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  • Simulation of a geotechnical EVA (extra-vehicular activity) from a pressurized rover equipped with rear suit ports

    Scientists Simulate Moon and Mars Exploration

    11.23.11 - NASA and collaborators returned to the Mojave Desert to investigate how humans will conduct science on the moon or Mars.

  • Mars Science Laboratory

    NASA Ames Features Live Broadcast of Mars Launch

    11.21.11 - News media are invited to observe a live televised broadcast of the launch of NASA's Mars Science Laboratory (MSL) spacecraft with the Curiosity rover on Saturday, Nov. 26, 2011, in the Exploration Center at NASA's Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, Calif.

  • MEDLI Sensor Support Electronics box

    MSL Entry, Descent and Landing Instrumentation (MEDLI)

    11.18.11 - Sensors in MSL's heat shield feed NASA researchers' curiosity about high-speed flight in out-of-this-world atmospheres.

  • A new image from NASA's Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy, or SOFIA, provides the highest resolution mid-infrared image taken to-date of the massive star formation region in our galaxy known as W40.

    NASA's Airborne Observatory Views Star Forming Region

    11.21.11 - A new image from SOFIA provides the highest resolution mid-infrared image taken to-date of the massive star formation region W40.

  • High Operating Temperature Infrared Sensors

    NASA Develops New Game-Changing Technology

    11.17.11 - A manufacturing process using electron beams could mean big savings and environmental benefits.

  • Earth

    Interplanetary Science Communication Competition

    11.17.11 - A NASA, Cheltenham Festivals, Blue Marble Space Institute of Science competition is now open.

  • Mars

    NASA Invites Media to Mars Science Lectures

    11.16.11 - News media are invited to hear NASA’s David Blake give a free public lecture about Mars and NASA’s next mission to Mars on Nov. 17.

  • Europa

    NASA Probe Data Show Evidence of Liquid Water on Icy Europa

    11.16.11 - Data from a NASA planetary mission have provided scientists evidence of what appears to be a body of liquid water, equal in volume to the North American Great Lakes, beneath the icy surface of Jupiter's moon, Europa.

  • Pleiades supercomputer

    NASA's Supercomputer Maintains Ranking

    11.15.11 - NASA's largest supercomputer, Pleiades, maintained its status as seventh on the TOP500 list of the world's most powerful, high-performance computers.

  • Europa

    NASA Hosting Science Update About Jupiter's Icy Moon Europa

    11.15.11 - News media are invited to interview NASA Planetary Scientist Jeff Moore in addition to viewing a live televised broadcast of a Science Update from NASA Headquarters about new theories concerning Jupiter's moon at 10 a.m. PST on Wednesday, Nov. 16.

  • Mars Rover in Hawaii

    Elementary Students in Hawaii Remotely Operate NASA Rovers for World Leaders

    11.15.11 - During the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Leaders Conference held Nov. 7-13, 2011, NASA collaborated with the University of Hawai’i Pacific International Space Center for Exploration Systems (PISCES) to share the excitement of exploration and robotics technology with elementary school children and even some APEC delegates.

  • Mars Science Laboratory

    NASA Invites Media to Interview Mars Science Lab Scientist

    11.14.11 - News media are invited to interview NASA scientist David Blake, a principal investigator for the Mars Science Laboratory, at a briefing and lab demo at 10 a.m. PST, Friday, Nov. 18, 2011, in building 239, room B-48, at NASA's Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, Calif.

  • Simulation from supercomputer

    NASA, Science Technology Featured at Supercomputing Conference

    11.08.11 - NASA will highlight the vital role of supercomputing in the search for Earth-size planets, understanding the causes of space weather, relating air quality impacts to the changing weather and climate, improving aircraft performance, designing next-generation spacecraft, and much more at the 24th annual Supercomputing 2011 (SC11) conference.

  • NASA's Global Hawk remotely operated Earth science aircraft

    Scientists Prepare for Coming ATTREX Climate Study

    11.08.11 - Multi-year NASA airborne campaign to study the humidity and chemical composition of the tropical tropopause over the Pacific Ocean in 2013-2014.

  • Members of Team 254 - the Cheesy Poofs

    NASA-Sponsored Robotics Teams Gear Up for 2012

    11.07.11 - The CalGames robot contests have begun! NASA Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, Calif. is supporting two competitive high school robotics teams: Space Cookies Team 1868, and Cheesy Poofs Teams 252 and 254.

  • Kepler Milky Way

    Kepler Mission Manager Update

    11.01.11 - Busy times are routine for the Kepler project team. Since my last update, we have announced several more confirmed planets -- Kepler-16b, and the Kepler 18 system (18b, 18c, and 18d).

  • Kepler corn maze in Lathrop, Calif.

    Kepler Corn Maze

    10.28.11 - Aerial view of the Kepler Mission-themed corn maze at the Dell’Osso Family Farm in Lathrop, Calif.

  • Future Flight Central

    NASA Welcomes Diverse Groups with Tour of Facilities

    10.26.11 - Ames and SACNAS are bringing together talented students to give them a tour of one of our country's leading, world-class research centers.

  • Disaster assistance Recovery Team

    NASA Collaborates to Create Disaster Management Technologies

    10.24.11 - News media are invited to attend a demonstration of disaster management technologies on Friday, Oct. 28, 2011 from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. PDT at NASA's Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, Calif.

  • FIRST Robotics competitors

    NASA Sponsors 2011 Western Region Robotics Competition

    10.20.11 - The robotic wars have begun! High school students from throughout the western United States will test their skills in robotics during the Western Region Robotics Forum, 6 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. PDT Friday Oct. 21, and 8 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. PDT Saturday Oct. 22, 2011.