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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

NASA Ames Research Center in Mountain View (NASA)

NASA Head Envisions Bright Future For Ames Research Center In Mountain View

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.

05/24/2013

Jerry Brown

Brown Presses Climate Change Crusade At NASA Ames In Mountain View

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.

05/23/2013

An asteroid in outer space. (NASA/CBS)

Obama, NASA Embrace California Idea To Seize An Asteroid

NASA is planning to catch an asteroid and place it in orbit around the moon. NASA’s plan is similar to one suggested last year by experts at the California Institute of Technology.

04/09/2013

'30 Seconds To Mars' (credit: Last.FM)

’30 Seconds To Mars’ Debuts Single In Space

Jared, Tomo & Shannon of ’30 Seconds To Mars’ called Megan Holiday of Live 105 & talked about their new single “Up In The Air” and “launching” it into space…

03/18/2013

Mars Rover Curiosity

Signs Of Water On Mars Excites NASA Ames Scientists

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.

09/27/2012

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

First man on the moon, astronaut Neil A. Armstrong, commander of the Apollo 11 Lunar Landing mission.

Democratic Leader Pelosi Joins The Chorus Of Praise For Neil Armstrong

The Bay Area’s Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi released a statement Saturday after news of Neil Armstrong’s death made its way around the world.

08/25/2012

NASA JPL Celebrates Mars Landing

NASA Ames Scientist Optimistic That Rover Will Find Martian Life, ‘Second Genesis’

Now that the robotic explorer Curiosity has landed on Mars, exicted scientists from the NASA Ames research facility at Moffett Field are optimistic about finding Martians or other life forms on the red planet.

08/06/2012

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