NASA Ames Research Center
An innovative, relatively low-cost spacecraft built in the Bay Area was launched from the Virginia coast late Friday on a mission to study the moon’s ultra-thin atmosphere and the pervasive dust that blankets its cratered surface.
The Ames Research Center will play an important role in the National Aeronautics and Space Administration’s future, despite sequestration cuts that have impacted some day to day operations recently, said NASA Administrator Charles Bolden.
Gov. Jerry Brown on Thursday urged scientists to dedicate themselves to convincing a distracted public and news media about the dangers of climate change and other potential disruptions to human life.
NASA Ames Research Center in Mountain View has been spared from President Barack Obama’s proposed budget cuts.
Astronomers have found the smallest planet yet outside of our solar system.
Data being sent back by the Curiosity rover on Mars shows there was likely water on the red planet for thousands, if not millions of years.
The so-called “transit of Venus” — when the planet Venus passes between the Earth and our sun — is expected to begin shortly after 3 p.m. when the planet will appear as a small black dot slowly moving across the sun.
Leaders in Silicon Valley are renewing their efforts to save the historic Hangar One structure at Moffett Field in Mountain View.
Stargazers and space enthusiasts could have a chance to see the International Space Station in the skies above the Bay Area Tuesday Night.
The Mountain View facility is actually getting a $20 million budget increase for fiscal year 2013.