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NASA Software Brought Down To Earth With New Catalog
2014-04-07 12:46:29

NASA From the rudimentary but effective Apollo Guidance and Navigation System that landed the first humans on the lunar landscape to the code used to manage robotic missions to explore other planets, software has always been at the core of NASA’s mission successes. When NASA develops this software, we know the code may have uses beyond the original mission. One of our missions is to ensure that the technologies we create for aeronautics and space missions, including software, have the...

2014-03-26 16:20:54

WASHINGTON, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA has selected Stinger Ghaffarian Technologies, Inc. (SGT) of Greenbelt, Md., for a contract for Intelligent Systems Research and Development Support services at the agency's Ames Research Center in Moffett Field, Calif. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20081007/38461LOGO This cost-plus, fixed-fee contract, consisting of Core requirements and indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity task orders, will begin on April 1. It...

2014-03-14 12:21:45

WASHINGTON, March 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA Administrator Charles Bolden will visit the agency's Ames Research Center in Moffett Field, Calif., on the afternoon of Monday, March 17, for demonstrations of and briefings on select aeronautics and space research activities performed at the center. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20081007/38461LOGO Media are invited to attend Bolden's tour of the laboratory used for research on volleyball-sized free-flying satellites...

Firefox Browser To Feature Ads In Directory Tiles
2014-02-12 11:20:49

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The non-profit Mozilla Foundation has long promoted openness, innovation and participation on the Internet and it has also worked in the past to block advertising. Last year it announced they selectively blocked un-trusted ad cookies. This move to block advertisers was seen as having an obvious target – namely the advertisers. [ CORRECTION ] According to Justin O'Kelly of Mozilla's PR Team, "In fact the patch to block third party...

nasa's hangar one
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 20:20:10

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Feb. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Giving a Google corporate subsidiary control of Moffett Field, as announced today by the General Services Administration and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, wrongly rewards the Internet giant's executives for longstanding abuses at Ames Research Center, Consumer Watchdog said. In December a NASA audit found that the jet fleet owned through a company called H211 by Google Chairman Eric Schmidt and...

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...

2014-01-29 12:29:48

San Francisco Headquartered Twilio Will Open its Office in Silicon Valley's South Bay on February 3, 2014 MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Twilio, the software and cloud-based communications platform, today announced the opening of its new South Bay office, expanding the company's Bay Area reach beyond San Francisco and into the heart of Silicon Valley. The new office, focused on research and development, is located in Mountain View and will be opening its doors...