03.01.12 - In the spirit of NASA's successful series of Tweetups, Ames will host up to 80 users of Yelp, the review-based social network on March 8 and 16, 2012.
02.29.12 - Launched on March 2, 1972, Pioneer 10 was the first spacecraft to travel through the asteroid belt, and the first spacecraft to obtain close-up images of Jupiter.
02.27.12 - A team of researchers from the NASA Lunar Science Institute (NLSI) at NASA Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, Calif., have discovered that debris that caused a "lunar cataclysm" on the moon 4 billion years ago struck it at much higher speeds than those that made the most ancient craters. The scientists found evidence supporting this scenario by examining the history of crater formation on the moon.
02.27.12 - Weather permitting, San Francisco Bay Area residents will have two good opportunities to see the International Space Station as it passes overhead at approximately 7:32 p.m. PST Tuesday, Feb. 28, and again at 7:17 p.m., Thursday, March 1.
02.23.12 - NASA and partners will host the third annual Next-Generation Suborbital Researchers Conference in Palo Alto, Calif., Feb. 27-29.
02.22.12 - Media are invited to attend NASA’s “Destination: Station” events with new multimedia exhibit showcasing accomplishments aboard the space station.
2.16.12 - As the nation celebrates the 50th anniversary of American orbital flight, it's important to remember NASA Ames played a key role in Project Mercury.
02.14.12 - As part of the 2011 FIRST World Championship, each winning team would be invited to send a representative to the second annual White House Science Fair in the East Wing of the White House.
02.13.12 - NASA announced a $17.7 billion budget request for FY2013 supporting an space exploration that will expand America's reach into the solar system.
02.10.12 - The Kepler team announced the discovery of 11 new planetary systems with 26 more planets and found two new circumbinary planets.
02.08.12 - Ames will host a news briefing with Director Pete Worden at 12:30 p.m. PST on Feb. 13, to discuss the impact of NASA's fiscal year 2013 budget on Ames.
02.07.12 - NASA astronaut and former Kepler science office director Janice Voss passed away Feb. 6, 2012, after a courageous battle with cancer.
02.02.12 - NASA is seeking proposals for flight demonstrations of small satellite technologies to increase capabilities and uses for this category of spacecraft.
1.31.12 - NASA has released a new educational game with an air traffic control theme for Apple iPhone and iPad devices.
1.31.12 - NASA is continuing its support for the Space Frontier Foundation’s annual Business Plan Competition by funding this year’s awards totaling $110,000.
1.27.12 - NASA Research Park (NRP) will host a Disaster Resiliency Panel discussion 7 – 9 p.m. PST Tuesday Jan. 31, 2011. Media are invited.
1.26.12 - NASA's Kepler mission has discovered 11 new planetary systems hosting 26 confirmed planets.
1.25.12 - Twenty-six educators from the United States have been selected for research flights aboard SOFIA, NASA's Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy. As participants in the Airborne Astronomy Ambassadors program, the educators will partner with professional astronomers using SOFIA for scientific observations in 2012 and 2013.
1.18.12 - NASA will join MIT, DARPA, and high school student teams from the U.S. and abroad for the third annual Zero Robotics SPHERES Challenge.
01.18.12 - The NASA Open Government Initiative has launched a new website to expand the agency’s open source software development.