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Experience NASA's Green Lab Research Facility
Biofuels are a renewable energy source, and NASA Glenn Research Center has initiated a program to study two principal sources of biofuels: sea water algae and arid land halophytes.

Completed in November 2009, the Green Lab Research Facility is experimenting with salt-water algae and halophytes as bio-fuels of the future.

NASA Glenn Research Center's Green Lab Research Facility. With an indoor laboratory and an outdoor greenhouse facility NASA researchers can study basic biology of renewable energy sources which could eventually be customized to different fuel needs.

Call (216) 433-9653 to register!

One-hour tours begin in the Briefing Center Auditorium at the following times:
  • 10:00 a.m.
  • 11:00 a.m.
  • 12:00 p.m.
  • 1:00 p.m.
Please note the following important guidelines:
  • Advanced registration guarantees admission to the tour that begins at the Briefing Center.
    • Access to the Saturday tour program is limited to U.S. citizens and Lawful Permanent Residents (LPRs).
    • All adult visitors are required to present government-issued photo identification, and LPRs are required to present their Permanent Resident Card. This includes bus drivers for scheduled groups.
    • NASA reserves the right to limit the use of cameras and cell phones during the tour.
    More Information:
    >  Facility Tour Schedule
    >  Glenn Research Center Events