Moffett Field

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

Air National Guard Members Deploy From Moffett Field

Several dozen members of the Air National Guard’s 129th Rescue Wing have deployed to Afghanistan and the Horn of Africa.

01/25/2013

The Space Shuttle Endavour flies on top of a modified 747 jumbo jet over the Golden Gate Bridge, September 21, 2012. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Huge Bay Area Crowds Cheer Shuttle Endeavour Flyover

Hundreds of people gathered at San Francisco’s Crissy Field and in the Marin Headlands Friday morning to watch the Space Shuttle Endeavour make a low-altitude pass near the Golden Gate Bridge.

09/21/2012

NASA's Shuttle Carrier Aircraft with the space shuttle Endeavour mated on top is airborne after taking off from the Shuttle Landing Facility runway at NASA Kennedy Space Center on September 19, 2012 in Cape Canaveral, Florida. (Scott Andrews/NASA via Getty Images)

Shuttle Endeavour Set For Bay Area Flyover

Space shuttle Endeavour was set Friday morning to make low, sweeping passes over the East Bay, San Francisco, Silicon Valley, Sacramento and Los Angeles following a return to its California roots Thursday.

09/20/2012

Hangar One at Moffett Federal Airfield in Mountain View. (NASA)

Silicon Valley Leaders Fight For Future Of Moffett Field’s Hangar One

Leaders in Silicon Valley are renewing their efforts to save the historic Hangar One structure at Moffett Field in Mountain View.

05/29/2012

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