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Welcome to NASA Ames Research Center, home to a dynamic cadre of world-class scientists and engineers conducting cutting-edge research and technology development in support of NASA's missions and the Vision for Space Exploration. Join us and explore the wonders of scientific innovation and discovery.
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 The Mission Objectives of the Lunar Crater Observation and Sensing Satellite (LCROSS) include confirming the presence or absence of water ice in a permanently shadowed crater at the Moon’s South Pole.
3.27.08 - NASA Studies Microbes on Space Shuttle Flight
Moffett Field, Calif. - NASA launched four microbial experiments aboard the space shuttle Endeavour on March 11, 2008.
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 MOFFETT FIELD, Calif. – NASA Public Affairs will hold a media day in Fairbanks, Alaska, on Monday, April 14, to give reporters a behind-the-scenes view of the largest airborne experiment ever conducted to study the impact of air pollution on the Arctic's atmospheric chemistry and changing climate.
3.27.08 - NASA’s Ames Scientists Participate In Media Day For Arctic Mission
MOFFETT FIELD, Calif. – NASA Public Affairs will hold a media day in Fairbanks, Alaska, on Monday, April 14, to give reporters a behind-the-scenes view of the largest airborne experiment ever conducted to study the impact of air pollution on the Arctic's atmospheric chemistry and changing climate.
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 Photo of Arthur Clarke. Photo Credit: NASA
03.19.08 - NASA Statement on the Death of Arthur C. Clarke
"Although his personal odyssey here on Earth is now over, his vision lives on through his writing; he will be sorely missed."
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Spring 2008 HiRISE Image Suggestion Challenge
Think you have to be a scientist to contribute to cutting-edge Mars research? Think again!
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 In 2008, NASA's Phoenix spacecraft is scheduled to land in the northern plains of Mars to determine if that environment could support life in the past or in geologically recent times.
NASA's Phoenix to Assess Chance for Life in Mars' Northern Hemisphere
In 2008, NASA's Phoenix spacecraft is scheduled to land in the northern plains of Mars to determine if that environment could support life in the past or in geologically recent times.
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 Finding defects in rotating machinery will be quicker and easier, thanks to two new NASA computer programs and an award-winning technical paper that describes them.
New NASA Computer Programs Help Engineers Find Machine Defects
Finding defects in rotating machinery will be quicker and easier, thanks to two new NASA computer programs and an award-winning technical paper that describes them.
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 Dr. S. Pete Worden (Brig. Gen., USAF, ret.) is the NASA Ames Research Center Director.
NASA Ames Center Director
S. Pete Worden
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NASA Exploration Center
Visitors are welcome to view exhibits from NASA Ames Research Center.
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NASA Ames Exchange
From tickets to food, from nine irons to a comfortable place to stay, the NASA Ames Exchange provides recreational services and information for the benefit of all employees at NASA Ames.
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Phone: (650) 603-7100

The Golf Club at Moffett Field
Phone: (650) 603-8026
 


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NASA Ames Research Center
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