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NASA Langley Piezoelectric Energy Harvesting Workshop

Posted: February 4, 2016 | by Sean Sullivan | Comments

On Tuesday, March 8, 2016, NASA Langley Research Center will host a workshop at the National Institute of Aerospace in Hampton, VA to introduce two new piezoelectric energy-harvesting inventions.

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Four New Patents Awarded at NASA Langley!

Posted: October 13, 2015 | by Sean Sullivan | Comments

The U.S. Patent Office recently granted four patents for technologies invented at NASA Langley Research Center. See below for brief descriptions of these technologies which are now available for licensing…

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NASA Determines its “Hottest” Licensable Technologies

Posted: March 18, 2015 | by Sean Sullivan | Comments

The NASA Technology Transfer Program recently released a list of the 100 “hottest” technologies that are available to the public for licensing. The list was compiled from the entire patent p...Full Story


Device Featured in Upcoming NASA Webinar

Posted: October 6, 2014 | by Sheri Beam | Comments

A Langley patented method based on optical fibers can detect the movement of an object. The Position Detection a...Full Story


Learn About EBF3 Manufacturing

Posted: September 12, 2014 | by Sheri Beam | Comments

On September 24th, Electron Beam Form Fabrication (EBF3) is the focus of a Full Story


Actively Reduce Vibration with a Small System

Posted: July 30, 2014 | by Sheri Beam | Comments

To suppress structural vibration in flexible aerospace structures, researchers at NASA Langley invented a piezoelectric actuator system that enables simple analog feedback control to actively reduce vibrations. ...Full Story


SansEC is a NASA-developed wireless sensor technology that is damage tolerant and requires no electrical connections. Unlike other sensors, a SansEC sensor can be designed for measurements unrelated to each other...Full Story


NASA’s Advanced Manufacturing Efforts Featured in New Article

Posted: March 27, 2014 | by Sean Sullivan | Comments

The Federal Laboratory Consortium (FLC) recently published an article that provides an overview of NASA’s efforts to help revitalize America's manufacturing sector.

To view the FLC article: Full Story

Your next technology solution may be right here!

Posted: March 19, 2014 | by Sheri Beam | Comments

Two companies recently found their solutions at NASA Langley.

Caplan Taylor Enterprises, LLC, now has a partially exclusive license for a wireless sensor. Located in Virginia, the firm plans to commerc...Full Story



By working with licensees and other partners to transfer Langley technology solutions, our technologies find their way into everyone’s daily lives. From advanced methods and services to new products, our technolo...Full Story


New Langley technologies now available!

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Two technologies invented at NASA Langley research center have just been patented

The "Fabrication of Nanovoid-Imbedded Bismuth Telluride With Low Dimensional System" allows efficient energy harvesti...Full Story



You missed the webinar? No worries!

If you were unable to attend the live event, you still have a chance see the entire technical presentation about NASA developed surface engineering methods that a...Full Story



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NASA Langley's comprehensive facilities allow our researchers to create a material from cradle to grave through all stages of testing and fabrication. Visit the Full Story


NASA Langley Honors Inventors

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In July, NASA Langley recognized its top technology transfer innovators for 2012. Also, more than 200 inventors received awards for their 2012 technology...Full Story


Langley Technology Receives Another Patent

Posted: June 25, 2013 | by Sean Sullivan | Comments

For sometime, researchers at NASA Langley have been developing, testing and maturing the technologies for a unique additive manufacturing process, Full Story


BNNT, LLC Builds Nanotube Factory in Newport News, Virginia

Posted: May 13, 2013 | by Sheri Beam | Comments

On May 1st, 2013 BNNT, LLC, a Newport News, Virginia start-up, began construction of the world's first commercial factory dedicated to the manufacture of Fibril Boron Nitride Nanotubes, "Fibril...Full Story


LaRC 2013 SBIR And STTR Awards

Posted: April 4, 2013 | by Sean Sullivan | Comments

On April 3, NASA announced its annual selections for Small Business Innovation Research Program (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer(STTR) Program awards. Of the 295 awards made, Langley received: 36 S...Full Story


Langley Technologies Exclusively Licensed to Company

Posted: March 11, 2013 | by Sean Sullivan | Comments

Recently, NASA Langley and Allotropica Technologies of Chapel Hill, NC signed an exclusive license agreement for liquid crystal polymer resins. The resins were originally invented for lightweight composite mate...Full Story


LaRC Executes Nonexclusive Research License Agreement with GLSEQ, LLC

Posted: February 14, 2013 | by Sean Sullivan | Comments

On Feb. 11, LaRC approved a nonexclusive research license agreement between NASA and GLSEQ, LLC, for Langley's wireless sensor technologies. GLSEQ, a small business located in Alabama, plans to evaluate the tec...Full Story


NASA Langley Sonic Crimp Tool

Posted: June 20, 2012 | by Sheri Beam | Comments

On June 18, 2012, LaRC approved a nonexclusive research license agreement between NASA and Daniels Manufacturing Corporation (DMC) for Langley's wire crimping tool technologies. DMC is located ...Full Story



On June 12, 2012, LaRC executed a Joint Ownership Agreement (JOA) between NASA and Brigham Young University (BYU), Provo, Utah, for the technology, "Nano-Propellants Based on Aluminum-Hydrogen-Peroxide Ferritin...Full Story



Langley researcher Sam Miller successfully defended his doctoral dissertation, "A Unified Nano-Satellite Sensing Architecture for Orientation, Docking, and Whole-Sky Imaging" at N.C. State Univ...Full Story



On May 7, 2012, Langley Research Center approved a nonexclusive research license agreement between NASA and Liquid Measurement Systems (LMS) for Langley's wireless sensor technologies. LMS is ...Full Story



On March 22, 2012, a technique for synthesizing a high-tech material technology, jointly developed by NASA Langley Research Center, the U.S. Department of Energy's Jefferson Lab, and the National Institute of Aer...Full Story


Update on Advanced Materials activities at NASA Langley

Posted: April 5, 2012 | by Sean Sullivan | Comments

Our licensees have been successful in expanding their engineering design space with materials developed by Langley researchers:

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Collaboration Leads to New Technologies

Posted: March 27, 2012 | by Sean Sullivan | Comments

NASA Langley recently executed a Joint Ownership Agreement among NASA, Jefferson Science Associates (JSA), which manages and operates the Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility for the Department of Energ...Full Story


Two New Technologies Available!

Posted: March 8, 2012 | by Sean Sullivan | Comments

We've recently added two technologies to our marketplace, a set of Full Story


Small Firm

Posted: May 26, 2010 | by Sheri Beam | Comments

Through Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) contracts, TerraMetrics, Inc. worked with researchers at Langley to develop a synthetic vision (SV) display for pilots. The firm's 3D terrain-rendering engine, k...Full Story


Langley Technologies Garner More Awards!

Posted: May 27, 2010 | by Sheri Beam | Comments

At the Federal Laboratory Consortium (FLC) at the national meeting in Nashville, TN, NASA received four awards for Excellence in Technology Transfer. Two of those were for Langley's "Portable Infrasonic Detectio...Full Story



The U.S. Patent Office has granted three patents for technologies at Langley. The first patent is for "Electrically Conductive, Optically Transparent Polymer/Carbon Nanotube Composites And Process For Preparatio...Full Story


Success Story Briefs

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When NASA Langley partners with small businesses through SBIR contracts, it can lead to long term benefits for both sides


Intelligent Light

Through SBIR contract...Full Story


Nanotube Technology On The Move

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Langley recently executed a Joint Ownership Agreement among NASA; Jefferson Science Associates (JSA), which manages and operates the Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility for the Department of Energy; an...Full Story


Langley Technology Has New Licensing Agreement

Posted: February 9, 2012 | by Sheri Beam | Comments

On February 27, 2012, Langley approved a partially-exclusive license agreement between NASA and Magic Leap, Inc., for Langley's photogrammetry system and method for determining relative motion b...Full Story


Firm Develops Product From Langley Material

Posted: February 2, 2012 | by Sheri Beam | Comments

NeXolve, Huntsville, AL, a licensee of Langley Research Center's (LaRC) LaRC-CP1 and LaRC-CP2, recently developed a thermal control material, EPC, that utilizes CP1 and other proprietary additives...Full Story


Automotive Industry Checks Out NASA Technology

Posted: February 2, 2012 | by Sheri Beam | Comments

Recently, Langley partnership representatives and research experts participated in a NASA Automotive Industry Workshop at Glenn Research Center, Cleveland, OH. Major automotive companies and emerging electronic...Full Story


FEATURE ARTICLES

Join us for Two Live Presentations in August 2016

Posted: July 28, 2016 | by Sean Sullivan | Comments

This August, NASA Langley’s Technology Gateway will be participating in two upcoming webinars that your company may be interested attending!...Full Story

Langley Wins NASA Government Invention of the Year Award

Posted: June 14, 2016 | by Sean Sullivan | Comments

A Langley technology has been selected as the 2016 NASA Government Invention of the year! ...Full Story

Newly Patented Technologies Available for Licensing!

Posted: March 17, 2016 | by Sean Sullivan | Comments

Langley researchers and scientists continue to produce exciting new technologies. Can one of these six recently patented technologies add value to your business?...Full Story

Two Langley Technologies Licensed to Businesses

Posted: February 22, 2016 | by Sean Sullivan | Comments

Langley recently executed two new technology licensing partnerships with companies looking to build off of NASA inventions....Full Story

Johns Hopkins Joins Technology Transfer University

Posted: January 27, 2016 | by Sean Sullivan | Comments

As part of its goal to accelerate technology transfer, the NASA Langley Technology Transfer Office recently entered into a partnership agreement with Johns Hopkins (JHU) in Baltimore, Maryland....Full Story


Researchers at NASA Langley are developing lidar-based technology in order to gather crucial information on cloud and aerosol properties in the atmosphere that are needed to improve our understanding of their impact on weather and climate....Full Story

Two new patents were recently awarded at NASA Langley!

Posted: December 8, 2015 | by Sean Sullivan | Comments

Langley’s researchers and scientists continue to produce exciting new technologies. These two inventions were recently awarded patents by the United States Patent and Trademark Office and are available for licensing....Full Story

NASA Langley’s Revolutionary Robotic Arm Technology Wins Award

Posted: October 6, 2015 | by Sean Sullivan | Comments

NASA Langley’s Compact Long-Reach Robotic Arm recently won First Prize in the 2015 Create the Future Design Contest......Full Story

NASA Langley’s Energy Harvesting Devices

Posted: August 26, 2015 | by Sean Sullivan | Comments

NASA Langley Research Center and The National Institute of Aerospace have developed two new piezoelectric energy harvesting devices that employ enhanced mechanical force mechanisms......Full Story

Energy Harvesting Devices Featured in Upcoming NASA Webinar

Posted: July 20, 2015 | by Sean Sullivan | Comments

NASA Langley Research Center and The National Institute of Aerospace have developed two new piezoelectric energy harvesting devices......Full Story


On June 9, 2015, LaRC approved a partially-exclusive license agreement between NASA and GLSEQ, LLC of Huntsville, Alabama, for Langley’s SansEC wireless sensors technologies....Full Story

Seven New Patents Available for Licensing

Posted: June 15, 2015 | by Sean Sullivan | Comments

The U.S. Patent Office recently granted seven patents for technologies invented at NASA Langley Research Center (LaRC). See below for brief descriptions of these technologies which are now available for licensing…...Full Story


Pacemakers with longer-lasting batteries. Artificial limbs that change shape. Food packaging that allows producers, distributors and retailers to wirelessly monitor the quality of perishable items. ...Full Story

Four New Patents Awarded at Langley in April 2015

Posted: April 21, 2015 | by Sean Sullivan | Comments

The U.S. Patent Office granted four patents for technologies at NASA Langley Research Center (LaRC) in April 2015....Full Story

A Flurry of New Partnerships

Posted: March 16, 2015 | by Sean Sullivan | Comments

Langley recently executed three new technology licensing partnerships with companies looking to build off of NASA inventions....Full Story

Five New Patents Awarded at Langley

Posted: March 2, 2015 | by Sean Sullivan | Comments

Langley’s researchers and scientists continue to produce exciting new technologies. These five inventions were recently awarded patents by the United States Patent and Trademark Office and are available for licensing....Full Story

A Special Holiday Greeting from TechnologyGateway

Posted: November 24, 2014 | by Sheri Beam | Comments

From us to you...Full Story

The Technology Gateway: 2014 Fiscal Year in Review

Posted: November 10, 2014 | by Sean Sullivan | Comments

The Technology Transfer Office at NASA Langley Research Center had another successful fiscal year in 2014 (FY14). Here’s a look back at some of our accomplishments and activities from the past year....Full Story

A Virtual Technology Trade Show

Posted: October 28, 2014 | by Sheri Beam | Comments

On November 5th and 6th, the Technology Gateway will at the 2014 FLC Tech to Market virtual forum. Three of Langley’...Full Story


The “Method And Apparatus For Measuring Surface Air Pressure” incorporates the use of a low-power laser frequency specific to the known oxygen band......Full Story

Budding Entrepreneurs to Delve into The Technology Gateway

Posted: September 22, 2014 | by Sheri Beam | Comments

As part of its goal to accelerate technology transfer, the NASA Langley Technology Transfer Office recently entered into an agreement with the College of William and Mary......Full Story

Langley’s Floating Ultrasonic Transducer

Posted: July 29, 2014 | by Sheri Beam | Comments

Recently, NASA Langley hosted a webinar featuring one its non-destructive evaluation technologies...Full Story

NASA Ultrasonic Technology Now Available

Posted: July 16, 2014 | by Sheri Beam | Comments

If your business relies on ultrasonic testing, you should know about an advanced ultrasonic evaluation system invented at NASA Langley. Although most ultrasonic scanners need a coupling agent to make a good contact, Langley’s Floating Ultrasonic Transducer doesn’t...Full Story

Improving Ultrasonic Testing

Posted: June 25, 2014 | by Sheri Beam | Comments

NASA Langley, a leader in non-destructive evaluation technology, has developed a novel Full Story

Got ideas?

Posted: June 18, 2014 | by Sheri Beam | Comments

NASA Langley and Edison Nation have a challenge for you. While conducting flight deck research, Langley inventors developed a closed-loop testing setup for pilots to help determine what level of automation best kept......Full Story

Langley Wins Commercial Invention of the Year for 2013

Posted: June 17, 2014 | by Sean Sullivan | Comments

Inventors at NASA Langley Research Center have done it again! The Agency’s 2013 “Commercial Invention of the Year” has been awarded to......Full Story

The People Behind The Solutions

Posted: May 21, 2014 | by Sheri Beam | Comments

On the Technology Gateway, you can find solutions to many of your technical problems. Recently, NASA Langley recognized a number of its inventors at its second annual Innovators’.....Full Story

Change Adhesion through Surface Engineering Approaches

Posted: May 1, 2014 | by Sean Sullivan | Comments

NASA is looking at surface engineering to mitigate particulate adhesion and surface contamination. For planetary exploration, particulate adhesion presents challenges for both humans and equipment....Full Story

New Technology Patents

Posted: March 28, 2014 | by Sheri Beam | Comments

Recently, a number of Langley researchers received patents for new technologies. Each one is an improvement over the current state-of-the-art. Check them out!Full Story


On Wednesday, December 11, 2013, NASA Langley Research Center in Hampton, VA held a workshop to introduce its award winning "Sans EC” wireless sensor platform. ...Full Story


The 2013 Fiscal Year was another success for NASA Langley's Technology Gateway. The researchers and scientists at our Center continued to produce exciting new technologies and our team has been working hard to find new licensees. Here is a brief look back at some ...Full Story

What’s hot now!

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To meet today’s business demands, you’re probably faced with some type of technology challenge and need a solution. After studying various industries, we learned that many of these challenges cross multiple industries. What’s more, NASA Langley has many “smart sol...Full Story


Langley research, originally intended for pilots and air traffic controllers, now has video gaming applications through a new biofeedback-based controller called "Mindshift." The technology uses physiological signals to modulate the manual input...Full Story



Two teams at Langley are collaborating with Honeybee Robotics in New York City to develop hardware and software for their unique projects....Full Story



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New License Issued

by Sheri Beam | Comments

On January 23, 2012, LaRC approved an exclusive license agreement between NASA and innoEpi, Inc., for Langley's silicon germanium technologies. InnoEpi, Santa Clara, CA, plans to develop and market single crystal silicon-germanium semiconductor materials for CPUs, memory, power IC chips, and application-specific integrated circuits (ASIC) chips.

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ESE Industries, Corp., Guaynabo, PR, is testing its composite materials in LaRC's advanced autoclave equipment.

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The U.S. Patent Office granted two patents for technologies at NASA Langley Research Center (LaRC) in October 2011. The first patent was for a "Wir...Full Story



On September 20-21, 2011, NASA hosted a two-day industry forum to help bring tomorrow's manufacturing closer to reality. Various key industry stakeholders attended and met to consider the future of electron-beam freeform fabrication (EBF3). NASA Langley's EBF3 team, led by Karen Taminger, presented on the novel system that can be applied to elec...Full Story


Try Before You Buy?

by Sheri Beam | Comments

Interested in one of our technologies but not sure if it will be right for your business? NASA Langley now has a unique licensing option for you. A way to "try it before you buy it"

We are offering a "Evaluation License" option that will allow you to have a short-term license for up to two years. This gives you time to explore the potential ...Full Story


Not at SAMPE?

by Sheri Beam | Comments

At this year's Society for the Advancement of Material and Process Engineering (SAMPE) conference we highlighted a number of our innovative materials,
including :

- Electrospun fibers and mats ...Full Story


Innovation Fund Awards

by Sheri Beam | Comments

The NASA 2010 Innovation Fund recently selected four Langley proposals for funding. The four proposals and project leaders are:

"Airborne Wind Turbine Energy Harvesting UAV Systems" Dr. Mark Moore, Aeronautics Systems Analysis
Multi-stage Force Amplified Piezoelectric Energy Harvesting Transducers" Dr. Emilie (Mia) Siochi, Advanced Materials and Proces...Full Story



During 2010, the Langley Innovative Partnerships Program (IPP) Team was hard at work, helping to move the Center's technology up and out, as well as develop numerous partnerships to support technology innovation. We have put together a summary of our accomplishments for the year in this document. If you'd like more information or have any feedback, please let us know.<...Full Story



A Langley technology has been selected as NASA Government Invention of the Year for 2009. K. Elliott Cramer, Daniel F. Perey, and William T. Yost invented Ultrasonic Wire Crimp Inspection, which has been patented.

With the invention, it's possible to check wire crimp connections by using a handheld tool with a pair of transducers. The tool grasps the crimp joint...Full Story


New Licensees

by Sheri Beam | Comments

Langley recently signed a nonexclusive license agreement with PCB Piezotronics for an extreme low-frequency acoustic measurement portable system technology. Qamar A. Shams and Allan J. Zuckerwar originally designed and developed the technology to to detect Clear Air Turbulence for Aviation Safety and other NASA exploration programs.

Shams and Zuckerwar furt...Full Story



Every year, NASA's "Spinoff" magazine highlights successful technology partnerships that have brought out-of-this-world technologies back down to Earth. This year's issue features seven Langley-based articles.


Tools Lighten Designs, Maintain Structural Integrity http://www.sti.nasa.gov/tt...Full Story



Langley signed a partially exclusive license agreement with Kelvin International Corporation (Newport News, VA) for wireless sensor technologies. Originally invented as an easier and more efficient way to use sensors on aircraft and spacecraft as well as other vehicles, the company has plans to market built-in liquid level sensors using the non-contact sensors for bio-...Full Story


Firms to Develop Technology

by Sheri Beam | Comments

Thirty-three small companies will receive 2008 Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase 2 Awards to develop technologies for the Langley. The awards address specific technology gaps in mission programs and projects. Successful SBIR-developed technologies have supported numerous NASA efforts, including modern air traffic control systems, Earth observing spacecraf...Full Story



Several Langley researchers are being honored for their innovative achievements in the world of semiconductor physics. Their remarkable two-fold discovery has just won a 2009 RD 100 Award in the category of "Materials and Metals." The winning team includes: Dr. Sang H. Choi, Dr. Yeonjoon...Full Story



RICHMOND-- Governor Timothy M. Kaine today announced that for the second time during his administration, CNBC has named Virginia its "Top State for Business." This best-in-the-nation ranking was based on a wide range of factors, from workforce quality to broadband infrastructure, and reaffirms that "Virginia has what it takes to emerge from an economy turned upside...Full Story


In late June, the Innovative Partnerships Program (IPP) Office played host to about 40 delegates from the International Business Wales (IBW) group. The IBW works to establish and strengthen global business partnerships. Inventors and representatives from Langley's advanced materials, sensors, and non-destructive evaluation project areas were invited to talk about their...Full Story



Recently, NASA's Innovative Partnerships Program, working with the Office of the Chief Engineer at NASA Headquarters, selected 20 projects for the 2009 NASA Innovation Fund. The fund was established to advance work from NASA innovators on novel technologies and concepts that have the potential to revolutionize the way NASA performs its missions such as enabling new capabi...Full Story

Learning from Geckos

by Sheri Beam | Comments

Dr. John Connell from Langley’s Advanced Materials amp Processing Branch has partnered with Dr. Yi Lin from the National Institute of Aerospace on developing technology to mitigate lunar dust from spacesuits, radiators, rovers and habitats. For any long-term lunar mission, dust presents a major challenge for keeping surfaces clean. The current strategies for dust mitig...Full Story



Researchers from Langley and Johnson Space Center (JSC) have teamed to develop a new manufacturing system. The system uses electron-beam freeform fabrication (EBF 3). Although the EBF 3 process has been used for sometime, the Langley-Johnson process, which uses a wire-feed design, is radically different. According to Langley...Full Story



Inventors at NASA Langley Research Center have done it again! The Agency’s 2008 “Commercial Invention of the Year” has been awarded to John W. Connell, Joseph G. Smith, Jr., and Paul M. Hergenrother (retired), all from Langley. Their invention, “Composition of and Method for Making High Performance Resins for Infusion and Transfer Molding Processes,” has resulted in a ...Full Story



Wired News identified the Speedo LZR Racer Swimsuit as one of the top ten technology breakthroughs for 2008. Langleys wind tunnels were the proving grounds for selecting just the right aerodynamic material for the suit.



For more information on "Wired", Full Story


Look for us on Twitter!

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We're putting updates about technology happenings at NASA Langley on Twitter. Just go here to start receiving Langley's news:
http://twitter.com/nasatechgateway

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2007 Invention of the Year

by Sheri Beam | Comments

Langley's Polyimide foam, FPF-44, has been named NASA's commercial invention of the year for 2007. FPF-44 is a multi-use insulating foam invented by Roberto Cano, Brian Jensen and Erik Weiser from NASA Langley, and Miguel Vazquez of Polyumac Techno Core Inc. in Hialeah, Fla. In addition to being lightweight and fire resistant, the foam can be thermal formed int...Full Story


Spinoff...

by Sheri Beam | Comments

Annually NASA publishes Spinoff, a magazine featuring successfully commercialized NASA technologies. For more than 40 years, the NASA Innovative Partnerships Program (IPP) has helped to transfer these technologies to the private sector, as well as back into federal programs and projects, all of which have societal benefits. The commercialization contributes to...Full Story



In response to a recent NASA Research Announcement (NRA), the Exploration Systems Mission Directorate has selected eight companies to develop landing sensor technology for its Autonomous Landing and Hazard Avoidance Technology (ALHAT) Program. Two of the firms, Advanced Scientific Concepts (ASC) and Fibertek, Inc., have previously partnered with Langley through Small B...Full Story



Every 12 months, teams of experts selected by Chicago-based RD Magazine name their choices of the year's 100 most innovative ideas. NASA LaRC researchers, competing in an international pool that includes industry, universities, and government labs, were selected as one of the recipients of this prestigious mark of excellence. LaRC's winning technology, "The SansEC Geom...Full Story



"When I hit the water, I feel like a rocket." That's world champion swimmer Michael Phelps, commenting on his new Speedo swimsuit. Warnaco Inc., the U.S. licensee of the Speedo swimwear brand, approached NASA Langley to test its fabric samples, focusing on less drag reduction. According to Langley researcher Steve Wilkinson, "we evaluated the surface roughness effects ...Full Story



Caplan Taylor Enterprises, Newport News, Va, has licensed a wireless sensor system technology invented by Langley researchers, Stan Woodard and Bryant Taylor. The system uses magnetic fields to deliver power to and acquire measurements from sensors. Its wireless design eliminates the need for direct contact between the sensor and the data acquisition system as well as ...Full Story


Langley Team Wins Award

by Sheri Beam | Comments

Roberto Cano, Brian Jensen, Erik Weiser, all from Langley and Juan Vazquez, PolyuMac TechnoCore, Inc., have won the 2008 NASA Commercial Invention of the Year award for their "Polyimide Foams." The durable polyimide foam materials are cured by a microwave process, reducing cost and increasing the production rate over competing polyimide foams. The foams can be flexible...Full Story



On February 14, 2008, NASA approved a partially exclusive license agreement between NASA and Caplan Taylor Enterprises LLC for wireless sensor technologies. Caplan Taylor Enterprises, located in Poquoson, Virginia, plans to market and sell fuel sensor units to the marine industry. The units have been tested successfully on boats owned by the Fire Department of Hampton, Vi...Full Story


Recently, a nonexclusive license agreement between NASA Langley Research Center and 3D Plus USA, Inc. was approved.

The firm plans to commercialize Langley's Radiation Tolerant Intelligent Memory Stack (RTIMS) modules. The RTIMS is integrated onto a compact printed circuit board that provides two gigabits of error-corrected digital memory.

Jeffrey A. He...Full Story



On Wednesday, NASA's Innovative Partnerships Program Seed Fund announced the selection of 38 partnerships that will advance key technologies to meet critical needs for NASA's mission. These Seed Fund projects will address technology barriers with cost-shared, joint-development programs.

The one-year projects will involve collaboration among three principal par...Full Story



On Friday, October 26, 2007, NASA Langley Research Center hosted its first annual technology exposition event, called "TeXpo."

TeXpo provided an opportunity for the Center's technical and business community to meet and discuss possible collaborations with representatives from other federal organizations, industry, and academia.

The event featured tech...Full Story



The Technology Gateway video can now be seen on YouTube. The video is a sample of some of the latest technologies and facilities at Langley, along with comments from the people who make them possible.

Check it out: http://www.youtube.com/technologygateway...Full Story