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2014-02-11 11:17:16

[ Watch the Video: Iconic Hangar One Has Been Leased To Google ] Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online On Monday, a Google subsidiary announced that it had agreed to take over NASA’s iconic Hangar One – an 80-year-old facility originally built to house zeppelins. The moth-balled facility has been under the care of NASA's Ames Research Center for the past 23 years and the Google-backed Planetary Ventures LLC is expected to renovate the hangar and surrounding...

2014-02-11 10:37:03

The U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) and NASA have selected Planetary Ventures LLC as the preferred lessee on a lease to rehabilitate historic Hangar One and to manage Moffett Federal Airfield, currently managed by NASA's Ames Research Center in Moffett Field, Calif. The lease will put Hangar One to new use and eliminate NASA's management costs of the airfield. GSA's Request for Proposals (RFP), issued on behalf of NASA in May 2013, kicked off a competitive process in which the...

2014-02-10 16:22:18

WASHINGTON, Feb. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) and NASA have selected Planetary Ventures LLC as the preferred lessee on a lease to rehabilitate historic Hangar One and to manage Moffett Federal Airfield, currently managed by NASA's Ames Research Center in Moffett Field, Calif. The lease will put Hangar One to new use and eliminate NASA's management costs of the airfield. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) GSA's...

2014-02-10 16:22:16

WASHINGTON, Feb. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) and NASA have selected Planetary Ventures, LLC as the preferred lessee on a lease to rehabilitate historic Hangar One and to manage Moffett Federal Airfield, currently managed by NASA's Ames Research Center in Moffett Field, Calif. The lease will put Hangar One to new use and eliminate NASA's management costs of the airfield. GSA's Request for Proposals (RFP), issued on behalf of NASA in May...

Google Moguls Make $33 Million Bid To Restore And Use NASA Hangar
2011-12-14 05:56:16

Three of Google´s top-tier executives have purportedly made a $33 million bid to renovate NASA´s historic Hangar One. Insiders say the three multi-billionaires want to use the facility to house their own growing private-jet collection. Together with the company´s executive chairman Eric Schmidt, brainy Google co-founders, Sergey Brin and Larry Page say that 198-foot tall, almost 80-year-old hangar would even remain the property of NASA. The Google trio insists that they...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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