Resource Prospector Prototype Rover and Payload get Dirty!

Resource Prospector Prototype Rover and Payload get Dirty!

For the last several weeks (3-17 August, 2015) the Resource Prospector (RP) team has been conducting functional and performance testing of an RP rover and payload prototype at JSC. 
Leonard Medal awarded to Dr. Jeff Cuzzi

Leonard Medal awarded to Dr. Jeff Cuzzi

The Meteoritical Society gave its highest award, the Leonard Medal, to Ames' Jeff Cuzzi at the 2015 annual meeting, this year held on the UC Berkeley campus.
Close up - Andrew Mattioda

The NASA Ames NAI team participates in the Chickasaw Nation Aeronautics and Space Academy (CNASA)

On June 9th and 10th, Dr. Andrew Mattioda, of the NASA Ames NAI (NASA Astrobiology Institute) CAN 7 team, participated in the Chickasaw Nation Aeronautics and Space Academy (CNASA), held in Ada, OK.  The Chickasaw Nation conducts the week-long camp to encourage their Native American youth to consider careers in the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) fields. 

New Horizons NASA Social  Web Chat Featuring NASA Ames Scientist

New Horizons NASA Social Web Chat Featuring NASA Ames Scientist

On June 6, 2015 NASA and the Johns Hopkins University’s Applied Physics Laboratory hosted a NASA social on NASA’s New Horizons mission. New Horizons will fly by Pluto & its moons on July 14, 2015 after a 9.5 year trek across the Solar System.

Farid Salama elected first President of the new IAU Commission for Laboratory Astrophysics

Dr. Farid Salama (SSA) has been elected Founding President of the new Laboratory Astrophysics Commission recently approved by the IAU Executive Committee. The New Commission will be launched at the IAU General Assembly in August.
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