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2010-04-07 06:20:44

NASA has selected Deltha-Critique NSS Joint Venture of New Orleans to receive a contract for business operations and technical services at NASA's Ames Research Center at Moffett Field, Calif. The contract has a maximum value of $70 million. This is an indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, firm fixed-price single award contract that begins on April 26, 2010. The contract consists of a two-year base period and includes three one-year options. The company will provide a variety of support at...

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2010-03-25 09:54:07

Thirteen-year-old Ajay Ramesh and 12-year-old Prithvi Aiyaswamy, two seventh grade boys from Chaboya Middle School, San Jose, Calif., were so excited about their visit to the Fluid Mechanics Laboratory at NASA Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, Calif., that they could barely sleep the night before their visit. "I sort of slept. I was really excited," Ramesh recalled. The sleepy-eyed students were prepared to conduct an experiment studying the effects of airflow resistance or "drag" of...

2010-01-05 10:15:00

MOFFETT FIELD, Calif., Jan. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- It's a brand new year...where are you on your bucket list? Check off 'airship ride' as Airship Ventures returns to southern California January 7th with extended stays each and every month thereafter through June 2010! Having sold out on many trips to So-Cal last year, Airship Ventures has decided to spend part of each month here - including Valentines Day and many holidays - to accommodate a seemingly insatiable crowd of travel enthusiasts. LA...

2009-09-11 07:09:16

Reporters are invited to participate in a news conference at NASA's Ames Research Center at 10 a.m. PDT on Tuesday, Sept. 15, featuring Vivek Kundra, White House federal chief information officer. He will outline his vision for a new federal government cloud computing initiative. NASA Deputy Administrator Lori Garver and top Silicon Valley information technology leaders are scheduled to attend the news conference. The event will be broadcast live on NASA Television. The event will be held at...

2009-09-08 12:36:20

NASA has identified the spot where it will search for water on the moon. Reporters are invited to attend the announcement of the target location where the Lunar Crater Observation and Sensing Satellite, or LCROSS, and its spent Centaur rocket will hit in October. The briefing will take place at 10 a.m. PDT, Friday, Sept. 11, in the main auditorium, Building N201, of NASA's Ames Research Center in Moffett Field, Calif. The event will be broadcast live on NASA Television and the agency's Web...

2009-08-20 05:00:00

MOFFETT FIELD, Calif., Aug. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Capturing the imagination of thousands during its recent visit to the greater L.A. area, the world's largest Zeppelin -- Airship Ventures' Eureka -- will return by popular demand September 3-8, to offer new and expanded flightseeing tours over the Los Angeles and Orange counties area. The airship will also lift the spirits of Edson, a 29 year-old resident of Hollywood, who is battling bone cancer. Edson, his wife Janet, and two young sons...

2009-06-23 06:45:00

PASADENA, Calif., June 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE: JEC) announced today that it received from NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) the follow-on contract to provide aerospace testing and facilities operations and maintenance at Ames Research Center in Moffett Field, Calif. The contract has a potential value of approximately $200 million with a two-year basic period of performance and three one-year award options. Its effective date is...

2009-06-19 10:29:00

Airship Ventures Eureka Returns Offers Aerial Adventures Above Los Angeles July 3-7 MOFFETT FIELD, Calif., June 19 /PRNewswire/ -- As fireworks shows light the Fourth of July night sky in Los Angeles, the most spectacular views will be enjoyed soaring 1000 feet above the Pacific Coast aboard the Airship Ventures Zeppelin Eureka. Returning to the Southern California skies after a sold-out engagement in May, Eureka will offer flightseeing tours above L.A July 3-7, 2009. The highlight of...

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2009-06-10 05:45:00

NASA has selected Jacobs Technology Inc. of Tullahoma, Tenn., to receive a follow-on contract for Aerospace Testing and Facilities Operations and Maintenance, or ATOM, at NASA's Ames Research Center at Moffett Field, Calif. The contract has a maximum value of $200 million. This is a cost-plus-incentive-fee contract that begins July 1, 2009. The base contract lasts two years and has three one-year options. Jacobs Technology will provide support for aerospace testing, and facilities maintenance...

2009-06-04 17:26:00

MOFFETT FIELD, Calif., June 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- To help keep astronauts at peak performance during missions, NASA researched, qualified and patented a highly effective electrolyte concentrate formula that maintains and restores optimal body hydration levels quickly and conveniently. Developed as a remedy for dehydration, it helps prevent the loss of body fluids during heavy exercise, heat exposure and illness. It also can be used to treat dehydration caused by altitude sickness and...