A NASA scientific and engineering establishment in Mountain View, California. It was founded in 1939 for aeronautical research and became part of NASA in 1958. As well as aeronautics, Ames specializes in space life sciences and various branches of astronomy including Solar System exploration and infrared astronomy.
http://www.nasa.gov/centers/ames/home/index.html Official website.
Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics.