|VMS Shuttle Sim|
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|NASA Ames Hosts Viewing Party for Final Shuttle Launch|
The public was invited to NASA's Ames Research Center to observe a live televised broadcast of the final space shuttle launch on July 8, 2011. The STS-135 mission is the final flight of NASA's Space Shuttle Program.The orbiter Atlantis is carrying a system to investigate the potential for robotically refueling existing spacecraft and bring back a failed ammonia pump to help NASA better understand and improve pump designs for future systems...
Keywords: What -- STS-135; nasa; ames; space; shuttle; sts; 135; atlantis; ferguson; hurley; walheim; magnus; final; launch; iss; station
|From Silicon Valley to Space: Ames and the Space Shuttle (2011)|
Originally produced in 2006, this video has been updated to reflect NASA's current mission to explore beyond low-Earth orbit. The program examines the contributions NASA Ames Research Center has made to the Space Shuttle program over the last 30 years, including wind tunnel testing, life sciences experiments, thermal protection and motion simulators.For more information about NASA Ames, please visit http://www.nasa.gov/ames
Keywords: nasa; ames; space; shuttle; sts; exploration; wind; tunnel; life; sciences; thermal; protection; vertical; motion; simulator; VMS; silicon; valley
|Students Celebrate Space Days with NASA and the Traveling Space Museum|
NASA Ames Research Center partnered with the Traveling Space Museum to bring NASA Space Days to schools in California. Students visited 14 interactive stations that demonstrated concepts such as living in space, physics, aeronautics and Earth Science.During the Space Days at the Ronald McNair Academy in East Palo Alto, Calif., Cheryl McNair, the widow of the fallen astronaut, was a guest of honor who spoke to inspire the students.For more information about NASA Ames, please visit http://www.nasa...
Keywords: What -- Earth; Where -- California; Who -- Ronald McNair; nasa; ames; space; days; traveling; museum; california; state; university; csu; fresno; ronald; mcnair; shuttle; challenger; tsm; stem; education; exploration
|NASA Releases "NASA App HD" for iPad|
The NASA App HD invites you to discover a wealth of NASA information right on your iPad. The application collects, customizes and delivers an extensive selection of dynamically updated mission information, images, videos and Twitter feeds from various online NASA sources in a convenient mobile package. Come explore with NASA, now on your iPad.
Keywords: nasa; ames; arc; ipad; app; space; shuttle; universe; science; education; video; nasa tv; apod; launch; schedule; international space station; iss; satellite
|NASA Ames and the Traveling Space Museum|
From April to June, 2010 NASA Ames Reseach Center and the Traveling Space Museum (TSM) sponsored "Space Day" at six San Francisco Bay Area schools in an effort to motivate and inspire the next generation of space explorers. Ames worked with the TSM to teach students the way astronauts are taught...by doing. Students were treated to a rich and exciting educational experience at approximately 14 activity stations presented by NASA experts and aerospace enthusiasts...
Keywords: What -- Orion; nasa; ames; nasa ames; traveling; space; museum; tsm; summer; of; innovation; education; outreach; space day; international; station; shuttle; micro; jet; space toilet; hovercraft
|Aeronautics at NASA Ames|
In business and in our personal lives, the aviation industry is a key enabler to our way of life and the smooth functioning of our economy. NASA's Aeronautics Research Mission Directorate is looking for new ideas, conducting basic research into new technologies and operational procedures, and trying out new vehicle, operations, and safety technologies in relevant environments.Produced in June, 2010, this video was created for "The Leading Edge," a one hour television program on NASA TV that expl...
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|Siliconvalleytospace - NASA Ames Video Production Group|
Examines contributions Ames has made to the STS program over the last 25 years, including wind tunnel testing, life sciences experiments, thermal protection and motion simulators. Video to be shown on launch date of STS-121 (Sched. 7/1/06). Video includes expanded life sciences section.
Keywords: STS-121; NASA; Shuttle; Ames; sciences; experiments; thermal; simulators; launch