April 4, 2021

Two Nova Labs teams in the finals for NIST first responder challenge

By Fred Briggs, Tempus UAS, and Sam Winkelstein, Spydar Sensors, Inc. The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) decided to tackle the needs of first […]
March 8, 2016

Lil Dragon v-tail quadcopter – developed at Nova Labs

Building a 250 quad racer from scratch With 250 quad racing becoming more and more popular and local racing events starting to pop-up, Nova Labs member […]
March 4, 2015

Nova Mini Maker Faire 2015

2nd Annual NoVa Mini Maker Faire, March 15, 2015 The NoVa Maker Faire is gearing up for its second annual family-friendly event that will bring more […]
June 30, 2014

Bike Riders Enjoy Great Weather, Fun Games at the 1st Annual Nova Labs UAV Team Fundraiser

The 1st annual Nova Labs Lost Rhino fundraiser was a success! The ride toured from Nova Labs in Reston to the The Lost Rhino Brewery in Ashburn. Proceeds benefited […]
June 23, 2014

Bike Ride to Stop Rhino Poaching: Nova Labs Lost Rhino Fundraiser this Sunday June 29th

UPDATE: Sign-ups for the RhinoHawk bike ride fundraiser are coming in as we prepare for the big day this Sunday, June 29th. With a few days left, we […]
May 22, 2014

Vint Cerf, “Father of the Internet” and Google’s Internet Evangelist, Visits Nova Labs

RESTON, VA — Vint Cerf donned special “drone goggles” and steered an onboard video camera while Nova Labs member Daniel Allen flew his six-bladed “hexacopter.” He quickly got the […]
April 29, 2014

Nova Labs Represents Makerspaces at The U.S. Science and Engineering Festival

WASHINGTON — This past weekend, Nova Labs joined Unallocated Space and HacDC in helping to represent area makerspaces. Among the exhibits were robots from Nova Labs FIRST Robotics teams, led […]
March 23, 2014

Nova Labs Forms UAV Team to Help Fight Rhino Poaching in South Africa

RESTON, VA — The kickoff meeting of our design and build UAV team competing in the Wildlife Conservation UAV Challenge was held this past Thursday, March 20th. […]
March 18, 2014

Thousands Attend Northern Virginia’s First Maker Faire

RESTON, VA — Showing a child what’s possible could be all it takes to awaken a passion for creation and lifelong learning. That possibility was very much […]