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Taking the Cube Quest Challenge

The NASA Centennial Challenges Program is the agency’s flagship program of technology prize competitions—from lunar landers, to astronaut gloves, to airships. Back in 2011 we even partnered with NASA to develop inexpensive science kits for suborbital flights for the MAKE… 354 more words

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NASA Ames Delays Viewing Party For 1st Flight Of Orion Spacecraft

MOFFETT FIELD (CBS SF) – NASA is trying to launch the next generation of technology with the maiden test flight of the Orion spacecraft.

The launch was originally scheduled for Thursday, but was postponed due to a valve issue. 241 more words

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Now See These Drawings!

My ink drawings capturing the spirit and visual reality of important local objects are now on public display. Visit my San Francisco Peninsula gallery to enjoy them during the holiday season. 27 more words

Elite Special Force At Moffett Field Counted On For High-Stakes Rescues

MOUNTAIN VIEW (KPIX 5) — When they are in trouble, who do Navy Seals call? A little-known elite Special Operations force known as Guardian Angel, a non-aircraft, equipment based weapon system employed by pararescuemen, combat rescue officers and SERE (which stands for Survival, Evasion, Resistance and Escape.) 738 more words

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NASA Signs Lease With Google For Coming 60 Years

   NASA Signs Lease with Planetary Ventures LLC (a Google Company) for Use of Moffett Airfield and Restoration of Hangar One

After years of using Moffett Field as the home and launch pad for the private jets of Google’s founders, the company has agreed to a deal in which it will lease the airfield from NASA for the next 60 years. 903 more words

Leadership In Space

Google Takes Over Operations Of Moffett Airfield From NASA, Will Invest $200M Into The Site

After years of using Moffett Field as the home and launch pad for the private jets of Google’s founders, the company has agreed to a deal in which it will lease the airfield from NASA for the next 60 years. 110 more words

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Google To Pay More Than $1B Over 60 Years To Rent Part Of NASA's Moffett Field

MOUNTAIN VIEW (CBS SF) _ Google is renting 1,000 acres of a historic California air base for space exploration, aviation and robotics projects.

NASA says a subsidiary of the giant Internet company will pay $1.16 billion in rent over 60 years for the property. 93 more words

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