Facility Focus: NASA Ames Research Center

  • Magazine Article
  • TBMG-36867
Published May 01, 2020 by Tech Briefs Media Group in United States
  • English

Established in December 1939 as part of the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics (NACA), Ames Aeronautical Laboratory was named for Joseph Sweetman Ames, founding chairman of the NACA and the architect of aeronautical research in the United States. In 1958, the lab was absorbed into the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).