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2011-07-28 13:55:00

HAMPTON, Va., July 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This month NASA's Langley Research Center celebrates the 25th anniversary of its longest running internship program, the Langley Aerospace Research Summer Scholars (LARSS) program. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) The program began with a class of 20 students and has grown to more than 4,500 competitively selected high school, undergraduate and graduate students from 48 states and U.S. territories....

2011-07-01 11:16:00

HAMPTON, Va., July 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A team from NASA's Langley Research Center is excited to be returning to Summer Motion in Ashland, Ky. for the second year in a row. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) NASA technicians and others from the Hampton, Va., facility will be part of a special exhibit, July 2-3 at Ashland's Central Park that will highlight NASA's contributions to aerospace research and everyday life. Visitors to Summer Motion...

2011-06-21 16:03:00

HAMPTON, Va., June 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Researchers at NASA's Langley Research Center in Hampton, Va., will demonstrate a novel manufacturing technique called Electron Beam Freeform Fabrication, or EBF3, when NASA's Deputy Administrator Lori Garver and Chief Technologist Bobby Braun visit the center Wednesday, June 22. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) Garver also will speak at a 2 p.m. EDT ceremony recognizing Langley engineers who contributed...

2011-06-07 13:49:00

HAMPTON, Va., June 7, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A NASA TV program that shows how NASA technology contributes to our daily lives is up for a national Emmy award for TV editing. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) Mike Bibbo, the lone editor of "NASA 360," faces some stiff competition in the "Outstanding Achievement in Single Camera Editing" category of the Daytime Emmy Awards, going up against teams of editors of three Public Broadcasting System programs....

2011-05-11 16:50:00

HAMPTON, Va., May 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For outstanding support of human space flight, NASA's Space Flight Awareness program recently recognized Norman Knight, an ATK Space Systems, Inc., employee at NASA's Langley Research Center, Hampton, Va. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) Originally from Cumberland, Md., Knight provided technical leadership, expertise, and achievements in the understanding and risk assessment of the stringer cracking in the...

2011-04-19 14:40:00

HAMPTON, Va., April 19, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA and producer and recording artist Pharrell Williams will host an education event on Saturday, April 23, at Williams Farms Park in Virginia Beach, Va. The event is designed to encourage students to pursue science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) studies and careers. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) NASA's Associate Administrator for Education Leland Melvin who is a former astronaut and...

2011-03-25 14:18:34

An award-winning NASA-produced television program, "NASA 360," is available at the online video service hulu.com at: http://www.hulu.com/nasa-360 The site features four 30-minute episodes that show how composite materials are changing our world, how NASA has tested space technologies on Earth and what NASA researchers are doing to improve aviation. More programs will be added in the coming weeks. "It's awesome that millions of monthly Hulu users have the chance to watch NASA 360 and learn how...

2011-03-15 11:36:00

HAMPTON, Va., March 15, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The world's space race officially began 50 years ago with the launch of Russian Yuri Gagarin. Hampton Roads residents will have the chance to celebrate that and another historic space anniversary during "Yuri's Night" at the Virginia Air & Space Center on April 16, 2011, from 7 p.m. to midnight. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) On April 12, 1961, Gagarin became the first human in outer space. Twenty...

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2010-12-22 13:57:28

Curious how a device designed to produce fuel and oxygen on Mars transformed into a source of clean energy right here on Earth? The 2010 edition of NASA's annual Spinoff publication is now available online, highlighting new innovations and notable examples of NASA technology improving everyday life on our home planet. Spinoff provides an in-depth look at how the agency's initiatives in aeronautics and space exploration have resulted in beneficial commercial technologies in the fields of...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.