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NASA Experts Showcase Science, Technology At SC13 Supercomputing Conference
2013-11-14 14:13:21

NASA Some of NASA's best and brightest will showcase more than 30 of the agency's exciting computational achievements at SC13, the international supercomputing conference, Nov. 17-22, 2013 in Denver. Highlights include: -- a summary of supercomputing-assisted science revelations made during NASA's Mars rover Curiosity's first year on the Red Planet; -- the Kepler mission's new data-centric strategy for continuing the search for Earth-sized planets; -- unique insights into the...

2012-07-24 07:43:18

NASA will exercise the fourth one-year option on a contract with Computer Sciences Corp. of Lanham, Md., to provide supercomputing support services at NASA's Ames Research Center in Moffett Field, Calif. The option is valued at about $60.3 million. The option exercised on the cost-plus-award-fee contract begins Aug. 1 and continues through July 31, 2013. The contract consists of a two-year base period, which began Aug. 1, 2007, and eight one-year priced options with a maximum value of...

NASA Supercomputer Gets A Boost
2012-06-20 04:24:01

NASA's flagship Pleiades supercomputer just received a boost to help keep pace with the intensive number-crunching requirements of scientists and engineers working on some of the agency's most challenging missions. Pleiades is critical for the modeling, simulation and analysis of a diverse set of agency projects in aeronautics research, Earth and space sciences and the design and operation of future space exploration vehicles. The supercomputer is located at the NASA Advanced...

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2011-06-21 08:20:00

NASA's largest supercomputer is seventh on the TOP500 list of the world's most powerful, high-performance computers. The announcement was made at the 26th International Supercomputing Conference in Hamburg, Germany. Pleiades, located at NASA's Ames Research Center in Moffett Field, Calif., supports more than 1,000 active users around the country who are advancing our knowledge about the Earth, solar system and the universe. Pleiades is used to meet the computing needs on NASA's most demanding...

2011-03-30 14:55:00

WASHINGTON, March 30, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA will exercise the third one-year option on a contract with Computer Sciences Corp. in Lanham, Md., to provide supercomputing support services at NASA's Ames Research Center at Moffett Field, Calif. The option is valued at approximately $58.6 million. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) The option exercised on the cost-plus-award-fee contract begins April 1 and continues until March 31, 2012. The contract...

2010-11-10 08:00:35

NASA will showcase the latest achievements in climate simulation, space exploration, aeronautics engineering, science research and supercomputing technology at the 23rd annual Supercomputing 2010 (SC10) meeting. The leading international conference on high-performance computing, networking, storage and analysis will be held Nov. 13-19, 2010, at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans. NASA's SC10 exhibit will feature nearly 50 demonstrations including high-resolution simulations...

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2009-05-06 13:53:27

The U.S. Justice Department said that a 21-year-old Swede was indicted on charges of hacking into NASA and Cisco's computer systems. The Justice Department said in a statement that Philip Gabriel Pettersson, or also known to the computer world as "Stakkato," was indicted on charges of intrusion and misappropriating trade secrets. Pettersson was accused of breaking into the computer system and network of U.S. networking giant Cisco in May 2004 and stealing operating system code.  He...


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