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  • Marita Beard

    NASA's Airborne Observatory Reaches New Heights Teaching Science

    10.19.11 - NASA recently invited students and the general public to Ames Research Center to tour NASA's next generation airborne observatory, called SOFIA.

  • SACNAS logo

    National Science Conference Focuses on Diversity

    10.18.11 - MOFFETT FIELD, Calif. – NASA’s Ames Research Center is supporting the efforts of the Society for Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS) to bring together a national network of talented students and science professionals committed to increasing diverse individuals’ participation in science.

  • USS Macon

    NASA, Moffett Historical Society Launch USS Macon Airship Model

    10.11.11 - MOFFETT FIELD, Calif. – The airship USS Macon arrived at Naval Air Station Moffett on October 15, 1933. To commemorate the event, NASA’s Ames Research Center and the Moffett Historical Society will mark its 78th anniversary by launching a 20-foot working model of the USS Macon on Saturday, October 15, 2011in Moffett’s Hangar Two.

  • Image from game

    NASA Releases New Interactive Space Communications Game

    10.11.11 - MOFFETT FIELD, Calif. -- NASA has released an interactive, educational video game called NetworKing that depicts how the Space Communication and Navigation (SCaN) network operates. The release of the video game coincides with the close of World Space Week, Oct. 4-10.

  • Image of weather in space

    NASA, Lockheed Martin to Host Space Weather Workshop

    10.11.11 - MOFFETT FIELD, Calif. – News media are invited to attend a "Space Weather Risks and Society" workshop at NASA's Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, Calif., Oct. 15-16, 2011 to hear experts discuss solar storms and how to lessen their potential catastrophic impact on Earth.

  • Kepler corn maze

    Kepler Mission-Themed Corn Maze Attracts More Than a Thousand Visitors

    10.07.11 - More than a thousand visitors turned out for the Kepler Mission-themed corn maze on Oct. 1, 2011, hosted by NASA and the Dell’Osso Family Farm of Lathrop, Calif.


    NASA Offers Rare Opportunity to Tour Airborne Observatory

    10.06.11 - Reporters are invited to explore NASA's Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy, or SOFIA, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. PDT on Oct. 14, 2011, at NASA's Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, Calif.

  • Observe the Moon night

    NASA Ames to Celebrate Moon at Festive Event

    10.04.11 - MOFFETT FIELD, Calif. – NASA’s Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, Calif., will host a free event celebrating the moon from noon to 11 p.m. PDT on Saturday, Oct. 8 to celebrate the 2011 International Observe the Moon Night.

  • Team Lead Jack Langelaan poses for a photograph next to the Pipistrel-USA, Taurus G4, aircraft prior to winning the 2011 Green Flight Challenge, sponsored by Google, on Monday, Oct. 3, 2011 at the NASA Ames Research Center, Mountain View, Calif.

    NASA Awards Historic Green Aviation Prize

    10.03.11 - NASA has awarded the largest prize in aviation history, created to inspire the development of more fuel-efficient aircraft and spark the start of a new electric airplane industry.

  • cell-all sensor

    NASA Scientist Unveils New Chemical Detection Technology

    09.30.11 - NASA scientists are creating technology that can detect hazardous chemical compounds in the air with a smart phone.

  • Official White House Photo by Pete Souza

    President Obama Visits California’s Silicon Valley

    09.30.11 - President Barack Obama’s arrival onboard Air Force One on Sunday, Sept. 25, 2011 at Moffett Federal Airfield marked his first landing at NASA’s Ames Research Center.

  • Image that shows the kind of images created by the Bolshoi simulations

    NASA Supercomputer Enables Largest Cosmological Simulations

    09.29.11 - MOFFETT FIELD, Calif. – Scientists have generated the largest and most realistic cosmological simulations of the evolving universe to-date, thanks to NASA’s powerful Pleiades supercomputer. Using the "Bolshoi" simulation code, researchers hope to explain how galaxies and other very large structures in the universe changed since the Big Bang.

  • Green Flight Challenge

    NASA Invites Media to Google Green Flight Challenge Expo

    09.28.11 - Journalists will get an opportunity to view eight electric, biofueled and hybrid-powered aircraft up close on Oct. 3, 2011, at NASA’s Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, Calif.

  • NASA Tweetup graphic

    NASA Announces California Tweetup To Tour Airborne Observatory

    09.27.11 - MOFFETT FIELD, Calif. -- NASA will host a Tweetup for 50 of its Twitter followers on Oct. 14 at the agency's Ames Research Center in Moffett Field, Calif.

  • Kepler Corn Maze

    NASA's Kepler Spacecraft Featured in Unique Maze

    09.26.11 - MOFFETT FIELD, Calif. – News media are invited to visit Space Farm 7, a unique corn maze commemorating 50 years of human spaceflight by NASA and the Dell'Osso Family Farm in Lathrop, Calif., at 12 p.m. PDT on Oct. 1, 2011.

  • Artist's representation of crater ejecta.

    NASA Partners Uncover New Hypothesis on Crater Debris

    09.26.11 - A team of researchers partnered with the NASA Lunar Science Institute (NLSI) has developed a new hypothesis for the origin of crater ejecta—debris that is launched out of a crater during meteorite impacts.

  • Sustainability Base and its landscaping

    NASA, DOE to Construct 'Greenest' Federal Building

    09.22.11 - NASA Ames and the Department of Energy are collaborating on what may be the "greenest" building in the federal government.

  • Neil Armstrong on Moon

    The Sounds of NASA Available for Download

    09.22.11 - Historic and interesting sounds and sound bites from NASA space missions are available for download as ringtones or on your computer for events, errors, alarms and notifications.

  • Conceptual image of the Synergy airplane

    NASA, CAFE Host Google Green Flight Challenge Expo

    09.21.11 - The public will get an opportunity early in October to view electric, biofueled and hybrid-powered aircraft up close at NASA Ames.

  • SOFIA flying observatory climbs out after takeoff.

    Deployment Update

    09.22.11 - NASA’s Flying Telescope Showcased at Joint Base Andrews