NASA's ATP Program Read about one of the largest, most versatile and comprehensive set of testing facilities in the nation. + View site
History of NASA’s Wind Tunnels Read about the contribution of these research facilities to the science of flight. + View site
Knowledge Capture Lectures by or interviews with key GFTD people. + View site
Nowhere in the world are there as many ground testing facilities in one location as exist at NASA Langley
Research Center. We have the most complete suite of facilities, all
specifically built to collect, analyze and interpret test data.
At Langley, we have conducted projects for NASA, industry, the Department of Defense,
and academic partners within the research and development communities.
A One-Stop Setting
All types of vehicles, from subsonic through hypersonic, have been evaluated at Langley.
Our unique infrastructure is complemented by unmatched computational capabilities,
including state-of-the art tools, access to world-renowned specialists, and extensive code
In addition, test article fabrication capabilities, advanced instrumentation, cutting-edge test
techniques, a diverse, highly skilled and experienced workforce, and excellent data support
are all available at Langley in a one-stop, ISO9001/AS9100-certified setting… and we continually
invest to maintain, upgrade, and modernize our facilities to keep pace with customer
Delivering Solutions to Complex Challenges
At Langley, there’s a critical mass of subject-matter experts with internationally recognized core
competencies in aero-sciences, acoustics, structures, and materials to identify and deliver
solutions to your complex aerospace systems challenges.
At Langley, you can
Accomplish your design objectives Realize your vision Test in one location Collect more data to support your decision making Take the time to make sound design adjustments