Dr. Kimberly Ennico, a staff space scientist at NASA Ames Research Center, presented a live interactive learning web conversation to middle schools in Ilinois, Vermont, Maine and West Virginia, reaching over 100 students.
Friday, Jan 28, 2011, at NASA Langley Research Center, 29 participants in NASA's inagural class of the Mid-Level Leadership Program (MLLP), graduated. NASA Ames was represented in many levels with five participants in the program (Kimberly Ennico, Code SSA; Darlene Gross, Code CS; Dawn McIntosh, Code TI; Justin Pane, Code JAZ, and Nicki Rayl, Code SCF).
Claire Ricketts (NPP), Cesar Contreras (NPP), Robert Walker (SSA) and Farid Salama (SSA) have reported the successful completion of a new, state-of-the-art laboratory astrophysics facility at NASA Ames. This unique facility is located in in the Space Science Astrophysics Branch where it is used to produce, monitor and analyze astrophysical species under a controlled environment to support NASA missions (SOFIA, HST, JWST, Herschel).