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  1. The History of NASA Langley Research Center

    For over a century, NASA Langley Research Center has been home to groundbreaking facilities where history was made. As new facilities are built on center to help usher in the next century of innovation, over the years, these historic facilities have been demolished. Learn about some of these past Langley facilities and the scientific ...

  2. Langley Research Center

    The Langley Research Center (LaRC or NASA Langley), located in Hampton, Virginia near the Chesapeake Bay front of Langley Air Force Base, is the oldest of NASA's field centers. LaRC has focused primarily on aeronautical research but has also tested space hardware such as the Apollo Lunar Module.In addition, many of the earliest high-profile space missions were planned and designed on-site.

  3. About Langley Research Center

    The History of NASA Langley. NASA Langley Research Center has a storied history and is the home of many "firsts" in aerospace research. Discover this rich history and learn how the breakthroughs of yesterday are paving the way for future innovation.

  4. Langley Research Center: 100 Years of Exploring Flight

    The center's original focus was on airplane technology, with a goal "to solve the fundamentals of flight," according to Langley staffer Jim Schulz in an article about the center's history. The ...

  5. Langley Research Center

    NASA's Langley Research Center is the nation's first civilian aeronautics laboratory and the agency's original field center. Researchers at Langley work to make revolutionary improvements to aviation, expand understanding of Earth's atmosphere, and develop technology for space exploration. Langley sits on 764 acres in Hampton, Virginia, and employs about 3,400 civil servants and ...

  6. PDF Revitalization of the NASA Langley Research Center's Infrastructure

    The NASA Langley Research Center was founded in 1917 by the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics and became one of four NASA field centers established in 1958. For nearly a century, Langley has. Associate Director, Research Directorate, Mail Stop 147. Head, Revitalization Office, Center Operations Directorate, Mail Stop 147.

  7. What's in a name?

    The center was named for Samuel Pierpont Langley, a respected engineer, astronomer and third secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, who tried to build the first heavier-than-air flying machine ...

  8. Hidden Figures True History: Behind the Real Langley Lab

    When the first seven American astronauts were selected for Project Mercury in 1959, Langley was to be their destination before any trip to space: "Operating from Langley Research Center at ...

  9. Virginia

    NASA Langley History: NASA Langley Research Center is one of the earliest aeronautics research centers of the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics (NACA) founded in 1915 that eventually became the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). The center was established in 1917, and merged with NASA upon its creation in 1958.

  10. NASA Langley Research Center Science Directorate

    Our mission. At the Science Directorate at NASA's Langley Research Center, we translate atmospheric discovery into better solutions to protect the planet Earth and its people. We monitor the Earth's vital signs from land, air and space with a fleet of satellites and ambitious airborne and ground-based observation campaigns.

  11. A Historical Perspective on Dynamics Testing at the Langley Research Center

    The history of structural dynamics testing research over the past four decades at the Langley Research Center of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration is reviewed. Beginning in the early sixties, Langley investigated several scale model and full-scale spacecraft including the NIMBUS and various concepts for Apollo and Viking landers.

  12. Missions

    Later in the week (Monday March 14) was marked by smoke conditions offshore that the Falcon was able to characterize with its suite of instruments. Two graduate students and a research scientist from the University of Arizona visited NASA Langley Research Center this past week to learn about and participate in the operational side of ACTIVATE.

  13. 1964 Langley Inspection

    Guest Materials Langley Inspection Brochure (1964) Open House Tour Pamphlet (1951) Inspection Agenda (1964) Invitation Packet (1966) Photographs of NASA's first Inspection, held at Langley in May 1964, emphasized the role the former NACA labs were playing in the new Office of Advanced Research and Technology (OART).

  14. ODU Celebrates Decades-Long History and Partnerships with NASA

    July 10, 2017. This month, Old Dominion University commemorates its long-standing partnership with NASA as the space agency's Langley Research Center celebrates its centennial. The center was founded in 1917 by the National Advisory Commission for Aeronautics (NACA). Oscar Gonzalez, a professor and associate chair of ODU's Department of ...

  15. The History of NASA Langley: Historic Facilities

    The History of NASA Langley: Historic Facilities. As a result of NASA Langley's more than 100 years of major contributions to aerospace research, testing and development, the NASA Langley Research Center Historic District was listed on the Virginia Landmarks Register in December 2011 and the National Register of Historic Places in June 2012.

  16. A History of Full-Scale Aircraft and Rotorcraft Crash Testing and

    This paper summarizes 2-1/2 decades of full-scale aircraft and rotorcraft crash testing performed at the Impact Dynamics Research Facility (IDRF) located at NASA Langley Research Center in Hampton, Virginia. The IDRF is a 240-ft.-high steel gantry that was built originally as a lunar landing simulator facility in the early 1960's. It was converted into a full-scale crash test facility for ...

  17. Global Health

    Global health is defined as "the goal of improving health for all people in all nations by promoting wellness and eliminating avoidable disease, disability, and death." (Source: The U.S Commitment to Global Health: Recommendations for the Public and Private Sectors Committee on the US Commitment to Global Health.Institute of Medicine).

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    Rasskazovka Tourism: Tripadvisor has 99 reviews of Rasskazovka Hotels, Attractions, and Restaurants making it your best Rasskazovka resource.

  19. Langley Research Center

    Science Directorate. The Science Directorate (SD) at NASA Langley Research Center provides expertise in the areas of Atmospheric Composition, Air Quality, Earth's Energy Budget and Lidar Remote Sensing that supports aeronautics, space technology, exploration and Earth science.

  20. UNC-Chapel Hill in top 5 of The Princeton Review's best value colleges

    Grant will be the first woman to lead the institute in its 100-year history. Eshelman ranked No. 1 in pharmacy research funding The school earned the top spot from the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy with more than $92 million in grants in FY23.

  21. The Unique Burial of a Child of Early Scythian Time at the Cemetery of

    Burial 5 was the most unique, it was found in a coffin made of a larch trunk, with a tightly closed lid. Due to the preservative properties of larch and lack of air access, the coffin contained a well-preserved mummy of a child with an accompanying set of grave goods. The interred individual retained the skin on his face and had a leather ...

  22. Elektrostal

    In 1938, it was granted town status. [citation needed]Administrative and municipal status. Within the framework of administrative divisions, it is incorporated as Elektrostal City Under Oblast Jurisdiction—an administrative unit with the status equal to that of the districts. As a municipal division, Elektrostal City Under Oblast Jurisdiction is incorporated as Elektrostal Urban Okrug.

  23. Langley Expertise and Facilities

    The Science Directorate (SD) at NASA Langley Research Center provides expertise in the areas of Atmospheric Composition, Air Quality, Earth's Energy Budget and Lidar Remote Sensing that supports aeronautics, space technology, exploration and Earth science. ... The History of NASA Langley Research Center. Langley Annual Reports. Education and ...

  24. 40 Facts About Elektrostal

    In conclusion, Elektrostal is a fascinating city with a rich history and a vibrant present. From its origins as a center of steel production to its modern-day status as a hub for education and industry, Elektrostal has plenty to offer both residents and visitors. With its beautiful parks, cultural attractions, and proximity to Moscow, there is ...

  25. Researchers work to combat rise in syphilis cases

    In the U.S., syphilis is at its highest rate since 1950, with a nearly 80% increase since 2018, while babies born with syphilis have surged 937% in the past decade.. Symptoms of the sexually transmitted infection can include painless ulcers and sores that progress to body rashes on the palms and soles, hair loss, muscle pain and fatigue.

  26. NASA Langley 1964 Inspection

    Guest Materials Langley Inspection Brochure (1964) Open House Tour Pamphlet (1951) Inspection Agenda (1964) Invitation Packet (1966) Photographs of ... Langley Research Center. NASA's first Inspection, held at Langley in May 1964, emphasized the role the former NACA labs were playing in the new Office of Advanced Research and Technology (OART ...

  27. Jessica Grant named interim director of Odum Institute

    Jessica Grant has been named interim director of the Odum Institute for Research in Social Science, Vice Chancellor for Research Penny Gordon-Larsen announced. Grant, currently the associate director of research and director of the Certificate in Survey Science, will be the first woman to lead the institute in its 100-year history.

  28. PDF NASA Langley Research Center Langley Station, Hampton, Va. Presented at

    Langley makes extensive use of these simulation techniques in conducting research on the navigation, guidance and control of both space and aircraft. Used in this manner the computer becomes a very flexible research facility that can be used for any tYJJe of study and our computers often are used to handle a

  29. Langley Leadership and Organizations

    The Science Directorate (SD) at NASA Langley Research Center provides expertise in the areas of Atmospheric Composition, Air Quality, Earth's Energy Budget and Lidar Remote Sensing that supports aeronautics, space technology, exploration and Earth science. ... The History of NASA Langley Research Center. Langley Annual Reports. Education and ...

  30. PDF HIGH-SPEED AERONAUTICS NASA Langley Research Center Langley Station

    chart depicting the history of aircraft speeds. There has been a spectacular increase in maximum speed from the World War I fighters of approximately 100 miles an hour to values of approximately 2,000 miles an hour (1,700 knots) ... Langley Research Center, Inspection, NASA, Tunnels, Wallops Island Created Date: 3/11/2015 6:18:42 PM ...