Testing Science Performance in a Planetary Surface Space Suit


Performing scientific research work in a space suit is one of the major challenges of future human exploration of Planetary surfaces. The work reported in this highlight aims to better characterize the science task performance impacts of wearing a space suit. Ames scientists Carol Stoker, Marybeth Willhelm, and Christopher Haberle (SST), in collaboration with University […]

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Introducing the new AAS Laboratory Astrophysics Division

The first new AAS division in more than 30 years was introduced last week by the AAS. The new division is the Laboratory Astrophysics Division (LAD) of the American Astronomical Society (AAS). LAD’s mission is to advance our understanding of the universe through the promotion of fundamental theoretical and experimental research into the underlying processes […]

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Titan Airplane Mission Concept Study published


Several Ames scientists and engineers were co-authors on the following concept study paper: AVIATR Aerial Vehicle for In-situ and Airborne Titan Reconnaissance: A Titan airplane mission concept by J. Barnes et al. http://www.springerlink.com/openurl.asp?genre=article&id=doi:10.1007/s10686-011-9275-9 published in the Experimental Astronomy journal. Ames personnel were: Lawrence Lemke, Chris McKay, Ross Beyer, and Tony Colaprete There has been some […]

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