From updates on collaborative partnership agreements to exciting scientific and technological discoveries, our regional labs are carrying out cutting-edge R&D projects on a daily basis to better our place in the global market. Read up on the latest news, events and activities from the FLC %1 regional laboratories.
NASA's Veggie Control System

The Veggie Control System is a plant experiment first conducted at NASA Kennedy’s Space Station Processing Facility (SSPF) before it takes flight on the International Space Station (ISS). (Photo credit: NASA/Cory Huston)

Navy Officer Welds a Watertight Door for Shipboard

Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class Robert Salatino, assigned to the Mid-Atlantic Regional Maintenance Center, welds a watertight door for shipboard use at Naval Station Norfolk, Va., Oct. 17, 2019. (Photo credit: Derry Todd, U.S. Navy)

FAA CAMI FlexSim

FAA CAMI’s Flexible Aircraft Cabin Simulator (FlexSim). (Photo credit: IZone Crew at CAMI)

NIH collaboration chart

The collaboration will align aggressive, high-reward research efforts to accelerate progress on shared gene-based strategies (depicted in green) to cure sickle cell disease and HIV that are available globally including in low-resource settings, while continuing to invest in other parallel research efforts on cures for these two diseases outside of the collaboration. Image credit: NIH

USDA-ARS-pulverizedpaper

Pulverized paper spread evenly over plots. (Photo courtesy of Ryan Busby, U.S. Army)

(Photo credit: USGS)

The image depicts a marine organism, Clavelina sp.

Photo taken by the Coral Reef Research Foundation under contract to the Natural Products Branch, National Cancer Institute

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