NASA Ames open house will be first in 17 years; free tickets available

MOFFETT FIELD — The NASA Ames Research Center will host its first open house in 17 years next month, giving the public a rare opportunity to see its wind tunnels and “simulated Martian landscape.”

Center operations director Chuck Duff said the open house, which celebrates the center’s 75th anniversary, is an opportunity to share its diverse research projects and missions with the public.

“You can get a really unique aspect into NASA by coming to Ames,” he said. “It’s really quite an amazing place for the wide variety, from aeronautics to space technology.”

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