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"23.03.2017 19:18:42" NASA Technology We're visiting with our small business partner Bally Ribbon Mills today here in Bally, Pennsylvania, getting a behind-the-scenes look at how they are revolutionizing the manufacture of thermal protection systems for NASA spacecraft and science missions. ICYMI: Today on Facebook Live we visited a small business in Pennsylvania that's creating advanced woven materials for protecting NASA spacecraft from extreme heat during atmospheric entry.
"22.03.2017 19:05:48" soundcloud.com Yvonne Pendleton Talks About Building A Dream Team For Exploring The Solar System Yvonne Pendleton, director of the Solar System Exploration Research Virtual Institute (SSERVI) at NASA Ames Research Center, joins us on the latest #NASASiliconValley podcast. Listen here: https://go.nasa.gov/2o5ovwn
"22.03.2017 17:35:09" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Where did life come from? Are we alone? Discover the science of astrobiology at a #NASASocial event this April in Arizona: http://go.nasa.gov/2nb4OWk
"21.03.2017 19:24:13" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration #ICYMI: Today, President Trump signed the National Aeronautics and Space Administration Transition Authorization Act of 2017, which ensures our nation's space program will remain the world's leader in pioneering new frontiers in exploration, innovation,
"20.03.2017 17:34:23" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Happy #FirstDayOfSpring! Discover the science behind the spring equinox and why today is one of two days each year when day and night are just about equal lengths across the globe. Warning…celestial geometry involved:
"20.03.2017 17:04:07" NASA Sun Science Today is an equinox, one of two days a year when night and day are just about equal lengths across the globe. In the Northern Hemisphere, this equinox marks the beginning of astronomical spring.
We're live at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in
"20.03.2017 16:59:54" NASA Goddard LIVE at 1 pm ET - check out our Facebook Live all about the #FirstDayofSpring and the upcoming total solar eclipse! https://www.facebook.com/NASASunScience/
"18.03.2017 00:18:50" Timeline Photos Four research teams from across the U.S. join NASA to advance human and robotic exploration of the solar system. Details: https://go.nasa.gov/2niOrrr
"17.03.2017 18:36:08" Happy #StPatricksDay! Here's a time lapse of green auroras taken from our airborne SOFIA Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy in 2015. The aircraft was flying over northern Canada that night as part of its observations of developing stars and
"17.03.2017 18:28:32" soundcloud.com Ali Guarneros Luna Talks About Engineering a New Path to Space Ali Guarneros Luna, NASA engineer and deputy project manager at NASA Ames Research Center, joins us on the latest #NASASiliconValley podcast. Listen here: https://go.nasa.gov/2mbalgI
"16.03.2017 21:04:17" SOFIA Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy Venus, Mars, Europa, and the Whirlpool Galaxy: Learn more about what we've been observing from 45,000 feet: http://go.nasa.gov/2nwA00j #NASAbeyond
"16.03.2017 19:19:08" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration We continue to do amazing work to develop and launch our missions and increase this nation's technical capabilities across the board. The fiscal year 2018 budget proposal enables us to continue our work with industry to enhance government capabilities,
"15.03.2017 19:33:26" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration We eat them. We make medicines out of them. Now we're learning how to use plants as airplane fuel that helps the environment. Learn more: http://go.nasa.gov/2n0uxRC
"14.03.2017 17:43:59" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Today, March 14, is Pi Day! 3.14 is also the ratio of a circle's circumference to its diameter. More importantly, pi plays an important role in the everyday work of scientists at NASA. Learn more: http://go.nasa.gov/2npjuPy
"14.03.2017 00:27:38" #TRAPPIST-1 is an ultra-cool dwarf star approximately 40 light-years from Earth that is orbited by seven Earth-size planets. This animation shows 60 photos of the star (center) taken by NASA's Kepler space telescope onboard camera once a minute for an
"13.03.2017 19:48:12" Timeline Photos In February, a team of researchers from NASA Ames Research Center traveled to Chile's Atacama Desert to perform field tests using the KREX-2 rover (pictured here). The vehicle has a robotic arm and lightweight drill that can acquire samples up to two
"13.03.2017 17:37:15" Timeline Photos TONIGHT: NASA astronaut Steven Smith, veteran of four space flights, will give a free lecture at NASA Ames Research Center. Info: http://go.nasa.gov/2my4q4k
"10.03.2017 02:22:45" Timeline Photos Aerospace engineers with the NASA Advanced Supercomputing Division at NASA Ames Research Center developed new simulation tools to predict the complex dynamics of NASA's Orion Spacecraft's parachute. Details: http://go.nasa.gov/2n7vQLR
"09.03.2017 23:54:05" NASA Technology We're investing in America's small businesses and supporting the nation's innovation economy. Here's how: we've selected 133 proposals from U.S. companies to conduct research and develop technologies that are critical to our future exploration goals.
"09.03.2017 22:36:51" soundcloud.com Edward Montiel & Matthew Richter Talk About Observing Mars, Venus and More from Earth's Stratosphere What have we found from observing Mars and Venus from Earth's stratosphere using the SOFIA Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy? Find out on the latest #NASASiliconValley podcast. Listen here: http://go.nasa.gov/2nbkHK2
"08.03.2017 20:29:39" Photos from NASA Ames Research Center's post Meet some of the inspiring women at NASA, whose #STEM careers have advanced space exploration: https://women.nasa.gov #internationalwomensday
"08.03.2017 19:29:36" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Want more on TRAPPIST-1, the recently discovered dwarf star and its seven Earth-size planets? We've released more data from our planet-hunting Kepler Space Telescope, which also has been observing this star since December 2016. Get the details:
"07.03.2017 21:36:30" On March 6, 2017, NASA launched its TechEdSat-5 satellite from the International Space Station into low-Earth orbit to demonstrate a critical technology that may allow safe return of science payloads to Earth from space. Learn more:
"06.03.2017 23:07:07" Timeline Photos NASA astronaut Steven Smith, veteran of four space flights, will give a free evening lecture at NASA Ames Research Center on March 13. Info: http://go.nasa.gov/2my4q4k
"06.03.2017 18:04:12" NASA's Armstrong Flight Research Center Kilauea Volcano on the island of Hawaii is one of Earth's most active volcanoes, drawing scientists and tourists alike from all over the world to study and witness its spectacular displays of nature. For the past six weeks, NASA-led science team is
"06.03.2017 17:58:19" SOFIA Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy “Kitchen Smoke” molecules in nebula offer clues to the building blocks of life: http://go.nasa.gov/2lFPlu3
"03.03.2017 22:18:18" Timeline Photos Walter Vincenti, NACA Ames Aeronautical Laboratory engineer #5, was awarded the Guggenheim Medal at age 99. The award honors his “seminal pioneering supersonic wind tunnel research, education in high temperature gas dynamics, and exceptional contributions
"03.03.2017 22:07:06" Photos from NASA Ames Research Center's post Before NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration, there was the National Advisory Committee on Aeronautics (NACA), which was founded #OTD 1915: http://go.nasa.gov/2mAO9fB
"03.03.2017 21:16:57" Timeline Photos Nothing but clear skies are visible over NASA Ames Research Center in this photograph taken today by an astronaut aboard the International Space Station.
"02.03.2017 18:57:05" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration We just released our 2017-2018 software catalog, granting the public free access to technologies for earthly applications. Get the details: http://go.nasa.gov/2m0GlAD
"02.03.2017 02:04:11" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration What's up for March? This month the moon hides red star Aldebaran, Venus & Mercury show their phases and more! Watch to figure out when and where to look up in the night sky: https://youtu.be/KlzUpDKo7sA
"27.02.2017 21:42:36" NASA Astrobiology This Wednesday, March 1st, at 10:30am Pacific time, tune in for an all-new #NASA Ask an Astrobiologist featuring Dr. George Cooper (NASA Ames Research Center)!
Tweet your questions to @saganorg with hashtag #AskAstrobio and our host, Dr. Sanjoy Som, will
"24.02.2017 21:47:23" We just completed testing of a new cockpit-based air traffic management tool that will help planes arrive on time: http://go.nasa.gov/2lOkxua
"23.02.2017 20:30:04" Berkeley Lab Scientists at NASA Ames Research Center are studying the microstructure of flexible spacecraft heat shield materials, such as the carbon-fiber felt material shown here, using 3-D X-ray images at our Advanced Light Source.
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"23.02.2017 19:49:13" Timeline Photos SpaceX's #Dragon vehicle arrived today at the International Space Station, carrying cargo and science. Research highlights: http://nasa.tumblr.com/post/157395630369/what-science-is-launching-to-space
"23.02.2017 00:03:43" soundcloud.com Elizabeth Pane Talks About Sending Science Experiments To The International Space Station Elizabeth Pane, International Space Station Payload Manager in the Flight Systems and Implementation Branch at NASA Ames Research Center joins us on the latest #NASASiliconValley podcast. Listen here: http://bit.ly/2m9jtln
"22.02.2017 20:41:06" Timeline Photos HAPPENING NOW: Reddit AMA with NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration scientists about the discovery of 7 Earth-size planets: https://www.reddit.com/r/IAmA/comments/5vkoyd/were_nasa_scientists_exoplanet_experts_ask_us/
"22.02.2017 01:37:34" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration New discovery beyond our solar system! We're announcing the latest findings on planets that orbit stars other than our sun, known as exoplanets, tomorrow at 1 p.m. EST. Questions? Use #askNASA. Details: http://go.nasa.gov/2mik4xb
"18.02.2017 02:36:03" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Saturday is launch day! A SpaceX Falcon 9 is being prepped to launch the company's Dragon spacecraft into orbit carrying about 5,500 pounds of equipment and experiments to the International Space Station. Live coverage begins at 8:30 a.m. EST leading up
"17.02.2017 23:35:38" Timeline Photos Powering a high-end computing facility and keeping it cool consumes large amounts of electricity and water. But a new modular supercomputing facility at NASA Ames Research Center is able to conserve resources without compromising performance. The
"16.02.2017 20:42:10" Timeline Photos What's it like working at NASA? #CommunityCollege students can apply now for a job shadow opportunity at NASA Ames Research Center. Details: http://go.nasa.gov/2kuZX2l
"15.02.2017 21:35:17" Timeline Photos Ellen Ochoa, NASA astronaut and former NASA Ames Research Center engineer, will be inducted into the U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame. More info: http://go.nasa.gov/2lg27Sv
"15.02.2017 20:59:10" #Undergraduates: There's still time to apply for the Space Life Sciences Training Program at NASA Ames Research Center. The application deadline is February 20, 2017. More details: http://go.nasa.gov/2iUqZO7
"14.02.2017 22:18:29" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Looking for a last minute #ValentinesDay card? From planets in our solar system, to galaxies far, far away…we have a few out-of-this-world options for you! Take a look: http://nasa.tumblr.com/post/157246668424/celestial-valentines-day-cards
"10.02.2017 21:25:42" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Comet hunters still have a chance to see comet 45P in the next few days using binoculars or a telescope. It's the first of a trio of comets that will pass close to Earth between now and the end of 2018. More: http://go.nasa.gov/2kBhxAg
"09.02.2017 00:25:47" NASA Technology At the Silicon Valley #SmallSat17 Symposium, Space Technology Mission Directorate Associate Administrator Steve Jurczyk talks about the agency's deep space small satellite missions, including the NASA Centennial Challenges' CubeQuest competition that
"03.02.2017 21:49:36" #Undergraduates can apply now for the Space Life Sciences Training Program at NASA Ames Research Center. Program participants will get hands-on experience doing space biology research. The application deadline is February 20, 2017. More details:
"03.02.2017 17:36:56" NASA's Johnson Space Center Media and social media influencers are gathered in Houston today for the #SpaceBowl #NASASocial ahead of #SB51, but the spaceflight team is made up of NASA centers and industry partners all across the country! You play an important role too. Are you ready
"01.02.2017 20:34:26" Timeline Photos NASA Ames Research Center scientist Mary Beth Wilhelm, wearing a cleanroom suit, kneels as she collects soil samples containing microorganisms from Chile's Atacama Desert, the driest place on the planet. She is investigating the preservation of ancient
"31.01.2017 19:31:57" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Today, #NASARemembers all those who gave their lives to further the cause of exploration and discovery: https://www.nasa.gov/dor2017
"26.01.2017 22:48:58" High-Tech Paint Helps Researchers Build Tougher Rockets During launch, rockets experience intense vibrations as turbulent air flows around the spacecraft. Such vibrations can severely stress the vehicle, putting it at risk of being shaken to pieces. To study the effects of these vibrations and minimize their
"26.01.2017 21:12:11" soundcloud.com Ian Brosnan Talks About How NASA Collaborates and Shares Data With Other Agencies Ian Brosnan, special assistant for NASA and USGS science initiatives, joins us on this week's #NASASiliconValley podcast. Listen here: http://go.nasa.gov/2jWiJMD
"23.01.2017 21:54:15" Interested in doing space research? #Undergraduates can apply now for the Space Life Sciences Training Program at NASA Ames Research Center. Program participants will acquire skills and knowledge required for the design and execution of life science
"20.01.2017 01:22:08" soundcloud.com Jeremy Frank Talks About How Automated Technology Will Help Humans Reach Mars Jeremy Frank, the principle investigator for the Autonomous Systems and Operations project at NASA Ames Research Center, joins us on this week's #NASASiliconValley podcast. Listen here: http://go.nasa.gov/2iYVfaI
"19.01.2017 19:40:57" SOFIA Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy Don't judge an asteroid by its cover: Mid-infrared data shows ceres' true composition: http://go.nasa.gov/2iGzHB5 #NASAbeyond #NASA747
"18.01.2017 19:49:14" SOFIA Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy Putting a telescope inside a Boeing 747SP lets scientists make observations of the solar system & beyond that are not possible from the ground. http://go.nasa.gov/2g3v8Mp
"16.01.2017 17:30:02" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Today, we honor the legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. and our commitment to diversity. Watch: http://go.nasa.gov/2iDTdN3
"14.01.2017 01:15:41" Timeline Photos New rig for testing tiltrotor aircraft to begin operations at NASA Ames Research Center inside world's biggest wind tunnel: http://go.nasa.gov/2j9lpGb
"12.01.2017 22:15:32" Timeline Photos A series of CubeSat missions will be tested to help develop game-changing industry technology for space exploration: http://go.nasa.gov/2jBlzoF
"12.01.2017 21:20:04" soundcloud.com Nettie Roozeboom Talks About Designing and Testing Future NASA Aircraft and Spacecraft Aerospace engineer Nettie Roozeboom joins us on this week's #NASASiliconValley podcast. Listen here: http://go.nasa.gov/2jJbdaD
"11.01.2017 20:40:00" Exploring Drone Aerodynamics With Computers For decades, NASA has used computer models to simulate the flow of air around aircraft in order to test designs and improve the performance of next-generation vehicles. At NASA Ames Research Center in California's Silicon Valley, researchers recently used
"07.01.2017 00:16:14" Designing Robots For Future Space Exploration The Intelligent Robotics Group at NASA Ames Research Center has more than 25 years of experience in building robots and developing software to allow humans and robots to work together. One of their key developments is a 3D user interface called VERVE that
"06.01.2017 19:43:34" soundcloud.com Terry Fong Talks About Virtual Reality, Self-Driving Cars and The Future of Robotics “I'm thrilled to death by where we are today. I just love the fact that robots are becoming more capable. I want to see them everywhere.” Terry Fong joins us on this week's #NASASiliconValley podcast. Listen here: http://go.nasa.gov/2iKkQo3
"06.01.2017 15:30:00" Timeline Photos Tune in NOW to a live broadcast on Facebook and meet researchers from our planet-hunting Kepler and K2 Missions Watch: https://www.facebook.com/nasaskeplermission #AAS229
"05.01.2017 22:17:35" Timeline Photos Meet researchers from our Kepler and K2 Missions and learn about the search for new planets, black holes and more tomorrow at 7:30 am PT on Facebook. We'll be streaming live at https://www.facebook.com/nasaskeplermission from #AAS229
"05.01.2017 20:33:56" Timeline Photos New Jupiter maps from our SOFIA Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy reveal how gases move around in the planet's atmosphere: http://go.nasa.gov/2iML361
"03.01.2017 23:38:09" Timeline Photos First image from new instrument aboard SOFIA Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy shows alignment of dust grains within giant molecular cloud: http://go.nasa.gov/2iMNH93
"02.01.2017 01:02:11" Timeline Photos There are more worlds out there than we know! Discover more in 2017 with the #NASA_App: http://go.nasa.gov/2inDUse
"30.12.2016 19:30:22" 2016 Year In Review The year 2016 was filled with science, advancements in technology, and new discoveries at NASA Ames Research Center. Here are some of the highlights: https://youtu.be/rfl5BS8TcUw
"29.12.2016 18:00:01" soundcloud.com End of Year Clip Show An end of year compilation of conversations with various NASA scientists, engineers, and researchers throughout 2016 on the NASA in Silicon Valley Podcast. Transcript: https://www.nasa.gov/ames/NASAS Year in Review: Listen to highlights from some of our favorite #NASASiliconValley podcast episodes of 2016: http://go.nasa.gov/2isXqRK
"26.12.2016 02:31:18" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Happy Holidays & Merry Christmas! Like a cosmic winter wonderland, radiation from hot, young stars energizes the cooler gas in the cloud that surrounds them creating these spectacular colors. More: http://go.nasa.gov/2igtKqK
"23.12.2016 19:45:13" NASA's “Hidden Figures” Inspire Today's Women Who were the "hidden figures" that enabled NASA to send humans into space? Learn more: https://www.nasa.gov/modernfigures #HiddenFigures
"22.12.2016 19:40:34" Photos from NASA Ames Research Center's post A conversation with #HiddenFigures author Margot Lee Shetterly and NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration astronaut Yvonne Cagle (via WHYY): http://bit.ly/2ikcQ9Q Learn more about the lives of NASA's hidden and modern figures here:
"22.12.2016 18:36:44" Timeline Photos Testing underway for our most powerful rocket that will take astronauts far into the solar system: http://go.nasa.gov/2h6mVGB #JourneyToMars
"22.12.2016 18:00:18" Timeline Photos Moth's eye inspires design of new NASA-developed camera aboard SOFIA Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy to study objects in space: http://go.nasa.gov/2hZqDWV
"22.12.2016 01:15:37" soundcloud.com Lynn Rothschild Talks About Creating Synthetic Organisms And NASA's Search For Life Beyond Earth “But that's the position we're in with looking for life in the universe. We only have one book. So the question is, from what we know about this one book, do we have a good grasp of what life might be like elsewhere?” Lynn Rothschild joins us on this
"20.12.2016 16:32:31" Timeline Photos Happy Birthday, NASA Ames Research Center! December 20, 2016, marks the 77th anniversary of the center's founding. #NASASiliconValley
"16.12.2016 20:42:37" Inside NASA's Virtual Air Traffic Control Tower Virtually every air traffic control tower in the United States uses some form of NASA-developed technology. Every day, new technologies and concepts in air traffic management are tested at FutureFlight Central, a comprehensive, 360-degree simulation of an
"16.12.2016 01:44:29" nasa.gov www.nasa.gov Even planets go rogue. Our Kepler and K2 Missions are searching for these wandering worlds: http://go.nasa.gov/2hU0hSl #RogueOne
"15.12.2016 22:53:58" Timeline Photos Besides a Death Star, what else could destroy a planet? Our Kepler and K2 Missions show fact is stranger than fiction: http://go.nasa.gov/2h5Opge #RogueOne
"15.12.2016 22:05:42" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration What's the best place to work in the federal government? Drum roll... NASA! We are honored to be named #1 by the Partnership for Public Service for the 5th year in a row. Our mission is to reach for new heights and reveal the unknown so that what we do
"15.12.2016 00:39:40" Timeline Photos Two fun moon facts: Tonight is the last #supermoon of 2016. Static electricity causes moon dust to levitate: http://go.nasa.gov/2gKG6Ks
"14.12.2016 22:55:24" Timeline Photos Traveling by plane this holiday season? Explore how a virtual air traffic control tower at NASA Ames Research Center is improving flying for everyone: http://go.nasa.gov/2hGGTfV
"14.12.2016 20:43:46" soundcloud.com Michelle Eshow Talks About How NASA Is Working To Improve Air Travel For Everyone We sat down with our software lead for air traffic management to talk about her work helping airlines and passengers avoid flight delays, especially during the holidays. “I think every time you fly, you save a couple minutes because of what we've done, if not more.” Michelle Eshow joins us on this week's #NASASiliconValley podcast. Listen here: http://go.nasa.gov/2husdQi
"13.12.2016 23:41:45" Timeline Photos A mini-parachute developed at NASA Ames Research Center will help bring small spacecraft and International Space Station cargo back to Earth: http://go.nasa.gov/2gIWKZp
"13.12.2016 19:23:34" nasa.gov The NASA App for Smartphones, Tablets and Digital Media Players Need more space in your life? Download the newly designed NASA app on the App Store for the latest NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration news, images, videos and more: https://www.nasa.gov/nasaapp
"12.12.2016 04:20:51" Timeline Photos NASA Invites Media to Visit 360-Degree Virtual Air Traffic Control Tower at NASA Ames Research Center http://go.nasa.gov/2gPRNf6
"12.12.2016 03:57:41" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Tomorrow, our #CYGNSS hurricane mission will launch aboard an Orbital Sciences ATK air-launched Pegasus XL at 8:24 a.m. EST. Watch live coverage starting at 6:45 a.m. CYGNSS will measure surface winds in and near a hurricane's inner core. More:
"09.12.2016 21:21:26" NASA Ames Research Center Hosts 2017 Breakthrough Prize Ceremony NASA Ames Research Center in Silicon Valley was the location of the 5th annual Breakthrough Prize ceremony, honoring scientific achievement. Researchers and engineers rubbed shoulders with Hollywood actors, musicians, astronauts, sports heroes and Silicon
"08.12.2016 20:39:10" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration We are saddened by the loss of Sen. John Glenn, the first American to orbit Earth. He also became a U.S. senator and later, at the age of 77 when he flew on the space shuttle, he became the oldest person to fly in space. Our deepest condolences go out to
"08.12.2016 20:14:37" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration We're working with the aircraft industry and testing a new fan and inlet design, which could increase fuel efficiency by four to eight percent more than the advanced engine designs airlines are beginning to use. Details: http://go.nasa.gov/2glOApC
"07.12.2016 19:44:10" soundcloud.com Kai Goebel, Intelligent Systems A conversation with Kai Goebel, Tech Area Lead for Discovery and Systems Health at NASA's Ames Research Center in Silicon Valley. Transcript: https://www.nasa.gov/ames/nisv-podcast-Kai-Goebel Kai Goebel, Tech Area Lead for Discovery and Systems Health at NASA Ames Research Center, talks about teaching robots how to think in the latest #NASASiliconValley podcast
"06.12.2016 02:19:21" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Our technology plays a significant role in your daily life. The newest issue of our Spinoff publication is here! Spinoff 2017 profiles 50 technologies with NASA origins that are now found in products and services benefiting us all. These innovations
"05.12.2016 20:39:01" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration From cell phone cameras to surgical tools, technologies spun off from America's space program are all around you. Check out the latest edition of 'Spinoff' publication for technologies that play a significant role in our daily lives:
"04.12.2016 19:32:04" Inside The Heart Of The World's Largest Flying Observatory The Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA) is the largest airborne observatory in the world, capable of making observations that are impossible for even the largest and highest ground-based telescopes. SOFIA studies many different kinds
"30.11.2016 22:49:33" soundcloud.com John Marmie, Astroid Redirect Mission A conversation with John Marmie, Asteroid Redirect Mission Commercial Partnerships & Hosted Payload Lead. John Marmie, Asteroid Redirect Mission Commercial Partnerships & Hosted Payload Lead, talks about NASA's plan to mine a large near-Earth asteroid in the latest #NASASiliconValley podcast http://bit.ly/2fFs1hf
"25.11.2016 03:39:19" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration What do astronauts eat for #Thanksgiving on the International Space Station? It's similar to what we eat on Earth…it just might look a little different: http://nasa.tumblr.com/post/153606235139/thanksgivingin-space
"23.11.2016 21:45:31" Meet Pleiades, NASA's Most Powerful Supercomputer The Pleiades supercomputer at NASA's Ames Research Center, recently named the 13th fastest computer in the world, provides scientists and researchers high-fidelity numerical modeling of complex systems and processes. By using detailed analyses and
"23.11.2016 20:43:01" soundcloud.com Daniel Andrews: Project Manager for Resource Prospector A conversation with Daniel Andrews, Project Manager for NASA's Resource Prospector mission. For more information, visit https://www.nasa.gov/resource-prospector Daniel Andrews, project manager for NASA's Resource Prospector mission, talks about exploring the moon with robots in the latest #NASASiliconValley podcast http://bit.ly/2gmS3mb
"21.11.2016 22:52:01" nasa.gov NASA Kepler Visionary Honored As Fellow By AAAS William J. Borucki has been named a Fellow by the AAAS for distinguished contributions to the field of astrophysics, with his leadership in the Kepler Mission leading to the discovery of thousands of exoplanets. NASA researcher William J. Borucki honored for contributions to astrophysics and role in NASA's planet-hunting Kepler mission.
"19.11.2016 23:39:14" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Watch the launch of the nation's next-generation weather satellite, #GOESR! Once in orbit, the satellite will use its sensors to continuously track weather conditions, keep a watch on storms and even produce real-time maps of lightning activity. Liftoff
"19.11.2016 03:25:13" In Hawaii, NASA Researchers Practice Doing Science On Mars Researchers from NASA Ames Research Center and the University of Hawaii, Hilo, spent 18 days simulating science activities on the surface of Mars. Although no spacesuits were used, scientist hiked around Hawaii Volcanoes National Park on the Big Island of
"17.11.2016 02:53:24" soundcloud.com Darlene Lim: NASA's BASALT Project A conversation with Darlene Lim, Principal Investigator on NASA's Biologic Analog Science Associated with Lave Terrains (BASALT) project. For more information, you can follow @BASALT_Research. Transc NASA scientist Dr. Darlene Lim talks about rock-building microbes, operating submersible vehicles in weird lakes, and some of the challenges researchers will face in doing science on Mars in the latest #NASASiliconValley podcast.
"11.11.2016 18:20:31" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Happy #VeteransDay! Today we celebrate and honor those who have served in our nation's armed forces. https://youtu.be/p3CTMi3LuFc
"10.11.2016 23:05:33" NASA Designs Ultra-light Wings That Change Shape During Flight Early studies of aerodynamics showed that the shape of a wing has enormous effects on flight – but there isn't just one “best” wing shape. That definition will change for different aircraft, for different flights of the same aircraft, and even for
"10.11.2016 01:49:14" soundcloud.com Leedjia Svec, STEM Collaboration A conversation with U.S. Navy Lieutenant Commander Leedjia Svec, Director of Military Programs at NASA's Ames Research Center in Silicon Valley. Transcript: http://www.nasa.gov/ames/nisv-podcast-Leed Leedjia Svec, Director of Military Programs at NASA's Ames Research Center in Silicon Valley, talks about her work advancing and promoting diversity in STEM in the latest #NASASiliconValley podcast.
"09.11.2016 22:27:29" nasa.gov NASA's Centennial Challenges: Vascular Tissue Challenge NASA.gov brings you the latest images, videos and news from America's space agency. Get the latest updates on NASA missions, watch NASA TV live, and learn about our quest to reveal the unknown and benefit all humankind. Scientists are learning about how 3D bioprinting and vascular tissue engineering could replenish our organ donation shortage on Earth and enable sustainability for future human space missions, during a roadmapping workshop for NASA's Vascular Tissue
"07.11.2016 19:28:38" soundcloud.com NASA Conducts 'Out of Sight' Drone Tests in Nevada Here's a collection of NASA sounds from historic spaceflights and current missions. You can hear the roar of a space shuttle launch or Neil Armstrong's "One small step for (a) man, one giant leap for For drones, out-of-sight doesn't mean out-of-mind. See how we're testing techniques to manage drone traffic in the air. New audio version: https://soundcloud.com/nasa/nasa-conducts-out-of-sight-drone-tests-in-nevada?in=nasa/sets/nasa-in-silicon-valley
"05.11.2016 18:56:30" Bay Area Science Festival Tales from space. Kishore Hari chats with NASA astronaut Steve Smith on his 4 missions and 16 million miles of space travel. Bonus: what's next for our journey to Mars. Watch local Astronaut Steve Smith now LIVE!
"05.11.2016 18:42:30" Bay Area Science Festival Can't make it after all? We'll bring the festival to you via Facebook Live starting at 10:45 a.m. on 11/5. Be sure to "like" our page to be notified!
https://www.facebook.com/bayareascience/ Watch local Astronaut Steve Smith LIVE on the Bay Area Science Festival Facebook page at 11:45 am!
"04.11.2016 18:00:49" Pegasus 5 - NASA's Software of the Year When going to space, it's better to test your rockets virtually before you send them to the launchpad. Learn more about the Pegasus 5 software and NASA's Advanced Supercomputing on the NASA in Silicon Valley podcast:
"04.11.2016 02:09:21" soundcloud.com Steven Smith: NASA Silicon Valley Podcast A conversation with Steven Smith, Associate Director for International Space Station Science Directorate at NASA's Ames Research Center in Silicon Valley. For more information on the ISS, visit www.na Come meet local Astronaut Steve Smith at the Bay Area Science Festival this Saturday at AT&T Park. Learn more about Steve on the #NASASiliconValley podcast. #BASF16 #InnerScientist
"03.11.2016 18:32:05" nasa.gov Go, Go, Green Wing! Mighty Morphing Materials in Aircraft Design Early studies of aerodynamics showed that the shape of a wing has enormous effects on flight – but there isn't just one “best” wing shape. Ultra-light wings that actively change shape could make flights more fuel-efficient. The secret is in these "Mighty Morphing Materials". Go, go, Green Wing!
"02.11.2016 19:15:29" soundcloud.com Stuart Rogers, Advanced Supercomputing A conversation with Stuart Rogers, a NASA Aerospace Engineer in the Advanced Supercomputing Division at NASA's Ames Research Center in Silicon Valley. Transcript: http://www.nasa.gov/ames/nisv-podca “You have all these multiple bodies interacting, and a lot of interesting physics. And a lot of what drives the aircraft design is dependent on being able to build an efficient high-lift system and actually land the aircraft. That actually, trying to
"30.10.2016 01:42:23" NASA Ames Research Center Blazing a trail for safely integrating drones into the national airspace, NASA flew several uncrewed aircraft to test a new air traffic management system. For more info, visit
"28.10.2016 20:36:10" NASA Conducts 'Out of Sight' Drone Tests in Nevada Blazing a trail for safely integrating drones into the national airspace, NASA flew several uncrewed aircraft to test a new air traffic management system. For more info, visit
"27.10.2016 23:17:59" Kepler and K2 Missions FOUND: a patch of stars which spin so fast they're squashed into pumpkin-like shapes. A day on the fastest spinning star is only 5.5 hours! The fastest 'pumpkin' star is more than 10 times larger than the sun and emits X-rays 4,000 times that of the sun. Cosmic jack-o-lanterns? Not exactly, but these stars might make your head spin!
"27.10.2016 18:56:54" soundcloud.com James Cockrell, Small Spacecrafts A conversation with James Cockrell, Project Manager for Small Spacecrafts. For more information, visit www.nasa.gov/smallsats. Transcript: http://www.nasa.gov/ames/nisv-podcast-James-Cockrell “We went away and determined what kind of achievements do we need CubeSat developers to demonstrate that will ultimately expand the capabilities of CubeSats for their application in deep space. NASA believes that, in the near future, CubeSats will allow
"22.10.2016 19:30:32" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration We've created a Small Spacecraft Systems Virtual Institute to leverage the growing small spacecraft community, promote innovation, identify emerging technology opportunities and provide an efficient way to communicate about small spacecraft systems. Find
"21.10.2016 21:00:38" Kepler and K2 Missions Matters of the heart can be puzzling and mysterious -- so too with unusual stars called heartbeat stars.
“The mere existence of heartbeat stars is a bit of a puzzle. All the tidal stretching of these heartbeat stars should have quickly caused the system
"21.10.2016 15:12:32" SOFIA Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy NASA and the German Aerospace Center, DLR put a telescope on a plane to study the solar system and beyond from 38,000-45,000 ft! #NASAbeyond #NASASiliconValley
"20.10.2016 01:05:18" SOFIA Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy On this episode of NASA in Silicon Valley, Project Scientist Dr. Pamela Marcum discusses our flying observatory and what it's like to work for NASA: http://go.nasa.gov/2ekVixO #NASASiliconValley #SOFIAscience16
"19.10.2016 18:08:27" nasa.gov NASA Plans First Multiple Beyond Visual Line-of-Sight Drone Demo In mid-October NASA partners will fly five unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), commonly called drones, beyond visual line-of-sight of their operators, to test planning, tracking and alerting capabilities of NASA's UAS traffic management (UTM) research Drones will have important, innovative applications – for search and rescue, agricultural applications, inspecting vital infrastructure… – but to achieve that potential, they must be safely integrated into the national airspace.
That's why we're in the
"19.10.2016 17:34:50" Concord's "Dark Side of the Moon" Night Concord's "Dark Side of the Moon" Night The City of Concord hosts a special Music & Science evening featuring the excellent Pink Floyd tribute band, House of Floyd, doing all of 'Dark Side of the Moon' with their spectacular laser light show.
First we'll explore the cosmos with Dr. Steve Tomorrow night explore the cosmos with Dr. Steve Howell, senior research scientist at NASA's Ames Research Center and former project scientist for NASA's Kepler and K2 missions, who will spin tales of planetary discoveries.
"17.10.2016 18:20:27" SOFIA Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy Have you heard? We detected clouds becoming young suns. Listen on "NASA in Silicon Valley" podcast: http://go.nasa.gov/2emv6gL #SOFIAscience16
"15.10.2016 16:55:23" NASA's Mars Trek Software Why wait? Plan your future Mars expedition now using NASA's Mars Trek software on your personal computer. Check out https://sservi.nasa.gov for more info.
"13.10.2016 21:46:46" nasa.gov NASA Plans First Beyond Visual Line-of-Sight Drone Demo in Nevada In mid-October NASA partners will fly five unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), commonly called drones, beyond visual line-of-sight of their operators, to test planning, tracking and alerting capabilities of NASA's UAS traffic management (UTM) research Next week, NASA partners will fly five unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), commonly called drones, beyond visual line-of-sight of their human operators-in-command, to test planning, tracking and alerting capabilities of NASA's UAS traffic management (UTM)
"12.10.2016 19:36:47" nasa.gov Elisa Quintana, Kepler/K2 Mission: NASA in Silicon Valley Podcast A conversation with Elissa Quintana, NASA research scientist for the Kepler and K2 mission at NASA's Ames Research Center in Silicon Valley. "When I first got here, we had this really nice model of how the solar system formed. Basically it's this core creation, you have a disc around the sun. And basically bodies hit and grow and hit and grow and grow into planets... So then we start finding
"05.10.2016 23:18:54" nasa.gov Erin Flynn-Evans, Fatigue Countermeasures: NASA Silicon Valley Podcast A conversation with Dr. Erin Flynn-Evans, Research Psychologist and the Director of the Fatigue Countermeasures Laboratory at NASA's Ames Research Center in Silicon Valley. "We are finding that we can pick up signals that show when somebody's maybe too sleepy to perform. And so we could theoretically take a device like this, move it into either aviation or space flight, and maybe have a better way to detect when people are
"29.09.2016 17:22:41" 40 Years of Safer Aviation Through Reporting We're celebrating 40 years of safer aviation made possible through our Aviation Safety Reporting System.
For more info, visit: http://www.nasa.gov/ames/feature/40-Years-of-Safer-Aviation-through-Reporting
"29.09.2016 05:37:51" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration We're celebrating 40 years of safer aviation made possible through our Aviation Safety Reporting System. Details: http://go.nasa.gov/2dEa8hc
"29.09.2016 01:59:21" nasa.gov Alex Mazhari, NASA SpaceShop: NASA in Silicon Valley Podcast A conversation with Alex Mazhari, Manager of the NASA SpaceShop Rapid Prototyping Lab at NASA's Ames Research Center in Silicon Valley. "What better place to do that than a prototyping facility, where if you have a crazy idea, you can take a piece of cardboard and laser cut it to the right dimensions. If you don't know how to CAD, we teach you how to CAD, and within a couple days you've
"28.09.2016 18:15:21" International Space Station We sequenced DNA in space for the first time! Ask us anything during a Reddit AMA tomorrow at 2 p.m. ET.
More info: http://nasa.tumblr.com/post/151016092994/why-sequencing-dna-in-space-is-a-big-deal How did scientists sequence DNA in space? Join the @reddit AMA happening NOW and ask how!
"27.09.2016 20:58:13" International Space Station We sequenced DNA in space for the first time! Ask us anything during a Reddit AMA tomorrow at 2 p.m. ET.
More info: http://nasa.tumblr.com/post/151016092994/why-sequencing-dna-in-space-is-a-big-deal
"21.09.2016 20:24:25" nasa.gov Steve Howell, Senior Research Scientist on Astrophysics: Podcast A conversation with Steve Howell, NASA Senior Research Scientist on astrophysics. "The very first star that they looked at where they discovered planets is now called TRAPPIST-1, the first one. And it turns out it's a very tiny, faint star that has three planets known, so far, to orbit around it. All the planets are very small—the size
"20.09.2016 18:12:49" nasa.gov Know Thy Star, Know Thy Planet: NASA in Silicon Valley Podcast A feature story from NASA's Ames Research Center in Silicon Valley originally posted on September 14, 2016. Audio version: Know Thy Planet, Know Thy Star.
Stay tuned tomorrow on NASA in Silicon Valley when we go into a more detailed discussion on the discovery with NASA Senior Research Scientist, Steve Howell.
"16.09.2016 18:43:11" nasa.gov Zachary Burkland, Small Business Innovation Research: Podcast A conversation with Zachary Burkland, Business Manager with the Small Business Innovation Research/Small Business Technology Transfer (SBIR/STTR) office. "I jumped at the opportunity, and it was the best thing I ever did. I got out here and started in procurement buying little small things. You work your way up and by the end, I was buying satellites and space station payloads and that was a really
"09.09.2016 15:35:02" Kepler and K2 Missions #K2mission project scientist Jessie Dotson talks #StarTrek50 science fact and fiction:
“The cell phone I'm talking to you on right now is such a ubiquitous part of your life you don't think about it. But the first time I talked on one, I was like, 'Oh my
"09.09.2016 15:12:01" Kepler and K2 Missions Mission director or boss of the Kepler spacecraft, Marcie Smith, discusses the high-pressure situation of commanding a spacecraft through an emergency from 74 million miles away. At that distance, Marcie and team waited 13 minutes for the spacecraft to Our Marcie Smith shares the nerve-wracking experience of recovering the NASA Kepler and K2 Missions spacecraft from emergency mode earlier this year. Over her 36-year career at NASA, Marcie has also been at the helm commanding other Ames-led missions
"09.09.2016 14:03:47" www.nasa.gov NASA Selects Next Generation Spectrometer for SOFIA Flying Observatory A team from NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland, has been selected to develop a new, third-generation facility science instrument for the Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy, SOFIA.
"09.09.2016 03:22:05" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Join us at 9 p.m. EDT as we chat with experts about tonight's successful launch of our OSIRIS-REx spacecraft: http://www.nasa.gov/nasatv Have questions? Use #askNASA
Our OSIRIS-REx spacecraft began its 7 year journey to near-Earth asteroid Bennu, where
"07.09.2016 23:31:21" nasa.gov Gary Martin, Director of Partnerships: NASA in Silicon Valley Podcast A conversation with Gary Martin, Director of Partnerships at NASA's Ames Research Center in Silicon Valley. "There's a company right here in the NASA Research Park that started out as students coming out of Singularity University, and now they've already put space hardware up, that is Made In Space, who started with SBIR. I think they're one of many success
"01.09.2016 20:12:19" NASA Earth Learn what's ahead for #EarthExpeditions in September as we continue our world tour of science. Because, your planet is changing, and we're on it, from land, sea and air. Read more about what's coming in our Note:
"31.08.2016 23:03:50" nasa.gov Rus Belikov and Eduardo Bendek: NASA in Silicon Valley Podcast A conversation with Rus Belikov and Eduardo Bendek, senior research scientists at NASA's Ames Research Center, working on next generation technology to directly image planets beyond the solar system. “This is really hard because, to detect Proxima b, you need to measure the speed of the star at 1.4 meters per second -- 1.4 meters per second is a velocity of a person walking when you're shopping on a mall. So imagine that you're able to measure the
"30.08.2016 01:02:31" www.nasa.gov First DNA Sequencing in Space a Game Changer For the first time ever, DNA was successfully sequenced in microgravity as part of the Biomolecule Sequencer experiment performed by NASA astronaut Kate Rubins this weekend aboard the International Space Station.
"25.08.2016 16:04:42" nasa.gov Thomas Barclay: NASA in Silicon Valley Podcast A conversation with Thomas Barclay, Senior Research Scientist on the Kepler/K2 Mission at NASA's Ames Research Center in Silicon Valley. "In 1995, the first planet around another star was found, and that was just 20 years ago. And now, there's this increase, increase, and then Kepler launched in 2009 and found thousands of planets."
Hear Thomas Barclay talk NASA's Kepler mission on
"23.08.2016 06:10:26" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Join us on an adventure to explore the sky, the solar system, and data from all kinds of research that we've funded: http://nasa.tumblr.com/post/149335657509/solar-system-from-ted-talks-to-data-releases
"18.08.2016 19:58:50" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Earth Independent activities build on what we learn on the International Space Station and in deep space to enable human missions to the Mars vicinity, possibly to low-Mars orbit or one of the Martian moons, and eventually the Martian surface. Future Mars
"17.08.2016 18:09:59" nasa.gov David J. Smith: NASA in Silicon Valley Podcast A conversation with David J. Smith, NASA Research Scientist at NASA's Ames Research Center in Silicon Valley. “We don't really eliminate many targets in the solar system, because we have one example of life as we know it here on this planet, and we definitely have to open ourselves up to the possibility of weird life, life that we wouldn't recognize, but we have
"16.08.2016 19:57:27" Timeline Photos Using data collected by NASA's SOFIA Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy and other observatories, an international team of researchers has studied how a particular type of organic molecules, the raw materials for life – could develop in
"16.08.2016 00:11:54" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Let us lead you on a journey of our solar system. Here are 5 things to know this week: http://nasa.tumblr.com/post/148997859074/solar-system-life-among-the-stars
"12.08.2016 21:15:53" Kepler and K2 Missions A new mission manager update is out. The team confirms Kepler is back doing science!
"11.08.2016 23:04:25" nasa.gov NASA Pulls Together National Data, Sleuths Out Air Traffic Mysteries For the first time ever, air traffic researchers can view and analyze archived flight data collected and merged from all air traffic facilities across the U.S., with fast update rates ranging from one second to 12 seconds for every flight's position. NASA's new and improved tool, 'Sherlock' Air Traffic Management Data Warehouse, merges air traffic data to quickly produce analysis-ready flight information for the entire U.S. airspace.
"10.08.2016 22:17:44" nasa.gov NASA Ames Research Center “We had the capability at Ames... to think about how we would study the ozone layer differently than anyone had thought about it before. And so with the AJAX project, we can do the same thing, we can think about different science questions.”
On Episode 3
"09.08.2016 23:19:29" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Let us guide you on a tour of the skies. From the Perseids to the latest views of the Red Planet, we'll show you what you need to know about our solar system this week. More: http://nasa.tumblr.com/post/148648398449/solar-system-what-to-know-this-week
"08.08.2016 20:53:29" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Are you big on social media? Do you want to experience the launch of our first asteroid sample return mission? Register to attend our NASA Social on Sept. 7-8 for the OSIRIS-REx launch here: go.nasa.gov/2b8Xzt1
"05.08.2016 22:05:06" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Singing in the rain? Not on the sun you wouldn't. Our IRIS observatory spots plasma rain on the solar surface. Watch it here: http://go.nasa.gov/2azF2Br
"05.08.2016 20:55:34" Kepler and K2 Missions A new mission manager update is out. The photometer takes a nap but is back in science operations.
"03.08.2016 21:47:54" nasa.gov Steven Smith: NASA Silicon Valley Podcast A conversation with Steven Smith, Associate Director for International Space Station Science Directorate at NASA's Ames Research Center in Silicon Valley. "We probably have 25 drawings that I did between 3rd and 6th grade of astronauts… that was my dream, and my parents saved all those drawings and we still have them, so they're great to take to schools and show kids that dreams come true.”
On Episode 2
"03.08.2016 18:14:31" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration What's up in the night sky this month? Luckily for skywatchers, there's a lot to see. From the Perseid meteor showers to learning to spot Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter and Saturn: http://go.nasa.gov/2aym3Im
"02.08.2016 17:33:09" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration How do you ensure safety, security & privacy in the age of #drones? How do you integrate public and commercial uses for unmanned aircraft into our nation's airspace? Our Aeronautics Research team joins the FAA, White House OSTP & more to explore:
"01.08.2016 20:20:42" SOFIA Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy Studying the universe at infrared wavelengths reveals what cannot be seen with visible light. http://go.nasa.gov/1NkzaYb #NASAbeyond
"29.07.2016 17:03:47" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration What happens to the heart in space? Research done on the International Space Station will help us understand. This and more on 'Space to Ground,' your weekly space station update. Watch: https://youtu.be/hJl5J8M2H-Q Question? Use #SpaceToGround
"27.07.2016 23:24:29" Timeline Photos "Mars used to be a lot more Earth like. Four billion years ago, it had liquid water, it had a thicker atmosphere. It had all of the ingredients that earth did to start life." - the Bay Area's own Mary Beth Wilhelm, a planetary scientist here at Ames
"27.07.2016 00:12:39" Timeline Photos To shed some new light on the amazing people and their work here at Ames, we're launching a brand new podcast, NASA in Silicon Valley! Episode 1 comes out tomorrow, and you can listen in on a preview here: http://www.nasa.gov/ames/NASASiliconValleyPodcast
"26.07.2016 20:13:32" SOFIA Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy We're back at NASA's Armstrong Flight Research Center after six weeks observing the southern skies from Christchurch, New Zealand. http://go.nasa.gov/2a7mLx2 #NASAbeyond Welcome back to California, SOFIA Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy!!
"25.07.2016 19:15:14" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Big on social media? Go behind-the-scenes of our plans to send humans on a #JourneyToMars and see a powerful rocket engine test. Apply now for our #NASASocial on Aug 17-18 in Louisiana & Mississippi: http://go.nasa.gov/2abtrZV
"22.07.2016 20:15:44" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Why go deep under the sea to train astronauts to go into deep space? Find out about our NASA Extreme Environment Mission Operations (NEEMO) 16-day mission: http://go.nasa.gov/2ag0Gyw
"21.07.2016 18:12:21" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Hubble is more than a science spacecraft; it's a cultural icon. Show us how you #SpotHubble: http://www.nasa.gov/spothubble/
"20.07.2016 22:21:30" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration One giant leap! #OTD in 1969, #Apollo11 astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin landed on the moon. An estimated 530 million people watched Armstrong's televised image and heard his voice describe the event as he took "... one small step for a man, one
"20.07.2016 16:13:49" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration On this day 40 years ago, our Viking 1 lander touched down on the surface of Mars - the first successful landing on the Red Planet, paving the way for future missions. The Viking 1 and 2 missions to Mars , each consisting of an orbiter and a lander,
"19.07.2016 17:05:34" NASA Langley Research Center Learn about NASA's historic Viking mission to Mars, the first to place an operational lander on the planet's surface. That triumph took place 40 years ago this week. #JourneyToMars Viking 40th Anniversary panel livestream, featuring our Ames historian!
Check it out at 11 a.m. PDT today! http://livestream.com/viewnow/Viking40
"18.07.2016 18:10:46" Timeline Photos News from Kepler and K2 Missions! Kepler confirms 100+ exoplanets during its second life as the #K2mission. In the latest haul, one planetary system, called K2-72, is home to four near-Earth-size planets that could be rocky.
"16.07.2016 23:24:38" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Weather remains 90% favorable for the SpaceX cargo launch scheduled for 12:45 a.m. EDT Mon. July 18. Launch coverage will begin at 11:30 p.m. July 17. Details: https://blogs.nasa.gov/spacex/
"15.07.2016 22:42:55" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Did you hear? Our next Mars rover is targeted to launch in the summer of 2020 and land on the Red Planet in February 2021. The #Mars2020 rover will probe the Martian rocks for evidence of past life. Find out more:: http://go.nasa.gov/29UYlJd
"14.07.2016 17:39:43" SOFIA Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy Last year we observed Pluto as it passed in front of a distant star, to study the dwarf planet's atmosphere. It was just two weeks before New Horizons arrived for the #PlutoFlyBy! Connecting our observations with those from New Horizons enhances the
"13.07.2016 23:16:30" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration We can reduce the need to send replacement parts and tools from Earth by having a 3-D printer on the International Space Station. Originally delivered to the station and tested in 2014, the 3-D printer heats a relatively low-temperature plastic filament
"13.07.2016 18:00:47" SOFIA Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy We spent another ten hours in the stratosphere studying a supernova, a comet, and a star-forming cluster! #NASAbeyond
"12.07.2016 15:49:48" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration From our Juno spacecraft at Jupiter to frosts of summer on Mars, here are a few things to know about our solar system this week: http://nasa.tumblr.com/post/147252527189/solar-system-things-to-know-this-week
"11.07.2016 20:05:50" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Brilliant lights of an aurora spotted south of Australia were captured by astronaut Jeff Williams aboard the International Space Station. More: http://go.nasa.gov/29EQ8bU
"08.07.2016 20:25:11" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration As planned, our Juno spacecraft returned to high-rate communications on July 5 and powered up five of its science instruments on July 6. The remaining instruments will be turned on before the end of the month. Details: http://go.nasa.gov/29nC8j6
"06.07.2016 22:15:19" Timeline Photos What processes are involved in the formation of individual stars and stellar clusters in our own galaxy and other galaxies? Scientists at the University of California, Berkeley, and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory are using NASA's most powerful
"05.07.2016 17:05:59" SOFIA Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy One of our first observations was #Jupiter and its moons. Heat can be seen pouring out of the planet's interior through holes in its clouds: http://go.nasa.gov/29qkccn #NASAbeyond
"04.07.2016 15:03:43" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Juno's final approach! After five years traveling through space to its destination, our Juno spacecraft will arrive in orbit around #Jupiter today! This video shows a peek of what the spacecraft saw as it closed in on its destination before instruments
"01.07.2016 19:16:13" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Into the unknown! On July 4, our Juno spacecraft will enter orbit around #Jupiter. Juno will see the gas giant for what it really is, but first it must pass the trial of orbit insertion. Take a look: https://youtu.be/SgEsf4QcR0Q
"29.06.2016 22:29:04" SOFIA Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy We'll be taking over NASA's Snapchat today! Follow our story to see what it's like inside the observatory. #NASAbeyond
"28.06.2016 15:04:14" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration LIVE NOW: Fire and smoke! Watch the test firing of a Space Launch System rocket booster for its final test that will help us launch astronauts on a Journey to Mars
"27.06.2016 23:58:41" Photos from NASA Ames Research Center's post Do you have a fourth generation Apple TV (or iOS, Android or Fire OS device)? If so, have you downloaded the NASA App yet??? Do it now, and watch an awesome rocket booster test early tomorrow morning!
The booster for the world's most powerful rocket,
"27.06.2016 18:55:50" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Turn your smartphone into any kind of sensor. NODE+ platform stems from NASA Technology: http://go.nasa.gov/290b9NL It all started when NASA Ames answered a call for a tool to detect dangerous gases and chemicals with a smartphone. The result became a smartphone-linked device that can do, well, just about anything someone can build a sensor for...
"24.06.2016 19:07:45" Photos from NASA Ames Research Center's post At most airports today, departures are managed on a first-come, first-served basis. Air traffic controllers use two-way radio voice communications to relay information to pilots. These conversations are not shared between multiple users or among the
"22.06.2016 20:04:57" SOFIA Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy We're live from our flying observatory's mission control center!
"22.06.2016 19:39:10" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Want to explore our flying telescope, the SOFIA Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy? Come onboard for a Facebook Live event at 4pm ET today: http://go.nasa.gov/28NiV9S This starts in about 20 minutes at 1 p.m. PDT! Set a reminder!
"22.06.2016 16:47:03" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Apple TV? There's a NASA app for that. Our NASA app is now available on the fourth-generation #AppleTV. Learn more about our app and all the available devices: http://go.nasa.gov/28LygHL Developed here at Ames in Silicon Valley!
"21.06.2016 22:13:12" Timeline Photos The NASA App is now available on Apple TV!
Today we released the NASA app for a new platform, the fourth-generation Apple TV. This version joins the app's other versions available for iOS in iPhone and iPad versions, Android and Fire OS. The NASA app has
"17.06.2016 14:49:06" NASA Aeronautics NASA Administrator Charlie Bolden talked early this morning to hundreds of attendees at AIAA's Aviation 2016. Here's the video he used to wake them up. It worked! https://youtu.be/Yfr6WDFN7d0
"16.06.2016 20:17:20" NASA Langley Research Center How can unmanned aircraft systems (aka drones) be put to work doing everyday jobs like spotting wildfires, monitoring wildlife and delivering packages? NASA is pushing technology forward to make unmanned aircraft more capable and safe. #FlyNASA
"14.06.2016 21:18:59" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Our flying observatory, SOFIA, is traveling to New Zealand to study stars and other objects that cannot be seen while flying in the Northern Hemisphere. Find out more: http://nasa.tumblr.com/post/145911930389/our-flying-observatory-goes-to-new-zealand
"14.06.2016 19:06:42" Timeline Photos Our SOFIA Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy and the Spitzer Space Telescope have observed a star gobbling material from its surrounding disk of gas and dust - what can this tell us about planet
"13.06.2016 19:46:31" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Can you hear the difference in these two airplanes? Noise-predicting software like this, helps us as we work to make aircraft quieter. Details: http://go.nasa.gov/1tmnlPd
"10.06.2016 18:31:17" Kepler and K2 Missions The spacecraft marches on! #NASA approves the #K2mission for two additional years of funding. We are thrilled to be one of the teams selected so that we can continue this exciting mission!
With the emergency behind us, and fuel to last us into the
"09.06.2016 00:32:20" SOFIA Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy We found water vapor in a young star in an unexpected location. “This detection of water vapor would have been impossible for any ground-based observatory, and there are currently no space-borne telescopes providing this capability,” said SOFIA project
"08.06.2016 18:12:14" Timeline Photos Our Friday event has reached registration capacity! Do you want to be among the first to know about future events at Ames? If you subscribe to our community outreach email list, we'll send you emails about our public events!
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"06.06.2016 23:09:12" Timeline Photos Want to learn about International Space Station research and meet an astronaut? Visit us on June 10 to for a free public event! Registration and event info here:
"06.06.2016 20:29:17" SOFIA Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy We landed in Christchurch, New Zealand yesterday to study the southern skies! http://go.nasa.gov/1X7ADeK #NASAbeyond
"06.06.2016 17:03:36" SOFIA Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy We've arrived at Christchurch International Airport!
"03.06.2016 19:55:30" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Seen here, sunlight filters through and illuminates Pluto's complex atmospheric haze layers. Looking back at the dwarf planet with images like this gives New Horizons scientists information about hazes and surface properties that they can't get from
"02.06.2016 20:51:43" sbir.nasa.gov Success Stories | NASA SBIR & STTR Program Homepage Scientists and engineers at NASA are constantly inundated with raw data and numbers in an attempt to choose the best design option for future spacecraft. Check out these cool #NASA #SBIR #STTR #smallbiz success stories! Highlights this week include: Deployable Vegetable Production Unit (VEGGIE) on the International Space Station & Deep Ultraviolet (UV) Laser for Mars 2020 SHERLOC Instrument:
"02.06.2016 19:15:04" SOFIA Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy #ThrowbackThursday: We were in the right place at the right time last year to study Pluto as it passed in front of a distant star. http://go.nasa.gov/1IoxBLo #NASAbeyond #PlutoFlyBy #ThrowbackThursday: SOFIA Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy was in the right place at the right time last year to study Pluto as it passed in front of a distant star. http://go.nasa.gov/1IoxBLo #NASAbeyond #PlutoFlyBy
"28.05.2016 20:42:00" spotthestation.nasa.gov Spot The Station See the International Space Station! As the third brightest object in the sky the space station is easy to see if you know when to look up. TONIGHT! There's a great International Space Station viewing opportunity for the #BayArea and #SiliconValley (if you have clear skies at 9:25 p.m.). If you look to the southwest, it will appear 10° above the horizon (10° = one fist's height at arm's
"27.05.2016 15:36:42" Photos from NASA Ames Research Center's post “Imagine a huge wall of red water the size of a high-rise building moving towards you at the speed of a jetliner.”
That's how the main author of a new paper describes the mega-tsunamis that his research found played a fundamental role in forming Martian
"26.05.2016 18:59:06" SOFIA Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy Last night was an outstanding night in the stratosphere. Our observations included studying the center of our galaxy. #NASAbeyond
"25.05.2016 17:41:45" Timeline Photos Astronauts know their bodies will be tested during time spent on the International Space Station, from the 15 daily sunrises and sunsets wreaking havoc on their circadian rhythms to the lack of gravity that weakens bone density and muscle.
"24.05.2016 17:10:21" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration The next SpaceX commercial cargo resupply services mission to the International Space Station is targeted for launch no earlier than ~1:32 a.m. EDT Saturday, July 16.
An uncrewed SpaceX Dragon spacecraft, carrying crew supplies and station hardware, will
"24.05.2016 00:09:10" Photos from NASA Ames Research Center's post This weekend Ames engineers at the Bay Area Maker Faire shared the recent success of the Nodes satellites and plans for upcoming technology demonstration missions aimed at improving the communication capability of small spacecraft. They also discussed
"23.05.2016 16:33:16" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration A planetary dance that took a millennia to master. The Kepler-223 planets orbit their star in the same configuration that Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and Neptune may have had in the early history of our solar system, before migrating to their current
"20.05.2016 16:06:59" International Space Station When the International Space Station is visible from Earth – typically at dawn and dusk – it is the night sky's second brightest object, after the moon. Embed this new widget on your website so people can find out when to go outside and watch the space
"19.05.2016 19:42:43" International Space Station SPHERES, bowling ball-sized experimental satellites, marked a milestone May 18 with 10 years of experiments and robotics competitions on the station. Astrobee, the next generation free-flyer, will add to that legacy in 2017.
"19.05.2016 02:13:23" NASA Ames Research Center Imagine you're sitting in class watching a scene from “Star Wars” and your professor assigns a project meant to fly in space.
In 1999, that is exactly what happened for engineering students at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).
Seventeen I work at the coolest place!
"18.05.2016 20:32:45" Timeline Photos Imagine you're sitting in class watching a scene from “Star Wars” and your professor assigns a project meant to fly in space.
In 1999, that is exactly what happened for engineering students at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).
"18.05.2016 00:14:28" NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory So you think you can dance? The choreography of these #exoplanets took millennia to master. Read all about it: http://go.nasa.gov/1W0t8pz
A new study by The University of Chicago using data from NASA's Kepler and K2 Missions finds a solar system whose Learn about yet another amazing Kepler and K2 Missions study!
"17.05.2016 21:42:23" NASA Ames Research Center After a five-month stay aboard the International Space Station our two Nodes satellites were deployed from the NanoRacks platform and into low-Earth orbit to begin their much anticipated #NASAtech demonstration. More information coming soon on this The ground controllers for our Nodes mission have received confirmation that both satellites are transmitting and are in good health! The first transmission of science data is expected by May 18. Read on to learn what this pair of satellites will do in
"17.05.2016 16:43:00" Timeline Photos Do you have a favorite 6th-12th grade teacher who might be interested in an opportunity of a lifetime?
The 21st Century Teacher Academy (#21CTA) is a unique educator professional development workshop opportunity designed to immerse teachers in best
"16.05.2016 22:32:01" Timeline Photos What's growing on the International Space Station's walls? We observe to see how microbes adapt to spaceflight:
"16.05.2016 19:19:05" Nodes Deployment, May 2016 After a five-month stay aboard the International Space Station our two Nodes satellites were deployed from the NanoRacks platform and into low-Earth orbit to begin their much anticipated #NASAtech demonstration. More information coming soon on this
"13.05.2016 19:50:24" Photos from NASA Ames Research Center's post That last seven days have held big news for our big missions!
Did you catch the Kepler and K2 Missions and SOFIA Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy stories?
NASA's Kepler Mission Announces Largest Collection of Planets Ever Discovered -
"13.05.2016 03:04:22" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Our KORUS-AQ #EarthExpedition is getting a close-up view of air quality over South Korea using aircraft, ground sites and ships. The multifaceted suite of data collected during this mission will help inform the development of the next-generation space
"10.05.2016 17:35:50" Kepler and K2 Missions In the newly-validated batch of Kepler planets, nearly 550 could be rocky planets like Earth, based on their size. Nine of these orbit in their sun's habitable zone-- the distance from a star where orbiting planets can have surface temperatures that allow In the newly-validated batch of Kepler planets, nearly 550 could be rocky planets like Earth, based on their size. Nine of these orbit in their sun's habitable zone-- the distance from a star where orbiting planets can have surface temperatures that allow
"10.05.2016 17:15:47" Kepler and K2 Missions Kepler announces a planet boon- 1,284 new planets! This brings the Kepler count to 2,325.
"10.05.2016 16:54:21" Kepler and K2 Missions Greetings All!
Tune-in to NASA News Audio today at 10:00 a.m. PDT for the latest discoveries from NASA's planet-hunting mission, the Kepler Space Telescope.
"10.05.2016 01:27:37" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Want to learn about the science behind today's #MercuryTransit? Check out our Tumblr: http://nasa.tumblr.com/post/143945596634/mercury-in-the-spotlight
"06.05.2016 20:58:43" SOFIA Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy We detected atomic oxygen in the Martian atmosphere! This is the first detection since the Viking and Mariner missions of the 1970s. Details: http://go.nasa.gov/1Ohdtuk #NASAbeyond
"05.05.2016 23:20:49" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration With love, from NASA. We're gifting our technology into the public domain, meaning dozens of our patents are available for free. Details: http://go.nasa.gov/1T1e1bM #NASATech
"04.05.2016 20:21:58" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Our Kepler spacecraft discovers planets resembling Star Wars worlds. Here's one with a double sunset. Is it Tatooine? Not quite: http://nasa.tumblr.com/post/143840915714/worlds-that-will-make-you-believe-star-wars-is #MayThe4thBeWithYou From our Kepler and K2 Missions -
"03.05.2016 20:29:12" Kepler and K2 Missions On Weds., #MayThe4thBeWithYou at 11 a.m. PDT, meet the engineers who saved the Kepler spacecraft, twice. The spacecraft recovery team from NASA Ames Research Center, Ball Aerospace, and Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics will be there to take
"03.05.2016 16:36:13" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Our anti-gravity suits used by astronauts are helping save new mothers around the world. These G-suits prevent blood from pooling in the legs through the use of air-filled bladders, and are being applied in situations of postpartum hemorrhaging. Details: Ames technology helping new mothers around the world...
"02.05.2016 23:30:28" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Our latest #EarthExpedition is using a flying laboratory to study air pollution in South Korea. Take a tour of the aircraft tonight at 10 p.m. EDT during a Facebook Live event on our NASA Earth page: https://www.facebook.com/nasaearth/
"02.05.2016 16:53:24" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration It's National #SmallBusiness Week! Want your #SmallBiz to work with us? Here's how: http://nasa.tumblr.com/post/143740410374/how-to-do-business-with-nasa #DreamSmallBiz
"26.04.2016 16:20:51" nasa.gov BioSentinel The BioSentinel mission was selected in 2013 as one of three secondary payloads to fly on the Space Launch System's first Exploration Mission (EM-1) planned for launch in July 2018. In honor of National DNA Day, April 25th:
1953: Watson, Crick, Franklin and Wilkins described the DNA double helix.
2016: NASA's BioSentinel mission strives to detect and measure the impact of deep space radiation on the double helix using baker's
"25.04.2016 23:15:58" nasa.gov BioSentinel The BioSentinel mission was selected in 2013 as one of three secondary payloads to fly on the Space Launch System's first Exploration Mission (EM-1) planned for launch in July 2018. Happy National DNA Day!
1953: Watson, Crick, Franklin and Wilkins described the DNA double helix.
2016: NASA's BioSentinel mission strives to detect and measure the impact of deep space radiation on the double helix using baker's
"22.04.2016 22:46:48" Timeline Photos Meet Sustainability Base: Our 50,000 square foot “green” building houses NASA water reclamation technology and is estimated to be a significant improvement over conventional buildings. It achieves these savings through the innovative use of dual-piped
"22.04.2016 21:08:04" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Our Earth Science program looks at the world in many ways everyday, #24Seven. See our beautiful home: http://go.nasa.gov/1MNrMvi
"22.04.2016 18:43:37" Timeline Photos Happy Friday! Kepler recovered! And, as of 8:30 a.m. PDT today, it is back on the job as the #K2Mission!
Kepler and K2 Missions
"21.04.2016 23:00:43" Timeline Photos In the first and largest demonstration of its kind, NASA and operators from the FAA unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) test sites across the country flew 22 drones simultaneously to assess rural operations of NASA's UAS traffic management (UTM) research
"21.04.2016 20:18:39" Timeline Photos We've started testing our new system for measuring gene expression - 250 miles overhead!
Gene expression analysis examines the types and amounts of molecules produced by genes in living cells, telling us which genes are active and which are inactive at
"20.04.2016 23:53:07" Timeline Photos “Exercise and eat right” is a common prescription for maintaining muscle and building bone, but more advanced solutions are needed to address serious diseases that lead to loss of muscle function in the general population. Ames' Rodent Research hardware
"20.04.2016 17:25:21" nasa.gov Stunning Aurora from Space This still shows a view of a stunning aurora captured from the International Space Station. 'Stunning Aurora from Space' Image: http://www.nasa.gov/image-feature/goddard/2016/stunning-aurora-from-space … via #NASA_App
"18.04.2016 22:50:19" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Gravitational waves emitted by two black holes of nearly equal mass spiral together and merge. Orange ripples represent distortions of space-time caused by the rapidly orbiting masses. Details: http://go.nasa.gov/1Njvflp Check out this visualization showing gravitational waves emitted by two black holes (black spheres) of nearly equal mass as they spiral together and merge. Yellow structures near the black holes illustrate the strong curvature of space-time in the region.
"15.04.2016 21:52:36" Kepler and K2 Missions Kepler's health check is going well. We're turning the corner on the way back to science!
"14.04.2016 23:49:48" SOFIA Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy Peering into the heart of Orion from 40,000 feet. http://go.nasa.gov/1V4f91M #NASAbeyond
"13.04.2016 17:18:00" Timeline Photos Here are 8 things to know about our 'scope on a plane, SOFIA Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy -
(Shout out to our partner German Aerospace Center,
"12.04.2016 17:46:41" Timeline Photos NASA and aviation industry partners are collaborating on the development of green aviation technologies. For the past year, researchers at the NASA Advanced Supercomputing (NAS) facility at Ames have produced first-of-a kind simulations of sound produced
"11.04.2016 16:46:12" Kepler and K2 Missions It was a long weekend for Kepler and the team, but the spacecraft has been recovered from emergency mode!
A deep bow of gratitude to the teams at NASA Ames Research Center, Ball Aerospace and Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics!
"08.04.2016 21:10:03" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration ROCKET LAUNCH: SpaceX set to lift off at 4:43pm ET with science & supplies to the International Space Station! And we have liftoff of SpaceX cargo resupply mission to the International Space Station!
"08.04.2016 20:04:46" Timeline Photos Lots of people here at Ames to learn what we're launching on SpaceX today! Read more here: http://www.nasa.gov/ames/spacex-8
And watch the launch live at 1:43 p.m. on NASA TV!
"08.04.2016 16:06:17" nasa.gov Digital Press Kit – SpaceX CRS-8 Digital Press Kit – SpaceX Commercial Resupply Services (CRS)-8 Launch, Kennedy Space Center, Florida We have five science payloads on the SpaceX-8 launch today. Watch live on NASA TV at 1:43 pm PST. For more information, visit http://www.nasa.gov/ames/spacex-8
"07.04.2016 22:23:11" nasa.gov Kepler and K2 Missions Teaming up on a global experiment in exoplanet observation, NASA's K2 mission and Earth-based observatories on six continents will use gravitational microlensing to search for exoplanets that are too distant and dark to detect any other way.
"07.04.2016 16:08:14" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration On Snapchat? Add NASA & go behind-the-scenes at our Kennedy Space Center to explore preparations for tomorrow's 4:43pm ET SpaceX #Dragon launch to the International Space Station.
Add us on Snapchat: http://snapchat.com/add/nasa
"07.04.2016 00:37:00" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration There are 6 people living in space right now on the International Space Station. Here they are seen in a pic from the Orbital ATK Cygnus cargo spacecraft that recently delivered over 7,700 pounds of cargo and equipment to support some 250 experiments
"05.04.2016 21:16:01" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Did you know that the International Space Station is also a National Laboratory? It offers many industries access to space. Find out how: https://youtu.be/02Yu9Zqd48E
"04.04.2016 18:04:59" Timeline Photos Every bit of weight on an aircraft increases the fuel, emissions and money required to put it in the air. NASA and Boeing have been working together to design a longer, thinner and lighter wing – so different from typical commercial transport aircraft
"01.04.2016 17:19:59" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Get out your red and blue 3-D glasses and take a look at one of Pluto’s strangest landforms spotted by our New Horizons spacecraft: its “bladed” terrain. View it here: http://go.nasa.gov/1PIihrG
"31.03.2016 15:47:21" SOFIA Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy Check our new map of Orion’s Horsehead Nebula! http://go.nasa.gov/1RshWxx #NASAbeyond
"30.03.2016 15:36:35" Photos from NASA Ames Research Center's post Ames' leadership met with the Israeli Ambassador to the U.S., Ron Dermer, at NASA's center in Silicon Valley to discuss potential collaborations, partnerships, and to tour the Advanced Supercomputing Facility.
"29.03.2016 22:52:21" Timeline Photos Sometimes to understand the dramatic effects of spaceflight on living organisms, a picture can tell more than a lot of words about science.
Read the International Space Station's chief scientist's blog to learn more!
"28.03.2016 21:08:13" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Our small satellite Cube Quest competition has awarded second-round prizes! Cube Quest is a $5 million challenge that requires teams to design, build and deliver flight-qualified CubeSats capable of advanced operations near and beyond the moon. More
"25.03.2016 22:30:53" Timeline Photos NASA’s SOFIA Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy has released a new map of the interstellar cloud called the Horsehead Nebula, located in the constellation Orion.
This new map is made of 100 separate views of the nebula, each mapping carbon
"23.03.2016 22:44:10" Timeline Photos You know the “man in the moon”? New research provides evidence that it wasn’t always pointed at Earth. Roughly three billion years ago, the spin axis of Earth’s moon shifted by about five degrees. As the axis moved, so did the feature we’ve all come to
"23.03.2016 00:34:07" Timeline Photos We are happy to announce that Penelope Boston has been selected as the director of NASA's Astrobiology Institute here at Ames, to lead the scientific activities of the institute’s member teams and all operational aspects of the organization!
"22.03.2016 22:27:19" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration The International Space Station opens new opportunities to conduct innovative research on orbit. Find out what new science is flying on tonight’s 11:05 p.m. EDT #Cygnus cargo launch: https://youtu.be/cVwaSUIDVOQ
"21.03.2016 21:55:03" Kepler and K2 Missions The brilliant flash of an exploding star’s shockwave—what astronomers call the “shock breakout”—has been captured for the first time in the optical wavelength or visible light by
"18.03.2016 21:49:38" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration NASA astronaut Jeff Williams and Roscosmos cosmonauts Oleg Skripochka and Alexey Ovchinin launched to the International Space Station today at 5:26 p.m. EDT. The crew is scheduled to dock to the station at 11:11 p.m. EDT after a six-hour journey.
"17.03.2016 23:59:46" vex.spacecookies.org Space Cookies VEX Team | Girl Scouts of Northern California VEX Robotics Space Cookies VEX Team 1868 Space Cookies VEX Open House March 19, 2016 Click Here The Space Cookies VEX Robotics Team is an all-girl team sponsored and organized by Girl Scouts of Northern California and NASA Ames Research Center (ARC), at Moffett Field, Do you know Bay Area girls who like creating new things or imagining ways to build machines? Would they like to learn engineering, robotics, computer programming - as well as video production, project management, event planning, web design or animation?
"17.03.2016 20:37:56" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration A year ago, Pluto was just a bright speck in the cameras of our New Horizons spacecraft. This week, New Horizons scientists have authored the first comprehensive set of papers describing results from last summer’s #PlutoFlyby. Observing the Pluto system
"17.03.2016 00:18:52" Kepler and K2 Missions The #K2mission continues to shine! Read its story and the discoveries its made in the first 18 months of operation. Have you read about what our Kepler spacecraft is up to nowadays as K2? Read more!
"15.03.2016 18:54:11" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration The remotely controlled Sally Ride EarthKAM aboard the International Space Station snapped this striking photograph during a flyover of South Africa on Feb. 9. The EarthKAM program allows students to request photographs of specific Earth features, which
"14.03.2016 17:10:38" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Happy Pi Day! Take our "Pi in the Sky" challenge, testing to solve some of the same problems our scientists and engineers do. More: http://go.nasa.gov/22fEYg7 #PiDay
"13.03.2016 09:06:20" Photos from NASA Ames Research Center's post In collaboration with the Smithsonian’s Museum Day Live celebration, Colleen Carroll, Arwen Dave, Ali Guarneros Luna, Leedjia Svec, and Elizabeth Wagstaff showcase the accomplishments and dedication of women at NASA working in fields relating to science,
"11.03.2016 23:39:37" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration After living off the planet for 340 days and returning to Earth on March 2, NASA Astronaut Scott Kelly will retire from NASA, effective April 1. Kelly will continue to participate in the ongoing research related to his #YearInSpace mission aboard the
"11.03.2016 01:03:29" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Amateur Radio on the International Space Station (ARISS) has marked its 1000th educational contact with the ground. Allowing students talk directly with someone orbiting above the Earth remains a thrill, as well as an educational experience. Find out
"09.03.2016 23:04:57" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Our Kepler space telescope got a second chance to search for planets orbiting other stars. After a critical failure had robbed the planet-hunting spacecraft of its ability to stay pointed at a target without drifting off course, engineers devised a Shine on, Kepler and K2 Missions!!
"09.03.2016 18:02:28" SOFIA Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy New results: Star eruptions create elements that can form rocky planets, much like Earth. Details: http://go.nasa.gov/220puwh Observations made with NASA’s flying observatory, the Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA) indicate that nova eruptions create elements that can form rocky planets, much like Earth.
"09.03.2016 01:01:33" Photos from NASA Ames Research Center's post Today we had a media event where we showed off our small sats! Visit www.nasa.gov/smallsats for more, and check out pics from the event below:
"07.03.2016 22:48:09" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Have you ever seen a rocket launch in-person? Come to Florida and witness the next cargo launch to the International Space Station and get a behind the scenes look at NASA! Apply to attend a #NASASocial on March 21-22: http://go.nasa.gov/1YfdbKn
"04.03.2016 22:31:01" Timeline Photos In a harsh environment with very little water and intense ultraviolet radiation, most life in the extreme Atacama Desert in Chile exists as microbial colonies underground or inside rocks. Researchers at NASA hypothesize that the same may be true if life
"04.03.2016 18:08:13" Photos from NASA Ames Research Center's post This week representatives from the three California NASA facilities - us, NASA's Armstrong Flight Research Center and NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory - visited the State Capitol in Sacramento. The event featured panels, exhibits, hearings and discussions
"03.03.2016 19:47:23" Timeline Photos Today at 1 p.m. PST!
NASA's Cube Quest Challenge, part of the NASA Centennial Challenges program, will host a "Meet the Competition" online event for the public to learn about the competitors of Ground Tournament 2 (GT-2). The “Meet the Competition”
"02.03.2016 22:27:59" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Astronaut Scott Kelly just returned home from his #YearInSpace. Discover the science behind his one-year mission: http://go.nasa.gov/1oZzhEU
"02.03.2016 18:06:47" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Two thumbs up from NASA Astronaut Scott Kelly, seen resting in a chair outside of the spacecraft just minutes after he and Russian cosmonauts Mikhail Kornienko and Sergey Volkov of Roscosmos landed in a remote area near the town of Zhezkazgan, Kazakhstan
"01.03.2016 23:59:26" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Astronaut Scott Kelly returns to Earth at 11:25 p.m. EST tonight from his #YearInSpace! Here are ten things to know about his mission: http://nasa.tumblr.com/post/140295028974/what-you-should-know-about-scott-kellys
"01.03.2016 17:09:49" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration NASA Astronaut Scott Kelly returns home from his #YearInSpace mission aboard the International Space Station today! Here are some crazy facts about his time on orbit: http://nasa.tumblr.com/post/140276312559/crazy-facts-about-the-yearinspace
"01.03.2016 00:39:00" International Space Station It's no secret that NASA Astronaut Scott Kelly has taken some amazing pictures during his #YearInSpace mission. Check out some of the best and tune in to his return to Earth on March 1:
"29.02.2016 19:08:19" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Happy #LeapDay! Do you know why Feb. 29 only comes around every 4 years? Find out: http://nasa.tumblr.com/post/140213092979/leap-daywhy-does-it-exist
"26.02.2016 23:41:02" Timeline Photos We're testing our life-detection drill in Earth’s driest place.
The Atacama Rover Astrobiology Drilling Studies (ARADS) project has just completed its first deployment after one month of fieldwork in the hyper-arid core of Chile’s Atacama Desert, also
"24.02.2016 23:03:39" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration After spending a #YearInSpace, astronaut Scott Kelly and cosmonaut Mikhail Kornienko return to Earth on March 1. NASA Television coverage will begin at 3:10 p.m. EST on Feb. 29, when command of the International Space Station is handed over to astronaut
"23.02.2016 19:55:33" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Since 1976, nearly 2,000 space technologies have transformed into commercial products and services through our Spinoff program. Take a look to see how many you utilize on a regular basis:
"22.02.2016 23:02:21" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration The Star Trek Replicator Challenge is asking the next generation of astronauts and Starfleet cadets to engineer the future of food production in space. The third ‘Future Engineers’ challenge aims to educate students K-12 about 3-D printing and engineering
"20.02.2016 20:22:48" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration The President’s proposal for a multi-year investment in aviation research will allow us to test and validate cutting-edge technologies designed to make aviation greener, safer and quieter: https://youtu.be/qSnoGjupLRQ
"19.02.2016 20:52:38" NASA Ames Research Center's cover photo NASA Aeronautics plans to develop and fly X-planes that are fueled by greener energy, use half the fuel and are only half as loud, including the world's first supersonic X-plane that creates much quieter sonic booms. We're a part of it! www.nasa.gov/aero
"19.02.2016 20:52:38" NASA Ames Research Center's cover photo NASA Aeronautics plans to develop and fly X-planes that are fueled by greener energy, use half the fuel and are only half as loud, including the world's first supersonic X-plane that creates much quieter sonic booms. We're a part of it! www.nasa.gov/aero
"18.02.2016 23:41:27" Photos from NASA Ames Research Center's post NASA Administrator Charlie Bolden and Representative Mike Honda check out the latest NASA Aeronautical technology and see how it benefits both industry and passengers.
"17.02.2016 00:30:03" Timeline Photos Want to get notices about talks and events associated with NASA's center in Silicon Valley? Sign up here:
Here's one coming up:
On Wednesday, March 2, 2016, at 7 p.m., Dr. Jeff Moore from
"16.02.2016 18:46:56" NASA Technology Since 1976, the annual NASA Spinoff publication has highlighted the many ways that research and missions in aeronautics and space have also had practical benefits for life on Earth. Over the years, Spinoff has profiled nearly 2,000 such technologies, and
"11.02.2016 02:11:01" Timeline Photos Want to line up an internship at NASA in Silicon Valley this summer? The first step is to apply! The deadline is March 1, so get going!
"09.02.2016 18:37:47" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Want to hear about the #StateOfNASA? Watch live as NASA Administrator Charles Bolden delivers remarks at 1:30 p.m. EST on NASA Television. Discover more about our scientific and technological achievements and cutting-edge future work. Details: http:/ Watch now! And if you're on Twitter, follow live posts from our #StateofNASA #NASASocial today here: https://twitter.com/NASASocial/lists/state-of-nasa-ames1
"09.02.2016 01:31:46" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Tomorrow: watch live as NASA Administrator Charles Bolden shares the #StateOfNASA at 1:30 p.m. EST on NASA Television. Find out about our scientific and technological achievements and cutting-edge future work: http://go.nasa.gov/20FRHew
"08.02.2016 16:09:16" Photos from NASA Ames Research Center's post Flying home after the Super Bowl? We're working to help make fewer air travel weather delays with our air traffic management research!
"05.02.2016 17:02:00" Timeline Photos With Ames located less than ten miles from the home of Super Bowl 50 – Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, California – our aerodynamics researchers have taken the opportunity to connect their science to something unexpected: sports balls.
"05.02.2016 02:05:59" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration For more than a week, the U.S. has been punctuated by extreme weather events. Tornadoes hit southern Florida, a winter storm with heavy rain hit southern California and a blizzard dropped over 18 inches of snow in the Great Plains. While all this was
"03.02.2016 01:01:56" Photos from NASA Ames Research Center's post There will be 13 experiments riding on NASA's Space Launch System rocket’s first mission in 2018. They’re each unique and will provide valuable data for future missions.
One is our BioSentinel small sat, which will use yeast to detect, measure and
"02.02.2016 04:14:04" NASA Ames Research Center Fans at the nearby #SuperBowl this year will see a bit of history from Moffett Field. See how wood from the iconic Hangar One was reclaimed for use at Levi's Stadium - www.nasa.gov/feature/ames/second-life-for-historic-hangar-one-wood-super-bowl-50-s A little known--but very cool--connection!
"02.02.2016 01:25:09" Photos from NASA Ames Research Center's post Fans at the nearby #SuperBowl this year will see a bit of history from Moffett Field. See how wood from the iconic Hangar One was reclaimed for use at Levi's Stadium - www.nasa.gov/feature/ames/second-life-for-historic-hangar-one-wood-super-bowl-50-s
"01.02.2016 19:32:43" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Want to attend a #StateOfNASA event at a center near you? We’re opening our doors and inviting social media followers to this in-person opportunity on Tuesday, Feb. 9, at one of our 10 field centers around the country. During this event, you will go Apply now to attend our social media event on Feb. 9! http://www.nasa.gov/social/state-of-nasa-2016-social
"29.01.2016 17:41:25" Timeline Photos NASA's center in Silicon Valley is inviting its social media followers to apply for an in-person ‘State of NASA’ event on Tuesday, Feb. 9! The event takes guests on a tour of the center and highlights the work of the agency’s work, testing cutting-ed
"28.01.2016 17:18:15" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Today, we pause to remember the men and women who lost their lives in the quest for space exploration, including the crews of Apollo 1, Challenger and Columbia: http://go.nasa.gov/1QExdMW
"27.01.2016 22:09:31" nasa.gov The Space Life Sciences Training Program at Ames Research Center [image-83][image-67][image-51]The Space Life Sciences Training Program (SLSTP) provides undergraduate students entering their junior or senior years with professional experience in space life science disciplines. This challenging ten-week summer prog Are you an undergraduate student studying life sciences? This program is for you! The Space Life Sciences Training Program (SLSTP) provides undergraduate students entering their junior or senior years with professional experience in space life scienc
"26.01.2016 18:22:27" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration This month you can catch a rare sight in the pre-dawn sky: five planets! Here are 5 things to know about our solar system this week: http://nasa.tumblr.com/post/138041535009/solar-system-5-things-to-know-this-week #NASABeyond
"25.01.2016 21:35:47" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Why does astronaut Scott Kelly always cross his arms? One of the many questions he answered during this weekend’s Reddit AMA on the International Space Station. Check out the recap: http://nasa.tumblr.com/post/138028646899/what-you-didnt-know-about-s
"20.01.2016 22:23:47" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration 'Climate change is one of the most pressing issues of our generation and it affects every person on Earth... Today’s announcement that NASA and NOAA scientists have determined that 2015 was the hottest year in recorded history underscores how critica
"15.01.2016 22:19:36" youtube.com NASA Ames and the International Space Station As humankind ventures into space, NASA recognizes that life is challenged by the extreme environments encountered during spaceflight. The scientists and staf... Would you like to know more about what NASA's center in Silicon Valley is up to on the International Space Station? Here you go! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0sm1Giz5eGw
"14.01.2016 19:35:57" NASA's Armstrong Flight Research Center #OTD Jan. 13, 2008: NASA's flying observatory, SOFIA Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy, makes a low pass over NASA Ames Research Center in California prior to landing at Moffett Federal Airfield for a brief visit.
"13.01.2016 01:51:32" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Last year astronaut Scott Kelly attended the State of the Union, where the President asked him to Instagram his #YearInSpace. Since then, Kelly has shared more than 600+ images from his mission. Follow him here: https://www.instagram.com/stationcdrke
"11.01.2016 17:57:22" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Live HD Earth viewing from the International Space Station! Sit back, watch & enjoy our home planet: http://www.ustream.tv/channel/iss-hdev-payload
"09.01.2016 00:28:51" Timeline Photos For the past year, NASA’s Ames Research Center in California’s Silicon Valley and automaker Nissan have been collaborating on the development of autonomous driving technologies that could one day be used in future consumer vehicles, robotic rovers on
"07.01.2016 23:55:12" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Methane ice condenses on many of Pluto’s crater rims in this new composite image from our New Horizons spacecraft. Among the features, scientists find that small soot-like particles seem to 'go with the flow' on the dwarf planet's surface. Details: h
"06.01.2016 18:38:42" Kepler and K2 Missions The force was strong with the Kepler spacecraft in 2015! We counted a record 453 scientific papers! And the #K2mission is just getting started! #AAS227
Dive into the detail: http://keplerscience.arc.nasa.gov/publications.html
"05.01.2016 19:07:14" NASA Aeronautics Back in the '70s NASA scientists created the foundational code for what's known today as "computational fluid dymamics" or "CFD" -- a critical tool for predicting the flow of air or fuel or water or any "fluid" around or through a structure without h
"31.12.2015 19:44:56" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration What do you want to accomplish in 2016? Take a look at our plan for the year ahead: http://nasa.tumblr.com/post/136334380779/nasa-2016-look-ahead
"31.12.2015 16:59:02" SOFIA Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy SOFIA spent five weeks flying from Christchurch, New Zealand to study objects that are more easily observed from the Southern Hemisphere. We're looking forward to returning in 2016! http://go.nasa.gov/1YLQuBm
"31.12.2015 00:37:30" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration The US Postal Service's 2016 stamps are out of this world with Pluto & our New Horizons mission, plus explore the planets of our solar system & more. Take a look: http://go.nasa.gov/1PxSxBf Another excellent reason to use the US mail!
"30.12.2015 23:30:39" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration The US Postal Service's 2016 stamps are out of this world with Pluto & our New Horizons mission, plus explore the planets of our solar system & more. Take a look: http://go.nasa.gov/1PxSxBf
"29.12.2015 19:11:05" NASA Ames Research Center's cover photo Ames was a part of the biggest NASA stories of the year - Mars water, the Pluto flyby, and of course Kepler Mission discoveries!
Read more: http://www.nasa.gov/feature/ames/top-ames-stories-in-2015
"29.12.2015 19:11:05" NASA Ames Research Center's cover photo Ames was a part of the biggest NASA stories of the year - Mars water, the Pluto flyby, and of course Kepler Mission discoveries!
Read more: http://www.nasa.gov/feature/ames/top-ames-stories-in-2015
"29.12.2015 17:20:30" SOFIA Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy We're counting down to the new year with highlights from 2015. First up: SOFIA Finds Clues to How Earth Got Its Water
"28.12.2015 18:34:15" Federal Aviation Administration Beginning today, anybody who buys a small unmanned aircraft weighing more than 0.55 pounds and less than 55 pounds must register before they fly outdoors. Those who previously operated a UAS that meets this requirement must register by Feb. 19, 2016. Don't forget to register your new drone! New rules went into effect on Dec. 21!
And learn more about what Ames is doing to develop a system for unmanned aircraft systems traffic managment. http://www.nasa.gov/feature/ames/first-steps-toward-drone-tr
"24.12.2015 19:25:26" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Best wishes and happy holidays from the International Space Station crew, 250 miles above the Earth traveling at 17,500 mph: https://youtu.be/d03-JnJ5QNE
"23.12.2015 19:16:42" Timeline Photos TONIGHT! There's a great International Space Station viewing opportunity for the #BayArea and #SiliconValley (if you have clear skies at 5:55 p.m.). If you look to the northwest, it will appear 10° above the horizon (one fist's height at arm's length
"23.12.2015 00:03:01" youtube.com NASA Ames Research Center Each year, the Ames Office of the Chief Scientist produces a Summer Series of talks to inspire, catalyze scientific progress, share ideas and communicate new concepts for employees and interns. The NASA Ames 2015 Summer Series consists of 18 seminars
"22.12.2015 18:58:42" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration What happened ‘This Year @NASA’? Here’s a look at some of the top stories from 2015. Check it out: http://go.nasa.gov/1YwXbSC
"19.12.2015 00:00:22" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration The (astronaut) application awakens! Here are 7 reasons you should apply…in #StarWars terms of course: http://go.nasa.gov/1PbOkFc
"18.12.2015 16:50:14" NASA 360 NASA’s offering $5 million dollars if you can help them solve this challenge. Who’s in!?
"17.12.2015 23:20:58" Timeline Photos This year, NASA and the U.S. Army celebrated the 50th anniversary of rotorcraft collaboration and the first co-located research and development laboratory, established in 1965 at Ames, followed by similar laboratories at NASA Langley Research Center
"17.12.2015 18:21:29" Timeline Photos See what the force of meteoroid strikes can do to our moon - and why it's important to know:
"16.12.2015 22:33:20" Timeline Photos NASA technology is all around us, turning trash into oil, saving women from a deadly complication of childbirth, and putting the bubbles in beer.
These technologies and more are featured in the 2016 edition of NASA’s annual Spinoff publication, high
"15.12.2015 21:49:23" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration How does this year's El Niño event impact #EarthRightNow? New satellite observations are beginning to show scientists the impact on the distribution of rain, tropospheric ozone and wildfires around the globe. Learn more: http://go.nasa.gov/1Nv8564
"14.12.2015 20:45:15" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Do you want to be an astronaut? Applications are open! Here are a few signs that you’re ready to apply: http://nasa.tumblr.com/post/135186831409/5-signs-you-might-be-ready-to-apply-to-be-an Do you want to be an astronaut? Applications are open now!!
NASA will select qualified astronaut candidates from a diverse pool of U.S. citizens with a wide variety of backgrounds, including engineers, scientists and physicians. According to the pro
"14.12.2015 17:06:50" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration We'll be presenting new findings on Earth, Mars, sun & the moon at the America Geophysical Union meeting, #AGU15, this week: http://www.nasa.gov/agu Including a media briefing about LADEE results on Thursday!
"11.12.2015 23:39:51" NASA Technology Built at NASA Ames Research Center, NASA’s two Nodes #smallsats hitched a ride to the International Space Station on the fourth Orbital ATK cargo mission, which launched on December 6. Once aboard the station, the satellites will be deployed into low
"10.12.2015 21:20:38" Federal Aviation Administration Don’t be *that* guy, the one who hit Santa with a drone. Review your pre-flight checklist. http://1.usa.gov/1IeJqFN #FlySafe #Drones
"09.12.2015 23:57:33" Photos from NASA Ames Research Center's post Yesterday we invited media to visit Ames to learn about and tour our Quantum Artificial Intelligence Lab for the first time!
Learn more about the lab:
Submit a proposal to use some of the 20% reserved time open to t
"07.12.2015 18:38:45" Timeline Photos Ames' two Nodes small satellites hitched a ride to the International Space Station on the fourth Orbital ATK cargo mission, which launched on Dec. 6. Once aboard the station, the satellites will settle in for a two-to-three month stay until deployed
"04.12.2015 16:29:11" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration A United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket with Orbital ATK's Cygnus cargo spacecraft on top stands at the launch pad in Florida. Cygnus, on a cargo resupply mission to the International Space Station, is scheduled to lift off at 5:33 p.m. EST today. Th
"03.12.2015 20:03:31" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration It’s launch day for Orbital ATK’s #Cygnus spacecraft! Here’s the rundown of what you should know before liftoff at 5:55 p.m. EST: http://nasa.tumblr.com/post/134469061479/how-do-cargo-spacecraft-work New NASA Tumblr post includes a shout-out for our Nodes small spacecraft launching to the space station this afternoon! You can watch live at www.nasa.gov/nasatv
"03.12.2015 17:12:08" youtube.com NACA Panel - The NACA: A Hundred Year Legacy NASA Ames 2015 Summer Series. Understanding the past provides insight into our identity and NASA’s history lies within NACA, the National Advisory Committee ... "The NACA: A Hundred Year Legacy" Summer Series presentation is now available on the Ames YouTube channel at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CB-a5orPQxo
Understanding the past provides insight into our identity and NASA’s history lies within the NAC
"02.12.2015 16:03:19" youtube.com Tom Edwards: NASA Ames' Role in the Future of Exploration, Science and Aeronautics NASA Ames 2015 Summer Series. At NASA Ames Research Center, we conduct the research and develop the technologies that push the envelope of NASA aeronautics a... Dr. Tom Edwards’s Summer Series presentation “NASA Ames’ Role in the Future of Exploration, Science, and Aeronautics" is now available on the NASA Ames YouTube channel at https://youtu.be/wP2ymMd7g7U
At NASA's Ames Research Center, we conduct the re
"01.12.2015 17:41:43" youtube.com Dr. Rhea Seddon - Rats, Folks and Jellyfish: Studying Life in Space NASA Ames 2015 Summer Series. Astronaut Dr. Rhea Seddon was key to the early life sciences research conducted on the Space Shuttle. She was a mission special... Rhea Seddon’s Summer Series presentation “Rats, Folks, and Jellyfish: Studying Life in Space" is now available on the NASA Ames YouTube channel at https://youtu.be/Qtab-G_WU_k
The environment in space consists of variables that are novel for Earth-b
"01.12.2015 02:38:35" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Our commercial partner Orbital ATK plans to launch its Cygnus spacecraft into orbit Dec. 3 atop a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket for its fourth International Space Station resupply mission. The flight will deliver samples and equipment for res
"30.11.2015 20:21:38" youtube.com Robert Swan - Leadership on the Edge NASA Ames 2015 Summer Series. When challenged by extreme situations, we gain insight about our surroundings. At NASA, we push the envelop of science and tech... Robert Swan’s Summer Series presentation “Leadership on the Edge” is now available on the Ames YouTube channel at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=atGarMy4TcM
When challenged by extreme situations, we gain insight about our surroundings. At NASA, we
"30.11.2015 17:30:29" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Did you know that astronaut applications open on Dec. 14? Here are a few things to know: http://nasa.tumblr.com/post/132538793869/5-myths-about-becoming-an-astronaut?is_related_post=1
"23.11.2015 20:10:29" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration We're taking the first steps toward air traffic management for unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), commonly called drones. Details: http://go.nasa.gov/1PTQ9pE #FlyNASA
"21.11.2015 02:46:01" youtube.com Dr. Temple Grandin - Helping Different Kinds of Minds Solve Problems NASA Ames 2015 Summer Series. Disruptive ideas that lead to innovation typically start with individuals that have a vision that does not conform to the accep... Temple Grandin’s Summer Series presentation “Helping Different Kinds of Minds Solve Problems” is now available on the NASA Ames YouTube channel at https://youtu.be/_I8FqFgUtJg
Disruptive ideas that lead to innovation typically start with individuals
"20.11.2015 22:49:58" Timeline Photos NASA recently successfully demonstrated rural operations of its drone traffic management concept (called the unmanned aircraft systems traffic management, or UTM), integrating operator platforms, vehicle performance and ground infrastructure. The nex
"19.11.2015 22:52:29" Timeline Photos This visualization, run on the Pleiades supercomputer here at Ames, shows a shock wave (colored by pressure) and booster separation motor plumes (colored by Mach number) at the front of the new heavy-lift vehicle, NASA's Space Launch System. This kin
"19.11.2015 16:39:45" NASA Ames Research Center The NASA Aeronautics Research Institute (NARI) invites you to a showcase of innovative aeronautics concepts developed by researchers who received NASA funding.
This is a free ARMD Seedling Virtual Seminar on November 17 & 19, 2015 that will be avai Starting now - The NASA Aeronautics Research Institute (NARI) invites you to a showcase of innovative aeronautics concepts developed by researchers who received NASA funding.
The free Seedling Virtual Seminar is available for attendance from any com
"19.11.2015 00:25:04" youtube.com Jason Crusan - Pioneering Space: Not Your Great-Great-Grandparent's Manifest Destiny NASA Ames 2015 Summer Series. Exploration is an innate characteristic of the human species. By launching into the unknown, NASA drives our expeditions beyond... Jason Crusan’s Summer Series presentation “Pioneering Space: Not Your Great-Great-Grandparent’s Manifest Destiny” is now available on the NASA Ames YouTube channel at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l2p3SBIvp18.
Exploration is an innate characterist
"17.11.2015 23:39:24" youtube.com Chuck Duff - Taking the Rearview Mirror Test and Passing with Flying Colors! NASA Ames 2015 Summer Series. A strong mission guides actions and conduct, and focused guidelines can help achieve great objectives. Chuck Duff is the former... Chuck Duff’s Summer Series presentation “Taking the Rear View Mirror Test and Passing with Flying Colors!” is now available on the NASA Ames YouTube channel at https://youtu.be/WjMduf88jvw.
A strong mission guides actions and conduct, and focused gu
"17.11.2015 00:06:37" youtube.com Kevin Reynolds - Affordable Airplanes: Modular Design and Additive Manufacturing NASA Ames 2015 Summer Series. Necessity drives innovation, and combining diverse fields yields innovative solutions that advance the capability of our techno... Kevin Reynolds’ Summer Series presentation “Affordable Airplanes: Modular Design and Additive Manufacturing” is now available on the NASA Ames YouTube channel at https://youtu.be/9UQ6zC0b8os.
Necessity drives innovation, and combining diverse fields
"16.11.2015 19:43:26" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Want a dose of NASA delivered straight to your inbox? We offer updates on mission news, image releases and more. Sign up and set your preferences here: https://public.govdelivery.com/accounts/USNASA/subscriber/new Click through, and you can sign up for Ames news and feature stories, too!
"14.11.2015 20:56:38" NASA Astronaut Scott Kelly Shocked and saddened by terrorist attacks on Paris Standing with France from the International Space Station. Our thoughts are with you.
"13.11.2015 23:02:00" youtube.com Jeremy Vander Kam - Burn to Shine: Experiences and Lessons from the Orion Heat Shield NASA Ames 2015 Summer Series. NASA’s mission to push the limits of human exploration to beyond low earth orbit and to Mars will take humans farther than ever... Jeremy Vander Kam’s Summer Series presentation “Burn to Shine: Experiences and Lessons from the Orion Heat Shield” is now available on the NASA Ames YouTube channel at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q4qsEz9ILGc
NASA’s mission to push the limits of
"13.11.2015 20:06:47" Timeline Photos The NASA Aeronautics Research Institute (NARI) invites you to a showcase of innovative aeronautics concepts developed by researchers who received NASA funding.
This is a free ARMD Seedling Virtual Seminar on November 17 & 19, 2015 that will be avai
"12.11.2015 23:37:45" SOFIA Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy This vintage video shows SOFIA's predecessor, the Kuiper Airborne Observatory, a converted C-141 with a 36-inch telescope. #ThrowbackThursday This vintage video shows SOFIA Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy's predecessor, the Kuiper Airborne Observatory, a converted C-141 with a 36-inch telescope. #ThrowbackThursday
"10.11.2015 23:24:09" Timeline Photos U.S. helicopters, military and civilian, are safer and more efficient today in part because of a research partnership established 50 years ago between the U.S. Army and NASA.
The joint agreement, signed in 1965, has allowed NASA and Army researchers
"09.11.2015 18:55:03" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration From possible ice volcanoes to twirling moons, our New Horizons spacecraft has revealed more than 50 exciting discoveries about Pluto at this week’s Astronomical Society Meeting. Check it out: http://go.nasa.gov/1MSmYo0 #PlutoFlyby More discoveries from Ames researchers and New Horizons!
"05.11.2015 22:53:40" SOFIA Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy Next year SOFIA will study water on Mars, star formation processes, and will search for signs of planet formation around stars. More: http://go.nasa.gov/1Netr6V #NASA747 #NASAbeyond ✈️
"04.11.2015 16:44:04" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Want to #BeAnAstronaut, but not sure you’re qualified? We’ve debunked a few of the common myths about what it takes to become an astronaut. Take a look and apply on Dec. 14: http://nasa.tumblr.com/post/132538793869/5-myths-about-becoming-an-astronaut
"03.11.2015 01:08:28" lcogt.net Science / Workshops / K2SciCon / K2SciCon-agenda | LCOGT NASA's Kepler Mission 'strikes back' as the K2 mission, and its *first* K2 science conference is underway!
K2 continues the search for exoplanets, and adds new observation opportunities in the areas of stellar astrophysics, extragalactic study, and
"02.11.2015 22:54:21" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Today we’re celebrating #15YearsOnStation! Since Nov. 2, 2000, the International Space Station has had a continuous human presence. Learn more about the space station with these 15 GIFs: http://nasa.tumblr.com/post/132431385284/15-years-of-station-to
"02.11.2015 17:19:20" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration For 15 years, since Nov. 2, 2000, there has been a continuous human presence on the International Space Station orbiting Earth in space, as NASA astronauts and their international partners work off the Earth, for the Earth.
Learn more: http://www.n
"31.10.2015 00:14:00" Timeline Photos Space travel to Mars and the advanced technologies needed may be closer than you think. NASA is on a journey to Mars and is turning science fiction into science fact. Every day, NASA is working to develop new technology and find innovative solutions
"30.10.2015 22:01:09" Timeline Photos Ames is a part of this year’s Bay Area Science Festival, and from Nov. 6-8, we’ll be at the STEAM Carnival in San Francisco November 6-8, 2015, at Pier 48 at AT&T Park.
NASA Associate Administrator for science (and former astronaut), John Grunsfeld
"30.10.2015 15:50:30" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Here's a first look from the Cassini spacecraft's deepest dive through the jets of Saturn's icy moon Enceladus: http://go.nasa.gov/1PZzkde
"30.10.2015 00:00:48" Timeline Photos In 2015 NASA celebrates the centenary of the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics (NACA), the government research agency that made American aviation what it is, and the predecessor to NASA. Online now are the planning materials for all the NAC
"28.10.2015 23:19:08" SOFIA Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy Inside SOFIA's Mirror Coating Facility at NASA's Armstrong Flight Research Center where our telescope's mirror gets its shiny aluminum coating.
"28.10.2015 16:24:15" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Our Cassini spacecraft is now on its final approach for the #Enceladus flyby and the deepest-ever dive through an icy plume. The spacecraft will sample the ocean as it flies through and will provide powerful new insights about how habitable the ocean NASA's Cassini spacecraft is now on its final approach for the #Enceladus flyby and the deepest-ever dive through an icy plume. The spacecraft will sample the ocean as it flies through and will provide powerful new insights about how habitable the oc
"27.10.2015 14:20:47" youtube.com Dr. José Funes - A Cosmic End: From the Earth to the Universe NASA Ames 2015 Summer Series. Throughout history, humans have used religion and science to explain the world, the universe and the origin of life. Our future... José Funes’ Summer Series presentation "A Cosmic End: from the Earth to the Universe" is now available on the NASA Ames YouTube channel at: https://youtu.be/wbFaH6-He5g
Throughout history, humans have used religion and science to explain the world,
"26.10.2015 22:07:20" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Seven key facts about our Cassini spacecraft's Wednesday flyby through a plume of icy spray of Saturn's moon Enceladus: http://go.nasa.gov/1P1qVoM #NASABeyond Seven key facts about our Cassini spacecraft's Wednesday flyby through a plume of icy spray of Saturn's moon Enceladus: http://go.nasa.gov/1P1qVoM
"22.10.2015 14:55:03" youtube.com Dr. Ruth Globus - Flying Through the Ages: Rodent Research for Human Health NASA Ames 2015 Summer Series. In our quest to bring humanity to the stars, we learn about ourselves, fundamental biology and how to extend our lives. NASA Am... Ruth Globus’ Summer Series presentation “Flying through the Ages: Rodent Research for Human Health” is now available on the NASA Ames YouTube channel at https://youtu.be/PE9ZwsZyaW0.
In our quest to bring humanity to the stars, we learn about ourse
"21.10.2015 21:09:35" nasa.gov Federal Agencies Release Data On California Central Valley Drought Federal Agencies Release Data Showing California Central Valley Idle Farmland Doubling During Drought NASA, in collaboration with the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), United States Geological Survey (USGS), and the California Department of Water Resources, released data today showing the effect the current drought has had on agricultur
"21.10.2015 20:46:38" nasa.gov NASA’s K2 Finds Dead Star Vaporizing a Mini “Planet” Astronomers have detected the first planetary object transiting a white dwarf using data from the K2 mission, confirming a decade-old theory. “For the last decade we’ve suspected that white dwarf stars were feeding on the remains of rocky objects, and this result may be the smoking gun we’re looking for,” said Fergal Mullally, staff scientist of K2 at SETI and NASA’s Ames Research Center i
"20.10.2015 17:38:49" youtube.com NASA Ames Completes Successful Heat Shield Testing for Future Mars Exploration Vehicles As NASA missions to Mars progress with science and complex human exploration missions, spacecraft will require larger heat shields to protect against the ext...
"16.10.2015 14:50:16" youtube.com Christina Ngo: It's a Fluid World NASA Ames 2015 Summer Series. Visualizing and understanding fluid motion has given us insight into many disciplines including aeronautical design, next gener... Christina Ngo’s Summer Series presentation “It’s a Fluid World" is now available on the NASA Ames YouTube channel at:
Visualizing and understanding fluid motion has given us insight into many disciplines
"15.10.2015 21:15:31" youtube.com Dr. Lee Stone - Brain Function Through the Eyes of the Beholder NASA Ames 2015 Summer Series. Our eyes are critical sensors that provide endless data, providing information that our brains use to create reality. They also... Lee Stone’s Summer Series presentation “Brain Function through the Eyes of the Beholder” is now available on the NASA Ames YouTube channel at:
Our eyes are critical sensors that provide endless data, prov
"14.10.2015 15:20:47" youtube.com Women in Science Video Project 2015 San Francisco Bay Area high school and middle school girls trained as videographers at a two-week workshop and produced the “Women In Science” video series, where they highlighted research performed by women scientists at NASA Ames Research Center.
"07.10.2015 00:19:00" Timeline Photos As NASA missions to Mars progress with science and complex human exploration missions, spacecraft will require larger heat shields to protect against the extreme heat of entering a planet's atmosphere and decelerating at a safe altitude in the thin M
"06.10.2015 21:03:36" Timeline Photos Did you catch Ames-related references in The Martian? In a brief scene, Rich Purnell is sitting within rows and rows of supercomputer racks. The caption on the screen identified the location as Pleiades in the NASA Advanced Supercomputing facility, a
"06.10.2015 20:46:25" SOFIA Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy During flight it looks like the telescope is moving, but it's really the plane moving around the telescope- while the telescope is stable. #NASA747 #TimeLapse
"06.10.2015 14:41:51" youtube.com Flying Past Pluto This dramatic view of the Pluto system is as NASA's New Horizons spacecraft saw it in July 2015. This animation, made with real images taken by New Horizons,... Fun to watch video made with flyby images from the New Horizon spacecraft.
"02.10.2015 20:50:12" youtube.com My Martian Moment The film “The Martian” takes the work NASA and others have done exploring Mars and extends it into fiction set in the 2030s, when NASA astronauts are regular... Take a Martian Moment to find out a few ways Ames people are contributing to the #JourneyToMars!
"01.10.2015 19:54:58" Timeline Photos Andy Weir’s presentation, "The Martian: How Science Drove the Plot,” from the Ames summer lecture series is now available on Ames' YouTube channel.
Science fiction stories inspire us to imagine the impossible while leaving us with blueprints for th
"30.09.2015 22:56:55" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration When we send humans on our #JourneyToMars, we need to also get them back to Earth. Research on the Orion spacecraft's Thermal Protection System (TPS) will help us bring astronauts safely home after a Mars mission. Learn about the testing: https://you Learn about how Ames' Jeremy Vander Kam is testing a system that will protect humans on their return from the #JourneyToMars.
"30.09.2015 19:15:15" SOFIA Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy “Being on the flight with Nichelle Nichols was an incredible capstone to my participation in scientific discovery on SOFIA,” SOFIA AAA Educator. http://go.nasa.gov/1VnnFK1 #NASA747
"30.09.2015 14:38:48" Timeline Photos Starting today at 8:30 p.m. PDT:
NASA Aeronautics Research Institute (NARI) invites you to a technical showcase of innovative aeronautics concepts developed by researchers who received NASA funding.
This is a free technical ARMD LEARN Virtual Semi
"29.09.2015 20:28:08" NASA Ames Research Center's cover photo These dark, narrow, 100 meter-long streaks called recurring slope lineae flowing downhill on Mars are inferred to have been formed by contemporary flowing water. Recently, planetary scientists detected hydrated salts on these slopes at Hale crater, c
"28.09.2015 16:08:18" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Liquid water flows on present-day Mars! Researchers using our Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter detected signatures of hydrated minerals on slopes where mysterious dark streaks are seen on the Red Planet. Scientists say it’s likely a shallow subsurface flo News from Ames' Mary Beth Wilhelm and others - confirmation of evidence that liquid water flows on today's Mars!
"28.09.2015 15:45:06" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Mars just got even more interesting. Tune in live as we announce a major science finding from our exploration of the Red Planet. Watch on NASA Television at 11:30 a.m. EDT: http://go.nasa.gov/1iENC5O Live now!!
"26.09.2015 00:47:31" Timeline Photos Could some of the hardiest bacteria on Earth hitchhike on a #JourneyToMars and survive after landing in a new world? NASA researchers intend to find out.
The E-MIST balloon experiment is planned to launch on Sept. 27. Watch the flight from NASA’s C
"25.09.2015 20:05:41" nasa.gov Shoot the Supermoon Eclipse like a Pro Since the next celestial event of this kind won’t happen until 2033, you might want to preserve the memory with a great photo.
"25.09.2015 15:34:40" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration There will be #SuperBloodMoon this weekend, but what does that mean? Our latest Tumblr post explains: http://nasa.tumblr.com/post/129807068979/what-is-a-supermoon-lunar-eclipse
"24.09.2015 18:01:16" Timeline Photos NASA Aeronautics Research Institute (NARI) invites you to a technical showcase of innovative aeronautics concepts developed by researchers who received NASA funding.
This is a free technical ARMD LEARN Virtual Seminar on September 30, 2015 at the f
"23.09.2015 18:39:10" Timeline Photos Scientists at NASA’s Ames Research Center are using a plane from the Alpha Jet Atmospheric eXperiment (AJAX) project to collect vital air quality data from wildfires burning across large portions of California.
The Alpha Jet measured ozone and gre
"21.09.2015 22:54:22" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration “Mars Trek” provides a virtual Mars experience. The web-based application allows mission planners, scientists and the general public to explore the Red Planet in great detail, as seen thru the eyes of a variety of instruments on a number of spacecraf Our Brian Day describes Mars Trek, a web-based application that allows mission planners, scientists and YOU to explore the Red Planet virtually!
"18.09.2015 22:54:32" Timeline Photos Congratulations to Ames' Small Spacecraft Technology Program Manager Andres Martinez on being named one of the "20 Most Influential Latinos in Technology for 2015" by CNET en Español!
At Ames, Martinez manages the development of CubeSats (small cub
"17.09.2015 19:10:05" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration The latest images from our New Horizons spacecraft have scientists stunned – not only for their breathtaking views of Pluto’s majestic icy mountains, streams of frozen nitrogen and haunting low-lying hazes, but also for their strangely familiar, arct
"16.09.2015 16:22:17" NASA's Armstrong Flight Research Center Tribbles have infested SOFIA Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy but Nichelle Nichols has the situation under control! #StarTrek #NASABeyond #NASA747
"15.09.2015 23:38:17" SOFIA Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy We're getting ready to host a live Q&A from SOFIA with Nichelle Nichols! #askNASA747 Tonight! See where they'll be: https://www.sofia.usra.edu/Science/proposals/cycle3/FlightPlansOC3I3.html
"15.09.2015 20:46:57" SOFIA Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy SOFIA flight prep with Nichelle Nichols: Safety training, meeting the educators also flying onboard, and learning all about SOFIA science. Ready for flight!
"15.09.2015 17:22:33" SOFIA Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy We're getting ready to host a live Q&A from SOFIA with Nichelle Nichols! #askNASA747
"14.09.2015 18:13:26" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration When there are nine people aboard the International Space Station, it's a bit of a full house. It's not every day NASA Astronaut Scott Kelly gets to work with such a unique crew comprised of good people from five different countries: Russia, USA, Den
"11.09.2015 18:48:49" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Today, we take a moment to #Remember911 and those impacted by the tragedy: http://go.nasa.gov/1iCltNa #NeverForget
"10.09.2015 22:45:47" SOFIA Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy Reflections in SOFIA's primary mirror, taken after its first aluminum coating in 2010 #ThrowbackThursday #NASA747
"09.09.2015 20:33:04" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Lightning strikes started two California fires, and our Aqua satellite spotted them. Actively burning areas are outlined in red. Details: http://go.nasa.gov/1O1OPS4 #EarthRightNow
"04.09.2015 23:34:23" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Our NASA InSight mission launches in 2016 and will investigate and record the vital signs of Mars. Learn more about the mission and send your name onboard the spacecraft: http://go.nasa.gov/1NSHrbp
"02.09.2015 23:03:42" NASA Ames Research Center's cover photo Did you know? The International Space Station is about the size of a football field. (And did you know that Super Bowl 50 in February will be about 7 miles away from Ames at Levi's Stadium?)
"31.08.2015 20:40:26" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Undergraduate Students: We challenge you to design and build prototypes of spacewalking tools that could be used by our astronauts in our giant spacewalk training pool. Learn how to participate: http://go.nasa.gov/1KvPMzW
"26.08.2015 23:20:34" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Two of our recent missions have come closer to figuring out why the corona -- the outermost, wispy layer of the sun’s atmosphere -- is hundreds of times hotter than the lower photosphere, which is the sun’s visible surface: http://go.nasa.gov/1U5jnpY
"25.08.2015 16:35:12" SOFIA Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy Ground testing last night, watch SOFIA's telescope move! #NASAbeyond
"20.08.2015 15:54:56" nasa.gov Drilling for Data: Simulating the Search for Life on Mars Drilling for Data: Simulating the Search for Life on Mars Toiling in barren rock fields in southern Spain under temperatures as high as 108 degrees Fahrenheit, a team from NASA’s Ames Research Center, Honeybee Robotics, and Spain’s Centro de Astrobiologia (CAB, INTA-CSIC) is changing dirt into data in a way
"19.08.2015 23:06:02" Flying on #NationalAviationDay? Look for this tech and know NASA's with you when you fly. #SpreadYourWings
"19.08.2015 19:11:06" nasa.gov NASA Ames Celebrates Employee’s 90th Birthday, Rich Aviation History Founded in 1939 as the second laboratory for the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics (NACA), what is now NASA’s Ames Research Center has been a large part of the rich aviation history of the United States, and one of Ames’ employees is celebr Today we celebrate both #NationalAviationDay and an employee’s 90th birthday: http://www.nasa.gov/ames/feature/nasa-ames-celebrates-employee-s-90th-birthday-rich-aviation-history …
"18.08.2015 23:33:44" Without aviation, space travel would not be possible. Help us honor aerospace history on National Aviation Day this Aug. 19. Here are our 10 favorite ways to celebrate: http://go.nasa.gov/1J53nNv
"17.08.2015 20:14:02" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration We confirmed that the moon's thin atmosphere contains neon, a gas commonly used in electric signs on Earth because of its intense glow. Details: http://go.nasa.gov/1DYoTUe #NASABeyond
"14.08.2015 22:47:14" NASA Scientists Help Understand Newly Discovered Planet --
One of the best ways to learn how our solar system evolved is to look at younger star systems in the early stages of development. Recently, a team of astronomers including NASA scientists di
"14.08.2015 15:17:28" LIVE: Students use NASA SPHERES in the a student robotics competition on the International Space Station! http://webcast.amps.ms.mit.edu/sum2015/Spheres/32/5/index.html
"13.08.2015 19:32:05" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Without aviation, space travel would not be possible. Help us honor aerospace history on National Aviation Day this Aug. 19. Here are our 10 favorite ways to celebrate: http://go.nasa.gov/1J53nNv
"12.08.2015 21:25:51" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration NASA Astronaut Scott Kelly shared this incredible video tonight, August 11, showing "our galactic home" with the stars of the Milky Way. Kelly is living and working off the Earth, for the Earth aboard the station for a yearlong mission. Traveling the
"11.08.2015 19:56:55" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Space enthusiasts have an opportunity to contribute to our exploration goals through the next round of the our CubeSat Launch Initiative, which gives CubeSat developers access to a low-cost pathway to conduct research in the areas of science, explora
"07.08.2015 21:31:46" The Next Era of Aviation: Drone Traffic Management Convention NASA recently hosted the 2015 Unmanned Aircraft Systems Traffic Management (UTM) Convention. It brought together a broad domestic and international audience of government and civilian representatives, industry and academia, aviation, agriculture, fi
"07.08.2015 20:23:00" nasa.gov University Small Spacecraft Researchers Selections NASA Selects University Small Spacecraft Researchers to Collaborate on New Projects NASA has selected eight university teams to collaborate on developing and demonstrating new technologies and capabilities for small spacecraft. The selected teams will work with engineers and scientists from NASA under a cooperative agreement, beginn
"07.08.2015 17:54:47" Take your own virtual journey to Mars!
Mars Trek is a free, web-based application that provides high-quality, detailed visualizations of the planet using real data from 50 years of NASA exploration and allowing astronomers, citizen scientists and st
"07.08.2015 02:38:36" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Our NASA’s Curiosity Mars Rover has been driving on the Red Planet for three years, and now there are two new online tools that allow you to share in its journey! 'Mars Trek' and 'Experience Curiosity' let you explore the mysterious terrain of the Re
"05.08.2015 21:49:58" Today is Neil Armstrong's birthday. We honor and remember his one small step and the legacy he left behind. http://go.nasa.gov/1DqYr5b
Image: (February 1964) Neil Armstrong in cockpit of the Ames Bell X-14 airplane at NASA's Ames Research Center.
"04.08.2015 20:49:25" The SOFIA Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy team is back! NASA's Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA) has returned from a six-week deployment to study portions of the universe visible only from Earth's Southern Hemi
"04.08.2015 17:22:42" nasa.gov Cube Quest Challenge NASA.gov brings you the latest images, videos and news from America's space agency. Get the latest updates on NASA missions, watch NASA TV live, and learn about our quest to reveal the unknown and benefit all humankind.
"03.08.2015 22:02:09" SOFIA Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy SOFIA's primary mirror before it was aluminized. The honeycomb design reduces the weight by 80%!
"03.08.2015 17:51:59" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration The International Space Station, with a crew of six onboard, is seen in silhouette as it transits the moon at roughly five miles per second, Sunday, Aug. 2. More: https://flic.kr/s/aHskgM4cA2
"31.07.2015 19:30:31" TONIGHT! There's a great International Space Station viewing opportunity for the #BayArea and #SiliconValley (if you have clear skies at 9:30 p.m.). If you look to the southwest, it will appear 10° above the horizon (one fist's height at arm's length
"31.07.2015 01:39:00" New partners down under! Yvonne Pendleton (left), director of NASA's Solar System Exploration Research Virtual Institute (SSERVI), joins Professor Phil Bland, Curtin University of Technology, Perth, Australia, to sign an international agreement shari
"30.07.2015 20:14:27" Today at #UTM2015, our researchers and partners showed a live flight line demonstration of their concept for Unmanned Aircraft Systems Traffic Management. Learn more about it: https://www.nasa.gov/ames/the-cloud-and-collaboration-nasa-leads-developme
"28.07.2015 22:42:34" The Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Traffic Management (UTM). #UTM2015 kicked off this morning at Ames.
We are entering a new era of aviation where unmanned aircraft systems will be used at low altitude for commercial and civil applications. NASA i
"27.07.2015 23:10:20" Tomorrow, the three day 2015 UTM Convention kicks off at 9am right here at NASA Ames Research Center! The convention will bring together both domestic and international audiences of government and civilian representatives to address the need for an U
"24.07.2015 21:38:37" Kepler Mission Each discovery, no matter how big or small, changes who we are.
Artist's Concept of Kepler-452b
Human's Concept of Life
Artist's concept: NASA Ames/JPL-Caltech/T. Pyle
"24.07.2015 17:06:02" NASA Ames Research Center NASA’s Kepler Mission discovers bigger, older cousin to Earth!
For more information: http://www.nasa.gov/press-release/nasa-kepler-mission-discovers-bigger-older-cousin-to-earth See the 1:40 summary of the Kepler Mission's discovery announced yesterday. Here or on YouTube: https://youtu.be/G_zcEgx1IgQ
"23.07.2015 23:39:20" Kepler Mission Close cousins? Comparison between Earth and Kepler-452b and their host stars
Scientists using data from NASA's Kepler mission have confirmed the first near-Earth-size planet orbiting in the habitable zone of a sun-like star. The habitable zone is t
"23.07.2015 21:23:16" Open now! Limited free registration for the July 30 public day of the Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) Traffic Management (UTM) Convention, held at NASA’s Ames Research Center.
The day begins with flight demonstrations of the UTM prototype, a keynot
"23.07.2015 17:49:36" NASA’s Kepler Mission discovers bigger, older cousin to Earth!
For more information: http://www.nasa.gov/press-release/nasa-kepler-mission-discovers-bigger-older-cousin-to-earth
"23.07.2015 16:08:52" Kepler Mission Good Morning, Earthlings! Nice day for a new world. Kepler will share its latest results this morning, and you can join the fun! 9AM PDT, Noon EDT. Here are the links to the media advisory and the ustream:
http://www.nasa.gov/pre Live now! http://www.nasa.gov/news/media/newsaudio/index.html
"22.07.2015 18:01:13" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration You ain’t seen nothing yet! The images we’ve seen so far of the #PlutoFlyby have been amazing, but are nothing compared to the high resolution images still on New Horizons waiting to be downlinked. These images are possible because of the long-range
"21.07.2015 03:04:55" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Veteran astronaut Buzz Aldrin, and current one-year crew member NASA Astronaut Scott Kelly, each have unique perspectives on the importance of the Blue Marble image captured by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)'s #DSCOVR spac
"20.07.2015 18:12:10" nasa.gov NASA to Announce Latest Kepler Discoveries NASA will host a news teleconference at 12 p.m. EDT Thursday, July 23 to announce new discoveries made by its planet-hunting mission, the Kepler Space Telescope. The first exoplanet orbiting another star like our sun was discovered in 1995. Exoplanets, especially small Earth-size worlds, belonged within the realm of science fiction just 21 years ago. Today, and thousands of discoveries later, astronomers are
"19.07.2015 00:28:10" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Frozen plains in the heart of Pluto’s ‘heart’ discovered by our New Horizons spacecraft! A new close-up image of Pluto reveals a vast, craterless plain that appears to be no more than 100 million years old, and is possibly still being shaped by geolo More on Pluto
"17.07.2015 20:40:25" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Zoom in! Center left of Pluto’s vast heart-shaped feature – informally named “Tombaugh Regio” - lies a vast, craterless plain that appears to be no more than 100 million years old, and is possibly still being shaped by geologic processes. More: http:
"17.07.2015 17:51:40" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Frozen plains in the heart of Pluto’s ‘heart’ discovered by our New Horizons spacecraft! A new close-up image of Pluto reveals a vast, craterless plain that appears to be no more than 100 million years old, and is possibly still being shaped by geolo
"17.07.2015 17:04:22" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Don’t miss our briefing today at 1 p.m. EDT where we’ll release NEW images from the New Horizons #PlutoFlyby! Have questions? Use #askNASA: http://go.nasa.gov/1LqBIao Starting now (10 a.m. PDT)! Featuring Ames' Jeff Moore (lead of the New Horizons Geology, Geophysics and Imaging Team (GGI)) http://www.nasa.gov/ntv
"16.07.2015 18:57:58" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Yesterday, America's space program took another historic leap for humankind. Today, the New Horizons team is bringing what was previously a blurred point of light into focus. We’ve got even more data from the #Plutoflyby coming over the next 16 month
"15.07.2015 19:34:46" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Zoom into Pluto & discover mountains, seen during yesterday's New Horizons mission #PlutoFlyby: http://go.nasa.gov/1CExavV Wow!
"15.07.2015 19:08:20" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Remember this Pluto image from yesterday? Today's high-resolution close-ups of Pluto’s surface will have ten times the resolution. The images from our New Horizons spacecraft will be revealed during our 3 p.m. EDT briefing. Watch live on NASA TV: htt Watch live now to see new never-before-seen images from the #PlutoFlyby! http://www.nasa.gov/ntv
"15.07.2015 15:40:57" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration In case you missed it, our New Horizons spacecraft "phoned home" around 9 p.m. EDT Tuesday, indicating that it had successfully completed its historic flyby of Pluto earlier in the day. Today, more #PlutoFlyby images of surface close-ups whave ten ti
"14.07.2015 22:06:11" We're starting our public event at NASA Ames now! If you want to know more about how Ames is involved with New Horizons, check it out: http://www.nasa.gov/ames/newhorizons
"14.07.2015 19:56:04" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Pluto and its large moon Charon shine in false color! New Horizons images highlight these truly complex worlds. These are not actual color images—they are shown here in exaggerated colors that make it easy to note the differences in surface material
"14.07.2015 13:10:42" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Pluto has sent a love note back to Earth via our New Horizons spacecraft, which has traveled more than 9 years and 3+ billion miles. This is the last and most detailed image of Pluto sent to Earth before the moment of closest approach, which was at 7 Wow! Congrats to our key Ames scientists on the team, Kim Ennico, Jeff Moore and Dale Cruikshank, and the whole New Horizons team!
"13.07.2015 22:32:05" nasa.gov The Women who Power NASA’s New Horizons Mission to Pluto The dozens of women who are powering New Horizons to a history-making July 14 flyby of Pluto look forward to the day when the conversation about gender becomes irrelevant. As we prepare for the New Horizon Pluto flyby, we take a look at the women who power the New Horizons Team. Pictured 8th from the right is Ames's own Kim Ennico!
To learn more about these women in science, technology, engineering and math, visit: ht
"12.07.2015 17:09:54" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration This latest image from New Horizons allows us to better see the four dark spots on the side of Pluto that always faces its largest moon, Charon. These spots have piqued are interest because they look to be similar size and evenly spaced apart. Learn
"10.07.2015 22:14:06" NASA Ames Research Center This image of Pluto from New Horizons’ Long Range Reconnaissance Imager (LORRI) was received on July 8, 2015 and has been combined with lower-resolution color information from the Ralph instrument.
“The next time we see this part of Pluto at closest
"10.07.2015 15:18:07" Take a New Horizons model for a spin! (AND download an .stl file for 3-D printing!)
Files on the NASA 3-D Resources website (managed by Ames :-)) have been downloaded more than one million times. You can use the in-browser viewer to zoom, pan and s
"10.07.2015 00:47:19" Before we were a NASA center, we were a center of the NACA - the National Committee for Aeronautics - as "Space hadn't been invented yet," Walter Vincenti (left) said at the NACA Legacy talk for interns today at Ames. Vincenti was hired in 1938 as th
"08.07.2015 19:36:48" SOFIA Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy SOFIA's Pluto occultation observation, with central flash. Data from Focal Plane Imager-Plus (FPI+) optical camera. Video: NASA/DLR/USRA/DSI/J. Wolf/A. Meyer #NASA747 #PlutoFlyBy #Pluto #NASA SOFIA's Pluto occultation observation, with central flash. Data from Focal Plane Imager-Plus (FPI+) optical camera. Video: NASA/DLR/USRA/DSI/J. Wolf/A. Meyer #NASA747 #PlutoFlyBy #Pluto #NASA
More about the Pluto observation by SOFIA Stratospheric O
"08.07.2015 19:00:00" This image of Pluto from New Horizons’ Long Range Reconnaissance Imager (LORRI) was received on July 8, 2015 and has been combined with lower-resolution color information from the Ralph instrument.
After a more than nine-year, three-billion-mile jour
"08.07.2015 00:13:09" nasa.gov You’re invited to discover the New Horizons mission to Pluto! You’re invited to discover the New Horizons mission to Pluto! We're having a free public event for #PlutoFlyby at NASA Ames in California! Learn more about our Discover Pluto event on July 14: http://www.nasa.gov/ames/you-re-invited-to-discover-the-new-horizons-mission-to-pluto
"06.07.2015 16:16:34" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Our New Horizons mission is returning to normal science operations after a July 4 anomaly and remains on track for its July 14 flyby of Pluto. Details: http://go.nasa.gov/1H973M8 #PlutoFlyby
"30.06.2015 23:12:07" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Follow New Horizons on its incredible journey as it nears the edge of the planetary system and speeds toward a historic July 14 flyby of Pluto. We don’t know what we’ll learn about Pluto and its moons—all the science team is predicting is to “expect
"29.06.2015 20:45:10" nasa.gov SOFIA in the Right Place at the Right Time for Pluto Observations In a special celestial event visible only from the Southern Hemisphere, Pluto passed directly between a distant star and the Earth on the morning of June 30, New Zealand time (June 29 in the U.S.). In a special celestial event visible only from the Southern Hemisphere, Pluto passed directly between a distant star and the Earth on the morning of June 30, New Zealand time (June 29 in the U.S.). As the dwarf planet and its atmosphere were backlit
"29.06.2015 19:27:15" Ames employees supporting #SFPride at the parade yesterday :-)
"28.06.2015 17:04:27" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration We are disappointed in the loss of the latest SpaceX cargo resupply mission to the International Space Station. However, the astronauts are safe aboard the station and have sufficient supplies for the next several months... This is a reminder that sp Live now: SpaceX launch contingency news conference. Watch live on NASA TV: http://www.nasa.gov/nasatv
Administrator's statement below.
"26.06.2015 21:58:36" SOFIA Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy As Pluto passes in front of a star it casts a shadow on Earth. SOFIA is planning to fly in that shadow to study Pluto’s atmosphere http://go.nasa.gov/1JoeAtW
"25.06.2015 23:29:07" 56 years ago today, the 18th issue of the first volume of the Ames newsletter, the Astrogram - The headline features news on the wind tunnel tests for the Mercury Project, the U.S.'s first manned space program. Also, check out the employee classified
"25.06.2015 19:41:58" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration We're developing the capabilities needed to send humans to Mars in the 2030s. But where will they land? We're hosting a conference this fall to collect proposals on areas on Mars that would be of high scientific research value while also providing na
"24.06.2015 16:35:11" youtube.com SOFIA Southern Deployment 2015 NASA's Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy, SOFIA, departed from its base operations in Palmdale, California on June 12 and ferried to Christchu... NASA's SOFIA Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy departed from its base operations in Palmdale, California, on June 12 and ferried to Christchurch, New Zealand to complete a five-week mission to study celestial objects that are better ob
"23.06.2015 15:11:15" nasa.gov Measuring the mass of a Mars-size exoplanet Astronomers use the gravitational tug of neighboring exoplanets to measure the mass of a Mars-size world Researchers using NASA's Kepler mission data have measured the mass of a Mars-size exoplanet that is about one tenth the mass of Earth. Called Kepler-138b, it is the first exoplanet smaller than Earth to have both its mass and size measured. This sig
"22.06.2015 19:26:29" earthobservatory.nasa.gov Panorama of the Pacific Northwest : Image of the Day The Cascades, Rockies, and Coast Mountains divide the damp coastal and dry interior landscapes of British Columbia, Washington, and Oregon. 'Panorama of the Pacific Northwest' Image
2015-06-22 18:23:00 http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/IOTD/view.php?id=86041 via #NASA_App
"22.06.2015 18:53:18" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration The NASA App brings space to your device! Now available for Amazon Kindle devices: http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00ZVR87LQ or iOS/Android: http://www.nasa.gov/nasaapp
"18.06.2015 20:51:51" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration New science from the Lunar Atmosphere and Dust Environment Explorer, or LADEE, mission indicates that the moon is engulfed in a permanent, but lopsided, dust cloud. Details: http://go.nasa.gov/1fjxIwg
"13.06.2015 01:37:00" The public is invited to “Meeting the Challenge of Sea Level Rise in Santa Clara County,” an event co-hosted by NASA, U.S. Congresswoman Anna Eshoo, 24th District Assemblyman Rich Gordon and San Mateo County Supervisor Dave Pine. The event will raise
"12.06.2015 21:28:54" We're leading development of a new system to manage low altitude drones. Learn more: http://go.nasa.gov/1C1CrHY #flyNASA
This image: In March 2013, the USGS National Unmanned Project Office, in cooperation with the National Park Service Mojave Natio
"11.06.2015 19:18:04" reddit.com I am Stuart Rogers, NASA Aerospace Engineer currently working on ascent aerodynamics for NASA's... **Bio:** Stuart Rogers is an aerospace engineer who has worked at NASA Ames Research Center for 26 years developing and applying computational... Happening right now on Reddit: "I am Stuart Rogers, NASA Aerospace Engineer currently working on ascent aerodynamics for NASA's Space Launch System. Ask me anything!" http://www.reddit.com/r/IAmA/comments/39hd77/i_am_stuart_rogers_nasa_aerospace_engi
"10.06.2015 22:04:10" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration We're releasing global #climatechange projections to aid developing nations:
"09.06.2015 23:35:42" NASA has announced that Gur Kimchi, vice president and co-founder of Amazon Prime Air, will take the stage as a keynote speaker at an event discussing Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Traffic Management (UTM), on July 28, 2015, at NASA’s Ames Research
"08.06.2015 17:26:56" The Martian Watch the EXCLUSIVE new trailer for The Martian, starring Matt Damon. In theaters this November.
"06.06.2015 15:06:39" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Coming Soon: New Horizons Meets Pluto!
We're previewing the mission and the spacecraft's July 14 flyby of Pluto at 1 p.m. EDT today during a NASA Social. Watch live on NASA TV: http://www.nasa.gov/nasatv Have a question? Use #askNASA
"01.06.2015 22:45:53" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Science drives exploration and nowhere is that more evident than through our discoveries about Mars. From Apollo to the Curiosity rover, the pace of scientific exploration will allow us to answer the question: Are We Alone?
Dr. John Grunsfeld, our a
"29.05.2015 19:37:18" Are you or someone you know into drones?
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