Engineers and scientists at NASA's Langley Research Center in Hampton, Virginia, will kick off a lecture series on Wednesday, March 15, acknowledging the past, present and future of Langley's innovation, groundbreaking research and critical technologies that continue to address national priorities in aeronautic applications, space exploration and Earth sciences.
The five-part lecture series entitled "A Storied Legacy, a Soaring Future - NASA Langley Research Center, 100 Years and Beyond" will be held at the Yoder Barn Theatre in Newport News, Virginia, every Wednesday from 2:30 to 3:45 p.m. EDT. The series, which begins on March 15 and concludes on April 12, is open to members of the Christopher Newport University Lifelong Learning Society and will also be streamed live to the public.
Each lecture carries a centennial theme:
- 100 year historical overview - March 15
- Past, present and future of aeronautics - March 22
- Past, present and future of science - March 29
- Past, present, and future of space exploration - April 5
- A futurist's view of the next 100 years - April 12