Founded in 1939, NASA Ames Research Center at Moffett Field near Palo Alto, California, is one of only 10 NASA facilities of its kind. NASA Ames Research Center is a world leader in information technology, focusing primarily on intelligent systems, supercomputing and networking. Other areas of research for which Ames is highly regarded include biotechnology, human factors research and fundamental space biology.
Hotels near NASA Ames Research Center -
Crowne Plaza Palo Alto is a first-rate hotel for business savvy travelers visiting nearby NASA Ames Research Center. Our fully-renovated hotel rooms are equipped with wireless Internet technology for connecting with colleagues any time of day. We also offer a full-service business center, meeting space and complimentary shuttle transportation within five miles of our hotel. Make your hotel reservations for great rates on upscale hotel rooms.
NASA Ames Exploration Center -
Located at the entrance to NASA Ames Research Center, the white tent NASA Ames Exploration Center is a public facility that explains the exciting projects and research happening. The NASA Ames Exploration Center features a variety of artifacts and displays, including a moon rock from the Apollo 15 mission, a replica of the "Destiny" International Space Station, a theater that shows videos of simulated flights through the Milky Way Galaxy, missions to Mars, and more. The NASA Ames Exploration Center is closed on Mondays and federal holidays.
NASA Research Park -
With a premier location in the heart of Silicon Valley, NASA Ames Research Center at Moffett Field is the location of the future NASA Research Park. This world-class R&D operation is a Silicon Valley collaboration among area universities, high-tech companies, and nonprofit organizations to further the advancement of scientific research and exploration as they relate to programs and initiatives at NASA Ames Research Center. Upon build-out, NASA Research Park will feature state-of-the-art research and development facilities, classrooms, laboratories, housing, and conference space.