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Oct 05, 2015, 12:55 ET
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NASA Talk Focuses on Prevention and Treatment of Alzheimer's Disease

The world population over age 60 is growing at a rapid rate along with an increase in the cases of Alzheimer's, vascular dementia, and a number of...

Aug 05, 2013, 08:00 ET
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Are Unmanned Aircraft Autonomous, Adaptive and Safe?

On Tuesday, Aug. 6, at NASA's Langley Research Center in Hampton, Va., professor John McDermid will present, "Autonomous, Adaptive, and Safe?" at...

Nov 30, 2012, 10:04 ET

NASA Awards Design, Fabrication, Testing Contract

 NASA today announced the award of two contracts to provide design and fabrication of aerospace model systems and developmental test hardware...

Sep 13, 2012, 17:01 ET
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'Journey to Tomorrow' Trailer To Visit NASA Langley Open House

 Visitors to NASA Langley Research Center's open house on Saturday, Sept. 22, will have a chance to explore tomorrow, not only in the...

Sep 11, 2012, 15:31 ET
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Meet Astronaut: Public Invited To NASA Langley Open House

 Meet an astronaut and watch a space capsule splash-tested. Check out more than a dozen NASA labs, and see where astronauts simulated landing...

Aug 10, 2012, 12:25 ET

NASA Langley Device to Command Rock-blasting Laser on Mars

Imagine the Curiosity rover as it begins to explore Gale Crater on Mars. From the mast of the rover, an instrument called ChemCam shoots a laser...

Feb 02, 2012, 12:22 ET
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'First Light' Taken by NASA's Newest CERES Instrument

The doors are open and the Clouds and the Earth's Radiant Energy System (CERES) instrument is scanning Earth for the first time. CERES...

Jan 18, 2012, 12:35 ET
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NASA Langley Salutes Local Tuskegee Airmen at Movie Premiere

Four of the original African-American World War II Tuskegee Airmen are expected to attend the opening of the new George Lucas feature film, "Red...

Jan 06, 2012, 15:20 ET
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NASA Talk Focuses on Monitoring Air Quality From Space

We communicate, listen to music, watch TV, navigate and forecast the weather from satellites. Can we use this remote perspective to identify our...

May 31, 2011, 13:11 ET
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Asteroid Sample's Return to Earth Led by NASA Langley

When a newly announced NASA mission to collect an asteroid sample returns to Earth, all eyes will be on the last few minutes of the seven-year...

Mar 30, 2011, 11:30 ET
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Virginia Tech's Chris Fuller Named Langley Professor of Engineering

Christopher R. Fuller, the Roanoke Electric Steel Professor of Mechanical Engineering at Virginia Tech, is the newly appointed Samuel P. Langley...

Jan 25, 2010, 14:31 ET

Alternate Space Capsule Concept Passes Tests

A NASA team looking into design concepts for future space capsules has successfully demonstrated that an all-composite structure is a feasible...

Jan 04, 2010, 16:25 ET

NASA Langley Forecast

The following was released by NASA Langley Research Center: SPACE CAPSULE CONCEPT UNDERGOING TESTS AT LANGLEY A team of composite experts...

Jan 08, 2007, 00:00 ET

NASA Invites Academia and Industry to Lunar Dust Workshop

HAMPTON, Va., Jan. 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The NASA Engineering and Safety Center will sponsor a Lunar Dust Workshop Jan. 30 through Feb. 1...