:26

HAMPTON, Va., Aug. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA Langley Research Center and the Governor's School for Science and Technology (GSST) have signed a space act agreement providing gifted students the opportunity for hands-on experience and guidance in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) with the goal of inspiring future explorers, scientists and engineers. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) Founded in 1985, GSST is one of 19...

2013-08-05 08:20:30

HAMPTON, Va., Aug. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Tuesday, Aug. 6, at NASA's Langley Research Center in Hampton, Va., professor John McDermid will present, "Autonomous, Adaptive, and Safe?" at 2 p.m. in the Reid Conference Center. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) The increased use of unmanned air systems (UAS) takes on many functions of a pilot. McDermid will discuss some of the issues surrounding the growing role software has in these systems...

2013-07-09 08:21:08

HAMPTON, Va., July 9, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Tuesday, July 9, at NASA's Langley Research Center, retired NASA aerospace engineer Joe Chambers will present, "Wings, Meatballs, Worms and Swooshes: The Unknown Story of the NASA Seal and Insignia," at 2 p.m. in the Reid Conference Center here. (Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) Chambers will discuss the history and origins of the official NASA seal and the less-formal NASA insignia and how they...

2013-06-03 16:20:55

HAMPTON, Va., June 3, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Tuesday, June 4, at NASA's Langley Research Center, retired NASA aerospace engineer Joe Chambers will present, "Modeling Flight: The Role of Dynamically Scaled Free-Flying Models in NASA's Research Programs," at 2 p.m. in the Reid Conference Center here. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) Chambers will discuss how scaled models ultimately became vital tools for NASA and the aerospace industry. Chambers will...