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NASA's Third Rock Radio Rocks Smartphones
2012-01-11 08:36:32

NASA's Third Rock Radio just got mobile. Updates to the NASA App for iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad and Android now include a feature to listen to the agency's new online alternative rock radio station. "Now you can listen to great music in the same app that still provides all of NASA's amazing content wherever you are," said Jerry Colen, NASA App project manager at NASA's Ames Research Center in Moffett Field, Calif. Third Rock - America's Space Station launched with a new...

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...

2011-08-12 14:14:00

MOFFETT FIELD, Calif., Aug. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The TEDxNASA@SiliconValley event, which will feature presentations on "extreme green ideas," will be streamed live online on Wednesday, Aug. 17, from 2:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. PDT. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) NASA's four research centers -- Ames Research Center in Moffett Field, Calif.; Dryden Flight Research Center in Edwards, Calif.; Glenn Research Center in Cleveland; Langley Research Center...

2011-03-25 14:19:48

Journalists are invited to attend NASA's first open source software development summit March 29-30 at the agency's Ames Research Center in Moffett Field, Calif. The event runs from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. PDT on both days. The event will bring together engineers, policy makers and members of the open source community. They will discuss challenges within the existing open source policy framework and propose modifications to enhance NASA's development, release and use of software. Tsengdar Lee, the...

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2010-11-04 12:03:29

From planes to trains, when you find something that works stick with it. That is why the Aviation Safety Reporting System (ASRS) at NASA's Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, Calif., is serving as a model to create a similar safety reporting system for the Federal Railroad Association (FRA). The ASRS collects, analyzes and responds to voluntarily submitted aviation safety incident reports in order to lessen the likelihood of aviation accidents. This system helped create the FRA's new...

2010-09-22 10:04:48

NASA has selected IAP World Services Inc. in Cape Canaveral, Fla., to provide facilities maintenance services at the agency's Ames Research Center in Moffett Field, Calif. The contract has a maximum value, including options, of $101.8 million. This is a hybrid indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity fixed-price task order and cost-plus- fixed-fee contract that begins Oct. 1. The contract consists of a three-year base period and includes one two-year option. The majority of work under this...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'