NASA Langley Research Center’s Centennial Student Art Contest
NASA Langley Research Center’s Office of Strategic Analysis, Communication and Business Development is inviting children grades K-12 to use their talents, imagination, and knowledge of NASA to create original artwork for NASA Langley Research Center’s Centennial Art Contest entitled, A Storied Legacy, A Soaring Future. This 100th Anniversary Art Contest is intended to illustrate how NASA research and innovation is propelling science forward to new discoveries; and to highlight how NASA discoveries help build a better world, one full of new opportunities, technologies, and ways to understand ourselves and protect and conserve our home planet, Earth.
Contest Theme and Inspiration
NASA Langley Research Center is asking students to illustrate their interpretation The 100th Anniversary of NASA Langley, using the theme “A Storied Legacy, A Soaring Future.” The following NASA Langley Research Center focus areas may provide some additional inspiration:
- (1) aeronautic contributions related to civil; commercial, and military aircraft;
- (2) futuristic air vehicle concepts and design;
- (3) environmentally responsible aircraft and operations that reduce emissions and noise while boosting fuel economy; or
- (4) improved air traffic management and safety.
- (1) development of new spacecraft and rocket concepts and design;
- (2) robotic missions to scout new destinations for future human exploration;
- (3) plans that support commercial crew transportation; or
- (4) extended stay missions to other celestial bodies.
- Earth Science:
- (1) improved understanding of the nature and effects of climate change;
- (2) instruments and spacecraft to investigate our atmosphere;
- (3) technologies and tools to increase knowledge about Earth and its systems;
- (4) flight missions that discover particles in the air and how they travel around the globe.
The Art Contest submission period begins November 1, 2016 and concludes on December 31, 2016 at midnight EST. We are asking schools, organizations, and community groups to encourage parents to submit one entry per student. A grand-prize winner will be selected from all entries and a first place, second place, third place, and honorable mention winner will be selected for each grade level.
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