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Solar Impulse Departs Moffett Field To Continue Global Journey

MOUNTAIN VIEW (CBS / AP) — A solar-powered airplane soared above the clouds Monday after taking off from California for Arizona to resume its journey around the world using only energy from the sun. 374 more words

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McDonnell Douglas (Boeing) EA-18G Growler

@Moffett Federal Airfield, Mountain View, CA

April 2016

While at Moffett Airfield to photograph the midnight arrival of the Solar Impulse from Hawaii, Rob Edgcumbe pointed out dim Hornet-like shapes in the distant shadows. 90 more words

Solar-Powered Plane Lands At Moffett Field After 3-Day Flight Across Pacific

MOUNTAIN VIEW (CBS/AP/BCN) — A solar-powered airplane landed in the Bay Area on Saturday, completing a risky, three-day flight across the Pacific Ocean as part of its journey around the world. 698 more words

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Solar Plane Pilot Aims To Fly By Golden Gate Bridge On Approach To Silicon Valley Landing

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS/AP) — The pilot of a solar-powered airplane on an around-the-world journey said Saturday that stopping in California’s Silicon Valley will help link the daring project to the pioneering spirit of the area. 491 more words

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NASA Tests Drone Monitoring System At Moffett Field

MOUNTAIN VIEW (KPIX 5) – NASA’s Ames Research Center at Moffett Field was part of aviation history on Tuesday, as the agency conducted its most complex test to date of its air traffic management system for drones. 278 more words

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NASA Experts Propose Building Base On Moon To 'Learn To Live On Another World'

MOFFETT FIELD (KCBS) — A group of NASA experts are proposing we go back to the moon, and set up shop for a while.

The proposed base could help space agencies reach the International Space Station more easily. 89 more words

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