NASA's New Supersonic Wind Tunnels Could Make Moon Landing By 2024 A RealityNASA Ames scientists showed off advancements on the Space Launch System (SLS) made using the supersonic wind tunnel, one of several wind tunnels at the Unitary Plan Wind Tunnel complex.
NASA Ames Looks Back On Contributions To Apollo 11 Moon MissionAs the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission draws near, NASA Ames in Mountain View is reflecting on some of the contributions made in the Bay Area.
Bay Area Government Workers Feel Strain Of ShutdownOn Day 20 of the government shutdown, thousands of Bay Area federal workers were left feeling the financial strain of being furloughed or working without pay.
Amazon Proposes Prime Slice Of Air Space For Drone DeliveryAmazon is making a pitch for a prime slice of air space to facilitate high speed package delivery using drones.
'X-Files' Sounds Captured By Student's Microphones On Edge Of Space Leaves Scientists BaffledSound from space captured by microphones aboard a NASA student balloon experiment has scientists baffled.
NASA Year-Long Space Mission Underway; Twins To Test Effects Of Long Zero-Gravity ExposureA NASA astronaut and two Russian cosmonauts hurtled into orbit Friday for a year-long mission to study the effects of extended time in space on the human body.
NASA Reveals Plan To Redirect Asteroid Chunk Into Moon's OrbitNASA revealed its plans Wednesday to fly robotic spacecraft to asteroids by the end of the decade.
Twin Astronauts Taking Part In Longest Ever NASA Study On Space Travel's Aging EffectsNASA is set to carry out its longest mission ever in an effort to study the effects of space travel on the human body.
NASA Ames Job Fair Helps Wounded Warriors Find High-Tech WorkHundreds of veterans turned out at a major job fair in Silicon Valley on Thursday, where many high-tech employers were looking to hire former military members.
Astronomers In Mountain View Find Most Earth-Like Planet Ever DetectedThe planet is about 10 percent larger than Earth and may very well have liquid water -- a key ingredient for life -- on its surface.
Google Subsidiary To Run Moffett Field, Renovate Hangar OneA Google subsidiary has been picked to run and renovate a federal airfield that is frequently used for the personal flights of the company's top executives.
NASA Ames Staff Would Be Hit Hard By Government ShutdownOnly 3% of NASA employees in highly select positions would be allowed to stay on the job - for example those involved with the International Space Station - or those involved in jobs deemed necessary for safety and security.
NASA Spacecraft Built In Mountain View Launched To Explore MoonAn 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.
Reward Offered In San Francisco Cold Case Homicide Of NASA EngineerSan Francisco police are offering a $10,000 reward for information in the 2005 fatal shooting of a NASA engineer in the city’s Excelsior District.
Kepler Telescope Finds Smallest Planet Yet Outside Solar SystemAstronomers have found the smallest planet yet outside of our solar system.