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Space Shuttle Columbia Final Launch 1/16/2003 (Credit: NASA)

NASA Ames Observes ‘Day Of Remembrance’ For Astronauts’ Sacrifices

Flags flew at half-staff on Friday at NASA’s Ames Research Center in Mountain View as the space agency honored the astronauts who have made the ultimate sacrifice. It is an annual “Day of Remembrance.”

01/31/2014

Google's search engine. (AHMAD GHARABLI/AFP/Getty Images)

Audit Finds Google Execs Got Improper Jet Fuel Discounts Worth Millions

A government report has determined a fleet of aircraft owned by Google’s founders and former CEO received improper discounts on jet fuel that saved the three billionaires up to $5.3 million.

12/11/2013

NASA Ames Research Center in Mountain View (NASA)

NASA Preparing To Launch 3-D Printer From Silicon Valley Firm Into Space

NASA is preparing to launch a 3-D printer into space next year, a toaster-sized game changer that greatly reduces the need for astronauts to load up with every tool, spare part or supply they might ever need.

09/30/2013

Kepler space telescope, NASA, planets

Moffett Field NASA Scientists Try To Save Planet-Hunting Telescope

NASA said it will try to fix its space telescope that hunts for planets outside our solar system.

07/18/2013

Experimental Solar Powered Plane Takes Test Flight

Solar Powered-Plane That Left Moffett Field In May, Makes Final Leg Of Cross-Country Flight

A solar-powered aircraft that left Moffett Field last May, has completed a history-making cross-country flight, landing at New York’s JFK airport.

07/06/2013

President Obama shakes hands with people outside Air Force One At Moffett Field.

Obama Visits Silicon Valley, Says He’ll Be Back To Relax After Term Is Over

During his latest fundraising visit to the Bay Area on Thursday evening, President Barack Obama said he planned to spend more time here relaxing after he leaves office.

06/06/2013

Experimental Solar Powered Plane Takes Test Flight

Solar-Powered Plane Departing From Moffett Field, Lands In Arizona

A solar-powered airplane landed in Phoenix early Saturday morning after a flight from Moffett Field in Mountain View.

05/04/2013

The Solar Impulse HB-SIA plane takes off from Moffett Field in Mountain View, May 3, 2013. (CBS)

Solar-Powered Plane Attempts Historic Flight From Mountain View

A plane with the wingspan of a jumbo jet lifted off from Moffett Field Friday morning to attempt a historic cross-country journey using only solar power..

05/03/2013

The Solar Impulse HB-SIA plane soars above the Golden Gate Bridge, April 23, 2013. (Solar Impulse)

Solar-Powered Plane Soars Above Golden Gate In Test Flight

A solar-powered plane with a unique look that took off Tuesday morning from Moffett Airfield in Mountain View and passed over the Golden Gate Bridge Tuesday afternoon.

04/23/2013

Solar Impulse, a solar-powered plane. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Sun-Powered Plane Completes Bay Area Test Flight

A solar-powered plane that has wowed aviation fans in Europe took to the skies Friday over the Bay Area in a successful test flight.

04/19/2013

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