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75th Anniversary of NASA Ames

December 20, 2014 marks NASA Ames Research Center’s 75th Anniversary. The center was established in 1939 as the second laboratory of the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics, and was named for the chair of the NACA, Joseph S. 70 more words


WOD 12/18/14

Fundamental Thursday with a couple low impact metcons.

“Annie” Metcon For Time: 50-40-30-20-10

Double Unders & Sit Ups

-Rest 7 Minutes-

Metcon #2 For Time: 50-40-30-20-10

Push-ups & Air Squats


City Lights Shine Brighter During the Holidays

City lights shine brighter during the holidays when compared with the rest of the year, as shown using a new analysis of daily data from the NASA-NOAA Suomi National Polar-orbiting Partnership (Suomi NPP) satellite. 140 more words


Sunset Over the Gulf of Mexico

From the International Space Station, Expedition 42 Flight Engineer Terry W. Virts took this photograph of the Gulf of Mexico and U.S. Gulf Coast at sunset and posted it to social media on Dec. 53 more words


How To Prevent a Catastrophe? 3: Conduct Area Studies.

(excerpt from It Doesn’t Just Happen:  The Gift of Failure)


Conduct Area Studies

In Special Forces, prior to deploying to an Area of Operations, we conducted an Area Study of that location. 447 more words

Write It Forward

Opportunity Pausing at a Bright Outcrop on Endeavour Rim, Sol 3854

NASA’s Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity is continuing its traverse southward on the western rim of Endeavour Crater during the fall of 2014, stopping to investigate targets of scientific interest along way.  124 more words