05.17.06 - The Sally Ride Science Festival at NASA Ames Research Center has been postponed due to the threat of rain and possible thunderstorms forecast for the San Francisco Bay Area.
05.16.06 - NASA recently welcomed 26 new NASA Explorer Schools including an Pearl City Elementary School in Hawaii to its program designed to inspire students in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.
05.15.06 - An updated NASA World Wind computer program enables Web surfers virtually to fly through huge Mars canyons and visit Venus and Jupiter in 3-D color.
05.12.06 - NASA Ames Research Center Director Simon "Pete" Worden announced today that he has named Marvin "Chris" Christensen to serve as his deputy director.
05.11.06 - Initial tests of materials that could be used in the heat shield of the Crew Exploration Vehicle were recently completed at NASA Ames.
04.27.06 - Software that astronauts could use during spaceflight and in future moon habitats is being tested by NASA in a Utah desert April 23 to May 7, 2006.
04.25.06 - After 33 grueling regional tournaments, the top high school robotics teams from the United States and abroad will battle for pride and glory and NASA will be there to broadcast the excitement.
04.24.06 - From April 23 to May 7, NASA is conducting tests of prototype software that astronauts could use during future spaceflight.
04.21.06 - NASA Administrator Michael Griffin announced Friday that Simon P. "Pete" Worden will be the next director of NASA's Ames Research Center at Moffett Field, Calif. Worden, a retired U.S. Air Force brigadier general, is a research professor of astronomy at the University of Arizona, Tucson.
04.19.06 - NASA has teamed up with two universities to study ways to reduce the adverse effects of space travel has on astronauts' physical heath.
04.17.06 - Future engineers and computer scientists will demonstrate their robotics skills during the NASA-sponsored ninth annual northern California Botball Robotics Tournament.
04.10.06 - NASA today announced that a small, 'secondary payload' spacecraft, to be developed by a team at NASA Ames Research Center, has been selected to travel to the moon to look for precious water ice at the lunar south pole in October 2008.
03.30.06 - Astronaut Stephen Robinson, a native of Sacramento, will be the featured speaker at NASA Ames Research Center on Wednesday, April 12, 2006, highlighting a week-long celebration of the 25th anniversary of STS-1, the space shuttle's first flight.
03.29.06 - NASA's Stardust mission has energized the scientific community with new insights into comets and the formation of the solar system.
03.28.06 - Scientists at the NASA Astrobiology Science Conference will discuss the moon's role in shaping life on Earth and what secrets it can tell us about the formation of the solar system.
03.21.06 - NASA is bringing together leading experts in the field of astrobiology to discuss the origins, evolution, distribution and future of life in the universe.
03.16.06 - Thin Mints, Carmel DeLites and now… 'Space Cookies.'
03.13.06 - Forty teams from northern California, Hawaii and Montana will compete for points and pride at the FIRST robotics Silicon Valley Regional on March 16-18, 2006.
03.10.06 - NASA will be cheering as thousands of students test their engineering skills for robotics supremacy.
03.03.06 - NASA has awarded approximately 4.65 million hours of supercomputing time to researchers.