Greetings to the LAA family.

We had an excellent meeting on Tuesday, August 9, 2016, from 11:30 am to about 1:00 pmThe speaker was our own Richard E. (Dick) Davis and he gave and excellent talk on: “UFOs – The Continuing Mystery”. His talk was based on a series of lectures he gives in the Christopher Newport University’s Livelong Learning Program.

We have added a new section to our website for the Langley Research Center NACA and NASA Hall of Honor. This is an important partnership between the LAA and LaRC to honor the pioneers and contributors to LaRC over the years. We will be inducting the second class on Thursday, June 1, 2017 as part of the LaRC Centennial Celebration. We are offering a nomination form if you are interested in recommending someone for the honor. For the moment just send a request to

The LAA Board is continuing to pursue information on spousal benefits. President Ira Abbott will work with Gail Langevin to acquire the necessary information.

To keep up with activities at the NASA Langley Research Center visit the NASA Langley Website.

There is an excellent series of monthly lectures available to the LAA membership. The Colloquium is presented in the LaRC Reid Center at 2:00 pm and the same or similar Sigma Series lecture in the VASC at 7:30 pm. Please visit Colloquium and Sigma Lectures for more details including the upcoming topic.

NASA Langley provides an excellent website on public cultural resources at the Center. Please visit Public Cultural Resources.

Next LAA Meeting (s)

Set your calendars for Tuesday, September 13, 2016, for the Langley Alumni Association 2016 Meeting, from 11:30 am to about 1:00 pm. The speaker will be Dr. Charles E. Reece, from the Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility – AKA “Jefferson Lab”) and his topic will be: “Accelerator Technology Development at Jefferson Lab”

The Federal Employee Health Benefits health plan brochures are available online.

General Information.

To attend Langley Alumni Association (LAA) meetings, Langley retirees can obtain a one-day visitor badge at the NASA Langley Badge and Pass Office. Please bring two forms of government-issued identification. Six-month badges are available to LAA members. For a six-month badge, fill out a NASA form 1760. The form is available from the NASA liaison to the LAA at the monthly meetings. Please allow two weeks to process six-month badges.

Website Updated on September 6, 2016