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2015-05-08 12:20:49

WASHINGTON, May 8, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA's Langley Research Center in Hampton, Virginia, was recognized Friday for its decades of contributions to the advancement of helicopters

2015-04-27 16:33:13

WASHINGTON, April 27, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Native American Contractors Association (NACA) Board of Directors is excited to announce that Michael "Keawe" Anderson has been hired

2015-03-20 16:20:24

HAMPTON, Va., March 20, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Tuesday, March 24 at NASA's Langley Research Center in Hampton, Virginia, three aerospace curators from the Smithsonian National Air

NACA 100 years
2015-03-03 12:54:23

Today marks a special anniversary for the NASA family. It was 100 years ago, on March 3, 1915, when Congress created the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics (NACA), the organization from which NASA was created in 1958.

2015-02-05 20:20:14

"NACA/NASA: Celebrating a Century of Innovation, Exploration, and Discovery in Flight & Space" will be published by Faircount Media Group WASHINGTON, Feb.

detail of airplane seat with tv screen
2014-11-19 10:17:02

Temperatures are dropping, the leaves are falling, and the countdown is on to the busiest time of year for air travel around the nation.

A Look At The Genius Of George W. Lewis
2014-07-11 03:47:39

Of the many adjectives that could adequately describe George W. Lewis, the first Executive Officer of the National Advisory Committee on Aeronautics (NACA), “thorough” is arguably the most appropriate.

2014-07-07 16:20:32

HAMPTON, Va., July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Tuesday, July 8, at NASA's Langley Research Center in Hampton, Virginia, former NASA engineer and Eagle Aeronautics Director for Projects

dryden research center
2014-03-01 06:05:58

Two generations of aerospace engineering excellence will come together Saturday, March 1 when NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center in Edwards, Calif., is redesignated NASA's Armstrong Flight Research Center.

NASA's Dryden Facility Being Renamed After First Man On The Moon
2014-01-17 13:18:25

President Barack Obama has signed the congressional resolution known as HR 667, renaming Dryden Flight Research Center to the Neil A. Armstrong Flight Research Center.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.