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Michael Mewhinney
NASA Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, Calif.

April 17, 2008
NASA Ames Supercomputing Facility Celebrates 25-year Anniversary
MOFFETT FIELD, Calif. – News media are invited to attend several events celebrating the 25th anniversary of the NASA Advanced Supercomputing (NAS) Division at Ames Research Center on Monday, April 21, 2008.

The events begin with a morning symposium at NASA Ames highlighting the NAS Division’s legacy of accomplishments in high performance computing. Tours of the supercomputing facility at Ames will be offered from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. PDT. An afternoon symposium begins at 4 p.m. PDT at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, Calif., followed by a reception at 6 p.m. PDT at the museum.

WHAT: 25th anniversary celebration of the NASA Advanced Supercomputing Division.

WHERE: NASA Ames Conference Center, Bldg. 3, South Akron and Severyns Road, (morning symposium); supercomputer facility tours, Building N-258 at NASA Ames. Afternoon session and reception, Computer History Museum, 1401 N. Shoreline Blvd., Mountain View.

WHEN: Morning symposium: 9 a.m. to noon PDT Monday, April 21, 2008
Supercomputer facility tours: 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. PDT, Building N-258, Ames
Afternoon symposium: 4 p.m. PDT Hans Auditorium, Computer History Museum, 1401 N. Shoreline Blvd., Mountain View, Calif. Reception begins at 6 p.m. PDT.

WHO: NASA Advanced Supercomputing Division officials and scientists.

To reach NASA Ames, drive on U.S. 101, exit at Moffett Field/NASA Parkway, drive east on Moffett Boulevard towards the main gate. Bldg. 3 is located at the corner of South Akron Road and Severyns Road at NASA Ames. Media interested in attending any of the events should call Mike Mewhinney at 650-604-3937 or 650-604-1323 by 9 a.m. PDT Monday, April 21.

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