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Moffett Field History

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+ Moffett Field History Monograph: Home Port for Sky Cruisers, 1931-1935
Read about the personalities, events, and aircraft that have characterized the history of Moffett Field since the 1930s.
Credit: Paul Gullixson (author); Paige Johnson (designer), "Home Port for Sky Cruisers, 1931-1935," Palo Alto: University National Bank & Trust Company, 1985. (8.5 MB PDF Download)

+ Biographical Note: Rear Admiral William A. Moffett
Read about the accomplishments of Moffett Field's namesake.
+ Download a copy of the biography (62 KB PDF)

+ Historical Street and Place Names around Moffett Field
(90 KB PDF Download)
Learn about the founders associated with major place names around historic Moffett Field and NASA Ames Research Center, and about the people for which the streets were named.

+ Moffett Field Historical Society Museum
(This link points to a non-NASA Web site.)
Explore the Moffett Field Museum's Web site or visit in person.


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NASA Ames Research Center
Historic Preservation Office, MS 213-8
Moffett Field, California 94035-0001
Curator: Sr. Archivist
NASA Official:
Jonathan Ikan
Last Updated: September 2020