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"02.12.2016 22:51:22" nasa.gov Langley's Hollywood Moment Sheds Light on Pioneers, Inspires Youth At a series of star-studded events, NASA Langley kicked off its centennial celebration and honored pioneers at a preview screening of the film "Hidden Figures." Here's a look back at the exciting events of Thursday, Dec. 1: A visit from Administrator Charlie Bolden, a kickoff of the center's centennial celebration, and a ceremony honoring the real women whose achievements are chronicled in the upcoming film
"02.12.2016 16:28:37" Timeline Photos Yesterday was a busy day at NASA Langley Research Center. Check out our Flickr photo gallery of NASA Administrator Charlie Bolden's visit, our Director's Holiday Social and a special screening of the upcoming film "Hidden Figures" at the Virginia Air and
"01.12.2016 15:05:19" twitter.com NASA_Langley (@NASA_Langley) | Twitter The latest Tweets from NASA_Langley (@NASA_Langley). NASA Langley Research Center has touched almost everything that flies in air and space, since it was established in 1917. Hampton, VA, USA NASA Administrator Charlie Bolden joins us today for our Centennial celebration! Follow us on Twitter (https://twitter.com/NASA_Langley) for behind the scenes pictures and more of today's events.
"30.11.2016 18:33:38" nasa.gov Marketing Course Switches on Lightbulbs in Minds of NASA Researchers An Entrepreneurial Opportunity Program helps NASA researchers learn how to commercialize their inventions. Some NASA inventors are learning how to think like entrepreneurs.
"29.11.2016 16:37:07" nasa.gov Laser-based Navigation Sensor Could Be Standard for Landing Missions A laser-guided navigation sensor that could help future rovers make safe, precise landings on Mars or destinations beyond will soon undergo testing in California's Mojave Desert. A navigation sensor developed here could one day help spacecraft land on Mars — or even destinations beyond. Next year, it will undergo flight testing in California's Mojave Desert.
"25.11.2016 15:55:19" nasa.gov Margaret Hamilton Awarded Presidential Medal of Freedom Margaret Hamilton, who wrote Apollo spacecraft guidance software, awarded Presidential Medal of Freedom Another Presidential Medal of Freedom Medal goes to a woman who helped with the Apollo mission.
"20.11.2016 18:21:21" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration At Cape Canaveral Air Force Station's Space Launch Complex 41, an Atlas V rocket with NOAA's GOES-R lifts off at 6:42 p.m. EST. GOES-R is the first satellite in a series of next-generation GOES satellites for National Oceanic and Atmospheric The nation's next-generation weather satellite, GOES-R, has launched. It will continuously track weather conditions, keep a watch on storms and produce real-time maps of lightning activity.
"18.11.2016 21:25:03" NASA Goddard Flying low over the Earth's southernmost continent, Operation IceBridge is wrapping up its eighth consecutive field season of mapping the ice sheet and glaciers of Antarctica, as well as the surrounding sea ice. With more than 300 hours logged in the air
"18.11.2016 18:46:26" NASA Langley Research Center's cover photo
"18.11.2016 18:46:26" NASA Langley Research Center's cover photo
"18.11.2016 15:07:54" data.giss.nasa.gov Data.GISS: GISTEMP Update: The Last Three Octobers Are the Warmest Octobers On Record October 2016 was the second warmest October in 136 years of modern record-keeping, according to a monthly analysis of global temperatures by scientists at NASA's Goddard Institute for Space Studies (GISS) in New York. The last three Octobers are the warmest on record.
"16.11.2016 15:03:28" NASA Earth Today on #FacebookLive we're looking at how NASA is working with cities like Rio de Janeiro and New York City to better understand and prepare their towns in a changing climate.
NASA's fleet of satellites is able to look at Earth's vital signs - even
"15.11.2016 20:43:17" Timeline Photos
"15.11.2016 20:09:24" nasa.gov Teachers Visit NASA Langley for Interagency Science Training NASA educators taught teachers from across the country how to make cloud observations and surface temperature measurements during the Global Learning and Observations to Benefit the Environment (GLOBE) training workshop Nov. 1-2 at NASA's Langley Research NASA is working with the Department of Education to teach educators to teach their students about science.
"14.11.2016 17:01:44" nasa.gov Supermoon and Expedition 50 Soyuz The moon, or supermoon, is seen rising behind the Soyuz rocket at the Baikonur Cosmodrome launch pad in Kazakhstan, Monday, Nov. 14, 2016. NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson, Russian cosmonaut Oleg Novitskiy of Roscosmos, and ESA astronaut Thomas Pesquet will Last night the moon was closer to Earth than it's been since the Cleveland Indians last won the World Series (1948). Cleveland, this moon's for you, a moon in the sky like a big pizza pie, that's a'more.
"14.11.2016 14:59:04" launiusr.wordpress.com Remembering the Gemini Program Since it is the fiftieth anniversary of the the end of the Gemini program in 1966, with the flight of Gemini XII on November 12-15, I thought it appropriate to reflect on what I refer to as the mid… #OTD 50 years ago Project Gemini came to a close. We did a lot of work testing rocket models in our wind tunnels and leading the development of rendezvous and docking techniques. Here's more from the Smithsonian's Roger
"10.11.2016 18:11:34" nasa.gov NASA Television | NASA NASA Television provides live coverage of launches, spacewalks and other mission events, as well as the latest news briefings, video files, and the This Week @NASA report. Watch live coverage of our Cyclone Global Navigation Satellite System media briefing now.
"10.11.2016 17:39:30" NASA Earth NASA will be talking about the #CYGNSS smallsat constellation mission today in a briefing at 1pmET/10amPT. You can tune in at nasa.gov/nasatv and leave questions in the comments blow.
CYGNSS is one of six upcoming NASA smallsat missions that will study NASA Langley has had a big hand in this mission, which will improve our ability to forecast hurricane intensity. Listen along. Ask questions.
"08.11.2016 18:25:00" nasa.gov NASA Announces Media Briefing on New Hurricane Mission NASA will hold a media briefing at 1 p.m. EST Thursday, Nov. 10, to discuss the upcoming Cyclone Global Navigation Satellite System (CYGNSS) mission, a constellation of eight microsatellites that will gather never-before-seen details on the formation and A new constellation of satellites that could help improve hurricane intensity forecasting will launch Dec. 12. To learn more, tune in to our media briefing Thursday. Questions? Submit them on Twitter using the hashtag #askNASA.
"07.11.2016 19:22:59" nasa.gov NASA Live NASA.gov brings you the latest images, videos and news from America's space agency. Get the latest updates on NASA missions, watch NASA TV live, and learn about our quest to reveal the unknown and benefit all humankind. NASA uses small satellites as a cost-effective way to test technology and study Earth with new methods. Today at 2:30pmET/11:30amPT, we'll be holding a briefing to talk about six upcoming Earth missions — including the Cyclone Global Navigation Satellite
"05.11.2016 03:13:30" NASA Earth National Geographic writes about seeing Antarctica's melting ice during flights with NASA's Operation IceBridge. "Climate change can be hard to visualize, because it tends to happen at a relatively creeping pace, not in one dramatic surge, as Hollywood
"05.11.2016 03:11:35" NASA Earth Listen live Monday at 2:30 pm ET: An inside look at the new world of Small Sats for Earth observations!
"04.11.2016 18:01:36" wired.com A Material From Shapeshifting Planes Could Heal Human Flesh Polyvinylidene fluoride is a material NASA researchers have refined for use in morphing aircraft, which shapeshift in response to their environment. But it can also kickstart the human body's healing process. Our scientists and engineers have been at the forefront of aerospace innovation almost since we broke ground in 1917 - but it's great to see when some of those innovations can used in other applications.
"04.11.2016 16:01:20" Timeline Photos Today is the 100th anniversary of legendary newsman Walter Cronkite's birthday. He was the voice of news for a generation and well known for his reporting of the space race. Cronkite visited here in 1968 in preparation for his Apollo moon landing stories.
"03.11.2016 21:21:42" nasa.gov NASA Langley Flexes Creative Muscle at Innovation Day Employees were encouraged to think differently at events organized to celebrate and spur innovative ideas. NASA Langley, the agency's mother center, is also a mother of invention.
"02.11.2016 17:22:35" International Space Station Today marks 16 years of continuous human presence onboard the space station! From 1998 to 2011, five different space agencies representing 15 countries assembled the International Space Station, the largest structure ever built in space. Today humans are
"01.11.2016 19:53:37" Timeline Photos U.S. students from kindergarten to 12th grade - we have a contest for you that combines science, technology with art and your imagination. Check out: https://artcontest.larc.nasa.gov/
"01.11.2016 19:04:25" NASA Langley Research Center's cover photo Photo by NASA Edge of the vacuum spheres in the hypersonic wind tunnel complex at NASA Langley.
"01.11.2016 19:04:25" NASA Langley Research Center's cover photo Sunrise photo of the vacuum spheres in the hypersonic wind tunnel complex.
"01.11.2016 18:52:50" NASA EDGE Here is a wide shot from this morning at NASA Langley. There's nothing like a beautiful sunrise over the blow down spheres of the Hypersonic Tunnel Complex. Nice shot from NASA Edge!
"31.10.2016 21:50:19" www.flickr.com 2016 CFC Pumpkin Decorating Contest with costumes The annual Pumpkin Decorating Contest fundraiser took place on Halloween. A few characters haunted NASA Langley today for #Halloween. We found one of them - a 1st Order Storm Trooper at the pumpkin carving contest to raise money for the Combined Federal Campaign charities. Check out some photos:
"31.10.2016 19:56:11" Timeline Photos Those super-sized NASA "meatball" logos (http://www.nasa.gov/image-feature/langley/last-look-at-large-logo) have been installed at the new Katherine G. Johnson Computational Research Facility, which is still under construction. Thanks to the work of
"31.10.2016 18:57:44" nasa.gov CYGNSS Satellite Mission Aims to Improve Hurricane Forecasting The Cyclone Global Navigation Satellite System (CYGNSS) is crafted to change how tropical systems are tracked and measured. NASA Langley is part of the Cyclone Global Navigation Satellite System (CYGNSS), a mission that aims to better track and measure tropical systems worldwide.
"31.10.2016 14:53:16" NASA Space Place Want to be your favorite planet for #Halloween? Same. Introducing our latest planet mask activity! Share your own masks and tag #NASACostume. Here's how to make them: http://go.nasa.gov/2dLguJy Participate in Halloween with NASA!
"31.10.2016 13:56:08" nasa.gov Saving Energy by Keeping it Green Volunteers at at NASA Langley recently added 4,300 sedum plants to the green roof atop the center's headquarters building. Fall is the right time to plant grass for your lawn -- and sedum for your green roof. Volunteers helped make NASA Langley's headquarters building more energy efficient.
"25.10.2016 16:57:25" Timeline Photos Workers at NASA Langley rolled up their sleeves and set out to find and organize abandoned files, blueprints and pictures accumulated over the center's nearly 100-year history. One of their discoveries was a 1939 photo featuring aviation pioneer Orville
"21.10.2016 20:08:26" Timeline Photos A group of our engineers and technicians has been in Reno, Nevada this week with a Tempest remotely piloted aircraft as part of a drone air traffic management system demo:
"20.10.2016 14:25:01" NASA Langley Research Center's cover photo Workers at NASA Langley built 8-foot diameter NASA logos that will be affixed to the Katherine G. Johnson Computational Research Facility, set to open in 2017. For more about Johnson and the building named after her, go to
"20.10.2016 14:25:01" NASA Langley Research Center's cover photo Workers at NASA Langley built 8-foot diameter NASA logos that will be affixed to the Katherine G. Johnson Computational Research Facility, set to open in 2017. For more about Johnson and the building named after her, go to
"20.10.2016 13:51:37" nasa.gov One Last Look Technicians at NASA Langley created a pair of 8-foot logos that will be used on a new building named for mathematician Katherine Johnson. Work is progressing on the Katherine G. Johnson Computational Research Facility, set to open in 2017. Workers at NASA Langley built 8-foot diameter NASA logos that will be affixed to the building's exterior. They're the largest "meatballs" built on center
"19.10.2016 19:19:50" nasa.gov Orion Heat Shield Leaves NASA Langley for Florida The heat shield from Orion's first flight in space embarks on a journey to NASA's Kennedy Space Center The heat shield from Orion's first flight in space embarks on a journey from NASA Langley, making its way to NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida where it will be assessed for future needs.
"19.10.2016 15:57:08" Timeline Photos Join us at noon EDT as we learn more about CHIEFS - a project here that is working to see whether space aged heat shield materials could be used to save firefighters' lives.
"18.10.2016 17:41:22" nasa.gov NASA Langley to Participate in Drone Air Traffic Management Test NASA Langley engineers are part of efforts to help safely integrate more unmanned aircraft systems for daily use. NASA Langley researchers are doing their part to safely integrate more unmanned aircraft systems into the skies.
"18.10.2016 14:11:48" Timeline Photos More than ever, we need better cyber security. Jack W. Davidson of University of Virginia is working on autonomous systems that could one day protect us and our infrastructure from hack attacks. Earlier this month, Davidson visited NASA Langley and gave a
"14.10.2016 17:17:19" NASA's Wallops Flight Facility Orbital ATK has produced a visibility map for the company's next commercial resupply mission to the International Space Station, scheduled for no earlier than Sunday, Oct. 16, at 8:03 p.m. EDT. Ability to see the launch may be possible throughout the We're on track on the U.S. East Coast to be able to see a launch Sunday night, weather permitting. Orbital ATK has produced this visibility map for its commercial resupply mission to the International Space Station, scheduled no earlier than Sunday, Oct.
"14.10.2016 13:29:19" nasa.gov NASA Langley's Shot in the Dark Have you ever seen great photography on a NASA web site and wondered -- how did they do that? More than just a snapshot!
"13.10.2016 16:33:11" earthobservatory.nasa.gov Mapping Storm Patterns Over Lake Victoria : Image of the Day The African lake is prone to intense nighttime thunderstorms that are likely to deliver more rain as the world grows warmer. NASA Langley climate scientist Kris Bedka contributed some important data to this study. In the future, Bedka and other climate scientists could use similar datasets to better understand how climate change will impact the weather in regions around large
"11.10.2016 16:39:12" nasa.gov NASA Langley Aims to Get a Jump on Virtual Reality Growth NASA Langley researchers look for more immersive and educational experiences with the rise of virtual reality NASA Langley researchers aim to capitalize on virtual reality growth to create immersive experiences for missions and educational outreach.
"08.10.2016 21:55:12" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Tour the moon…from your mobile device! The Moon Tour app incorporates mission imagery in incredible detail and lets you explore the surface of our closest neighbor. Take a look: http://go.nasa.gov/2dZTkP6 Cool app for today's Observe the Moon Night!
"08.10.2016 18:06:28" International Space Station Tonight is International Observe the Moon Night! Here are some of the best images of the moon from the space station. You cannot look up at the night sky on the planet Earth and not wonder what it's like to be up there amongst the stars. And I always look up at the moon and see it as the single most romantic place within the cosmos. - Tom Hanks
"06.10.2016 15:34:23" nasa.gov Taking Apart a Wind Tunnel As part of a NASA Langley revitalization effort, workers are dismantling an unneeded wind tunnel built in 1960. Workers dismantle the Hypersonic CF4 Tunnel at NASA Langley. The wind tunnel, built in 1960, was used for research on spacecraft re-entry materials, including the investigation that followed the loss of space shuttle Columbia in 2003.
"03.10.2016 18:02:17" Timeline Photos Are you a student, an artist, and a NASA fan? Show off your enthusiasm and talent in the NASA Langley Centennial Student Art Contest! To be eligible, you must be a student in Kindergarten - 12th grade and a resident of the United States. Artwork must be
"03.10.2016 14:13:33" nasa.gov www.nasa.gov NOAA's GOES-East satellite captured an image of Hurricane Matthew in the central Caribbean Sea early on Oct. 2.
"30.09.2016 20:11:53" nasa.gov Capable Clean Room Helps NASA Langley Robot Build New Composites A new enclosure surrounding the composite-building robot ISAAC will allow researchers to use temperature and humidity as variables in materials experiments. Materials-making robot ISAAC has a new high-tech home.
"30.09.2016 18:20:18" nasa.gov Final Descent Images from Rosetta Spacecraft A new image of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko was taken by the European Space Agency's Rosetta spacecraft shortly before its controlled impact into the comet's surface. Cool images of the spacecraft Rosetta about to crash into a comet.
"30.09.2016 17:48:54" nasa.gov NASA Langley Team Wins 2016 NASA Software of the Year Award Software developed by NASA Langley allows pilots to take a more proactive role in managing their planes' trajectories in the ever-changing airspace. Air traffic management software developed by a team here that will be used on Virgin America and Alaska Airlines has won the NASA Software of the Year award. Read about how it can help airlines and passengers.
"29.09.2016 18:27:13" Air traffic management software developed by a team here that will be used on Virgin America and Alaska Airlines has won the NASA Software of the Year award. Read about how it can help airlines and passengers here: http://go.nasa.gov/2cEzQlJ
"26.09.2016 18:59:52" nasa.gov Guillermo Gonzalez will receive the honor in October NASA Langley engineer Guillermo Gonzalez will receive a national award for his STEM outreach in October Youth outreach efforts help NASA Langley Orion engineer Guillermo Gonzalez earn a national STEM award, which he will receive next month in California.
"26.09.2016 18:49:27" Timeline Photos Even though this is a high-tech research center - we have a fair amount of wildlife. This relatively rare deer was spotted by one of our supersonics engineers Dave Richwine.
"26.09.2016 18:17:54" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration We've spotted possible water plumes erupting on Jupiter's moon Europa using the Hubble Space Telescope: http://go.nasa.gov/2dwSD2f Geysers of water may have been discovered on this moon.
"26.09.2016 16:59:15" usajobs.gov USAJOBS Help Center | How to save a search You can save a search to help you look for jobs in your area of interest. When you save a search, USAJOBS will automatically look for jobs that match the keywords and other criteria in your search. We will email you, daily, weekly or monthly, when there Did you know you can set up a saved search on @USAJobs and get notifications for new @NASA job vacancies? We here at #NASAProud are so proud to be working here that we'd like you to join us and see what we're talking about.
"23.09.2016 18:07:06" nasa.gov Sounding Rocket Solves One Cosmic Mystery, Reveals Another The sources of X-rays observed in space have been contended for decades. The DXL sounding rocket provided insight into the source of some -- but this small mission also found an entire group of X-rays that don't come from any known source. Some of the x-rays streaming through our solar system don't come from anywhere we know about.
"23.09.2016 14:56:22" NASA Langley Research Center's cover photo
"23.09.2016 14:56:22" NASA Langley Research Center's cover photo
"23.09.2016 14:31:16" nasa.gov Lake Victoria Thunderstorm Study Could Improve U.S. Climate Forecasts An international study has determined that Lake Victoria in East Africa will become a hotspot for hazardous thunderstorms due to climate change using techniques that could improve regional climate and weather forecasts around inland bodies of water in the Methods used in a recent study of thunderstorm intensification at Africa's Lake Victoria could improve regional climate forecasting around inland bodies of water in the U.S. And the study itself could lead to improved warning systems for fishermen at Lake
"21.09.2016 16:44:40" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration One of the reasons we've been named a 'Best Place to Work' in the Federal Government for the last four years is because of the passion and dedication of its employees. Over the next few weeks, we will share stories of real employees and their personal Greetings from NASA Langley employees!
"21.09.2016 15:02:10" nasa.gov Renowned Scientist Tells Story of Earth's Changing Climate at Lecture Renowned Scientist Dr. Warren Washington Visited NASA Langley to Give Lecture on Climate Change Renowned scientist Warren Washington tells the story of Earth's changing climate in a lecture at NASA's Langley Research Center.
"19.09.2016 16:52:47" Timeline Photos One of the reasons NASA has been named a 'Best Place to Work' in the federal government for the last four years is because of the passion and dedication of its employees. Over the next few weeks, we'lll share stories of employees and their personal
"16.09.2016 14:48:36" nasa.gov Arctic Sea Ice Annual Minimum Ties Second Lowest on Record Arctic sea ice appeared to have reached its annual lowest extent on Sept. 10. We're melting!
"15.09.2016 19:40:37" NASA Technology Just like cars use radiators to keep cool, spacecraft must also be protected from fluctuating temperatures, especially when orbiting the moon. We're testing the next generation of thermal control technologies on the International Space Station. A phase A game-changing NASA technology being tested on the International Space Station could change the way we control temperatures on future spacecraft.
"15.09.2016 17:43:01" nasa.gov CLARREO Pathfinder Undergoes Successful Mission Concept Review The Climate Absolute Radiance and Refractivity Observatory (CLARREO) Pathfinder Project held a Mission Concept Review (MCR) for the Pathfinder mission Aug. 24 through 26 at NASA's Langley Research Center in Hampton, Virginia. In good Earth science news, our CLARREO Pathfinder Project received high marks during a recent Mission Concept Review. http://www.nasa.gov/feature/langley/clarreo-pathfinder-undergoes-successful-mission-concept-review
"12.09.2016 23:38:14" NASA Earth We're talking about GLOBE Observer, a new smartphone app that allows you to make environmental observations that complement NASA satellite observations. Your GLOBE Observer data will help scientists studying Earth and the global environment. In case you didn't see it earlier, here's our Facebook Live about GLOBE Observer, a great new app that lets you make cloud observations and share them with other GLOBE participants and NASA. https://www.facebook.com/nasaearth/videos/10154578790967139/
"12.09.2016 19:25:20" Timeline Photos Citizen science has been around for a long, long time, but the GLOBE Observer app allows you to do it in a cool new way. http://www.nasa.gov/feature/langley/globe-observer-app-puts-the-power-of-citizen-science-in-a-smartphone
"12.09.2016 15:41:28" data.giss.nasa.gov Data.GISS: GISTEMP Update: NASA Analysis Finds August 2016 Another Record Month August 2016 was the warmest August in 136 years of modern record-keeping, according to a monthly analysis of global temperatures by scientists at NASA's Goddard Institute for Space Studies (GISS) in New York. Another heat record set, this one for August.
"12.09.2016 12:50:30" NASA Earth Join us this evening at 6:30 p.m. ET/3:30 p.m. PT for a Facebook Live Q&A on GLOBE Observer with NASA Langley Research Center education outreach coordinator Sarah McCrea and NASA Langley physical scientist Jessica Taylor. GLOBE Observer is a new Join us live this evening from NASA Langley. We'll be talking about a very cool new smartphone app.
"09.09.2016 19:33:25" listen.sdpb.org Innovation: Citizen Science App Anne Lewis from the South Dakota Discovery Center and Jessica Taylor with NASA's Langley Research Center discuss a new citizen science app that allows Jessica Taylor, a physical scientist at NASA Langley, and Anne Lewis, pictured, from the South Dakota Discover Center, were on South Dakota public radio today to talk about GLOBE Observer, a new app that allows people to contribute cloud observations to
"09.09.2016 18:56:49" Photos from NASA Langley Research Center's post Today was United Way Day of Caring. A number of our employees volunteered in the community, including groups that helped build a Habitat for Humanity house and spruce up the Virginia Living Museum. Great work all!
"09.09.2016 18:18:14" Timeline Photos Some of our engineers are going to the Oceana Air Show this weekend to participate in the STEM laboratory:
"09.09.2016 18:14:32" pilotonline.com National Weather Association to hold free weather festival this weekend in Norfolk The National Weather Association has chosen Norfolk for the site of its annual conference. The WeatherReady Fest calls for nonstop meteorology this Saturday. We will have displays in three Virginia locations this weekend, including the Richmond International Raceway. We will be at WeatherFest with the National Weather Association:
"09.09.2016 15:52:32" Timeline Photos If you are heading to Richmond International Raceway this weekend for NASCAR stop by and check out our Rockets to Racecars exhibit in the VA529 kid zone.
"09.09.2016 13:59:16" IceBridge scientists, who are part of NASA's airborne survey of polar ice, are flying in Greenland this month aboard an HU-25A Guardian aircraft from NASA's Langley Research Center in Hampton, Virginia. Operation IceBridge Arctic Summer 2016 IceBridge scientists, who are part of NASA's airborne survey of polar ice, are flying in Greenland this month aboard an HU-25A Guardian aircraft from NASA's Langley Research Center in Hampton, Virginia.
"08.09.2016 23:13:56" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration LIVE NOW: We're launching to an asteroid! Watch live coverage of our OSIRIS-REx spacecraft lift off at 7:05 p.m. EDT aboard an Atlas V rocket on a mission to explore asteroid Bennu and return a sample to Earth. OSIRIS-REx has launched, bound for asteroid Bennu to retrieve a sample of the surface and return it to Earth for study. Getting there will take two years.
"08.09.2016 23:02:58" blogs.nasa.gov NASA Langley Research Center A NASA spacecraft bound for asteroid Bennu is about to launch. Follow it by clicking on the blog:
"08.09.2016 17:24:20" nasa.gov Team Discovers New Method of Making Promising Material A team of researchers won a NASA Invention of the Year Award for a new process creating boron nitride nanotubes, a promising new material that could help NASA on its journey to Mars. NASA Langley researcher Cheol Park is working to make a promising new material — made from boron nitride nanotubes — more readily available. The material could one day make NASA's #JourneyToMars safer for astronauts.
"08.09.2016 14:50:03" nasa.gov OSIRIS-REx Asteroid Sample Return Mission at the Launch Pad The ULA Atlas V rocket with NASA's Origins, Spectral Interpretation, Resource Identification, Security-Regolith Explorer (OSIRIS-REx) spacecraft on board is seen illuminated in the distance in this thirty second exposure on Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2016, at Scheduled for liftoff today, this NASA mission will sample an asteroid called Bennu and bring material from its surface back to Earth for study.
"07.09.2016 18:51:36" Timeline Photos How many F-22s can you pack in our hangar - along with a visiting C-130 and our own airplanes (we have as many as 13, depending on airborne science and aeroanautics deployments)? Check out this photo taken during Tropical Storm Hermine.
"07.09.2016 14:45:23" nasa.gov Orion Launch Abort System Motor Fired-up About the Journey to Mars In Sacramento, California, engineers completed a successful test of a jettison motor to be used with the Orion launch abort system. In California, engineers tested a jettison motor that generates 40,000 pounds of thrust in the blink of an eye. #JourneyToMars
"07.09.2016 13:20:02" nasa.gov NASA to Shine Lasers on Future Aircraft Concept NASA to Shine Lasers on Future Aircraft Concept A six-percent scale model of a Boeing blended wing body is being tested for six weeks in the 14-by 22-Foot Subsonic Tunnel at NASA Langley Research Center.
"06.09.2016 19:16:38" nasa.gov NASA Langley Supports Asteroid Sample Return Mission NASA Langley Supports Asteroid Sample Return Mission When OSIRIS-REx launches as the United States' first mission to sample an asteroid, it will be taking some NASA Langley know-how with it.
"06.09.2016 19:00:19" nasa.gov NASA Searches for Big Idea for In-Space Assembly of Spacecraft In the 2017 Breakthrough, Innovative, and Game-changing (BIG) Idea Challenge, NASA is engaging university-level students in its quest to reduce the cost of deep space exploration. If you're an aerospace engineering student, we're looking for your big idea on how to build spacecraft in space.
"06.09.2016 14:22:41" nytimes.com On Being a Black Female Math Whiz During the Space Race Former NASA mathematicians discuss the matter-of-fact way they approached their work and the new history about their careers in “Hidden Figures,” which is being made into a film. In our almost 100 years we have had many roles in aerospace history. One is being recognized in literature and movies over the next few months: http://www.nytimes.com/2016/09/06/books/on-being-black-female-math-whizzes-during-the-space-race.html?_r=0
"03.09.2016 22:36:47" www.jpl.nasa.gov Viking 2 Viking 2 landed on Mars in September 1976 -- immediately following the first successful spacecraft landing on Mars by Viking 1 -- and was part of NASA's early two-part mission to investigate the Red Planet and search for signs of life. Today we celebrate Viking 2 landing on Mars! Looking forward to where we will be in the next 40 years! #viking40 #journeytomars
"03.09.2016 18:50:24" Photos from NASA Langley Research Center's post It looks like the worst of Tropical Storm Hermine has blown through. We did lose a tree to the winds and got a little water just inside the entrance door of the spin tunnel, but the sandbags kept water out of another building on the east side. Thanks
"02.09.2016 18:48:18" Photos from NASA Langley Research Center's post Some parts of NASA Langley - especially on our east side - are susceptible to flooding especially during weather like #TropicalStormHermine. Crews have put out sand bags to try to help prevent flooding in low lying areas. We are open for normal
"02.09.2016 15:12:21" nasa.gov Teachers Find Meaning in Data through NASA Internships Teachers Chris Marentette and Robert Bujosa recently did summer internships at NASA's Langley Research Center in Hampton, Virginia. Two teachers who interned at NASA Langley this summer are going back to school with some valuable experience.
"01.09.2016 22:30:41" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Our statement on today's SpaceX incident:
We remain confident in our commercial partners and firmly stand behind the successful 21st century launch complex that NASA, other federal agencies, and U.S. commercial companies are building on Florida's Space "It's too early to know whether the incident will affect the schedule for upcoming NASA-related SpaceX launches to the International Space Station. If there are SpaceX mission delays, other cargo spacecraft will be able to meet the station's cargo needs,
"31.08.2016 21:53:52" Timeline Photos The Orion Launch Abort System jettison motor test was successful. Congrats, NASA and contractor team!
"31.08.2016 20:42:04" nasa.gov NASA Langley Revs Up Interest in Machine Learning Experts from across the nation shared insights about machine learning at a recent workshop at NASA's Langley Research Center. NASA Langley wants to embrace machine learning and big data technologies as we strive to accomplish big goals like our #JourneyToMars.
"31.08.2016 17:47:31" Timeline Photos Today we will test the Orion Launch Abort System jettison motor to ensure astronaut safety for future missions. NASA Langley is the lead for the Launch Abort System, but this test wouldn't be possible without other NASA centers, Lockheed Martin & Aerojet
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"30.08.2016 18:49:45" Timeline Photos Stay tuned! NASA will continue to move forward on its #journeytomars tomorrow by testing a NASA Orion Launch Abort System jettison motor at Aerojet Rocketdyne in California. Test data verifies its design for future missions. For more info about the launch
"26.08.2016 20:08:12" Timeline Photos It was a packed tent as dozens celebrated the dedication of a bench and historic marker that honors the accomplishments of "human computer" Katherine Johnson. The crowd also wished Mrs. Johnson a happy birthday, which Katherine acknowledged with a big
"25.08.2016 23:43:48" nasa.gov Orion Splash Tests Soak Up Data to Keep Astronauts Safe Orion crew module drop tests at NASA's Langley Research Center help refine computer models measuring impacts the spacecraft and crew will experience during a splashdown. Some insight into today's splashdown test supporting development of NASA's Orion Spacecraft -- with fun video! Our test was a data-rich plunge and an important step in our Journey to Mars.
"25.08.2016 19:15:27" NASA's Orion Spacecraft We're coming to you live today from an Orion water drop test at the Hydro Impact Basin at NASA's Langley Research Center in Hampton, Virginia. Join host Eric Gillard, of NASA Langley, and guest Mark Baldwin, of Lockheed Martin, for this exciting milestone
"25.08.2016 15:12:44" flickr.com Orion Water Drop Test Social Media Event Orion Water Drop Test Social Media Event Thursday, August 25, 2016 Check into our Flickr gallery during the day to see photos of today"s #NASASocial here: https://www.flickr.com/photos/nasa_langley/albums/72157671736669980
"25.08.2016 14:08:57" Timeline Photos Join us today for #NASASocial as we splash test an Orion space capsule mock up this afternoon. We do plan to do Facebook live of actual drop on NASA's Orion Spacecraft page and share it here. Assuming the test goes on time (research is very complex!) we
"24.08.2016 20:23:24" nasa.gov NASA, Boeing Simulate Return from Low-Earth Orbit Commercial Crew Miss Boeing engineers evaluated the Starliner landing bags and other systems during testing that saw a mock-up spacecraft dropped 30 feet onto a bed of dirt simulating a landing. Boeing and NASA engineers at NASA's Langley Research Center in Hampton, Virginia, recently kicked off an initial series of six land landing qualification tests to simulate what the actual spacecraft and crew may experience after returning to Earth from
"24.08.2016 20:21:25" youtube.com Earth Expeditions: ABoVE, ATom & ACT-America NASA's Earth Expeditions is been scaling heights and diving deep for new important insights about our planet. From underground in Alaska, to in the air above... Our ACT-America campaign, which will soon wrap up 2016 field operations in Shreveport, Louisiana, was one of NASA's three recent Earth Expeditions campaigns. The others were ABoVE and ATom. Learn more about all three in this episode of Earth Expeditions
"24.08.2016 19:09:58" NASA's Orion Spacecraft Join us on Facebook for a live event tomorrow, Aug. 25. At 3:10 p.m. EST we'll begin broadcasting from a live Orion water drop test at the Landing and Impact Research Facility at NASA's Langley Research Center in Hampton, Virginia. Any questions about the See an Orion water drop test tomorrow — live from NASA Langley.
"23.08.2016 17:54:17" vanityfair.com Katherine Johnson, the NASA Mathematician Who Advanced Human Rights with a Slide Rule and Pencil NASA chief Charles Bolden recalls the historic trajectory of the “human computer” who played a key role in the Apollo 11 moon landing, and as a female African-American in the 1960s, shattered stereotypes in the process. Katherine Johnson will celebrate her 98th birthday this Friday. She is a woman of remarkable achievements whose story is now being told in many places, including this article from NASA Administrator Charlie Bolden.
"22.08.2016 12:16:08" NASA Langley Research Center's cover photo
"22.08.2016 12:16:08" NASA Langley Research Center's cover photo
"19.08.2016 16:53:27" nasa.gov Academy Works to Interest Students in Technology Careers NASA Langley partnered with the Virginia STEAM Academy three years ago in an effort to provide mentorships and hands-on learning opportunities. Vicki Crisp, the director of the Systems Analysis and Concepts Directorate at NASA's Langley Research Center, and five other female technical professionals helped inspire young women to think about pursuing engineering, science and mathematics careers
"19.08.2016 15:29:33" NASA Langley Research Center's cover photo
"19.08.2016 15:29:33" NASA Langley Research Center's cover photo
"19.08.2016 15:03:44" Timeline Photos If you are in or near Kill Devil Hills, NC today - come visit us at the Wright Brothers National Memorial for National #AviationDay. Today marks the 145th anniversary of Orville Wright's birth. We love all things aviation - the National Park Service is
"19.08.2016 13:12:27" Timeline Photos We'll start with our own #WhereIsOrville photo - tweet yours at @NASAAero or @NASA_Langley or add them here or on NASA Aeronautics.
"19.08.2016 13:09:13" nasa.gov Where Is Orville? Where Is Orville? Today is National Aviation Day (Orville Wright's birthday) and we would love to see where you are. You can post an #whereisOrville selfie: http://www.nasa.gov/aero/where-is-orville
"18.08.2016 21:34:17" sciencealert.com NASA just made all the scientific research it funds available for free NASA just announced that any published research funded by the space agency will now be available at no cost, launching a new public web portal that anybody can access. It's true
"18.08.2016 21:20:33" NASA Earth Join us Friday at 10:30am ET/ 7:30am PT for a Facebook Live Q&A with Walt Meier, a sea ice scientist at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center about the continuing decline in Arctic sea ice and the status of this summer's melt season.
The extent of Arctic sea
"18.08.2016 19:33:31" Timeline Photos If you or someone you know is going to be in Chicagoland this weekend - check out the NASA display at the Chicago Air and Water Show. We will have someone there talking about inflatable heat shields for spacecraft - more formally known as Hypersonic
"18.08.2016 15:39:47" Test Feed 1, Aug. 18, 2016 Facebook Live Test Feed
"18.08.2016 14:37:12" nasa.gov Dozens DEVELOP their Earth Science Skills at Summer Project Dozens DEVELOP their Earth Science Skills at Summer Project Dozens of people came to NASA Langley to DEVELOP their Earth science skills this summer. They recently presented their finding on environmental projects that ranged from examining Appalachian Trail health and air quality to optimizing water resources in
"17.08.2016 12:57:13" nasa.gov NASA's Tips for Celebrating National Aviation Day 2016 NASA's Tips for Celebrating National Aviation Day 2016 National Aviation Day is this Friday. We and other NASA aeronautics research centers have made lots of contributions to flight over the last almost 100 years.
"15.08.2016 15:52:38" Hidden Figures Watch the new trailer for Hidden Figures, based on the incredible untold true story. Starring Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer and Janelle Monáe. In theaters January 13. A new movie showcases the untold story of some of our employees who made incredible contributions to the early space program when the Mercury 7 astronauts were based at NASA Langley.
"15.08.2016 15:17:57" nasa.gov Asteroid Redirect Mission Completes Robotic Design Milestone After completing mission development milestone, the Asteroid Redirect Mission proceeds toward robotic launch in 2021. NASA Langley is involved, defining mission concepts and risks.
"13.08.2016 23:02:46" NASA Earth SAGE III will measure Earth's "sunscreen."
An upcoming SpaceX resupply mission to the International Space Station will also deliver NASA's Stratospheric Aerosol and Gas Experiment instrument to continue studying ozone.
Once mounted on the space station,
"12.08.2016 20:28:38" nasa.gov A Camp Where 'Junior Game Changers' Get Their Game On A Camp Where 'Junior Game Changers' Get Their Game On Junior Game Changers campers got their game on recently at NASA Langley Research Center.
"12.08.2016 18:23:03" NASA Earth #EarthExpedition ACT-America is studying the sources and sinks of atmospheric carbon in three regions of the Eastern U.S. with two NASA aircraft. In the Midwest, local sources and sinks, such as summer crops, can make a huge difference in carbon
"11.08.2016 19:46:55" Timeline Photos As tonight approaches, be prepared. The Perseids meteor shower that peaks today is expected to be one of the best meteor viewing opportunities this year. Join NASA in a conversation about it by tweeting questions to @NASA_Marshall with the hashtag
"11.08.2016 17:31:16" NASA Earth CYGNSS Media Day
The same GPS technology that helps people get where they need to go in a car will soon be used in space to improve hurricane forecasting. NASA's upcoming CYGNSS mission – the Cyclone Global Navigation Satellite System – is a Watch this Facebook Live broadcast to learn more about NASA's efforts to improve hurricane intensity forecasting with the Cyclone Global Navigation Satellite System, or CYGNSS. The mission will launch Nov. 21 from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station,
"10.08.2016 21:10:49" NASA Earth The same GPS technology that helps people get where they need to go in a car will soon be used in space to improve hurricane forecasting. NASA's upcoming CYGNSS mission – the Cyclone Global Navigation Satellite System – is a constellation of eight Tune in for this tomorrow!
"10.08.2016 20:25:46" nasa.gov Shaken Up: CYGNSS Undergoes Vibration Testing Engineers prepare NASA's eight Cyclone Global Navigation Satellite System (CYGNSS) microsatellites, mounted on the deployment module, for vibration testing at the Southwest Research Institute in San Antonio, Texas. Engineers in San Antonio, Texas, are giving NASA's eight Cyclone Global Navigation Satellite System (CYGNSS) microsatellites a taste of what launch conditions might feel like. CYGNSS will probe the inner core of hurricanes to better understand their rapid
"10.08.2016 18:56:58" Timeline Photos NASA Langley summer interns have been working on everything from air quality measurements to radiation protection studies and inflatable heat shield designs. Before heading back to school, they paused for a moment to describe their accomplishments.
"10.08.2016 15:05:17" nasa.gov 50th Anniversary of Lunar Orbiter 1 Mission 50th Anniversary of Lunar Orbiter 1 Mission Earth-rise over the moon. The NASA Langley managed Lunar Orbiter 1 mission launched 50 years ago today to map the moon in advance of Apollo and Gemini missions. Five lunar orbiters eventually mapped 99 percent of the lunar surface.
"09.08.2016 21:01:24" NASA Earth The information NASA collects from a fleet of science satellites orbiting Earth 24/7 is making a difference in people's lives every day. Thirty students and young professionals are coming to NASA Headquarters in Washington on Wednesday, Aug. 10, to tell Students from NASA's Applied Sciences' DEVELOP National Program will be at NASA Headquarters tomorrow to talk about their research projects. Watch it live.
"05.08.2016 19:58:42" blogs.nasa.gov NASA Langley Research Center Lincoln, Nebraska, isn't exotic, but it's got a lot to offer in the way of studying greenhouse gases. NASA's ACT-America campaign is in Lincoln now, trying to understand the transport of carbon dioxide and methane through Midwestern skies.
"05.08.2016 01:43:24" NASA Earth We're talking about ACT-America with principal investigator Ken Davis -- learn about the mission, see the C130.
"04.08.2016 17:44:57" NASA Earth Set your alarms:! TODAY we're taking you to Lincoln, Nebraska where our #EarthExpedition ACT-America is investigating greenhouse gases in the eastern United States.
8pm EDT / 5pm PDT / 12am UTC
Don't miss it!
We will talk LIVE with principal Tune in!
"04.08.2016 02:50:53" NASA Earth Get ready for another Facebook Live event tomorrow right here on NASA Earth! We'll be broadcasting from Lincoln, Nebraska where the C-130 Hercules will have just returned from a science flight studying atmospheric carbon.
"03.08.2016 17:47:09" blogs.nasa.gov From the Cockpit: Q&A with NASA Science Pilots | NASA Earth Expeditions From the Cockpit: Q&A with NASA Science Pilots Posted on August 3, 2016 at 11:15 am by Steve Cole. by Sam McDonald / HAMPTON, VA. / Flying airborne science missions requires skill, patience and adaptability. The C-130H pilots flying now over the eastern We asked pilots what it's like to fly airborne science missions. Said one: "My office always has the best view."
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"02.08.2016 17:48:38" nasa.gov Witness a water landing test of the Orion spacecraft Avid social media users are invited to apply for one of 30 NASA Social credentials to see NASA test a mission scenario of an Orion spacecraft and its crew splashing down in the Pacific Ocean after a deep space mission. Hey avid social media users! Don't forget to apply to be one of 30 NASA Social participants to see NASA test a mission scenario of an Orion spacecraft and its crew splashing down in the Pacific Ocean after a deep space mission. For U.S. citizens active on
"02.08.2016 16:59:03" NASA Earth #EarthExpedition ACT-America just completed its first round of flights over the Eastern U.S. The team flew alternating legs at 1,000 and 10,000 feet as they collected data on atmospheric carbon dioxide and methane.
Learn more about ACT-America:
"01.08.2016 13:55:43" blogs.nasa.gov NASA Langley Research Center This NASA airborne science experiment that started flights over the eastern United States this month resembles a classic case of “who done it?”
"29.07.2016 16:46:37" youtube.com NASA Sees Intense Fires around the World This year's wildfire season is off to a blazing start. The United States had an early start to the season, with more than 29,000 wildfires burning more than ... Check out this video showing Earth ablaze.
"28.07.2016 17:36:14" nasa.gov Witness a water landing test of the Orion spacecraft Avid social media users are invited to apply for one of 30 NASA Social credentials to see NASA test a mission scenario of an Orion spacecraft and its crew splashing down in the Pacific Ocean after a deep space mission. Hey, social media users! Want to witness a water landing test of the Orion spacecraft up close Aug. 25? Then apply for one of 30 NASA Social credentials to see NASA test a mission scenario of an Orion spacecraft and its crew splashing down in the Pacific
"27.07.2016 19:06:39" nasa.gov Earth Becomes Fertile Learning Ground for VESSS Program Students Earth Becomes Fertile Learning Ground for VESSS Program Students Dozens of high school students from Virginia recently came to NASA Langley Research Center to study Earth science at a summer academy. Here's a recap of the first-annual
"27.07.2016 14:44:50" nasa.gov 'Viking at 40' Events Revisit a Giant Step in NASA's Journey to Mars Events at NASA Langley marked the 40th anniversary of the historic Viking 1 landing by exploring the past, present and future of Mars exploration. Here's an overview of last week's "Viking at 40" symposium, celebrating the mission that gave humankind its first close look at the Martian surface. Tom Young, pictured below, is one of the people who made it possible. #JourneyToMars
"25.07.2016 23:27:02" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration The future of aviation arrived in California in the form of the all-electric X-57 Maxwell, its cockpit is seen here.
The arrival marked a milestone in our project and signifies yet another step towards our goal of developing technologies that will make The future of aviation arrived in California in the form of the all-electric X-57 Maxwell, its cockpit shown here. The experimental wing is being designed at NASA Langley and its arrival marks another step towards developing technologies that will make
"23.07.2016 14:52:57" ideas.lego.com Women of NASA Ladies rock outer space! Women have played critical roles throughout the history of the U.S. space program, a.k.a. NASA or the National Aeronautics and Space Administration. Y... Lego's Women of NASA! One of them, Katherine Johnson, worked at NASA Langley as a "human computer" and is the subject of a movie being made called Hidden Figures. This is a Lego Idea, not a Lego set yet.
"21.07.2016 20:06:55" nasa.gov NASA Langley Researchers Honored with Silver Snoopy Awards Five researchers from NASA Langley received the prestigious Silver Snoopy award Five researchers from NASA Langley were recently awarded a prestigious agency honor, the Silver Snoopy, for their work supporting safety in
"20.07.2016 17:44:52" Timeline Photos These are some of the amazing people who made the successful Viking missions happen 40 years ago. Today was the day the first lander made the first soft landing ever on Mars. Watch here: http://www.ustream.tv/channel/nasa-lrc
"20.07.2016 16:35:26" Washington Post We were with NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration to talk about Mars! NASA is celebrating the 40th anniversary of the first successful landing on Mars by a U.S. spacecraft, Viking 1. Post reporter Sarah Kaplan is talking to Jim Green, Washington Post reporter Sarah Kaplan is talking to Jim Green, NASA's planetary science division director, about the 40th anniversary of the Viking 1 Mars lunar landing. #Viking40
"20.07.2016 12:58:06" nasa.gov NASA: Next Giant Leap NASA: Next Giant Leap NASA's fleet of orbiters and rovers are studying Mars, while astronauts on the International Space Station are learning how to live off the Earth for longer periods of time. Meanwhile, workers across America are developing the hardware and new
"19.07.2016 22:14:28" Timeline Photos Thanks for joining us for the Viking History Talk earlier today. If you missed it or can't get enough Viking, be sure to tune in tomorrow with us during a Viking at 40 Symposium all-day event!
"19.07.2016 21:36:36" nasa.gov 2016 Climate Trends Continue to Break Records Two key climate change indicators -- global surface temperatures and Arctic sea ice extent -- have broken numerous records through the first half of 2016 Each of the first six months of 2016 set a record as the warmest respective month globally in the modern temperature record, which dates to 1880. While these two key climate indicators have broken records in 2016, NASA said it is more significant that
"19.07.2016 20:53:17" Timeline Photos If you're fascinated by Mars and you missed this afternoon's live stream of a Viking 40th anniversary history talk, you've got a second chance. The panel will reprise its conversation 7:30 p.m. today at the Virginia Air & Space Center in downtown Hampton.
"19.07.2016 17:03:26" Timeline Photos Learn about NASA's historic Viking mission to Mars, the first to place an operational lander on the planet's surface. That triumph took place 40 years ago this week. #JourneyToMars
"16.07.2016 12:49:47" www.dailypress.com Flights to study greenhouse gases to launch out of NASA Langley, Wallops Atmospheric scientists know that carbon dioxide and methane contribute to climate change. Nice coverage of our ACT-America campaign from the Daily Press.
"16.07.2016 00:53:56" Timeline Photos Langley turns 99 years old on Sunday, July 17. But the big celebration will take place during our 100th year. To see what's up with that, go to http://www.nasa.gov/specials/nasalangley100/
"15.07.2016 13:40:47" Timeline Photos Scientist Ken Davis talks with reporters about a NASA mission to investigate the sources of two powerful greenhouse gases and how they cycle in and out of the atmosphere. The airborne campaign, which begins this month, is called Atmospheric Carbon and
"14.07.2016 20:10:31" nasa.gov Center Snapshot: Sarah Cook The sun is the final frontier for NASA Langley researcher Sarah Cook. In our latest Center Snapshot, we profile NASA Langley researcher Sarah Cook and how the power of the sun fuels her efforts to further explore space using solar sails.
"14.07.2016 16:09:40" nasa.gov NASA Study to Follow Greenhouse Gases through American Skies NASA and collaborating researchers have planned an important new step in the global undertaking to study sources of growth in atmospheric levels of carbon dioxide and other trace gases — an airborne campaign called Atmospheric Carbon and Next week, we kick off ACT-America, an airborne science campaign that will look at the transport of two powerful greenhouse gases around the eastern United States. Read on to learn how this study will teach us important information about the sources and
"13.07.2016 15:08:25" nasa.gov NASA Langley Research Bolstered Business Jet's Innovative Design A newly introduced business jet paid a visit to NASA Langley's Research Center, where its design was tested in a wind tunnel called the National Transonic Facility. NASA Langley on Tuesday hosted a new jet with an innovative design. Wind tunnel testing at the center helped the manufacturer fine tune its contours.
"12.07.2016 23:58:40" nasa.gov NASA's Juno Spacecraft Sends First In-orbit View The JunoCam camera aboard NASA's Juno mission is operational and sending down data after the spacecraft's July 4 arrival at Jupiter. A new look at Jupiter from NASA's Juno spacecraft, now in orbit around the gas giant.
"12.07.2016 14:12:41" Photos from NASA Langley Research Center's post Check out this wildfire map posted today by the American Red Cross. Men and women are fighting those blazes and facing possible life and death situations. Engineers here are working with the U.S.Forest Service to help design an even better emergency fire
"12.07.2016 14:02:23" nasa.gov NASA Camera Catches Moon 'Photobombing' Earth For only the second time in a year, a NASA camera aboard the DSCOVR satellite captured a view of the moon as it moved in front of the sunlit side of Earth. Pretty cool - you can see the far side of the moon in this, which you can't ever see from Earth.
"08.07.2016 00:00:24" nasa.gov NASA to Host Media Events Marking Anniversary of First Mars Landing NASA is celebrating the first successful landing on Mars by a U.S. spacecraft – Viking 1 -- with a history discussion from 2 to 3:30 p.m. EDT Tuesday, July 19, and a Viking 40th anniversary symposium 8 a.m. to 5:10 p.m. Wednesday, July 20 at NASA's Lots of "old Vikings" going to be at NASA Langley on July 19-20 to talk about how things were back in the day.
"07.07.2016 23:08:38" sealevel.nasa.gov Understanding Sea Level | NASA Sea Level Change Get an in-depth look at the science behind sea level rise. This is kind of cool
"07.07.2016 14:14:15" nasa.gov Future NASA Missions Spark Out-of this-World Ideas A NASA Langley study looks at how mice might help humans get to Mars. Lots of innovative concepts are needed for long-duration space exploration. This is just one possibility: http://www.nasa.gov/feature/langley/future-nasa-missions-spark-out-of-this-world-ideas
"06.07.2016 22:30:01" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Jupiter's Red Spot was caused by a saber-tooth squirrel... No, not really.
Queen Latifah highlights our NASA's Juno Mission to Jupiter, which is now in orbit around Jupiter, via our involvement in the new feature film; "Ice Age: Collision Course". Juno what I'm talking about!
"06.07.2016 19:36:50" nasa.gov NASA Flights to Track Greenhouse Gases Across Eastern US This month, NASA begins an airborne experiment to improve scientists' understanding of the sources of two powerful greenhouse gases and how they cycle into and out of the atmosphere. ACT-America, an upcoming NASA airborne campaign, will study the movement of two powerful greenhouse gases across the eastern United States. By monitoring carbon dioxide and methane as weather systems move them around, the study will improve scientists'
"05.07.2016 19:16:27" nasa.gov Sensor Technology Could Revolutionize What You Sleep On Textile Instruments has licensed a NASA technology called SansEC, a sensor that functions using electromagnetic vibrations in the air. A NASA sensor technology called SansEC has been licensed by an Ohio textiles company that foresees uses in health care, sportswear and the military. Their first prototype? A baby blanket that could sense temperature, movement and moisture. #NASATech
"05.07.2016 01:20:50" nasa.gov NASA's Juno Hours From Gas Giant Jupiter After almost five years and 1.7 billion million miles (2.7 billion kilometers), NASA's Juno mission is about to enter into orbit around Jupiter. Hello Jupiter
"30.06.2016 23:57:31" Timeline Photos Google Maps just got a makeover thanks to Landsat 8. Google Earth Engine sorted through a petabyte of Landsat 8 data to create a cloud-free mosaic of our planet for its Google Maps product. Find out more on the blog:
"30.06.2016 15:40:24" Timeline Photos In July, NASA Langley will mark the 40th anniversary of the Viking mission's historic landing on the surface of Mars with several special events. We'll look back at Viking's amazing achievements and look ahead to our #JourneyToMars.
"29.06.2016 20:21:53" Timeline Photos The NASA Langley hangar is huge and has the most amazing sculptural elements. That's especially true if you throw in a couple of planes and a talented photographer. The large gray aircraft is a C-130H Hercules visiting from NASA's Wallops Flight Facility.
"28.06.2016 19:05:38" nasa.gov Booster Test for Space Launch System Rocket The second and final qualification motor (QM-2) test for the Space Launch System's booster is seen, Tuesday, June 28, 2016, at Orbital ATK Propulsion Systems test facilities in Promontory, Utah. During the Space Launch System flight the boosters will The rocket boosters will provide more than 75 percent of the thrust needed to escape the gravitational pull of the Earth, the first step on NASA's Journey to Mars.
"24.06.2016 20:59:01" nasa.gov Students Explore the Path to Mars Through the VASTS academy, rising 12th graders get an insider's look at the nuts and bolts of space exploration. A group of Virginia high school students spent a week at NASA Langley mapping out the steps it will take to send humans to Mars. #JourneyToMars
"23.06.2016 18:57:39" nasa.gov Hubble Sees New Dark Spot on Neptune New images obtained on May 16, 2016, by NASA's Hubble Space Telescope confirm the presence of a dark vortex in the atmosphere of Neptune. This full visible-light image shows that the dark feature resides near and below a patch of bright clouds in the Similar features were seen during the Voyager 2 flyby of Neptune in 1989 and by the Hubble Space Telescope in 1994, but this vortex is the first one observed in the 21st century.
"22.06.2016 16:30:31" Precipitation Measurement Missions Official FB page of NASA's Precipitation Measurement Missions - TRMM and GPM. We utilize advanced space-borne instruments to measure rain and snow globally. What parts of the world get the most extreme rain? Will climate change cause more hurricanes and tropical storms?
This Thursday, join NASA scientists for a Live discussion of how we study extreme weather from space and to see behind the scenes of the
"21.06.2016 17:19:09" spotthestation.nasa.gov Spot The Station See the International Space Station! As the third brightest object in the sky the space station is easy to see if you know when to look up. The International Space Station is visible because it reflects the light of the sun – the same reason we can see the moon. But unlike the moon, the space station isn't bright enough to see during the day. It can only be seen when it is dawn or dusk at
"20.06.2016 19:28:03" Timeline Photos Mark your calendars! On July 20, 1976 at 8:12 a.m. EDT, NASA received the signal that the Viking Lander 1 successfully reached the Martian surface. The lander collected an overwhelming amount of data that continues to aid in current and future NASA
"19.06.2016 23:01:48" nasa.gov NASA's CYGNSS Microsatellites Pass Testing Milestone NASA's Cyclone Global Navigation Satellite System (CYGNSS) mission took another major step last month as the eight CYGNSS microsatellites successfully completed functional and environmental testing of their systems and software. These microsatellites will probe the inner core of hurricanes to better understand how they intensify, leading to better forecasts.
"17.06.2016 16:25:17" Timeline Photos We're serious about the idea that a series of integrated electric motors could change the way airplanes are designed and now we have an official X-plane to test our concepts. It is the newly named X-57 "Maxwell." Learn how it got its name here:
"16.06.2016 15:16:56" nasa.gov NASA Works with Airline to Improve Pilot Training and Cockpit Displays NASA and American Airlines are teaming up to improve training, cockpit displays and other flight deck operations. We love to get input from pilots about our research: http://www.nasa.gov/feature/langley/nasa-works-with-airline-to-improve-pilot-training-and-cockpit-displays
"15.06.2016 19:43:51" Timeline Photos How can unmanned aircraft systems (aka drones) be put to work doing everyday jobs like spotting wildfires, monitoring wildlife and delivering packages? NASA is pushing technology forward to make unmanned aircraft more capable and safe. #FlyNASA
"14.06.2016 20:47:30" nasa.gov Widow of NASA Engineer Shares Stories of Early Space Missions After retired NASA engineer John Newcomb died in March, his wife began sharing his stories of early space missions NASA Langley engineer John Newcomb left his mark on space missions including the Lunar Orbiter effort that paved the way for Apollo and the triumphant Viking landing on Mars in 1976. He died in March, but his wife continues to tell stories of unsung
"14.06.2016 18:06:22" nasa.gov Orion Dives Deep for the Sake of Safety A test version of the Orion spacecraft is pulled back like a pendulum and released, taking a dive into the 20-foot-deep (6.1 meters) Hydro Impact Basin at NASA's Langley Research Center in Hampton, Virginia. NASA's Orion Spacecraft test article recently dove into Langley's Hydro Impact Basin to simulate what the capsule and crew may experience when landing in the Pacific Ocean after returning from a deep-space mission! See more pictures and video of the big
"10.06.2016 17:59:09" wired.com The Unknown Lab of Millennials Fast-Tracking NASA's Missions If you know anything about NASA, you know that missions just don't get launched that fast. Check out this WIRED story about Lab 77 and how some of our younger researchers are working to make NASA even better:
"10.06.2016 15:46:10" Timeline Photos Still looking for your flying car? One of our researchers, Mark Moore, has been doing research for years in that area. He's really excited about new technologies being developed that could change the way all aircraft are designed - especially distributed
"10.06.2016 13:48:23" thevlm.org NASA Langley Research Center Our education experts are headed over to the free public evening viewing of Mars, Jupiter and Saturn at The Virginia Living Museum Saturday at 5:30 pm to host exhibits and activities about these planets. Join them to learn about the planets, the NASA
"08.06.2016 16:00:19" media.giphy.com gph.is We'll swing drop a NASA's Orion Spacecraft test article in our 20-foot deep Hydro Impact Basin for the first time later today. Be on the look out for pictures of the big splash later this week!
"07.06.2016 16:10:08" nasa.gov A Day of Exercise and More at NASA Langley's 5K Moonwalk & Run Nearly 500 water-sodden souls braved the elements to cross the finish line last Saturday at NASA Langley Research Center's third-annual 5K Moonwalk & Run. Despite the weather, Moonwalk & Run draws a big crowd.
"07.06.2016 14:15:13" Timeline Photos It was June 7, 2006, when the CALIPSO satellite made its first observations on the layers of clouds and aerosols in an orbit over eastern Asia, Indonesia and Australia. Since then, CALIPSO has used its lasers to take more than 5.7 billion lidar
"06.06.2016 18:29:13" Timeline Photos Seventy two years ago today marked a turning point in World War II. It was June 6, 1944, D-Day, when the Allies landed at Normandy on the French coastline. The invasion is considered by historians as a major turning point of the war in Europe for the U.S.
"03.06.2016 20:07:17" nasa.gov Clouds and Sea Ice: What Satellites Show About Arctic Climate Change Patrick Taylor, an atmospheric scientist at NASA Langley, is studying how clouds interactions with sea ice contribute to warming temperatures in the Arctic. Temperatures in the Arctic are rising much faster than the rest of the planet. One of the main reasons is how clouds interact with sea ice, says a NASA Langley scientist.
"03.06.2016 16:50:38" nasa.gov Student Artists Honored for Flights of Creative Exploration Creativity and imagination took center stage as NASA Langley honored winners of its 2016 student art contest. Creative visions of the cosmos — and the young people who dreamed them up — were honored this week at the finale of the 2016 NASA Langley student art contest. Congratulations to all!
"03.06.2016 15:11:21" nasa.gov NASA Langley Researchers Recall Work on First Rendezvous in Space NASA Langley Researchers Recall Work on First Rendezvous in Space June 3 marks the 50th anniversary of the Gemini 9A flight to demonstrate the rendezvous-and-docking concept that would lead to landing a man on the moon three years later. NASA Langley took part in that effort using the Rendezvous and Docking Simulator
"03.06.2016 13:27:38" cnn.com NASA flies low over South Korea to measure polluted air Two former U.S. Air Force pilots take off from Osan Air base in South Korea as part of the fight against an invisible menace: Air pollution. CNN published an article with video and photos about NASA's mission measuring pollution in and around South Korea. NASA Langley is involved in that mission. The mission is to determine where the pollutants originate and assess how air pollution can be
"02.06.2016 21:02:09" nasa.gov With NCAS, NASA Opens the Door to Community College Students More than 40 community college students recently came to NASA Langley for NASA's National Community College Aerospace Scholars program, which targets students attending community colleges in areas with large minority and underrepresented populations. To keep with the student theme ... we recently hosted 43 community college students for something called the National Community College Aerospace Scholars, or NCAS, program. The students split up into four teams representing fictitious companies vying to
"02.06.2016 15:11:29" Timeline Photos Students have all sort of opportunities to work with us at NASA - internships and challenges, just to name a few. Who wouldn't like to design a planetary rover - but it's not as easy as it sounds!
"02.06.2016 14:42:02" blogs.nasa.gov NASA Langley Research Center From the NASA Earth Expedition blog, an update on the NAAMES campaign:
"Tricky aircraft maneuvers are as much a part of the vocabulary of NAAMES airborne scientists as atmospheric particles. 'Tail wags,' 'porpoises,' 'bowties' and 'speed changers,' to
"31.05.2016 15:10:26" NASA's Armstrong Flight Research Center We are researching ways to reduce the magnitude of sonic booms. Watch as we do a supersonic flight demonstration to exhibit the various magnitudes LIVE on Facebook TODAY at 10:00 a.m. PDT.
"30.05.2016 21:40:03" nasa.gov NASA's GPM Examines Tropical Depression Bonnie in the Carolinas On May 30, Bonnie continued moving along the coastline near Charleston, South Carolina and additional heavy rainfall expected over the Carolinas. Lots of off-and-on rain here in the coastal plain of Virginia, where NASA Langley is located: https://www.nasa.gov/langley
"26.05.2016 21:03:20" Timeline Photos Mark your calendar to join some of our researchers who will be at NASA Armstrong Tuesday, May 31, for a sonic boom flight demonstration.
It's a Facebook Live event!
"24.05.2016 19:30:19" nasa.gov ISS Astronauts Enjoy Dish Cooked Up by Students from Hampton, Virginia Astronauts aboard the International Space Station recently feasted on a spicy Jamaican rice and beans with coconut milk entrée cooked up by a team of culinary students from Phoebus High School in Hampton, Virginia. Astronauts aboard the International Space Station recently got the chance to try a spicy Jamaican rice and beans entree cooked up by a team of culinary students from Phoebus High School right here in Hampton, Virginia. We've got video of them chowing
"23.05.2016 20:15:10" nasa.gov After 10 Years, NASA EDGE Is Still Carving its Own Path NASA's longest running video podcast, "NASA EDGE," turns 10 this year — and shows no signs of slowing down. "NASA EDGE" turns 10 this year. We recently sat down with the hosts and crew to talk about what's made it so successful.
"23.05.2016 17:14:09" nytimes.com Uncovering a Tale of Rocket Science, Race and the '60s Taraji P. Henson and Octavia Spencer star in “Hidden Figures,” a largely untold story of African-American mathematicians in the space program. In case you didn't catch the New York Times article on the upcoming movie about the contributions of some of our human computers, like Katherine Johnson, in the 1950s and 1960s - here it is:
"23.05.2016 15:43:47" nasa.gov Solar Storms May Have Been Key to Life on Earth Our sun's adolescence was stormy—and new evidence shows that these tempests may have been just the key to seeding life as we know it. Four billion years ago, the sun shone with about three-quarters the brightness seen today, but its surface roiled with eruptions spewing solar material and radiation into space. These explosions may have provided the crucial energy needed to warm Earth
"21.05.2016 20:58:21" Stein Hoff - Atlantic Row 2016 40° 15.93 N, 71° 29.59 W
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Just discovered this function for sending my presise position with free copy to Fb. But it does not seem absolutely updated, I am at 070 46.2 W. It is 03 local time but difficult to sleep as my AIS system Ahoy! Big as the oceans are, apparently it can be surprising easy to meet up out there. This man rowing across the Atlantic had an interesting interaction with the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute's research vessel Atlantis on a NASA-funded mission to
"20.05.2016 13:33:20" Timeline Photos Cool new Hubble image of Mars. See more here: https://www.nasa.gov/feature/goddard/2016/new-hubble-portrait-of-mars
"20.05.2016 13:29:07" 2016.spaceappschallenge.org [Space Apps 2016] https://2016.spaceappschallenge.org/awards/peoples-choice Today is last day to vote for People's Choice for Space Apps Challenge - an aviation app for drones is currently on top. Cast your ballot up until 5 pm ET: https://2016.spaceappschallenge.org/awards/peoples-choice
"19.05.2016 19:29:40" NASA Earth Set your alarms for a Facebook Live #EarthExpedition event today!
We're going to tour NASA's C-130 flying science laboratory supporting the NAAMES expedition and talk to scientists live rigth here on NASA Earth at 5:30pm EDT, 2:30pm PDT and 9:30pm
"18.05.2016 20:28:30" nasa.gov NASA Crash-Test Dummies Suit Up for Action Engineers at NASA's Langley Research Center in Hampton, Virginia, are working to ensure astronauts are uninjured during splashdown by performing water-impact tests of an Orion test capsule with suited crash test dummies inside. We recently suited up some crash-test dummies, popped them in an Orion test capsule, and sent the whole kit and kaboodle splashing into our Hydro Impact Basin. The data from that test will help ensure that real astronauts are uninjured during a future
"18.05.2016 14:00:51" blogs.nasa.gov NASA Langley Research Center NASA's NAAMES mission is in the field this month on the second of four deployments. About half the carbon dioxide emitted into Earth's atmosphere each year ends up in the ocean, and plankton absorbs a lot of it. NAAMES studies the world's largest plankton
"18.05.2016 13:42:42" nasa.gov With S'COOL, Students Learn About Clouds on the Far Side of the World In a sense, Jim Colletto was able to take dozens of elementary school children along with him on a journey to a remote island in the Southern Ocean. NASA's S'COOL project, which asks students to observe clouds to help validate satellite measurements, recently had some volunteer help in a very remote, penguin-populated place called Heard Island, 500 miles from Antarctica. #EarthRightNow
"17.05.2016 13:25:29" nasa.tumblr.com NASA Langley Research Center The International Space Station will have orbited Earth 100,000 times on May 16. Check it out on NASA's Tumblr page:
"17.05.2016 12:32:16" vimeo.com NASA Social @ Woods Hole This is "NASA Social @ Woods Hole" by steerfilms on Vimeo, the home for high quality videos and the people who love them. NASA doesn't just rely on its own social media accounts to spread the word about what's up at the agency. We also hold "NASA Socials" with social media bloggers from around the country. This short piece by @steerfilms gives some insight into that process
"16.05.2016 22:50:20" NASA Earth A quote from Rich Moore as the NASA C-130 circles down over the Sable Island Station to check the accuracy of aerosol instruments on the aircraft during the NAAMES Earth Expedition.
This week, we'll be sharing some “Things Heard” in the field from the This NASA Earth science mission aims to learn more about the role of tiny sea life called phytoplankton and tiny air particles called aerosols in our home planet's changing climate. #EarthExpeditions
"15.05.2016 02:29:35" Timeline Photos Amazing view from the cockpit as NASA's C-130 airborne laboratory spirals toward Sable Island near Newfoundland yesterday. The research aircraft is part of a mission to learn more about the role of aerosols - tiny air particles - and phytoplankton - tiny
"14.05.2016 21:25:51" lightsinthedark.com NASA Sets Sail to Study Ocean and Climate NASA has launched on another mission of exploration, except this time it wasn't on a rocket ship from Cape Canaveral but rather on a research ship from Cape Cod. NASA's North Atlantic A… A blog from Jason Major at the NAAMES NASA Social event this past week. The mission is exploring the roles of phytoplankton (tiny sea organisms) and aerosols (tiny air particles) in climate change.
"14.05.2016 15:31:00" nasa.gov Sunrise Time-lapse from the International Space Station Astronaut Jeff Williams (@Astro_Jeff) tweeted a timelapse video of sunrise seen from his unique perspective on the International Space Station: Check out the awesome sunrise in orbit from the International Space Station!
"12.05.2016 18:55:55" runwaygirlnetwork.com Supersonic flight looks set to return, but at what cost? - Runway Girl NASA's attempts to resuscitate supersonic commercial air travel will involve the use of technology that did not exist in Concorde's day, with the aim of minimizing its negative environmental impact in terms of both emissions and noise. The prospect of A couple of articles this week feature NASA's Commercial Supersonic Technology project, which is managed from here. One is on the Runway Girl Network: https://www.runwaygirlnetwork.com/2016/05/11/supersonic-flight-looks-set-return-cost/
The other is on
"11.05.2016 11:22:12" Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) WHOI is the world's largest private, nonprofit ocean research, engineering and education organization. LIVE at 8 a.m. today: Watch R/V Atlantis depart for the NAAMES mission on the WHOI Facebook feed. The ship will be on a 26-day NASA-funded mission to learn more about the role of phytoplankton in climate change.
"10.05.2016 19:44:34" blogs.nasa.gov NASA Langley Research Center The ship sails first thing May 11 for 26 days of research into the role of tiny sea life - phytoplankton - and tiny particles in the air - aerosols - in climate change. The R/V Atlantis out of Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute on Cape Cod, Mass., and
"06.05.2016 17:24:30" NASA Langley Research Center's cover photo
"06.05.2016 17:24:30" NASA Langley Research Center's cover photo
"06.05.2016 17:22:22" climate.nasa.gov Plankton and you: The science of how we're all connected to climate Blog | May 6, 2016, 02:01 PDT Plankton and you: The science of how we're all connected to climate Each spring, the waters of the North Atlantic Ocean host a huge natural bloom of phytoplankton—microscopic, plant-like organisms that are important for This study is part of NASA's Earth Venture investigations. Earth Venture investigations are part of NASA's Earth System Science Pathfinder Program managed at Langley for NASA's Science Mission Directorate in Washington. #EarthExpedition
"06.05.2016 16:36:25" nasa.gov Computer Facility Named After "Human Computer" Katherine Johnson Katherine Johnson, 97, was celebrated Thursday for her many landmark mathematical achievements. At NASA Langley, a new high-performance computing lab will bear her name. Here's more about yesterday's event honoring "human computer" Katherine Johnson. In addition to having a new computational lab named after her, she accepted a Silver Snoopy, an award that goes to those who have made outstanding contributions to NASA
"05.05.2016 21:05:03" Timeline Photos We paid tribute to former NASA Langley research mathematician Katherine Johnson today during a naming ceremony for the Katherine G. Johnson Computational Research Facility, which will open in 2017. Johnson and many of her family members attended the
"04.05.2016 17:15:07" Timeline Photos We got some incredible submissions to our annual art contest. Check out the winning entries, including this one from fifth grader Tré Loper. http://www.nasa.gov/feature/langley/2016-art-contest-winners-conjure-up-visions-of-the-unknown
"04.05.2016 12:38:44" nasa.gov Rising Carbon Dioxide Levels Will Help and Hurt Crops Elevated carbon dioxide concentrations in the atmosphere may increase water-use efficiency in crops and considerably mitigate yield losses due to climate change. The double-edged sword of global warming may help some initially, but not in the long run.
"03.05.2016 20:03:19" Timeline Photos Hundreds of people involved in the unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) industry are gathered in New Orleans this week for AUVSI (Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International) XPONENTIAL 2016. Among them are a number of researchers from NASA
"03.05.2016 17:06:59" blogs.nasa.gov A “Clean” Start for First KORUS-AQ Flights | NASA Earth Expeditions After years of preparation, the three KORUS-AQ aircraft (NASA B-200, NASA DC-8, and the Hanseo King-Air) took off for their first coordinat… Korea U.S.-Air Quality (KORUS-AQ) is a joint field study between NASA and the Republic of Korea to advance the ability to monitor air pollution from space. The campaign will assess air quality across urban, rural and coastal South Korea using observations
"03.05.2016 02:06:40" NASA Earth LIVE NOW: Inside the DC-8 flying laboratory with KORUS-AQ U.S. lead scientist Jim Crawford and chief pilot Wayne Ringelberg. Check out NASA's mission to improve air-quality.
"02.05.2016 21:55:30" nasa.gov NASA Researchers Improve Hazardous Weather Forecasts Scientists and engineers at NASA's Langley Research Center in Hampton, Virginia, are combining satellite images with novel algorithms to monitor hazardous thunderstorms. With this method, they can identify where severe winds, hail or tornadoes are more “We are able to analyze the locations where severe storms most frequently occur and when they occur with unprecedented detail using commonly available satellite imagery” - Kristopher Bedka, NASA Langley scientist.
"02.05.2016 20:39:43" NASA Airborne Science Program Today we will tour on Facebook LIVE our DC-8 flying science laboratory currently in South Korea on our KORUS-AQ #EarthExpedition studying air quality.
10pm EDT, 7pm PDT and 11am KST over at NASA Earth Check it out: a Facebook LIVE tour of a NASA flying laboratory and crew on an air-quality mission in South Korea.
"02.05.2016 14:18:07" NASA Langley Research Center's cover photo
"02.05.2016 14:18:07" NASA Langley Research Center's cover photo
"02.05.2016 14:13:37" blogs.nasa.gov NASA Langley Research Center A few days before leaving for South Korea and the start of the Korea U.S.-Air Quality study (KORUS-AQ) field campaign, lead U.S. project scientist Jim Crawford - of NASA's Langley Research Center - answered questions about the mission and his career
"27.04.2016 14:41:33" nasa.gov University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Wins BIG Idea Challenge A team of students from Illinois won a new design competition organized by NASA and the National Institute of Aerospace. Congratulations to a team of students from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Their “Cable-Controlled Aeroshell Deceleration System” concept took the top prize in the inaugural edition of the NASA/NIA BIG Idea Challenge. Nice work!
"26.04.2016 17:11:52" Timeline Photos Unmanned systems are on the cusp of becoming an everyday part of our lives. A recent event in Hampton brought together local and regional leaders from government, industry, academia and nonprofit organizations to discuss the subject.
"26.04.2016 15:11:30" nasa.gov NASA CSI: On the Trail of a Hazy Global Killer Spacecraft orbiting Earth hundreds or thousands of miles away with instruments to track pollutants could benefit people worldwide. NASA and the Republic of Korea will spend about six weeks collecting data from three aircraft, ground sites, ships and satellites to advance the ability to monitor air pollution more accurately from space. The mission is called KORUS-AQ ( Korea U.S.-Air
"25.04.2016 15:22:08" nasa.gov See the Sea Side of NASA's Plankton-Climate Change Study “NASA is coming; NASA is coming. One in the air, one on the sea.” Think of it as a modern, Paul Revere-like invitation for 30 social media users to the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) in Woods Hole, Massachusetts on Tuesday, May 10. NASA Social alert! This one highlights the agency's North Atlantic Aerosols and Marine Ecosystems Study and features a tour of the research vessel (R/V) Atlantis, operated by the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute in Massachusetts. The study will collect
"25.04.2016 13:36:31" Timeline Photos We have proof that an air show can indeed blow your mind. Enjoy this fun photo of our Chief Engineer Dave McGowan taken this weekend by our Chief of Staff Debi Tomek at the Air Power over Hampton Roads air show.
"23.04.2016 20:29:28" Photos from NASA Langley Research Center's post The Air Power over Hampton Roads air show is almost over for today. Come see us tomorrow - planes, research and Spacey Casey. Our leadership team had a great time today despite a brief downpour.
"23.04.2016 10:16:17" NASA Aeronautics Our plan to design, build and fly X-planes with advanced green aviation technology is how we're celebrating Earth Day. How are you? Share your Earth Day with us. #24Seven #FlyNASA Details: http://go.nasa.gov/1YLaAHB NASA Aeronautics is working to make our planet gre near too. https://www.facebook.com/nasaaeronautics/posts/693493247420013:0
"23.04.2016 00:38:04" Timeline Photos That's a lotta bytes. Thanks for checking in with us today, Earth Day, as NASA Langley gave you a behind the scenes look at all we do in Earth science -- and the people who are working to better understand our home planet, every minute of every
"22.04.2016 20:24:37" Timeline Photos Name that NASA Langley NAAMES Earth science mission. We showed you our day, now show us yours! How do you make our planet a better place to work, play and live? Share a photo or video of your activity with NASA on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram using the
"22.04.2016 20:04:25" Timeline Photos Connect with Earth Science at NASA Langley. And it's not too late to share what you're doing to celebrate #EarthDay. http://www.nasa.gov/24Seven
"22.04.2016 19:24:34" Timeline Photos Just one day before #EarthDay, we marked our 10th year using the CALIPSO satellite to gather unique data about our home planet's clouds and other tiny particles suspended in the atmosphere.
"22.04.2016 18:30:46" Timeline Photos Happy #EarthDay! How are you celebrating #24Seven around the world? http://www.nasa.gov/24Seven
"22.04.2016 18:21:19" Timeline Photos #24Seven NASA Earth science. Share what you're doing to celebrate #EarthDay. http://www.nasa.gov/24Seven
"22.04.2016 17:46:05" Timeline Photos
"22.04.2016 17:45:38" Photos from NASA Langley Research Center's post This Earth Day, NASA is going to give you a behind the scenes look at all we do in Earth science -- and the people who are working to better understand our home planet, every minute of every day.
But that's not all: we are asking YOU to show us how you
"22.04.2016 17:00:00" Timeline Photos Happy #EarthDay! Go DEVELOP team celebrating #24Seven around the world. http://www.nasa.gov/24Seven
"22.04.2016 17:00:00" Timeline Photos Happy #EarthDay! Go DEVELOP team celebrating #24Seven around the world. http://www.nasa.gov/24Seven
"22.04.2016 16:50:00" Timeline Photos #24Seven NASA Earth science. Share what you're doing to celebrate #EarthDay. http://www.nasa.gov/24Seven
"22.04.2016 15:50:00" Timeline Photos Let us make one thing perfectly clear about CLARREO -- it's all about Earth. And NASA works #24Seven for Earth. What are you doing this #EarthDay? http://www.nasa.gov/24Seven
"22.04.2016 15:10:00" Timeline Photos SAGE III on ISS. We'll be waiting and watching and launching and Earth observing. It's what we do. Happy #EarthDay! Celebrate #24Seven around the world. http://www.nasa.gov/24Seven
"22.04.2016 14:50:00" Timeline Photos Earth Observation for the benefit of all. Today, Earth Day, we're giving you a behind the scenes look at all we do in Earth science -- and the people who are working to better understand our home planet, every minute of every day. #24Seven. Join us:
"22.04.2016 13:40:00" Timeline Photos Happy Friday and Happy Earth Day! From the air, ground and sea, we'll be studying South Korea's air. But don't you put on airs, share a photo or video of your activity with NASA on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram using the hashtag #24Seven. Join the event
"22.04.2016 13:40:00" Timeline Photos NASA DEVELOP making a difference in Arizona. Again, we're showing you our day, now show us yours! Share a photo or video of your activity with NASA on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram using the hashtag #24Seven
"22.04.2016 13:12:18" nasa.tumblr.com NASA Langley Research Center THE SHAKESPEAREAN MOONS OF URANUS
This weekend marks the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare's death, and we're highlighting the moons of Uranus, some of which are named after characters from his works. Check it out!
"22.04.2016 13:10:00" Timeline Photos We go to Texas and see what DEVELOPS. Happy Earth Day! #24Seven NASA Earth science. Celebrate #EarthDay.
"22.04.2016 12:00:00" Timeline Photos We're in Virginia and all over the world. Next week -- Korea. Happy #EarthDay! How are you celebrating #24Seven around the world? http://www.nasa.gov/24Seven
"22.04.2016 09:10:00" Timeline Photos NASA Langley works #24Seven to understand our planet. What are you doing this #EarthDay? http://www.nasa.gov/24Seven
"22.04.2016 06:50:00" Timeline Photos We're showing you our day, now show us yours! How do you make our planet a better place to work, play and live? Share a photo or video of your activity with NASA on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram using the hashtag #24Seven. Join the event page on NASA
"22.04.2016 05:20:00" Timeline Photos NASA works #24Seven for Earth. What are you doing this #EarthDay? http://www.nasa.gov/24Seven
"22.04.2016 04:50:00" Timeline Photos This Earth Day, NASA is going to give you a behind the scenes look at all we do in Earth science -- and the people who are working to better understand our home planet, every minute of every day.
But that's not all: we are asking YOU to show us how you
"22.04.2016 04:50:00" Timeline Photos This Earth Day, NASA is going to give you a behind the scenes look at all we do in Earth science -- and the people who are working to better understand our home planet, every minute of every day.
But that's not all: we are asking YOU to show us how you
"21.04.2016 16:42:34" NASA Earth 24Seven NASA Earth 24Seven Celebrate Earth Day with NASA!
NASA's satellites, aircraft, instruments and field missions deliver vital information about our weather, environment and changing climate every 60 minutes, every 24 hours, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.
Show us a minute Earth #24Seven
This Earth Day, NASA is going to give you a behind the scenes look at all we do in Earth science -- and the people who are working to better understand our home planet, every minute of every day.
But that's not all: we are asking YOU to
"21.04.2016 16:40:16" c2.staticflickr.com c2.staticflickr.com
"21.04.2016 16:38:15" NASA Langley Research Center's cover photo
"21.04.2016 16:38:15" NASA Langley Research Center's cover photo
"21.04.2016 16:01:17" nasa.tumblr.com NASA Langley Research Center With National Parks Week and Earth Day coming up, it sure sounds like a good time to explore the U.S. national parks from space! Check this out on Tumblr: http://nasa.tumblr.com/post/143017598929/exploring-our-national-parksfrom-space
"20.04.2016 20:28:01" nasa.gov NASA Langley Displays Planes/Research at Langley AFB Air Show Lovers of all things aviation are expected to turn out by the thousands for the semi-annual Air Power Over Hampton Roads Air Show, April 22-24, at Langley Air Force Base. It's air show time this weekend at our neighbors, the Langley Air Force Base. But we will have a presence too. http://www.nasa.gov/feature/langley/nasa-langley-displays-planesresearch-at-langley-afb-air-show
"18.04.2016 12:52:19" futureengineers.org Future Engineers Welcome to Future Engineers, which invites K-12 students to create 3D designs for space! NASA has issued a new Future Engineers challenge. The 'Think Outside the Box' challenge asks K-12 students to design an object for astronauts that can be printed within the bounds of the newest 3-D printer on the space station, but can be assembled or
"14.04.2016 21:09:57" Timeline Photos Hey, NASA Langley Facebook friends, it's Earth #24Seven
This Earth Day, NASA is going to give you a behind the scenes look at all we do in Earth science -- and the people who are working to better understand our home planet, every minute of every
"14.04.2016 15:27:29" nasa.gov Material Created at NASA Langley Joins Space Tech Hall of Fame Robert Bryant discovered a material that has improved the lives of thousands of heart patients. His invention is being entered into the Space Technology Hall of Fame. A material discovered by Robert Bryant at NASA Langley has made life better for many cardiac patients who use pacemakers. Today, his discovery is being honored as LaRC-SI enters the Space Tech Hall of Fame at the 32nd Space Symposium in Colorado.
"12.04.2016 16:41:22" nasa.gov Center Snapshot: Loretta Kelemen Retired Air Force Colonel Loretta Kelemen recently took over as director of the Center Operations Directorate at NASA's Langley Research Center The new director of our Center Operations Directorate is no stranger to NASA. Loretta Kelemen spent a significant part of her military career in the Air Force Space Command and once ran the launch range at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station.
"11.04.2016 20:57:54" nasa.gov The Polar Vortex is Cool, Not Frightening, Expert Says Lynn Harvey of the Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics in Colorado dispels myths about the polar vortex, which became a hot topic in the icy winter of 2014. Don't fear the polar vortex, an expert says. It's crazy cool, but not very scary. #earthrightnow
"08.04.2016 20:42:41" Timeline Photos You saw a still image and now you get to see Orion in full action splashing down into Langley's 20-foot deep Hydro Impact Basin! To see the full video, visit our YouTube channel: https://youtu.be/0c5doik_o78
"08.04.2016 18:57:10" nasa.gov Orion Drop Test Series Begins Researchers are conducting Orion crew capsule drop tests to learn now to protect astronauts who will one day land in ocean after deep-space missions. Engineers at NASA Langley kicked off a series of nine drop tests of an Orion test article enclosed with crash test dummies to understand what the spacecraft and astronauts may experience when splashing down in the Pacific Ocean after deep-space missions!
"07.04.2016 20:09:58" nasa.gov Try a Recipe for a Dish Astronauts Will Savor on the Space Station This beans-and-rice recipe, created by high school students in Hampton, Virginia, is headed to the International Space Station. Astronaut dinners based on the recipe of Virginia high school culinary students are about to head to the International Space Station. The delivery, on a SpaceX 9 resupply rocket, is scheduled to lift off Friday, April 8, at 4:43 p.m. EDT. There is a 90
"06.04.2016 13:11:41" nasa.gov NASA Receives Webby Nominations for Three Sites, Social Media Presence NASA Receives Webby Nominations for Three Sites, Social Media Presence Vote for NASA! Follow these links to vote (e-mail registration required):
-- For NASA.gov or Experience Curiosity in government and civil innovation http://bit.ly/1SPALeo
-- For Spacecraft 3D in education and reference http://bit.ly/207b4Jy
-- For NASA's
"05.04.2016 13:16:26" nasa.gov Slimmed Down Aircraft Wing Expected to Reduce Fuel, Emissions by 50% Every bit of weight on an aircraft increases the fuel, emissions and money required to put it in the air. A more efficient airplane wing is taking shape.
"04.04.2016 17:04:14" Timeline Photos Congressional staffers visited NASA Langley to learn more about our role in aeronautics research, especially green aviation. For more about NASA's aeronautics programs, go to http://www.nasa.gov/topics/aeronautics/index.html
"01.04.2016 14:35:05" larc-exchange.larc.nasa.gov 5K Moonwalk & Run | Langley Exchange 5K Moonwalk & Run Information: The 3rd Annual NASA Langley Research Center 5K Moonwalk and Run hosted by the Exchange will be held on Saturday, June 4th 2016. This year’s race limitation is set at 600 participants. LaRC Kids K (10 and Under) starts at Come run or walk a 5K at NASA's Langley Research Center! The public is invited to take part in NASA Langley's third-annual 5K Moonwalk on Saturday, June 4. For more info and registration, go to http://larc-exchange.larc.nasa.gov/5k-moonwalk-run/
"31.03.2016 18:18:14" Timeline Photos One of the coolest wind tunnels here at NASA Langley turned 75 years old this month. It's the 20-Foot Vertical Spin Tunnel - sort of like those indoor skydiving facilities, but for aircraft and spacecraft models. Check out more:
"30.03.2016 14:54:10" nasa.gov Greenland's Ice Sheet From 40,000 Feet The Oceans Melting Greenland (OMG) field campaign team is flying NASA’s G-III aircraft at about 40,000 feet. On a clear day, this altitude also provides a stunning perspective of one of the world’s two great ice sheets (the other is Antarctica). The NASA’s G-III aircraft photographs one of the world's great ice sheets from about 40,000 feet. NASA's Oceans Melting Greenland field campaign team mapping glacier heights around the entire coast of Greenland. These measurements will form the baseline of
"29.03.2016 21:36:44" nasa.gov Collaboration Helped Green Aviation Project Succeed with Flying Colors Fay Collier, who led the NASA Environmentally Responsible Aviation project, recently shared insights into managing a large, multi-center project. NASA Langley's Fay Collier, who led the agency's Environmentally Responsible Aviation project, recently shared lessons learned as part of a career and professional development seminar.
"29.03.2016 13:33:49" Timeline Photos How can the aviation industry, universities and NASA aeronautics work together to make planes and skies greener/ more environmentally friendly? NASA NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Aeronautics Associate Administrator Jai Shin kicked
"29.03.2016 13:16:22" nasa.gov 2016 Arctic Sea Ice Wintertime Extent Hits Another Record Low Arctic sea ice appears to have reached a record low wintertime maximum extent for the second year in a row, according to scientists at the NASA-supported National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC) and NASA. “It is likely that we're going to keep seeing smaller wintertime maximums in the future because in addition to a warmer atmosphere, the ocean has also warmed up." - Walt Meier, NASA sea ice scientist
"28.03.2016 17:24:39" SAGE III on ISS Soon SAGE III will be on the space station making measurements during volcanic eruptions like this one: SAGE III on ISS will provide global, long-term measurements of key components of the Earth's atmosphere. For more about SAGE III, go to http://science.nasa.gov/missions/sage-3-iss/
"28.03.2016 16:18:15" nasa.gov Dark Moons, Dark Rings When taking images in directions opposite from the sun, most objects appear dark. Surprisingly, however, some of Saturn's rings get brighter. Forward-scattering at Saturn
"25.03.2016 16:57:58" nasa.gov 2016 NASA Langley Research Center Art Contest NASA Langley invites K-12 students from the Hampton Roads region to use their talents and imagination to create original artwork between March 1 and April 1, 2016. It's not too late! NASA Langley invites local students to creatively 'Reveal the Unknown' in our annual art contest. Contest details are available at http://www.nasa.gov/feature/langley/2016-nasa-langley-student-art-contest
"24.03.2016 14:10:57" nasa.gov Ancient Polar Ice Reveals Tilting of Earth’s Moon A new NASA funded study shows that the spin axis of Earth’s Moon shifted by about five degrees roughly three billion years ago and evidence of this motion is recorded in ancient lunar ice. “The same face of the moon has not always pointed towards Earth,” said Matthew Siegler of the Planetary Science Institute. “As the axis moved, so did the face of the ‘man in the moon.’ He sort of turned his nose up at the Earth.”
"23.03.2016 20:01:28" nasa.gov Panelists: Managing Fear, Adapting to New Roles Can Help Women Achieve Female leaders shared stories of success and struggle during a recent panel discussion at NASA Langley Research Center. To mark Women's History Month, NASA Langley hosted a panel discussion titled "Working to Form a More Perfect Union: Honoring Women in Public Service and Government." #askNASAwomen
"23.03.2016 19:18:10" youtube.com NASA Earth Expeditions: An Animated Tour NASA takes you on a world tour with this animation as we kick off major new field campaigns to study regions of critical change from land, sea and air. Credi...
"23.03.2016 19:07:36" NASA Airborne Science Program Eight major new NASA field research campaigns get underway this year from the Greenland ice sheet to Pacific coral reefs that will provide scientists with a deeper view of how our home planet works to complement what they’ve learned from space.
Follow It's all about the numbers: eight new major NASA Earth science campaigns, over six months, three led by NASA Langley in South Korea, the North Atlantic and across America.
"23.03.2016 14:24:53" nasa.gov The Future of Monitoring Air Quality from Space Earth orbiting instruments are changing the way we measure air quality. TEMPO, or Tropospheric Emissions: Monitoring of Pollution, is one instrument on the road to improving air quality from space. On track to be finished no later than fall of 2017, and available for launch on a to be selected commercial communications
"22.03.2016 13:10:44" If you live close by - don't be surprised!
NASA Langley Research Center in Hampton, Virginia will hold a tornado emergency exercise today - Tuesday, March 22 - in conjunction with Virginia's state emergency management teams.
Sometime after 10 a.m., a
"21.03.2016 20:52:05" Timeline Photos Energy harvesting technology developed here could one day power smart systems. http://www.nasa.gov/feature/langley/energy-harvesters-developed-at-nasa-langley-can-produce-useful-power
"17.03.2016 20:29:15" Timeline Photos Camille Wardrop Alleyne, NASA’s associate program scientist for the International Space Station, was asked what advice she would give a younger version of herself. “I would tell that young woman not to let fear stop you,” she said. "It’s always going to
"17.03.2016 18:44:58" blogs.nasa.gov Celebrating Women in STEM | Deputy Administrator Dava Newman Celebrating Women in STEM Posted on March 16, 2016 at 3:26 pm by Deputy Administrator Dava Newman. NASA women are not just part of history. We are making history in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. To mark Women’s History Month this year, Making history in science, technology, engineering and math.
"17.03.2016 18:40:59" nasa.gov 2016 NASA Langley Research Center Art Contest NASA Langley invites K-12 students from the Hampton Roads region to use their talents and imagination to create original artwork between March 1 and April 1, 2016. There's still time! NASA Langley invites local students to creatively 'Reveal the Unknown' in our annual art contest. For the application form, go to 2016-nasa-langley-art-contest-entry-form.pdf
"15.03.2016 23:38:40" NASA Climate Change February smashed a century of global temperature records by “stunning” margin. Earth is heating up much faster than thought.
"15.03.2016 18:10:54" Timeline Photos Front page coverage today by the Daily Press of NASA Langley's involvement in the upcoming Korea U.S.-Air Quality study (KORUS-AQ). The May-June field study will look at air quality across urban, rural and coastal areas of South Korea using the combined
"15.03.2016 17:08:02" nasa.gov Langley Engineer and Author John Newcomb Dies John Newcomb, a Langley engineer who worked on such projects as An engineer at NASA Langley during the Apollo years and those that successfully landed Viking on Mars, John Foster Newcomb passed away March 10, 2016.
"15.03.2016 14:10:33" Timeline Photos The director of NASA Langley, Dave Bowles, briefs the Virginia Peninsula Chamber of Commerce on the state of NASA and plans for 2017.
"14.03.2016 15:38:25" jpl.nasa.gov Pi in the Sky 3 Activity | NASA/JPL Edu Students put their pi skills to the test to solve some of the same problems NASA scientists and engineers do. Since it's Pi Day ...
"11.03.2016 21:37:34" nasa.gov NASA Space Exploration Designs Inspire Glass Artist Glass artist Rik Allen recently spent time in a Norfolk, Virginia, studio creating a piece inspired by NASA's plans for exploration of the solar system. It is amazing to see how space exploration can inspire so many parts of our lives. An internationally known glass sculptor, who was a visiting artist at the Chrysler Museum Glass Studio, met some of our researchers and created a work inspired by a design
"11.03.2016 21:35:56" Timeline Photos We have a finalist! Next month, a culinary team from New Horizons Regional Education Center in Newport News will travel to Johnson Space Center in Houston along with nine other high school culinary teams from across the country to compete to have a recipe
"10.03.2016 22:14:06" Hampton History Museum Blast off for an out-of-this-world event! Join us for the Hunt for Hampton History: Searching for the 1960s this Saturday, 10 am-4 pm. Enjoy vintage cars, classic toys, living history, far-out fashions, special exhibits, music, arts & crafts, storytelling Join us this Saturday in downtown Hampton.
"10.03.2016 18:05:37" nasa.gov NASA, Air Force Perform Rescue Operations on Boeing Starliner Astronaut Suni Williams cannonballs off a Boeing CST-100 Starliner after an ascent emergency rescue simulation. Astronaut Suni Williams was part of a team that practiced rescue operations at NASA Langley on a Boeing astronaut crew capsule module.
"09.03.2016 21:32:55" Timeline Photos Some smart, energetic high school students are helping NASA improve life aboard the International Space Station. The students are earning high marks for creativity, say the leaders of NASA's HUNCH program.
"09.03.2016 15:18:15" nasa.gov NASA Tests Inflatable Heat Shield Technology for Deep Space Missions NASA engineers recently tested how an inflatable heat shield called HIAD could be compressed and packed inside a rocket. The technology will enable the delivery of heavy cargo, science instruments and people to other worlds. It could also be used to retrieve cargo from the International Space Station and return it to Earth.
"08.03.2016 18:42:14" youtube.com Women's History Month Update: Victoria Chung Victoria Chung, who leads NASA Langley's Simulation Development & Analysis Branch, talks about where her career has taken her since she was profiled in a 200... In honor of International Women's Day and Women's History Month, here's a quick "where are they now?" video profile of the leader of NASA Langley's Simulation Development & Analysis Branch.
"08.03.2016 14:42:41" nasa.gov Live Coverage, Interviews, and Social Media for March 8 Solar Eclipse NASA, in partnership with the Exploratorium Science Center in San Francisco, will host activities around the March 8 total solar eclipse, including opportunities to talk with solar scientists and live coverage of the eclipse originating from Woleai island A total solar eclipse happens today, ad if you can't see it yourself, you can follow it with NASA. The eclipse will be visible in parts of South East Asia and a partial eclipse will be visible in parts of Alaska, Hawaii, Guam, and America Samoa. An
"07.03.2016 22:23:56" Timeline Photos Skeptics' Guide to the Universe host Steven Novella visited us last week to talk about the state of science communication (SPOILER ALERT: He thinks it needs some work).
"07.03.2016 17:30:35" spotthestation.nasa.gov NASA Langley Research Center Did you know you can find out when the International Space Station will be visible over your location? Click here to see when to spot the station over NASA Langley ... or use the link to search your own location.
"07.03.2016 14:32:41" Timeline Photos Nice to appear on front page of local paper for our upcoming Orion water impact tests. Scroll down this page and see our story about the tests with cool photo!
"04.03.2016 19:24:45" Timeline Photos NASA’s Environmentally Responsible Aviation project, which was led from here at NASA Langley, was named the winner of the 2016 Aviation & Space Technology Laureate for Technology. It was one of four finalists in the category. Project Manager Fay Collier
"04.03.2016 15:06:10" nasa.gov 2016 NASA Langley Research Center Art Contest NASA Langley invites K-12 students from the Hampton Roads region to use their talents and imagination to create original artwork between March 1 and April 1, 2016. NASA Langley invites local students to creatively 'Reveal the Unknown' in our annual art contest.
Contest details are available at: http://www.nasa.gov/feature/langley/2016-nasa-langley-student-art-contest
"03.03.2016 20:46:12" Timeline Photos Crash test dummies. They don't just get battered and tossed around for the sake of automobile safety. They're even playing an important role in our #JourneytoMars.
"02.03.2016 20:24:00" Timeline Photos Welcome home NASA Astronaut Scott Kelly!
Learn more about his yearlong mission: http://www.nasa.gov/oneyear
"29.02.2016 20:41:28" Timeline Photos After a lot of years of research and hard work NASA and industry engineers believe we are on the track to design a jet that can fly at supersonic speeds producing more of a thump sound than a jarring boom. Administrator Charlie Bolden announced today that
"29.02.2016 01:35:03" service.prerender.io Mars - Overview | Planets - NASA Solar System Exploration Mars is a cold desert world. It is half the diameter of Earth and has the same amount of dry land. Like Earth, Mars has seasons, polar ice caps, volcanoes, canyons and weather, but its atmosphere is too thin for liquid water to exist for long on the It's #Oscars night! As #TheMartian is up for awards, we're taking a look at Mars. Explore the Red Planet: http://go.nasa.gov/1WRNSg1
"26.02.2016 21:12:28" nasa.gov Aspiring Young Researchers Help NASA Solve Aviation Challenges NASA’s aeronautical innovators are getting help solving the research challenges they face every day by turning to the best and brightest of today’s college students. Our engineers and scientists do some amazing things - but so do the students who come here to learn more about aerospace research. Here is one example: http://www.nasa.gov/aero/aspiring-young-researchers-help-nasa-solve-aviation-challenges
"26.02.2016 14:44:15" Timeline Photos It's always great when technologies we help develop make or may make their way into everyday products. This week some United Airlines bigwigs came to check out some of our aviation safety work:
"25.02.2016 21:32:15" nasa.gov NASA Women Engineers Offer Advice to Girls about Engineering For "Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day" NASA Langley women share insights about the profession. Today is "Introduce a girl to engineering" day - a part of Engineers Week - so we asked some of our women engineers what advice they might give to a young women thinking about entering the field. We got some pretty great advice for students, no matter
"25.02.2016 01:23:20" Photos from NASA Langley Research Center's post NASA Awareness Days kicked off today at the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association Tournament in Charlotte featuring an interactive STEM talk with NASA Langley Research Center's Deputy Director Clayton Turner and NASCAR driver Jimmie Johnson to an
"23.02.2016 20:32:31" Photos from NASA Langley Research Center's post Presidential Medal of Freedom winner and NASA Langley retiree Katherine Johnson, who calculated trajectories for successful Mercury and Apollo missions, has been honored with a bench here in her adopted hometown of Hampton, Va. The National Technical
"23.02.2016 20:05:44" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Since 1976, nearly 2,000 space technologies have transformed into commercial products and services through our Spinoff program. Take a look to see how many you utilize on a regular basis: Yes, we actually conducted Speedo testing in a small low speed wind tunnel! Check out the other interesting space technologies that have transformed into commercial products and services through our Spinoff program:
"22.02.2016 22:02:23" Timeline Photos This is National Engineers Week - a time to honor all the contributions engineers have made to our lives and to promote a profession that is near and dear to many of our researchers' hearts. Engineers, including those in this 1931 picture of the staff of
"21.02.2016 16:02:44" www.nasa.gov NASA | Rockets to Racecars http://www.nasa.gov/externalflash/Rockets2Racecars/ We’re revving up for another @NASCAR season with our Rockets to Racecars exhibit. Check out the NASA booth at the #Daytona500 if you’re in the area. Otherwise, visit our Langley staff with the R2R exhibit at Martinsville Speedway April 3 or Richmond
"19.02.2016 21:43:20" Boeing CST-100 Starliner Drop test You have seen the still image - now check out the video of the Boeing CST-100 Starliner drop test.
"18.02.2016 20:11:02" NASA Langley has seven decades of X-plane research expertise and now it looks like we might have more work coming in the future: http://www.nasa.gov/feature/nasa-aeronautics-budget-proposes-return-of-x-planes (Video is free flight wind tunnel test of
"17.02.2016 21:43:23" nasa.gov High School Culinary Teams Vie to Have Their Dishes Sent to the ISS Two culinary teams from a local school are hoping to have their entrees made into food that astronauts on the ISS will eat. Baked penne. Quinoa curry. Two teams of culinary students from the New Horizons Regional Education Center in Newport News are hoping to send a delicious dish to the International Space Station as part of the national HUNCH Culinary Challenge. A panel of
"17.02.2016 16:58:15" nasa.gov Commercial Crew Partner Boeing Tests Starliner Spacecraft Engineers from NASA’s Langley Research Center and Boeing dropped a full-scale test article of the company’s CST-100 Starliner into Langley’s 20-foot-deep Hydro Impact Basin. Although the spacecraft is designed to land on land, Boeing is testing the Boeing's CST-100 Starliner takes a polar plunge into our Hydro Impact Basin testing various conditions to ensure astronauts' safety. Stay tuned for more Starliner impact testing this year! #Boeing NASA Commercial Crew Program
"12.02.2016 22:20:11" www.essence.com Taraji P. Henson Set to Play Black NASA Mathematician, Katherine Johnson Johnson was one of four African-American female NASA staffers once referred to as “the colored computers.” The life story of one of our retirees and Presidential Medal of Freedom winner Katherine Johnson will be featured in a movie. And a well-known actress is set to portray her: http://www.essence.com/2016/02/11/taraji-p-henson-set-play-black-nasa-mathem
"12.02.2016 20:30:44" nasa.gov At NASA Langley, Bolden Says State of Agency is Strong NASA Administrator Charles Bolden used a Feb. 9 visit to NASA Langley as an opportunity to describe the agency's proposed 2017 budget and the ambitious work it will support. Here's a recap of Tuesday, when NASA Administrator Charles Bolden visited the center and talked about the agency's exciting plans for the year ahead.
"10.02.2016 21:47:22" wavy.com State of NASA speech held in Hampton Roads for the first time Hundreds of NASA Langley employees packed the research hanger Tuesday to hear the annual State of NASA speech. The local NBC affiliate also featured the state of NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration address on TV and the web: http://wavy.com/2016/02/09/state-of-nasa-speech-held-in-hampton-roads-for-the-first-time/
"10.02.2016 19:54:27" Timeline Photos Always nice to be featured above the fold in the local paper for the State of NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration address here.
"09.02.2016 22:30:52" Timeline Photos NASA Administrator Charles Bolden took a close look today at the airbag system for Boeing’s CST-100 Starliner at our Hydro Impact Basin before a contingency water landing test with a full-size spacecraft mockup. Although designed to land on land, Boe
"09.02.2016 16:24:47" Timeline Photos #StateofNASA social media participants got a surprise visit from NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Administrator Charlie Bolden. He told them as he will tell the entire NASA TV/nasa.gov audience this afternoon at 1:30 EST the State
"09.02.2016 16:13:36" Timeline Photos Our Deputy Director Clayton Turner kicks off our #StateofNASA social explaining that all the magic they'll see today is because of the people. #NASASocial
"09.02.2016 11:45:48" Timeline Photos The stage is set for this afternoon's State of NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Address. It will air on NASA TV and nasa.gov at 1:30 EST. We are looking forward to seeing Administrator Bolden and social media participants.
"05.02.2016 22:34:46" We are preparing to host Administrator Charlie Bolden's "State of NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration" TV address Tuesday. This Orion capsule mock up or ground test article will be one of the things featured on the broadcast that is
"05.02.2016 21:52:38" nasa.gov Mathematics Came to the Rescue When Searching Seemed Hopeless By using probability models, a Washington, D.C. area company helped the French government find the wreckage of Air France Flight 447. In this week's Colloquium lecture, an expert explained how mathematics helped search teams find the wreckage of Air France Flight 447, which plunged into the Atlantic ocean in 2009 claiming 228 lives.
"04.02.2016 21:27:15" Timeline Photos Representatives from NASA Langley, NASA Wallops and Virginia's aerospace industry descended on Richmond yesterday to talk to policymakers, including Gov. Terry McAuliffe, about the benefits the industry brings to the state. Read about Aerospace Day 2
"01.02.2016 21:30:47" youtube.com Virtual reality video of Greased Lightning GL-10 in flight Check out a virtual reality version of the battery powered, 10-propeller GL-10 Greased Lightning in flight. This is the same video that we show on virtual re... It's the next best thing to sprouting wings - taking a virtual reality ride on the GL-10 Greased Lighting - a battery powered, 10-propeller, 10-foot wingspan model that can take off like a helicopter and cruise like an airplane.
Check out this vide
"01.02.2016 18:17:05" youtube.com What's Up for February 2016 Set your alarm! Five planets will be visible in the early morning sky until Feb. 20. Plus, learn what other celestial objects will be visible this month. What’s up for February? Discover what celestial objects you can see in the sky this month, including five morning planets, a comet and more! https://youtu.be/EOo_qBNWpbc
"29.01.2016 19:51:07" Timeline Photos If you're looking for some weekend fun, stop by Astronomy Days at the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences in Raleigh to hear NASA astronaut Christina Hammock Koch speak or visit the fun exhibit booths.
For more information: http://www.nasa.gov
"29.01.2016 15:53:22" nasa.gov We're Hosting a 'State of NASA’ Event at a NASA Location Nearest You NASA is opening its doors and inviting its social media followers and news media to an in-person ‘State of NASA’ event on Feb. 9, 2016, at one of the agency’s 10 field centers. NASA Langley social media fans can register now to visit the center for our upcoming "State of NASA' event!
For more information: http://www.nasa.gov/social/state-of-nasa-2016-social
"28.01.2016 15:14:19" youtube.com NASA Day of Remembrance January 28th 2016 marks the 30th anniversary of the loss of Space Shuttle Challenger. NASA Day of Remembrance commemorates the crews of Apollo 1, Challenger,... Today is the NASA Day of Remembrance. Please join us in honoring our agency's fallen heroes.
For more information: http://www.nasa.gov/externalflash/DOR2016/index.html
"27.01.2016 20:49:44" bbc.com Which spot on Earth gets the most sunlight? If you are a serious sun-seeker, you will want to spend your time in the sunniest place possible. But where should you go to catch the most rays? Check out how Langley researchers calculate the solar exposure: http://www.bbc.com/earth/story/20160127-which-spot-on-earth-gets-the-most-sunlight
"25.01.2016 21:30:49" Timeline Photos NASA's traditional aeronautics research centers were the first in the agency, dating back to when we were the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics. We salute our colleagues at the Glenn Research Center in Cleveland who today re-enacted the gro
"21.01.2016 00:41:31" youtube.com A New Planet in our Solar System? NASA Takes a Look NASA’s Director of Planetary Science, Jim Green, discusses the Jan. 20 Astronomical Journal science paper that points to the possibility of a new “Planet 9” ... What's new in our solar system? Check it out: https://youtu.be/B9Fr2VoLr10
"20.01.2016 21:45:47" Timeline Photos Complex systems are, as the name makes blatantly clear, complex. During a recent lecture here, Anna McGowan, NASA's senior engineer for complex systems design, talked about the knotty science of complex systems and why they're so important. http://ww
"15.01.2016 20:26:39" nasa.gov Connecticut Students Envision Tomorrow at State of STEM Event A teacher's participation in a NASA-led program helps students join the State of STEM event in Washington, D.C. High schoolers got a powerful blast of science, technology, engineering and math in Washington, D.C., this week thanks to a NASA-led program called GLOBE.
"15.01.2016 20:10:48" Timeline Photos A pre-launch Jason-3 news briefing will be held at 4 p.m. PST (7 p.m. EST) today and streamed live on NASA Television at http://www.nasa.gov/ntv.
Jason-3 is the newest satellite in a series designed to maintain long-term satellite altimetry observat
"12.01.2016 16:03:44" Timeline Photos On this day - Jan. 12, 1990 astronauts on board the Space Shuttle Columbia retrieved NASA Langley's Long Duration Exposure Facility (LDEF). It had been orbiting the Earth more than five and a half years collecting information on how the harsh environ
"07.01.2016 18:51:08" Timeline Photos Meet Ashley Korzun, an aerospace engineer who is helping NASA solve the puzzle of how to safely land humans on the surface of Mars. #JourneyToMars http://www.nasa.gov/feature/langley/center-snapshot-ashley-korzun
"06.01.2016 21:10:40" nasa.gov NASA Flies Drones in Aircraft Noise Test One hundred and eighty five discs arranged in an irregular starburst pattern in a remote field in Virginia could some day help make airplanes quieter. How do you test for aircraft noise - with dozens of microphones that first must be checked out by flying drones overhead. http://www.nasa.gov/feature/langley/nasa-flies-drones-in-aircraft-noise-test
"05.01.2016 15:42:59" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Could our research save commercial airlines billions? Yes, thanks to new green-related aeronautics technology, which could cut airline fuel use in half, pollution by 75 percent and noise to nearly one-eighth of today’s levels. More: http://go.nasa.g Could our research save commercial airlines billions? Yes, thanks to new green-related aeronautics technology, which could cut airline fuel use in half, pollution by 75 percent and noise to nearly one-eighth of today’s levels. More: http://go.nasa.go
"04.01.2016 17:11:22" nasa.tumblr.com nasa.tumblr.com What’s up for January? You can look to the sky this month for a meteor shower, binocular comet and the winter circle of stars! Here are the details: http://nasa.tumblr.com/post/136399594614/whats-up-for-january
"29.12.2015 18:45:14" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Reading the ABCs from space: All 26 letters of the English alphabet are represented here using only NASA satellite imagery and astronaut photography. Check it out: http://go.nasa.gov/1VnV973 Which alphabet letter image is your favorite? All 26 letters of the English alphabet are represented here using only NASA satellite imagery and astronaut photography. Check it out: http://go.nasa.gov/1VnV973
"28.12.2015 17:03:39" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Need a new background for your phone? Here are ten awe-inspiring space photos from our Instagram: http://nasa.tumblr.com/post/133611943624/ten-awe-inspiring-photos
"23.12.2015 20:03:28" nasa.gov Students Get Real-World Lesson in Spacecraft Design Middle school students imagined building a NASA lander through the Engineering Design Touchdown Challenge. They also took a peek at agency plans to capture part of an asteroid. How would you design a lander to put astronauts safely on the surface of another planet? A group of Newport News students recently tried to tackle that challenge.
"22.12.2015 17:43:02" nasa.gov NASA Reaches New Heights in 2015 In 2015, NASA explored the expanse of our solar system and beyond, and the complex processes of our home planet, while also advancing the technologies for our journey to Mars, and new aviation systems as the agency reached new milestones aboard the I Check out what happened ‘This Year @NASA’: http://go.nasa.gov/1YwXbSC
"21.12.2015 14:30:32" Timeline Photos Our hypersonic wind tunnel complex is spreading the cheer of the season in this photographic illustration. Have a happy holiday season from NASA Langley Research Center!
"19.12.2015 01:22:19" nasa.gov 7 Reasons You Should Apply to #BeAnAstronaut The Application Awakens: 7 Reasons You Should Apply to #BeAnAstronaut You are the chosen one.
"18.12.2015 20:08:00" Timeline Photos On Dec. 18, 1999, NASA launched the flagship of its nascent Earth Observing System fleet, ushering in a new era of monitoring Earth by satellite that has revolutionized scientists' understanding of our home planet.
The Terra satellite was designed to
"18.12.2015 16:45:12" Timeline Photos Employees from NASA Langley Research Center hosted educational exhibits for movie goers at local theaters last night during the premiere of #StarWars to awaken their passion for STEM.
Kids who navigated the rover in an interactive exhibit took on a s
"17.12.2015 20:40:20" nasa.gov Challenge is On to Design Sky for All The history of aviation is rich with innovations from citizen inventors, and NASA is looking to the public to continue that tradition by contributing new ideas for the future of air travel. Today is the 112th anniversary of the first powered flight taken by the Wright Brothers in North Carolina - less than a couple of hours away from us. In those years air travel has certainly grown. It is expected to mushroom even more so that by 2035
"17.12.2015 18:09:22" nasa.gov NASA and Star Wars: The Connections Are Strong in This One NASA and 'Star Wars': The Connections are Strong With This One We have the droids you're looking for.
"17.12.2015 17:32:46" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Our satellites and technology help us study the impacts of El Niño from space. Learn more about our #EarthRightNow: http://nasa.tumblr.com/post/135330147089/seeing-el-ni%C3%B1ofrom-space Our satellites and technology help us study the impacts of El Niño from space. Learn more about the 2015 El Niño and our #EarthRightNow: http://nasa.tumblr.com/…/1353…/seeing-el-ni%C3%B1ofrom-space
"16.12.2015 20:47:19" nasa.gov Is a drone on your holiday list? Drones are flying off the shelves this holiday season as enthusiasts flock to the idea of being able to capture video from above or just enjoy seeing their own aircraft whizzing through the air. Drones are big news this holiday season - lots are expected to be given as gifts and the Federal Aviation Administration this week established some new requirements. We are working on all sorts of unmanned aircraft systems projects. http://www.nasa.g
"16.12.2015 19:48:50" Timeline Photos As far as holiday decorations go - this is out of this world - heading into space instead of a second floor! Go NASA's Space Launch System.
"16.12.2015 17:57:10" nasa.gov NASA Langley's 2015 Year in Review Take a look at some of the groundbreaking, fascinating and fun stuff we were busy with in 2015. We've done so much cool work in 2015, including intentionally damaging a section of the enormous composite structure pictured below. There's no way to round up everything we've flown, crashed, studied, cooked or celebrated this year, but here are a f
"16.12.2015 14:00:00" Timeline Photos As far as holiday decorations go - this is out of this world - heading into space instead of a second floor! Go NASA's Space Launch System.
"15.12.2015 21:09:27" Timeline Photos A climate scientist and educator at NASA Langley’s Science Directorate, Lin Hartung Chambers was named a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) “For distinguished contributions to science education.” Chambers and the
"15.12.2015 14:53:52" nasa.gov NASA Langley Researchers Recall Work on First Rendezvous in Space NASA Langley Researchers Recall Work on First Rendezvous in Space Here's a look back at how NASA Langley research helped enable humankind's first rendezvous in space. That historic moment happened 50 years ago today when the astronauts from Gemini 7 and 6A met up on orbit.
"14.12.2015 15:03:34" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Want to #BeAnAstronaut? We're hiring. Applications are now open. Apply today on USA Jobs: http://go.nasa.gov/BeAnAstronaut The wait is over! The application window is open for those who want to #BeAnAstronaut. Apply today on USA Jobs: http://go.nasa.gov/BeAnAstronaut
"11.12.2015 15:04:36" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration What does the surface of Pluto’s heart look like? These latest close-up images from the July 14 New Horizons #PlutoFlyby show an intricate pattern of “pits”. The scarcity of overlying impact craters in this area lead scientists to conclude that these Want to get a closer look at Pluto's surface? Check out some of the latest close-up images from the July 14 New Horizons #PlutoFlyby. Learn more about Pluto: http://go.nasa.gov/1RHonht
"10.12.2015 19:05:17" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Look at these swirling Phytoplankton blooms in the North Atlantic, seen by the Suomi NPP satellite: http://go.nasa.gov/1RGVcef
Phytoplankton blooms in the North Atlantic Ocean not only occur in the spring, but can also be seen in the fall. These mic Six weeks after this image was acquired, NASA Langley researchers were in this area with NASA’s North Atlantic Aerosols and Marine Ecosystems Study (NAAMES). The study aims to make ship- and aircraft-based measurements that, when combined with satell
"10.12.2015 12:06:26" Timeline Photos What Happens in the Arctic Doesn’t Stay in the Arctic – a live-streamed event from COP21 in Paris today at 9:45 a.m. EST. The speakers include NASA Climate Scientist Dr. Patrick Taylor, Director of the White House Office of Science and Technology Pol
"08.12.2015 17:14:55" youtube.com The Best Place to Work, Four Years in a Row I am delighted to share with you that NASA has been named the Best Place to Work in government in the large agency category for the fourth year in a row. Our... For the fourth year in a row, NASA has been named the “Best Place to Work” among large agencies in the Federal government. To learn more, and to find a job that’s out of this world, visit nasapeople.nasa.gov.
"04.12.2015 22:04:19" blogs.nasa.gov NASA’s Work to Understand Climate: A Global Perspective | NASA Administrator NASA’s Work to Understand Climate: A Global Perspective Posted on December 4, 2015 at 3:40 pm by Administrator Charles Bolden. NASA is uniquely positioned to study our home planet, and Earth observation has been at the core of the agency’s work since Read NASA Administrator Charles Bolden's blog highlighting the agency's work to study Earth at: http://blogs.nasa.gov/bolden/2015/12/04/nasas-work-to-understand-climate-a-global-perspective/
"04.12.2015 16:49:42" Timeline Photos As we continue to work on our #JourneyToMars, take a moment to reflect back on our journey to the moon and celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Gemini 7 launch. NASA Langley tested Gemini and Titan Rocket models in Langley's wind tunnels, and the Re
"03.12.2015 21:43:40" Timeline Photos During upcoming testing, researchers at NASA Langley will look at how the Orion spacecraft may behave in different wind and wave conditions during parachute-assisted water-impact testing. #JourneyToMars http://www.nasa.gov/feature/langley/engineers-p
"01.12.2015 16:23:37" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Did you know that astronaut applications open on Dec. 14? Here are a few things to know: http://nasa.tumblr.com/post/132538793869/5-myths-about-becoming-an-astronaut?is_related_post=1 Don't forget that NASA astronaut applications will begin being accepted Dec. 14! Read more at: http://nasa.tumblr.com/post/132538793869/5-myths-about-becoming-an-astronaut?is_related_post=1
"25.11.2015 18:37:21" nasa.gov IceBridge Completes Twin Polar Campaigns An airborne survey of polar ice, Operation IceBridge recently completed its first-ever overlapping campaigns at both of Earth’s poles. Researchers onboard NASA Langley's Falcon 20 aircraft flew airborne science missions over northwest Greenland to support Operation IceBridge this past September. IceBridge North was the Arctic parallel flight research campaign to the Antarctic missio
"25.11.2015 17:04:13" Timeline Photos This is one of many wild turkeys that gobble free on NASA Langley Research Center's nearly 800 acres. Have a great holiday everyone!
"25.11.2015 15:38:58" Timeline Photos That's baseball legend Willie Mays sitting next to NASA Langley's Katherine Johnson! And that's President Barack Obama congratulating her in a ceremony at the White House yesterday for 17 Medal of Freedom recipients. Read more about Johnson at https:
"24.11.2015 22:50:25" nasa.gov NASA Statements on Katherine Johnson’s Medal of Freedom The following is a statement from NASA Administrator Charles Bolden about former NASA mathematician and physicist Katherine Johnson being awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom Tuesday. Top NASA officials remark on aerospace pioneer Katherine Johnson: http://www.nasa.gov/press-release/nasa-statements-on-katherine-johnson-s-medal-of-freedom
"24.11.2015 18:42:26" youtube.com Congratulating Katherine Johnson NASA Langley gives a shout out to Katherine Johnson, a Presidential Medal Of Freedom Recipient following ceremonies at the White House, November 24, 2015. Jo... NASA Langley Research Center congratulates former Langley mathematician Katherine Johnson for receiving the Presidential Medal of Freedom today!
Learn more about Katherine: http://www.nasa.gov/feat
"24.11.2015 18:15:33" nasa.gov Researchers Gauge Sonic Boom Noise Annoyance Research at NASA Langley in sonic boom noise could encourage the return of supersonic air travel for passengers. As we are traveling during the holidays many of us may long for shorter plane rides. Our researchers are working to try to make that happen by bringing back supersonic passenger travel (over land and hopefully more affordable!) http://www.nasa.gov/fe
"23.11.2015 19:34:19" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration We're taking the first steps toward air traffic management for unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), commonly called drones. Details: http://go.nasa.gov/1PTQ9pE #FlyNASA With the success of the first step towards unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) traffic management, some of our researchers are already hard at work on phase two - to incorporate technologies for UAS, commonly called drones, flying beyond visual line of s
"20.11.2015 21:00:04" nasa.gov NASA Studying Volcanic Ash Engine Test Results NASA researchers are spending at least the next six months poring over data from a recent test that involved sending volcanic ash through an airplane engine. Volcanic ash can be a big hazard for airplanes. NASA and other researchers are trying to determine just how much.
"20.11.2015 15:12:55" Timeline Photos SAGE III, an ozone-and-aerosol measuring instrument, left NASA Langley last night for NASA's Kennedy Space Center where next year it will blast off to the International Space Station. Farewell and good luck, SAGE III! We're looking forward to watchin
"19.11.2015 22:01:51" www.youtube.com The NASA Engineer on a Feminist Voyage Broadly spends "A Day With" Denisse Arranda, Venezuelan transplant, Virginia Beach resident, dance enthusiast, and top NASA engineer. With a major project on... Check out the feature about Denisse Aranda, an engineer at NASA's Langley Research Center, and her work on the Radiation Dosimetry Experiment, or RaD-X.
"19.11.2015 18:24:41" nasa.gov Five-Year NASA Study to Look at Immense Influence of Petite Plankton NAAMES is an intensive, five-year investigation of what's happening at the bottom of the ocean food chain and how that will evolve as climate changes. Sure, plankton may be the pee-wees of the sea, but you wouldn't want to underestimate their collective power. NASA certainly isn't underestimating it. In fact, we just kicked off a five-year study of the diminutive creatures. Why? Read on. http://www
"18.11.2015 19:55:52" Timeline Photos On Wednesday, guests and employees took a long, last look at the instrument called SAGE III/ISS, which stands for Stratospheric Aerosol and Gas Experiment III on the International Space Station. After years of careful assembly and testing at NASA’s L
"17.11.2015 21:51:49" nasa.gov NASA Awards Two Robots to University Groups for R&D Upgrades Humanoid robots will be helpful to astronauts on our journey to Mars, so NASA has awarded prototypes to two universities for advanced research and development work. Will humanoid robots help with our #JourneyToMars?
See what NASA's Game Changing Development (GCD) Program is all about https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cL
"17.11.2015 15:34:42" Timeline Photos Congratulations to former NASA Langley mathematician Katherine Johnson for being selected as a recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom!
Watch Katherine's interview about working at NASA: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pSH_O700XqE
"16.11.2015 21:31:10" nasa.gov How NASA Helped 'The 33' Chilean Miners How NASA Helped 'The 33' Chilean Miners Learn how NASA employees from across the agency supported "The 33" in 2010.
"16.11.2015 16:32:33" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration What’s in the sky this month? Here’s a guide to everything you can see in the November sky, so get outside and look up! http://nasa.tumblr.com/post/132501806594/whats-up-for-november Would you like the opportunity to see where four of the six Apollo missions landed on the moon? Learn how you can on Nov. 19.
"13.11.2015 20:23:00" nasa.gov Retired NASA Pilot to Join Virginia Aviation Hall of Fame Robert A. Rivers, formerly a NASA research pilot, is being inducted into the Virginia Aviation Hall of Fame. Congratulations to Robert Rivers!
"12.11.2015 15:49:38" reddit.com AskScience: Got Questions? Get Answers. • /r/askscience Ask a science question, get a science answer. Reddit Ask Me Anything with NASA Climate Scientists
Earth’s land and ocean currently absorb about half of all carbon dioxide emissions from the burning of fossil fuels — but it’s uncertain whether the planet can keep this up in the future. Join a Red
"12.11.2015 06:03:56" cbc.ca NASA climate change mission A team from NASA is starting a five-year research project and set up shop in St. John's NASA Langley's Chris Hostetler talks about the North Atlantic Aerosols and Marine Ecosystems Study (NAAMES) aboard NASA's C-130H flying laboratory that is currently in St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada. Hostetler, the NAAMES project scientist, was int
"11.11.2015 12:19:23" Timeline Photos To all who have served we salute you on this #happyveteransday. That includes the many veterans and reservists who work here. Thank you for your service.
"09.11.2015 19:35:55" nasa.gov NASA/Army Celebrate 50 Years of Rotorcraft Collaboration U.S. helicopters, military and civilian, are safer and more efficient today in part because of a research partnership established 50 years ago between the U.S. Army and NASA. Rotorcraft research partnership benefits tourism, travel, humanitarian assistance, search and rescue, military operations, and more! #FlyNASA
"09.11.2015 17:25:38" Timeline Photos Scientists launch the first of 50 helium-filled atmospheric meteorology balloons aboard the research vessel (R/V) Atlantis. NASA began the North Atlantic Aerosols and Marine Ecosystems Study (NAAMES) five-year study this month of the annual cycle of
"06.11.2015 20:20:17" Timeline Photos Illuminating minds and downtown Hampton, Virginia. Check out the exhibits and the new sign at the Virginia Air & Space Center, NASA Langley Research Center's official visitor center.
"05.11.2015 23:58:26" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration NASA's MAVEN Mission to Mars has identified the process that appears to have played a key role in the transition of the Martian climate from an early, warm and wet environment that might have supported surface life to the cold, arid planet Mars is to Before the atmosphere of Mars was stripped away, it looks like the Red Planet was Blue.
"05.11.2015 20:21:43" NASA History Today (November 5, 1958), the Space Task Group (STG) was authorized at Langley Research Center. The group managed Project Mercury, the first phase of NASA's crewed space program and was responsible for planning for future human spaceflight projects.
"04.11.2015 20:01:40" NASA History On November 4, 1959, Little Joe 1A launched from Wallops Island, Virginia to test various components of the Mercury flight system. Specifically, its goals were to study capsule dynamics at progressively higher altitudes, test the capsule escape syste
"04.11.2015 19:21:12" nasa.gov NASA to Fly, Sail North to Study Plankton-Climate Change Connection NASA begins a five-year study this month of the annual cycle of phytoplankton and the impact that small airborne particles emitted from the ocean have on the climate-sensitive North Atlantic. NASA Langley science is taking NAAMES — north — to study a very climate-sensitive part of the world. Read more about it, http://www.nasa.gov/press-release/nasa-to-fly-sail-north-to-study-plankton-climate-change-connection
"04.11.2015 14:39:44" www.nasa.gov Be an Astronaut: NASA Seeks Explorers for Future Space Missions In anticipation of returning human spaceflight launches to American soil, and in preparation for the agency’s Journey to Mars, NASA announced it will soon begin accepting applications for the next class of astronaut candidates. With more human spacec Have you dreamed of becoming an astronaut? Learn how to apply and be a part of our #JourneyToMars at:
"02.11.2015 18:42:12" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration We’re #15YearsOnStation, and kids today have never known a time where humans haven’t lived off of the Earth. Learn more about the International Space Station and the research done onboard that benefits life on our home planet: http://nasa.tumblr.com/ Today marks 15 years of continuous habitation aboard the International Space Station. Check it out!
"01.11.2015 01:39:21" NASA History. Happy Halloween! Happy Halloween!
"30.10.2015 14:09:30" vsgc.odu.edu VESSS The Virginia Earth System Science Scholars (VESSS) program is an interactive on-line science, technology, engineering and mathematics learning experience for Virginia high school juniors and seniors, highlighted by a seven-day residential summer acad Check out the new Virginia Earth System Science Scholars (VESSS) educational program available for Virginia high school juniors and seniors. Students will work with the latest NASA research and data from satellite and airborne missions to study the E
"30.10.2015 14:01:53" nasa.gov NASA Spots ‘Great Pumpkin’: Halloween Asteroid Treat for Astronomers asteroid20151021 A huge asteroid will whizz past the moon tonight.
"29.10.2015 20:26:42" m.youtube.com NASA Langley employees gather for centennial photo shoot https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=h4wrf5E6iks&feature=youtu.be Shooting 100! Check out footage of Langley employees gathering together for our Centennial commemoration photograph.
"29.10.2015 20:04:25" nasa.gov NASA Langley Sets the Stage for 2017 Centennial Celebration Plans are coming together for the centennial celebration for NASA's Langley Research Center, which will reach a climax in June 2017. The 100th birthday doesn't arrive until 2017, but folks at NASA Langley are already catching the centennial spirit. The theme for the celebration? A Storied Legacy, A Soaring Future.
"29.10.2015 01:01:24" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Did you miss day two of our workshop on potential landing sites for our #JourneyToMars? Presentations on possible exploration zones, a live social Q&A and more! Here’s a recap: http://nasa.tumblr.com/post/132022872799/where-will-we-land-on-mars When we go to Mars, where should we land?
"28.10.2015 21:00:33" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Did you miss NASA Administrator Bolden's speech this morning at the Center for American Progress? He discusses NASA's journey to Mars. Here are the highlights: View more of NASA Administrator Bolden's speech at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rpHLa2njn98
"28.10.2015 13:40:28" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration NASA Administrator Charles Bolden will discuss our #JourneyToMars at the Center for American Progress today at 10 a.m. EDT. Watch live on NASA Television: http://go.nasa.gov/1Xyvf1S
"27.10.2015 18:11:21" nasa.gov The Computer System that Won Jeopardy Could Help NASA with Research Watson, the smart little cognitive computing system that beat one of Jeopardy's best-known champions, could soon help researchers sift through mountains of digital data to quickly pick out useful information and even assist in making important decisi When Ken Jennings lost to IBM's Watson computer system on Jeopardy, he included the line "I for one welcome our new computer overlords" in his Final Jeopardy response. Here at NASA Langley we're not thinking of computers as overlords, but some of our
"26.10.2015 18:16:23" nasa.gov NASA Seeks Student Experiments for Edge-of-Space Balloon Flight NASA is accepting applications from graduate and undergraduate university students to fly their science and technology experiments to the edge of space on a scientific balloon mission. Check out this opportunity for undergraduate and graduate students. Deadlines for submissions is Dec. 18. http://www.nasa.gov/press-release/nasa-seeks-student-experiments-for-edge-of-space-balloon-flight
"26.10.2015 16:39:39" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration We’re hosting a #NASASocial on Dec. 3 at Kennedy Space Center in Florida. Apply to attend and witness a cargo launch to the International Space Station! More information: http://go.nasa.gov/1WbdByJ
"26.10.2015 13:35:28" Timeline Photos This past week the sun featured a long dark line, known as a filament, which stretched halfway across its face as seen in the top half of this image from NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory, captured Oct. 21. This filament is about the length of 50 Ear
"23.10.2015 20:05:45" nasa.gov Teams Selected for NASA 2016 Robotics Tele-Operations Competition Eight universities have advanced to the finals of "RASC-AL Robo-Ops," a remotely or tele-operated space exploration rover engineering competition sponsored by NASA and organized by the National Institute of Aerospace. Eight university teams will build planetary rovers and test them at NASA's Johnson Space Center in May as part of an engineering competition. Find out if your school made it: http://www.nasa.gov/feature/langley/teams-selected-for-nasa-2016-robotics-
"23.10.2015 19:41:10" nasa.gov Tropical Storm Patricia Forms Near Western Mexico Coast Tropical Storm Patricia and was seen strengthening by NOAA's GOES-West satellite. Packing winds of 200 mph, Hurricane Patricia is the strongest in recorded history in the southeastern Pacific Ocean. It's expected slam into the coast of Mexico soon.
"21.10.2015 21:31:31" nasa.gov Three NASA Langley Researchers Awarded 'Women of Color in STEM' Honors Three researchers from NASA's Langley Research Center are among five NASA employees honored at the 2015 Women of STEM Conference Oct. 16 and 17 in Detroit. Congratulations to NASA Langley's "Women of Color in STEM" award winners!
"21.10.2015 17:22:14" Timeline Photos Today's the day time travel fans have been waiting for. It's the date featured in the movie "Back to the Future Part II" made in 1989. Back when the movie was made we were using a 737 aircraft as a flying laboratory. Now it is a museum piece.
"21.10.2015 15:20:56" dailypress.com NASA Langley adapts heat shield technology to fire shelters When 19 Granite Mountain Hotshots were trapped by a raging wildfire in Arizona in 2013 and died inside their emergency shelters, Mary Beth Wusk took notice. Then she took action. A materials expert at NASA Langley Research Center in Hampton, Wusk Story about how our thermal protection system research for inflatable heat shields could help improve personal fire tents was on the front page of the local paper today.
"17.10.2015 11:40:52" Timeline Photos We don't have to go very far to see the largest estuary in the U.S. The Chesapeake Bay is right in NASA Langley's backyard. It also has a new portrait: See the Chesapeake Bay Watershed in 661 Million Pixels! http://ow.ly/Toq3Y
This blog post is pa
"16.10.2015 19:25:46" Timeline Photos You’ve heard that Arctic sea ice is reaching record lows, but what does that mean for cloud cover and the planetary energy balance?
This blog post is part of a series of first-hand stories from NASA scientists, visualizers and educators
"16.10.2015 15:04:28" svs.gsfc.nasa.gov SVS: Notes from the Underground This gallery was created for Earth Science Week 2015 and beyond. It includes a quick start guide for educators and first-hand stories (blogs) for learners of all ages by NASA visualizers, scientists and educators. We hope that your understanding and Notes from the underground: Interpreting the data deluge to understand drought. http://ow.ly/T7DjP
This blog post is part of a series of first-hand stories from NASA scientists, visualizers and educators that were created for Earth Science Week 2015
"16.10.2015 00:31:57" NASA Langley Research Center's cover photo NASA Langley is part of the Journey to Mars. http://www.nasa.gov/feature/langley/nasa-langley-researchers-work-to-make-human-mars-mission-a-reality/
"16.10.2015 00:17:10" nasa.gov Closest Northern Views of Saturn's Moon Enceladus NASA's Cassini spacecraft has begun returning its best-ever views of the northern extremes of Saturn's icy, ocean-bearing moon Enceladus. NASA's Cassini Mission to Saturn has begun returning its best-ever views of the northern extremes of Saturn's icy, ocean-bearing moon Enceladus. Scientists expected the north polar region to be heavily cratered, but the new high-resolution images sho
"15.10.2015 19:45:03" svs.gsfc.nasa.gov SVS: Making Video Games for NASA This gallery was created for Earth Science Week 2015 and beyond. It includes a quick start guide for educators and first-hand stories (blogs) for learners of all ages by NASA visualizers, scientists and educators. We hope that your understanding and Video games aren’t just for fun: learn how scientists make and use interactive visualizations to better understand Earth. http://ow.ly/TehGj
"14.10.2015 19:36:38" Timeline Photos Let visualizations take you to a place where you will never be able to go... inside a hurricane! http://ow.ly/T7BPH
"14.10.2015 15:27:46" svs.gsfc.nasa.gov Gallery: Earth Science Week 2015: Visualizing Earth Systems (Oct. 11-17) ESW is an initiative of the American Geosciences Institute (AGI). NASA is a partner in ESW, collaborating with AGI's Center for Science and Society and the Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES). There is a series of first-hand stories from NASA scientists, visualizers and educators that were created for Earth Science Week 2015: Visualizing Earth Systems, an American Geosciences Institute initiative. Read all the blogs and find educational re
"14.10.2015 12:40:26" earthsky.org Visualize Earth systems this week! | EarthSky.org Earth Science Week is October 11–17, 2015. This year's theme is “Visualizing Earth Systems.” Coverage and recommendations from EarthSky.org about NASA's Earth Science Week October 11–17 “Visualizing Earth Systems.”
"13.10.2015 21:51:48" svs.gsfc.nasa.gov Ever been wowed by a NASA science visualization? Learn about their creation from NASA technical artist Kel Elkins. ow.ly/T1LZz
"13.10.2015 21:51:08" svs.gsfc.nasa.gov Gallery: Earth Science Week 2015: Visualizing Earth Systems (Oct. 11-17) ESW is an initiative of the American Geosciences Institute (AGI). NASA is a partner in ESW, collaborating with AGI's Center for Science and Society and the Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES). This year’s Earth Science Week theme is Visualizing Earth Systems, and nobody can visualize Earth systems quite like NASA. NASA’s contribution to this year’s Earth Science Week is a great collection of Earth science visualizations, educational resour
"13.10.2015 15:05:28" nasa.gov Worlds Apart Although Mimas and Pandora, shown here, both orbit Saturn, they are very different moons. Pandora and Mimas, two moons of Saturn, captured in this image by the Cassini spacecraft.
"09.10.2015 20:45:03" climate.nasa.gov Satellites, ships, planes and yes, it’s true: NASA has balloons, too! (Sooner or later, we’re bound to have hoverboards) NASA's Radiation Dosimetry Experiment (RaD-X) flight on Sept. 25-26 will validate low-cost sensors for future missions and will provide data that may improve the health and safety of future aircraft and space crews. Revisit the experience with Laura
"09.10.2015 20:28:51" nasa.gov NASA Langley Researchers Work to Make Human Mars Mission a Reality As a big-budget movie tells the fictional story of an astronaut's adventures on Mars, researchers at NASA Langley are laying the groundwork for a true-life, human mission to the red planet. Enjoy "The Martian" at the movies? Find out what NASA Langley is doing to make real-life Mars exploration possible.
"09.10.2015 18:46:44" nasa.gov NASA Instruments Head to Germany for Alternative Fuels Research NASA's ongoing research into the environmental effects of burning alternative fuels in jet engines picked up some fresh international flavor as it continued this fall in Germany. Some of our scientists have been overseas doing research on aircraft biofuels. They are continuing work done in NASA green aviation projects: http://www.nasa.gov/aero/nasa-instruments-head-to-germany-for-alternative-fuels-research
"09.10.2015 16:38:03" nasa.gov Langley Interns Watch Tech They Worked on Go to Space (and Back) Two of the payloads aboard a Black Brant rocket that launched Oct. 7 were experiments NASA Internships, Fellowships and Scholarships, or NIFS, interns had worked on over the summer as part of the Game Changing Development Program’s Space Tech Academy Some NASA Langley interns had a very cool experience Wednesday. Technology they worked on this summer zipped to space and back during a sounding rocket launch at Wallops Flight Facility.
"09.10.2015 16:30:30" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration We’re leading our nation and the world on a #JourneyToMars. Getting there won’t be easy, but here’s our plan and how we’re aligning all of our work in support of this goal: http://go.nasa.gov/1QbUumq
"08.10.2015 19:14:33" Timeline Photos Langley engineers integrated Orion’s first flight test heat shield onto an Orion mockup to prepare for water-impact testing. The testing is scheduled for 2016 and will simulate parachute landings with different wind conditions and wave heights the sp
"08.10.2015 13:25:27" NASA's Wallops Flight Facility Here are some photos from our outstanding optical group of the Black Brant IX rocket launch tonight and one photo of the vapor cloud. Congratulations to NASA’s Sounding Rocket Program at Wallops and NASA's Game Changing Development (GCD) Program for a successful launch. GCD had several payloads on the rocket and had lots of help from their interns. Find out more at http://www.nasa.
"08.10.2015 13:25:08" NASA's Wallops Flight Facility The launch tonight of a Black Brant IX suborbital rocket from NASA's Wallops Flight Facility occurred at 7:07 p.m. The primary purpose of the flight was to test the performance of the second-stage Black Brant motor. Preliminary indications are that t
"07.10.2015 15:51:11" nasa.gov Wednesday Rocket Launch to Be Visible Along Mid-Atlantic Rocket launches are spectacular, “wow” events that most of us don’t get to see with our own eyes. But between 7 and 9 p.m. EDT on Wednesday, Oct. 7, residents in the mid-Atlantic region of the United States may get a glimpse of NASA”s next suborbital https://www.nasa.gov/feature/wednesday-rocket-launch-to-be-visible-along-mid-atlantic
"07.10.2015 14:24:39" Timeline Photos The aerodynamics team at NASA’s Langley Research Center tested a model of the 70-metric-ton Space Launch System (SLS) - NASA’s heavy-lift launch vehicle that will carry crew, cargo and science missions into deep space for our #JourneyToMars. The mode
"06.10.2015 17:06:21" plus.google.com Game Changing Technologies - Google+ Learn how NASA engages the best and brightest! Meet six college students who played an integral role this past summer helping develop two game-changing technologies that will be tested on the HESH 36.310 Mission out of NASA Wallops Flight Facility Oc Don't miss the Google Plus Hangout with NASA Langley interns today. The students worked on space technologies which are scheduled for launch at NASA Wallop's Flight Facility. The Hangout starts at 1:15 EDT. You can submit questions to the students th
"05.10.2015 21:01:11" plus.google.com Game Changing Technologies - Google+ Learn how NASA engages the best and brightest! Meet six college students who played an integral role this past summer helping develop two game-changing technologies that will be tested on the HESH 36.310 Mission out of NASA Wallops Flight Facility Oc Connect with six NASA Langley interns who helped develop two game-changing technologies that will be tested on the HESH 36.310 Mission out of NASA Wallops Flight Facility. The students will answer questions via social media about their roles in the p
"05.10.2015 19:45:21" nasa.gov Leadership Course Aims to Develop Star Communicators at NASA NASA's Chief Scientist Ellen Stofan is championing a new agency-wide leadership development course developed by her office. Called Science Communication at NASA, the course aims to teach small groups of NASA's scientists, engineers and technicians ho Talking about complex science can be hard, so we're trying to better equip our employees with the skills to do it.
"05.10.2015 19:27:19" Timeline Photos Fans attending the Oct. 4 NASCAR race at Dover International Speedway participated in various NASA Langley Research Center education and outreach team hosted activities and exhibits. Kids participated in this Rockets 2 Racecars activity with NASCAR d
"05.10.2015 18:12:33" nasa.gov Sounding Rocket Launch to Test Drive New Technologies Space Technologies Receiving Test Drive with Oct. 6 Sounding Rocket Launch The launch scheduled for tomorrow, October 6, has been postponed to October 7. The launch window still remains 7 to 9 p.m. The recent weather system along the east coast of the United States prevented vehicle preparations and, thus, has resulted in t
"05.10.2015 17:22:37" Timeline Photos Happy birthday to Gemini XI and Apollo 12 astronaut Dick Gordon. His Apollo 12 capsule is in our visitors' center, the Virginia Air & Space Center, in downtown Hampton. Gordon has visited his spacecraft a number of times over the years. His crew memb
"05.10.2015 15:29:26" Timeline Photos Thousands of workers at NASA are doing research to help us land humans on Mars for our #JourneyToMars. NASA's Langley Research Center designed, built and tested MEDLI – the Mars Science Laboratory entry, descent and landing instrument - to measure th
"04.10.2015 17:49:25" NASA History On this day, October 4, 1957, the former Soviet Union launched Sputnik, humanity's first artificial satellite. Sputnik, which was the size of a beach ball, weighed 183.9 pounds, and took about 98 minutes to orbit the Earth. Although the USSR had mad
"02.10.2015 19:14:43" Timeline Photos Our emergency management crews are out during the East Coast storm to check out our facilities and keep all of us safe. This is the 20-Foot Vertical Spin Tunnel on the east side. It and other buildings in that area are closed because of potential flo
"02.10.2015 16:21:46" plus.google.com Game Changing Technologies - Google+ Learn how NASA engages the best and brightest! Meet six college students who played an integral role this past summer helping develop two game-changing technologies that will be tested on the HESH 36.310 Mission out of NASA Wallops Flight Facility Oc http://www.nasa.gov/feature/space-technologies-receiving-test-drive-with-oct-6-sounding-rocket-launch
Don't miss the Google Plus Hangout with NASA Langley interns who worked on space technologies which are scheduled for launch at NASA Wallop's Fligh
"02.10.2015 14:43:46" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration The U.S. hasn’t experienced landfall of a Category 3 or larger hurricane in 9 years. Stay updated as we monitor Hurricane Joaquin as it travels through the Atlantic: http://go.nasa.gov/1RkicxK #EarthRightNow
"02.10.2015 13:53:10" Timeline Photos If you're planning to return from space in a capsule that splashes down in the ocean, you need to make sure it's going to work. Mockups of the Orion crew capsule have been splash-tested many times in the Hydro Impact Basin at NASA's Langley Research
"01.10.2015 16:11:42" Timeline Photos How will astronauts live on Mars? Perhaps in inflatable habitats like this one, a prototype developed by NASA's Langley Research Center in Hampton, Virginia. The structures will need to be lightweight, strong, and made of materials that can block the
"30.09.2015 13:40:51" Timeline Photos It's a mouthful – hypersonic inflatable aerodynamic decelerator or HIAD. But researchers working on the HIAD project at NASA's Langley Research Center say it may be the best way to get humans and cargo to Mars.
An almost 20-foot version of the inflat
"29.09.2015 20:11:37" Photos from NASA Langley Research Center's post Visitors of all ages were drawn into NASA’s orbit Sept. 25-26 during the launch of the 2015 Virginia Science Festival in downtown Roanoke. Exhibits presented by NASA’s Langley Research Center offered fun activities built around topics such as satelli
"29.09.2015 19:07:08" Timeline Photos Gotta love today's front page of the local Daily Press with our Pat Troutman quoted too.
"29.09.2015 17:37:38" Timeline Photos Bit by bit NASA puts together complex missions like those heading to Mars and other planets. Each piece, including sensor plugs for the MEDLI –Mars Science Laboratory entry, descent and landing instrument, is rigorously tested at laboratories, includ
"29.09.2015 15:04:05" nasa.gov A Chat with NASA Langley Center Director Dave Bowles Dave Bowles took over as NASA Langley's center director in March. He's been at the center for 35 years. During a recent interview he said he believes "there's no lack of challenging things to do here." Dave Bowles took over as our center director in March. He's been at NASA Langley for 35 years. We recently sat down for chat with him.
"28.09.2015 16:32:11" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Did you miss today's Mars announcement? Here's the highlights from our event on strong evidence showing that liquid water flows on present-day Mars. Watch & learn more: http://go.nasa.gov/1Lh5MrA
"28.09.2015 15:17:10" nasa.gov New Wing Shape Tested in Wind Tunnel New Wing Shape Tested in Wind Tunnel We test all kinds of interesting airplane shapes, including one that looks a little like a cross between a wing and a boomerang: http://www.nasa.gov/feature/new-wing-shape-tested-in-wind-tunnel This is NASA's Armstrong Flight Research Center Chief Sc
"28.09.2015 15:14:12" Timeline Photos An inflatable heat shield made out of space-age materials and shaped like a giant mushroom may be a way to help humans land on Mars.
Researchers at NASA's Langley Research Center took a small, almost 10-foot version to flight test in 2012, after put
"27.09.2015 22:04:08" nasa.gov NASA TV to Provide Live Feed of Sunday’s Supermoon Eclipse Late on Sept. 27, 2015, in the U.S. and much of the world, a total lunar eclipse will mask the moon’s larger-than-life face. Tune into NASA TV for live coverage of the Supermoon Eclipse!
"26.09.2015 16:56:00" Timeline Photos What goes up, did come down, with good data and science. Congratulations to the RaD-X team on a successful mission! NASA's Radiation Dosimetry Experiment flight will validate low-cost sensors for future missions and will provide data that may improve
"26.09.2015 15:43:52" NASA's Wallops Flight Facility Courtesy Wallops Engineer Brett Vincent, here are a few photos of today's balloon launch from Fort Sumner, N.M., carrying Langley Research Center's Radiation Dosimetry Experiment (RaD-X) and nearly 100 student experiments flying as part of the Cubes
"25.09.2015 17:30:48" Timeline Photos Currently at 28K feet and rising, RaD-X hangs below a high-altitude balloon and will help discover how cosmic rays deposit radiation where airlines fly. Find out more at http://science.larc.nasa.gov/radx/
"25.09.2015 17:10:33" Timeline Photos RaD-X has launched! NASA EDGE's live coverage of the event is just about complete. But you can track the balloon during flight: http://towerfts.csbf.nasa.gov/
Or follow on Twitter at: @NASA_RaD-X.
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"25.09.2015 15:28:21" nasa.gov The Rich Color Variations of Pluto NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft captured this high-resolution enhanced color view of Pluto on July 14, 2015. Pluto, the brownish planet. What other colors do you see?
"25.09.2015 13:57:39" science.larc.nasa.gov RaD-X : Home NASA's Radiation Dosimetry Experiment, or RaD-X, is a high-altitude balloon project that will launch in September 2015. It will provide first-time indications of how cosmic rays deposit energy at the top of atmosphere - which produce showers of addit If you could get better float conditions, wouldn't you wait to launch your balloon?
RaD-X is going up at 12 p.m. EDT. It's just one more hour. Have some coffee. Call a friend or family member. Tell them about how important the science can be for mis
"25.09.2015 12:27:31" science.larc.nasa.gov RaD-X : Home NASA's Radiation Dosimetry Experiment, or RaD-X, is a high-altitude balloon project that will launch in September 2015. It will provide first-time indications of how cosmic rays deposit energy at the top of atmosphere - which produce showers of addit I believe I can fly. I believe I can touch the sky, etc., etc.
Yes! Conditions are favorable (finally) for NASA Langley's Radiation Dosimetry Experiment (RaD-X) to launch this morning from Fort Sumner, New Mexico. The RaD-X balloon will be released
"24.09.2015 23:32:06" nasa.gov Satellite Data Helps Migrating Birds Survive This fall, birds migrating south from the Arctic will find 7,000 acres of new, temporary wetland habitat for their stopovers in California. http://www.nasa.gov/feature/goddard/satellite-data-helps-migrating-birds-survive
"24.09.2015 23:19:48" science.larc.nasa.gov RaD-X : Home NASA's Radiation Dosimetry Experiment, or RaD-X, is a high-altitude balloon project that will launch in September 2015. It will provide first-time indications of how cosmic rays deposit energy at the top of atmosphere - which produce showers of addit I do believe in launch. I do believe in launch. I do, I do, I do, I do, I do believe in launch.
Looks like RaD-X is a GO for tomorrow with a target time of 11 a.m. EDT. Launching from Fort Sumner, New Mexico, NASA EDGE will have live coverage of th
"24.09.2015 19:24:42" Timeline Photos In preparation for its scheduled 2016 launch, NASA Langley's Stratospheric Aerosol Gas Experiment III on International Space Station (SAGE III/ISS) was simulated in the space environment on Earth 24 hours a day for 35 consecutive days!
"24.09.2015 16:05:08" nasa.gov Virginia Science Festival Returns With a Boost from NASA Langley Virginia Science Festival Returns With a Boost from NASA Langley Join us at the Virginia Science Festival on Saturday in Roanoke where we'll be talking unmanned aerial vehicles, satellites, plans for Mars exploration and much more.
"23.09.2015 15:55:49" science.larc.nasa.gov RaD-X : Home NASA's Radiation Dosimetry Experiment, or RaD-X, is a high-altitude balloon project that will launch in September 2015. It will provide first-time indications of how cosmic rays deposit energy at the top of atmosphere - which produce showers of addit Low-Level winds and storms are preventing a launch Wednesday and Thursday, but Friday is looking good for RaD-X, NASA Langley's Radiation Dosimetry Experiment.
"23.09.2015 15:21:02" nasa.gov NASA Developed Technology Aims to Save Commercial Airlines Fuel, Time Two passenger airlines soon will test NASA-developed software designed to help air carriers save time and reduce fuel consumption and carbon emissions. Two airlines are testing technology developed here to see if they can shave time and money off their flights, while en route to their destinations.
Pretty cool to see how our aeronautics research makes a difference for the environment, aviation indu
"23.09.2015 14:40:37" youtube.com NASA Employee Real Martians Moment: No Space for Radiation on Journey to Mars Ryan Norman is a physicist at Langley Research Center studying ways to keep astronauts on deep space missions safe from one of the most dangerous elements of... Langley employees with the Space Radiation Group are researching safe space exploration for our #JourneyToMars
"21.09.2015 19:54:40" nasa.gov The Real Martians Although the action in 'The Martian' takes place 20 years in the future, NASA is already developing many of the technologies that appear in the film. Check out some of the contributions NASA Langley employees are making with the Space Launch System Trajectory for our #JourneyToMars
Discover more about the #JourneyToMars at