Press Releases

2017-10: Top 10 NASA iTech Cycle 3 Finalists Announced 

2017-09: NASA and NIA Announce 2018 BIG Idea Challenge Finalists

2017-08: NASA and NIA Announce Finalists in the 2018 Mars Ice Challenge

2017-07: NASA iTech Selects Top 25 Semifinalists in Innovation Competition

2017-06: U.S. Department of Commerce Invests $499K to Support Entrepreneurship Efforts in Hampton Roads

2017-05: NASA Calls for Ideas to Enhance Future Space Exploration with Next iTech Challenge

2017-04: NASA Seeking BIG Ideas for Solar Power on Mars

2017-03: Top 10 2017 NASA iTech Finalists Announced

2017-02: NASA iTech Top 25 Semifinalists Announced

2017-01: NASA Seeks Innovative Space Exploration Technology Ideas

2016-10: NASA iTech Forum Showcases Innovators’ Top Technology Solutions for Future Space Exploration Challenges

2016-09: Universities Selected for NASA’s RASC-AL Special Edition: Mars Ice Challenge

2016-08: NASA iTech Finalists Invited to Washington to Present Future Space Exploration Technology Ideas

2016-07: Top 25 NASA iTech Semi-Finalists Announced

2016-06: NASA iTech Fosters Technology Needed for Journey to Mars

2016-05: NASA Searches for BIG Idea from Students for In-Space Assembly of Spacecraft

2016-04: NASA/NIA Robotics Competition Winners Announced

2016-03: NIA Samuel P. Langley Distinguished Professor from UMD Elected to National Academy of Engineering 

2016-02: NIA and Newport News Public Schools Partner Through NASA Science Grant

2016-01: Rocket21 and NASA Invite Gen-Z Youth to Help in Planning The Journey to Mars

2015-09: Throckmorton Named NIA Vice-President of Research

2015-08: Yuan Selected as ASME Fellow

2015-07: Teams Selected for NASA 2016 Robotics Tele-Operations Competition

2015-06: NIA Research Fellow Selected as AIAA Hampton Roads Section 2016 Engineer-of-the-Year

2015-05: NASA Seeks Big Ideas from Students for Inflatable Heat Shield Technology

2015-04: University Students Win NASA/NIA Space Engineering Design Contest

2015-03: NASA Creates Partnership to Advance Composite Materials for Aircraft of the Future

2015-02: New Langley Professor Named at National Institute of Aerospace

2015-01: Teams Announced for Prestigious NASA RASC-AL Design Competition

2014-18: Teams Announced for NASA 2015 Robotics Operations Competition

2014-17: NIA, NIAR Assists NASA with Sensor Research

2014-16: NIA Research Fellow Selected as AIAA Hampton Roads Section 2015 Engineer-of-the-Year

2014-15: PTI One of 50 Winners Nationally of SBA Nationwide Competition

2014-14: NASA/NIA Announced 2014 Robo-Ops Competition Winners

2014-13: High School Students Create Winning Design for NASA’s First Flight of Orion

2014-12: The National Institute of Aerospace Honored as a Best Nonprofits to Work For 2014 by The NonProfit Times

Feature Stories

2.16.18 – Spratly Students Produce NASA eClips Film

2.5.18 – NASA iTech Selects Top Three Teams in Innovation Competition

12.08.17 – Season’s Greetings from NIA

11.17.17 – Hampton Roads Small Business Accelerators Receive $50,000

7.21.17 – NASA Selects Top Three iTech Innovators for Continued Collaboration

7.20.17 – National Institute of Aerospace Named in NonProfit Times 2017 Best Nonprofits to Work For

6.19.17 – University Students Mine for Water at NASA’s Mars Ice Challenge

6.19.17 – NASA OPSPARC Winners Put a New Spin on Webb Telescope Technology 

4.18.17 – National Institute of Aerospace and Hampton City Schools Partner Through NASA Science Grant

2.24.17 – SPOTLIGHT: NIA Key Activities

1.31.17 – Innovation Experts Provide Unique Approaches to Space Solutions at 33rd Space Symposium

10.13.16 – NIA Liason Professor and Langley Distinguished Professor Named Royal Aeronautical Society Fellows 

10.6.16 – 2017 RASC-AL Special Edition: Mars Ice Challenge

8.11.16 – 2017 RASC-AL Competition – Official Announcement

8.11.16 – FAA Awards Cooperative Agreement on the Study of Damage Modes in Lightweight Sandwich Structures Using Analysis and Testing

6.22.16 – BNNT Named 2016 “Government Invention of The Year” 

5.27.16 – Public Workshop – Showcase of Innovation Challenges

5.19.16 – 2016 BIG Idea Competition – 1st Place Winners Selected  at Forum

5.19.16 – NASA 360 Reaches 5M ‘Likes’ on Facebook

12.11.15 – Best Technical Development Award

11.30.15 – NIA Associate Research Fellow Announced as Peninsula Engineers Council 2016 Engineer of the Year

8.31.15 – NIA Provides NASA Experience for Newport News Students

8.7.15 – NIA Research Fellow Creating Dynamic Crash Models

7.29.15 – NIA Researcher Honored by AHS

7.15.15 – NIA Researcher Leads Team that Receives Patent

6.26.15 – NIA Distinguished Professor Receives ONR Funding

6.19.15 – NASA 360 Receives Communicator Award

6.1.15 – NIA Professor in Residence Awarded MUREP Funding

3.9.15 – Diskin Inducted into AIAA Engineering Honor Society

1.30.15 – 2015 Aerospace Day



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