The NASA Ames Exploration Center allows visitors to experience NASA technology and missions firsthand. Located at Moffett Field, more than 150,000 people visit the NASA Exploration Center annually. Current exhibits include an Immersive Theater, which is a high-resolution theater with a 40-foot wide screen that shows panoramic views of Mars and Saturns rings as well as other intriguing movies with dazzling special effects. There is also the Mars Terrain Globe Mercury Redstone 1A MR-1A capsule and a Moon rock that was retrieved by the crew of Apollo 15 from the Hadley-Apennine region.
The gift shop inside the Exploration Center sells a wide array of NASA and space related clothing patches posters videos and much more. All purchases made at the gift shop are exempt from tax.
For More Information
The NASA Ames Exploration Center is open to the public free of charge. For more information visit www.nasa.gov/ames.
NASA Ames Research Center
Moffett Federal Airfield
Mountain View CA 94035