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Michael Mewhinney
NASA Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, Calif.
Phone: (650) 604-3937/9000

July 25, 2006
New Interactive Space Exploration Exhibit to Visit NASA Ames
WHAT: NASA’s “Vision for Space Exploration Experience,” an exciting, new interactive traveling exhibit for space explorers of all ages is coming to NASA Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, Calif. The free exhibit features interactive holographic control panels, colorful 3-D imagery and even a ‘cosmic waiting area’ where visitors will learn what they will need to travel to the moon and Mars.

WHEN: Thursday through Sunday, July 27-30, 2006, open daily 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. PDT.

WHERE: The trailer exhibit will be parked outside the Ames Exploration Center, the large white tent located adjacent to the main gate at NASA Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, Calif. Touring the exhibit, which is wheelchair accessible, takes approximately 15 minutes.

WHO: The free exhibit is open to the public. For further information and photos of the exhibit, please visit:

WHY: NASA‘s new exhibit is on a nationwide wide tour to inform the public about the Vision for Space Exploration and the plans to return to the moon and later to travel to Mars. Visitors will also learn about NASA’s plans to create a working environment on the moon that will help ensure safer, more effective future exploration further into the solar system.

HOW: Exhibit visitors will discover what it might be light to live and work on the moon and Mars and also how tomorrow’s lifestyles will change as NASA develops advancements in power, computer technologies, communications, networking and robotics.


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