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Aerial view of the buildings that make up the Ames Research Center (ARC) campus

Public Inquiries

For frequently asked public inquiry questions and answers for NASA Ames Research Center, please click here.

News media requests

To request news media interviews with Ames researchers, please contact the Ames Public Affairs Office at 650-604-4789, or visit the Ames Media Resources page for media contacts and other resources.

For documentary, book, entertainment and commercial requests, please send a treatment and information about your project’s distributor to NASA does not support speculative projects.

Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)

Questions and filing instructions for NASA FOIA requests are available at

NASA Ames Research Center’s FOIA Electronic Library contains documents specifically identified for inclusion by the Freedom of Information Act, as well as documents for which multiple FOIA requests have been received.

The Ames FOIA officer:

Martha Terry
ARC FOIA Public Liaison Officer
NASA Ames Research Center
(202) 358-2339 (HQ FOIA OFFICE)


Direct archival research inquiries to the Ames Research Center Archives. Historical collections in the archives provide information about the center’s management, competencies, culture, activities, achievements, origins, evolution, facilities, and personnel. Consult the collection guides before making an inquiry. The archivist responds to requests from NASA, outside institutions, and the general public.

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