03.22.2012 - On Feb. 29, 2012, a Kepler project team contingent briefed a senior review panel and NASA Headquarters members on a proposal for extending the Kepler baseline mission. On March 7, the Kepler mission team received the 2012 Aviation Week Laureate Award for Space.
03.21.12 - NASA has selected 24 technology payloads for flights on commercial reusable launch vehicles, balloons and a commercial parabolic aircraft.
03.21.12 - Young innovators are invited to solve the challenges of the 21st century by creating technologies for the 2012 Spirit of Innovation Challenge.
03.19.12 - Engineers and project scientists at NASA's Ames Research Center are prepping their experiments and payloads for the upcoming International Space Station Expedition 32 and 33 missions.
03.19.12 - A group of ninth-grade students from San Mateo High School will meet with air traffic controllers and practice directing simulated traffic at the Federal Aviation Administrator’s (FAA) Oakland Air Route Traffic Control Center.
03.12.12 - Learn more about Ames' five newly featured Women@NASA.
3.09.12 - NASA’s astrobiologists study microbial life to understand how it transformed a rocky Earth into the thriving, diverse, life-sustaining planet we inhabit today. These studies of photosynthetic ‘green’ algae are creating sparks for new ‘green technologies’ on Earth and future human space exploration missions.
03.12.12 - This semester, Academy of Art University Industrial Design students will collaborate with the NASA Ames Research Center (Moffett Field, California) to design a user interface that will allow future astronauts in space to remotely operate a robot on Earth.
03.08.12 - NASA's Kepler mission has been named winner of the 2012 Aviation Week Laureate Award in the Space category.
03.07.12 - NASA is expanding its program of Tweetups to include more social media platforms.
03.07.12 - Kepler has been selected as the 2012 recipient of the Space Foundation’s John L. "Jack" Swigert, Jr., Award for Space Exploration.
03.05.12 - Media are invited to a live interactive event with students and space station crew as part of Destination Station activities in March.
03.02.12 - Since science operations began in May 2009, the Kepler team has released two catalogs of transiting planet candidates.
03.01.12 - NASA has awarded a cooperative agreement to the Bay Area Environmental Research Institute of Sonoma, Calif., to support Earth science research at NASA's Ames Research Center at Moffett Field, Calif.
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.