Dates: 21-27 Oct 2023
NASA Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, Mountain View, CA
||San Jose International Airport (SJC) or San Francisco International Airport (SFO)
* UBER or LYFT (smartphone app based service)
* Super Shuttle 800-258-3826
Option #1: Navy Lodge ($140/nt), 593 Vernon Avenue; Mountain View, CA. 94043; (650) 962-1542 (reference room block # 61070506056 or “US Army Corps of Engineers”)
[SFO: 25 mi, SJC: 10 mi]
Option #2: Moffett Field, CA (Mountain View, CA) Rooms at the NASA Exchange Lodge. Check in at the NASA Exchange Lodge front desk, Bldg 19, N. Akron Rd, Moffett Field, CA 94035; Phone 650-604-8100. Renovated Rooms available at $245/NIGHT (no tax). Non Renovated Rooms are $85/NIGHT. A map will be provided upon request.
||$240 for all meals, paid by check or in cash, collected at the training. Make checks payable to “Golden Harvest”. Receipts will be provided. (bkfst/lunch/din served on all days except 10/21–only dinner and 10/27–only breakfast and lunch)
NOTE: The NASA DART training site is within a secure area and temporary passes will be provided for entry. Prior to your arrival, please complete the "NASA Badge Pre-Approval Form" located in the DisasterEngineer Library under “Other” and email or FAX as instructed on the form. A state driver’s license or other US government issued ID is required to be carried at all times within the secure NASA Ames Boundaries. Daily transportation to and from the training site and lodging will be provided, and all students will be assigned to a “Team Van” for accountability. The lodging facilities are not within the secure boundary, so students may travel to the lodge by private automobile or shuttle. However, all students must travel to and from the training site by the Team Vans. There is ample free (surface) parking at the lodging facilities.
Clothing: students will wear standard Task Force clothing during all classroom sessions. A Task Force cap is recommended (please remove cap while indoors). In addition, basic PPE (helmets, gloves, knee, ear and eye protection) will be required during all field sessions. Shorts, tank tops, and sandals are prohibited at the training site.
To ensure that your Task Force has the opportunity to participate in this valuable training please submit your applications via www.disasterengineer.org by 29 Sep 2023.
WHAT TO BRING
- Std PPE - Steel toe boots, helmet w/ chin strap, gloves, eye pro, and knee pads.
- Laptop computer, calculator (simple math), and field notebook (Rite in the Rain).