NASA’s Astrobiology Research Sparks ‘GreenTech’ Revolution

Microbial Life

NASA’s astrobiologists study microbial life to understand how it transformed a rocky Earth into the thriving, diverse, life-sustaining planet we inhabit today. These studies of photosynthetic “green” algae are creating sparks for new “green technologies” [at Ames] on Earth and future human space exploration missions. http://www.nasa.gov/topics/earth/features/astrobiology_sparks_green_revolution.html photo credit: NASA – Members of the Ames Algae […]

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NASA’s Kepler Mission Wins 2012 Aviation Week Laureate Award

Kepler

MOFFETT FIELD, Calif. — NASA’s Kepler mission has been named winner of the 2012 Aviation Week Laureate Award in the Space category, announced last night at the 55th annual black-tie awards dinner in Washington, D.C. Accepting the award on behalf of the Kepler mission team were Roger Hunter, Kepler program manager of NASA Ames Research […]

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First ever Mars and the Mojave Festival in Death Valley National Park

First ever Mars and the Mojave Festival in Death Valley National Park

Death Valley Natl. Park encompasses some of the most extreme environments on the planet. For decades, planetary scientists have come here for research and instrument testing. We are organizing the first ever Death Valley National Park planetary analog festival, titled the Mars and the Mojave Festival Exploring Extremes on Earth and Beyond. This pioneer three-day […]

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