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  • Mars Desert Research Station

    NASA Shares Vision for Space Exploration with Wyoming Students

    11.13.07 - John Herrington, former astronaut and the first Native American to fly into space, will visit Fremont County School District 38, Arapahoe, Wyo., on Thursday, Nov. 15, 2007, to share NASA's future exploration goals and his excitement about space exploration.

  • MOFFETT FIELD, Calif. -- NASA has selected six companies to provide construction services at NASA's Ames Research Center and Moffett Federal Airfield, Calif. The contracts have a one-year base period and four one-year options. The estimated dollar value of all the contracts is $49 million.

    NASA Awards California Construction Services Contracts

    11.09.07 - MOFFETT FIELD, Calif. -- NASA has selected six companies to provide construction services at NASA's Ames Research Center and Moffett Federal Airfield, Calif. The contracts have a one-year base period and four one-year options. The estimated dollar value of all the contracts is $49 million.

  • The Moon

    Thousands Expected at NASA Ames for 'Return to Moon Family Night'

    11.08.07 - MOFFETT FIELD, Calif. - NASA's Ames Research Center will host a "Return to the Moon Family Night" Saturday, Nov. 17, 2007, where visitors can hear scientists speak about NASA's lunar exploration goals, view the moon through telescopes and participate in many other activities.

  • Supercomputing

    NASA Science, Engineering Featured at Supercomputing Conference

    11.06.07 - MOFFETT FIELD, Calif. - NASA will showcase some of its most inspiring science and engineering achievements at Supercomputing 2007, the International Conference for High-Performance Computing, Networking, Storage, and Analysis (SC07) at the Reno-Sparks Convention Center, Reno, Nevada, Nov. 10-16, 2007.

  • MOFFETT FIELD, Calif. - Four projects that will advance key technologies to meet critical needs for NASA's mission will be led by Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, Calif. The projects are part of NASA's Innovative Partnerships Program Seed Fund that addresses technology barriers with cost-shared, joint-development programs.

    NASA Selects Four Ames Projects to Advance Key Technologies

    11.02.07 - MOFFETT FIELD, Calif. - Four projects that will advance key technologies to meet critical needs for NASA's mission will be led by Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, Calif. The projects are part of NASA's Innovative Partnerships Program Seed Fund that addresses technology barriers with cost-shared, joint-development programs.

  • MOFFETT FIELD, Calif. - NASA is collaborating with Russia on a new robotic mission to conduct biological studies. The Russian Foton-M3 mission is scheduled for launch Sept. 14, 2007, from Kazakhstan, and NASA scientists will participate in several of the mission's experiments.

    NASA Interactive Space Exploration Exhibit to Tour Nevada

    10.31.07 - America’s plans to open the space frontier are featured in an interactive exhibit scheduled to tour Nevada during November.

  • MOFFETT FIELD, Calif. - New higher-resolution lunar imagery and maps that include NASA multimedia content now are available on the Google Moon Web site.

    NASA to Establish Nationwide Lunar Science Institute

    10.30.07 - MOFFETT FIELD, Calif. - NASA has announced its intent to establish a new lunar science institute. This effort, with dispersed teams across the nation, will help lead the agency's research activities for future lunar science missions related to NASA's exploration goals.

  • Images of the Harris fire taken from the NASA Ikhana Mission on Oct. 24, 2007.

    NASA Remotely Piloted Plane to Help Battle California Wildfires

    10.24.07 - MOFFETT FIELD, Calif. – NASA pilots plan to remotely fly the Ikhana unmanned airplane and its instruments that can see through smoke over as many as seven of a dozen Southern California wildfires today, Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2007.

  • MOFFETT FIELD, Calif. - - NASA-funded astrobiologists have found evidence of oxygen present in Earth's atmosphere earlier than previously known, pushing back the timeline for the rise of oxygen in the atmosphere.

    NASA to Host Discussion about Research and Daily Life at the Poles

    10.23.07 - MOFFETT FIELD, Calif. - NASA Ames Research Center will host Polar-Palooza, 'Stories from a Changing Planet,' at 7 p.m. PDT on Friday, Oct. 26, 2007.

  • MOFFETT FIELD, Calif. -- News media and the public are invited to attend a live televised broadcast of the landing of STS-118 space shuttle Endeavour on Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2007.

    NASA Ames to Show Live Broadcast of Space Shuttle Launch

    10.19.07 - MOFFETT FIELD, Calif., -- NASA Ames Research Center will open its Exploration Center at 7 a.m. PDT on Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2007, for the public and news media to observe the live televised broadcast of the launch of STS-120 space shuttle Discovery.

  • drawing of two asteroids

    Retraction: NASA Workshop Not Open to Public

    10.11.07 - MOFFETT FIELD, Calif. -- A NASA media advisory 07-74AR, entitled "NASA to Host Workshop On Low-Cost Missions To Near Earth Objects" mistakenly indicated the event was open to the public and news media. However, this will not be a public event. NASA apologizes for the error.

  • drawing of two asteroids

    NASA to Host Workshop on Low-Cost Missions to Near Earth Objects

    10.10.07 - MOFFETT FIELD, Calif. - NASA Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, Calif., will sponsor an informal workshop-discussion Oct. 20-21, 2007 about low-cost missions to Near-Earth asteroids and comets (NEOs).

  • jupiter, new horizons fly-by

    NASA Scientist to Discuss New Jupiter Findings

    10.04.07 - MOFFETT FIELD, Calif. - A NASA scientist will be available to reporters Tuesday, Oct. 9, to discuss Jupiter findings to be published Friday, Oct. 12, in the journal Science.

  • drawing of two asteroids

    NASA Astronomer to Discuss Asteroid Impacts

    10.02.07 - MOFFETT FIELD, Calif. -The evolution of life on Earth has been profoundly influenced by asteroid collisions with our planet. David Morrison, one of the world's experts on the study of asteroid impacts and senior scientist at the NASA Astrobiology Institute, will discus asteroid impacts, their effects on life and the development of new technology to evaluate the asteroid impact hazard, as well as how to defend the planet from impacts.

  • international space station

    International Space Station Workshop Scheduled at NASA Ames

    09.27.07 - MOFFETT FIELD, Calif. -- Researchers, educators, venture capitalists and NASA officials will convene at NASA Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, Calif., Oct. 2-4, 2007 to begin identifying and crafting pioneering research opportunities for the International Space Station.

  • MOFFETT FIELD, Calif. - - NASA-funded astrobiologists have found evidence of oxygen present in Earth's atmosphere earlier than previously known, pushing back the timeline for the rise of oxygen in the atmosphere.

    NASA Research Indicates Oxygen on Earth 2.5 Billion Years Ago

    09.27.07 - MOFFETT FIELD, Calif. - - NASA-funded astrobiologists have found evidence of oxygen present in Earth's atmosphere earlier than previously known, pushing back the timeline for the rise of oxygen in the atmosphere.

  • salinaas air show

    NASA to Highlight Space Exploration at Salinas Air Show

    09.26.07 - MOFFETT FIELD, Calif. -This weekend, Sept. 28-30, 2007, NASA will share the excitement of space exploration with attendees at the Salinas Air Show. The NASA tent, shared with Salinas Valley Memorial Hospital, Salinas, Calif., will have approximately 2,000 square feet of displays and exhibits about some of NASA's current and future missions.

  • NASA Ames

    NASA Awards Financial Services Contract

    09.25.07 - MOFFETT FIELD, Calif. - NASA has selected Powertek Corporation of Fairfax, Va., to provide financial support services at NASA Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, Calif.

  • international space station

    NASA Ames to Co-Sponsor International Space Station Workshop

    09.25.07 - MOFFETT FIELD, Calif. - Researchers, educators, venture capitalists and NASA officials will convene at NASA Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, Calif., Oct. 2-4 to begin identifying and crafting pioneering research opportunities for the International Space Station.

  • Earth, Moon

    NASA Ames Welcomes the Return of the Sally Ride Science Festival

    09.24.07 - MOFFETT FIELD, Calif. - Hundreds of San Francisco Bay Area girls in grades 5-8, along with their parents and teachers, will join Astronaut Sally Ride on a journey of scientific discovery, as the Sally Ride Science Festival returns to NASA Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, Calif., on Saturday, Sept. 29, 2007.