September 10, 2014

First Flight of Nova Labs Rocketry Group at NASA Goddard

On September 7, 2014, the Nova Labs Rocketry Group (or the Nova Labs Space Division) had its first launch at NASA Goddard.  Featured were several rockets […]
August 27, 2014

Girl Makers Visit Home Depot

RESTON — Last week the Reston Home Depot rolled out the red carpet and orange aprons for a “Girls Build” field trip of the GEMS-Girl Makers, a collaborative partnership between Nova Labs […]
July 18, 2014

Girls Excelling in Math & Science (GEMS) Club host “Learn about Electronics” at Nova Labs

On Saturday June 30, 2014 the Girls Excelling in Math and Science (GEMS) Club hosted a “Learn About Electronics” workshop for six mom-daughter teams. They learned […]
June 17, 2014

Workshop on Polymers Kicks Off Nova Labs’ STEM4Makers Program

Makers LOVE polymers. Actually, makers have a lot of polymers in them and on them. DNA, protein, snot, clothing fibers, string cheese, DVDs, and 3D plastic filament […]
May 9, 2014

PEARLS Visit Nova Labs for “Take Apart Day”

On Saturday, May 3, 2014, Nova Labs opened its doors for another popular “Take Apart Day,” with an added bonus, thanks to a grant from the STEM […]
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 […]
April 25, 2014

Robot Tomato Sale Seeks to Raise $5,000 for Nova Labs Robotics

Editors Note: This is a guest blog post by Beth Riddick, who grows and sells Heirloom Tomato seedlings at her home at 792 Grant St, Herndon, VA to raise money […]
April 21, 2014

Virginia Delegate Ken Plum Visits Nova Labs

When asked — on a tour last week to Nova Labs — what he makes, Delegate Ken Plum quipped, “I make mischief in Richmond.” But don’t let that […]
October 8, 2013

Innovative STEM Program “Squishy Circuits” Debuts at Nova Labs

RESTON, VA — A new STEM program featuring play dough and electronic circuits debuted at Nova Labs September 28th. Jason Kohles, Nova Labs Co-Founder and father […]