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Exhibit at Chrysler Museum Honors NASA Langley’s 100 Years of Achievements

Press Release From: Langley Research Center
Posted: Friday, October 13, 2017

The Chrysler Museum of Art in Norfolk, Virginia, is commemorating NASA Langley Research Center’s 100th birthday with a photography exhibit called “Picturing Innovation: The First 100 Years of NASA Langley.”

The exhibit includes more than 100 images of Langley innovations, including pilots testing experimental planes, engineers operating wind tunnels, and astronauts preparing to take the first steps on the moon.

The exhibit opened Oct. 7 and will be on view through March 11, 2018. As part of the exhibit, an “Out of this World Family Day” will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 28 with activities, crafts, story time and an appearance by retired NASA astronaut Cady Coleman and her husband, glass artist Josh Simpson.

Admission is free.

For an image of the exhibit, go to:

https://www.flickr.com/photos/nasa_langley/36963120094/

For more information about the exhibit, go to:

http://www.chrysler.org/exhibitions/picturing-innovation/

Langley was founded July 17, 1917. It is the agency’s first field center, and the nation’s first civilian aeronautical laboratory. For more about Langley’s centennial, including an Oct. 21 open house for the public, go to:

https://www.nasa.gov/langley/100/events

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