Profile | Bruce Yost, Deputy Manager, Small Satellite Integrated Product Team, NASA Ames Research Center
Ames' Silicon Valley location can be a double-edged sword in that regard, says Bruce Yost, whose job is to develop small-satellite technology in support of its mission.
Science Applications International Corp. (SAIC) of McLean, Va., will support modeling and simulation facilities at NASA’s Ames Research Center in Mountain View, Calif., under a potentially five-year contract worth up to $76 million, NASA announced Sept. 25.
NASA Ames Research Center in Mountain View, Calif., will pay Computer Sciences Corp. of Lanham, Md., about $60 million to continue providing supercomputing support services through July 2013, the agency announced July 23.
NASA Ames Research Center issued a March 29 notice of its intent to purchase flight services from Airship Ventures Inc., a Mountain View, Calif.-based company that conducts sight-seeing flights aboard a 12-passenger Zeppelin NT107 blimp. A 2008 lease agreement with NASA allows Airship Ventures to store the blimp in a World War II-era hangar located at Ames’ Moffett Field.
NASA awarded IAP World Services Inc. of Cape Canaveral, Fla., a contract worth up to $101.8 million to provide facilities maintenance services at the agency’s Ames Research Center in Mountain View, Calif., NASA announced Sept. 21.
NASA awarded a contract worth up to $70 million to a New Orleans-based joint venture to provide business operations and technical services at the agency’s Ames Research Center in Mountain View, Calif., NASA said in an April 6 press release.
Chris C. Kemp, a high-tech entrepreneur, was the chief architect of Classmates.com and founder of an online grocery shopping service before joining the NASA Ames Research Center as the director of strategic business development in 2006. In that role, he forged an alliance with Google Inc. to help disseminate NASA imagery and data through the search giant’s popular virtual globe, Google Earth.
WASHINGTON -- Like a lot of researchers who want to conduct experiments in space, David Dickman, a neurobiologist from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, is frustrated by the expense and lack of opportunities.
PRIVATE stylefile:c:!temp!~pr00000cac000100195b7d000.STY Thanks to a deal with the U.S. Air Force, NASA Ames Research Center's biggest wind tunnel should be reopened in time to test parachutes for the 2009 Mars Science Laboratory.
The new director of NASA's Ames Research Center said he is determined to make the San Francisco Bay area field center synonymous with low-cost space missions.
WASHINGTON -- NASA Ames Research Center , Mountain View , Calif. , plans to launch its first nanosatellite equipped for simultaneous dual-payload experiments next year.