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Visit NASA Langley Technology Day at the Virginia Air & Space Center

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HAMPTON, Va., July 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA's Langley Research Center will showcase more than two-dozen exhibits that illustrate its vast technology development efforts supporting deep space exploration, science, and aeronautics missions on Tuesday, July 15, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Virginia Air & Space Center (VASC) in Hampton.

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Consider it a mid-summer's display of cutting-edge technology -- from inflatable heat shields, to Robonauts in space, to down-to Earth lidars.

What is a lidar? Stop by the CALIPSO booth and ask an expert. Have you ever wanted to work for NASA? Find out about the many different career options at the Meet a Mentor booth.

There is also a scavenger hunt for the young explorers with entry forms available from the welcome booth.

Visitors will be able to show their support of NASA technology by getting a NASA tattoo and by sharing their experiences and photos on social media – the hashtag is #321techoff.

There will also be live video coverage of Technology Day from NASA EDGE at 1-2 p.m. EDT, July 15:

http://www.ustream.tv/nasaedge 

NASA EDGE is a video podcast, which explores different missions, technologies and projects developed by NASA.

NASA Langley is the birthplace of America's air and space program and is committed to developing the critical technologies required to enable future exploration missions near and far.

For more information, visit:

www.nasa.gov/langley

www.nasa.gov/technology 

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