|*** OCTOBER 2005 ***|
|NASA MAKES EXPLORING MARS FROM THE SKIES A CLASSROOM REALITY|
|As NASA prepares for the future exploration of Mars, students on Earth can now let their imagination and curiosity soar though the canyons of Valles Marineris and over the top of Olympus Mons on the |
On Oct 1, 2005, NASA will release the latest classroom tool to excite students in grades 5 to 8 about NASA's bold goal of a human mission to Mars. 'Wings Over Mars', developed by the educational technology
team at NASA Ames Research Center, located in California's Silicon Valley, is an interactive Website that will introduce the promising concept of planetary flight on Mars...
|NASA TAKES GOOGLE ON JOURNEY INTO SPACE|
|NASA Ames Research Center, located in the heart of California's Silicon Valley, and Mountain View-based Google Inc. today announced plans to collaborate on a number of technology-focused research-and-development activities that will couple some of Earth's most powerful technology resources. |
NASA and Google have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) that outlines plans for cooperation on a variety of areas, including large-scale data management, massively distributed computing, bio-info-nano convergence, and encouragement of the entrepreneurial space industry. The MOU also highlights plans for Google to develop up to 1 million square feet within the NASA Research Park at Moffett Field...