Ames Research Center
NASA Ames Research Center, "located at Moffett Field, California, was founded Dec. 20, 1939 as an aircraft research laboratory by the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics (NACA) and in 1958 it became part of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)...
"Ames plays a critical role in virtually all NASA missions in support of America's space and aeronautics programs.
"As a leader in information technology research with a focus on supercomputing, networking and intelligent systems, Ames conducts the critical R&D and develops the enabling technologies that make NASA missions possible. Ames also is a leader in nanotechnology, fundamental space biology, biotechnology, aerospace and thermal protection systems, and human factors research. Ames research in astrobiology focuses on the effects of gravity on living things, and the nature and distribution of stars, planets and life in the universe." 
Resources and articles
Related Sourcewatch articles
- About, Ames Research Center, accessed August 30, 2008.