Authors discuss NASA Langley during library appearance

With a local legend, NASA’s Langley Research Center, in Hampton, celebrating its centennial in 2017, a team of Daily Press writers felt inspired to explore its history and influence. The result is a book, “The Unknown and Impossible,” and the team of authors plans to discuss the work and field audience questions Wednesday evening at the Williamsburg Library.

“It’s a really fascinating story,” said co-author Mike Holtzclaw, also an entertainment reporter for the Daily Press. He described researching the book as eye-opening. “There are details that a lot of people don’t really know about.”

The collaborative process behind the book saw Mark St. John Erickson, who covers history...