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  • 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 Maps the Moon with Google

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

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    NASA and Aviation Museum Team Up to Promote Aeronautics Education

    09.18.07 - MOFFETT FIELD, Calif. - Two organizations with a rich history in aviation have joined forces and will soon engage students and the public with two NASA enhanced aeronautics field trip 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 Collaborates with Russia on Foton-M3 Mission

    09.11.07 - 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.

  • MOFFETT FIELD, Calif. - NASA pilots plan to remotely fly the Ikhana unmanned airplane and its instruments that can see through smoke over the Lick wildfire near Gilroy, Calif., on Sept. 7, 2007.

    Remotely Piloted NASA Plane to Fly Over Lick Fire to Aid Firefighters

    09.07.07 - MOFFETT FIELD, Calif. - NASA pilots plan to remotely fly the Ikhana unmanned airplane and its instruments that can see through smoke over the Lick wildfire near Gilroy, Calif., on Sept. 7, 2007.

  • NASA has selected Daniel, Mann, Johnson & Mendenhall of Los Angeles to provide on-site architectural and engineering support services at NASA Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, Calif.

    NASA Ames Research Center Awards Support Services Contract

    08.30.07 - MOFFETT FIELD, Calif. – NASA has selected Daniel, Mann, Johnson & Mendenhall of Los Angeles to provide on-site architectural and engineering support services at NASA Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, Calif.

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    NASA Releases Results of Safety Review

    08.28.07 - MOFFETT FIELD, Calif. – NASA Ames Research Center will provide local reporters an opportunity to ask questions during a news conference originating Wednesday, Aug. 29, from NASA Headquarters, Washington, after NASA officials announce the results of a review that evaluates allegations of improper alcohol use by astronauts.

  • An unexpected meteor shower popped up during the annual Perseids meteor shower Aug. 11 - 13, 2007. Among the fast-moving Perseid meteors were several slow-moving meteors from a shower called the

    NASA Web Story Explains How to Take Pictures of Rare Meteors

    08.27.07 - MOFFETT FIELD, Calif. – A new NASA Internet feature story explains how the public can take digital or camcorder pictures of the rare Aurigid meteors.

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    NASA Releases New Photosynth Collection of Endeavour

    08.22.07 - MOFFETT FIELD, Calif. – NASA has released a compilation of a large number of photographs taken during space shuttle Endeavour’s flight to the International Space Station, showing a 3-D view of Endeavour's thermal protection tiles while in orbit.

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    NASA, U.S. Forest Service Partner On Wildfire Imaging Mission

    08.22.07 - MOFFETT FIELD, Calif. -- NASA and the U.S. Forest Service are testing aerospace agency-developed technologies to improve wildfire imaging and mapping capabilities.

  • 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 Landing

    08.20.07 - 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.

  • David L. Iverson of NASA Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, Calif., led development of computer software to monitor the condition of the gyroscopes that keep the International Space Station (ISS) properly oriented in space as the ISS orbits Earth.

    New NASA Software Monitors Space Station Gyroscopes

    08.13.07 - MOFFETT FIELD, Calif. - NASA has added a new computer program to help monitor the four gyroscopes that keep the International Space Station properly oriented without the use of rocket fuel.

  • MOFFETT FIELD, Calif. - NASA Astronaut and teacher Barbara R. Morgan, along with crew members Alvin Drew, Dave Williams and Clay Anderson, will make a special telephone call to Idaho students from the International Space Station, more than 200 miles above the Earth. The downlink from the space station is scheduled for Aug. 14, 2007 at 2:09 p.m. PDT.

    Idaho Educator Makes Long Distance Phone Call From Space

    08.13.07 - MOFFETT FIELD, Calif. - NASA Astronaut and teacher Barbara R. Morgan, along with crew members Alvin Drew, Dave Williams and Clay Anderson, will make a special telephone call to Idaho students from the International Space Station, more than 200 miles above the Earth. The downlink from the space station is scheduled for Aug. 14, 2007 at 2:09 p.m. PDT.

  • MOFFETT FIELD, Calif. -- When space shuttle Endeavour rocketed into space yesterday, it took along a common microorganism normally found in the upper respiratory tract of approximately 40 percent of the healthy human population.

    Astronauts to Conduct Study of Bacterial Growth in Space

    08.09.07 - MOFFETT FIELD, Calif. -- When space shuttle Endeavour rocketed into space yesterday, it took along a common microorganism normally found in the upper respiratory tract of approximately 40 percent of the healthy human population.

  • MOFFETT FIELD, Calif. - A new space shuttle tile inspection method using NASA-built, wireless scanners is replacing manual inspection. The new process begins with the upcoming shuttle mission, STS-118.

    NASA Develops Wireless Tile Scanner for Shuttle Inspection

    08.07.07 - A new space shuttle tile inspection method using NASA-built, wireless scanners is replacing manual inspection.

  • MOFFETT FIELD, Calif. -- News media and the public are invited to attend a special pre-launch program in the Exploration Center at NASA Ames Research Center on Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2007, featuring an opportunity to observe the live televised broadcast of the launch of STS-118 space shuttle Endeavour and hear several speakers who will discuss the upcoming mission.

    NASA AMES to Show Live Broadcast of Space Shuttle Launch

    08.06.07 - MOFFETT FIELD, Calif. -- News media and the public are invited to attend a special pre-launch program in the Exploration Center at NASA Ames Research Center on Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2007, featuring an opportunity to observe the live televised broadcast of the launch of STS-118 space shuttle Endeavour and hear several speakers who will discuss the upcoming mission.

  • MOFFETT FIELD, Calif. - On Monday, NASA and Microsoft Corporation of Redmond, Wash., released an interactive, 3-D photographic collection of the space shuttle Endeavour preparing for its upcoming mission to the International Space Station.

    NASA, Microsoft Launch Collaboration with Immersive Photography

    08.06.07 - MOFFETT FIELD, Calif. - On Monday, NASA and Microsoft Corporation of Redmond, Wash., released an interactive, 3-D photographic collection of the space shuttle Endeavour preparing for its upcoming mission to the International Space Station.

  • During a televised briefing from Florida Aug. 2, NASA Ames will give local reporters a chance to query NASA scientists about the Phoenix Mars mission.

    NASA Phoenix News Briefings Delayed 24 Hours

    07.31.07 - MOFFETT FIELD, Calif. – Friday's scheduled launch of NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander aboard a United Launch Alliance Delta II rocket from Cape Canaveral, Fla., has been postponed 24 hours.

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    NASA Scientists to Discuss Phoenix Mission to Mars

    07.30.07 - MOFFETT FIELD, Calif. - During a televised briefing from Florida Aug. 1, NASA Ames will give local reporters a chance to query NASA scientists about the Phoenix Mars mission.

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    NASA Releases Findings of Astronaut Health Reviews

    07.26.07 - MOFFETT FIELD, Calif. - NASA Ames Research Center Friday, July 27, 10 a.m. PDT will provide local reporters an opportunity to ask questions of NASA officials about astronaut health reviews during a news conference originating from NASA Headquarters, Washington.

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    NASA Officials to Discuss Progress in Spaceship Development

    07.26.07 - MOFFETT FIELD, Calif. - NASA Ames Research Center will host a news briefing at 1 p.m. PDT Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2007, to provide updates on NASA's Constellation Program.