Located in California's Silicon Valley at Moffett Federal Airfield in Mountain View, NASA Ames Research Center is a world-class research facility for NASA's missions and projects. One of 10 NASA centers, Ames is involved in all aspects of space and scientific exploration and conducts groundbreaking research and development in aeronautics, exploration technology, and science. Whether you dream of becoming an astronaut or interested in space exploration, take a self-guided tour of the Center's exciting exhibits and interactive activities that highlight famous missions and spacecraft. Enjoy simulated fights through the Milky Way Galaxy in the Immersive Theater, see a real moon rock and experience what it's like to live and work in space. See life-sized images of the historic missions to Mars, Pioneer and satellite models, and the largest wind tunnels in the world.