Thanks everyone, for coming out to Nerd Nite. We had a packed house at the Rickshaw Stop in SF. 300+ people sat in to have a beer and listen to nerds get nerdy with it. Eric and I were psyched to have a great crowd with rapt attention while we promoted our upcoming partnership […]
75th Anniversary History of NASA Ames Research Center, Part 2 Architectual History of Moffett Field and the Age of the Aircraft Carrying Airships
Architectural History of Moffett Field
The Department of the Navy’s Bureau of Yards and Docks designed NAS Sunnyvale and construction began in October, 1931. The base supports two conventional runways running in a north by northwesterly direction, with three functional architectural areas to the west, each clustered together with a uniform style. The first structure […]
Naval Air Station Sunnyvale, also know as Moffett Field, now NASA Ames Research Center, was established as a base for Lighter-Than-Air (LTA) rigid airships in 1931, with Hanger One erected specifically to house one enormous airship, truly the size of a battleship. The story of Moffett Field’s creation is inextricably linked to airships, yet […]
Join us Wednesday May 21st at Michaels at Shoreline for cocktails, dinner, and a fascinating presentation by Michelle Evans, President of Mach 25 Media on “The X-15 Rocket Plane- Flying the First Wings into Space.” View the flyer or download the PDF below for more details and contact us with any questions! Please register […]
AIAA-SF is working with Silicon Valley Space Center to put on a 4-part series of workshops with the aim of helping you create your own space start-up. In a sense this is a further development of last year’s Space Hacker Workshop.
Part 1, the Introductory Meeting, is taking place this Tuesday April, 22nd from 6:00pm […]
The 28th annual Contact conference convenes today at the SETI Institute, with a full roster of speakers discussing the science behind science fiction. The conference opened with SETI’s own Seth Shostak, host of the NPR radio program Big Picture Science. What makes the Cultures of the Imagination Conference unique among meetings of space professionals […]
We are starting the layout for the new website. Please let me know what you think of the menu pages, sidebar, etc and if you think we should add anything. I still have to figure out the FTP thing with Rick to change the background and have the ability to add pictures.
For Committee leads, […]