Friday, April 19, 2024
StS2 Training Application

All fields are required. Incomplete applications will not be processed.

Student Information



Course Logistical Information

Dates:  17-22 May 2024


NASA Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, Mountain View, CA

Airports: 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 (for reservations, reference “USACE” or group # 61070506107)
[SFO: 25 mi, SJC: 10 mi]

Option #2: NASA Exchange Lodge, 650-603-7100 (No room blocks have been made)

Meals $230 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 5/17–only dinner and 5/22–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 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 by April 25, 2024.


  • Std PPE - Steel toe boots, helmet w/ chin strap, gloves, eye pro, and knee pads.
  • Backpack or Fannypack

    Laptop (with admin rights)

    Calculator & Tape Measure

    Binoculars & Digital camera

    StS Field Ops Guide (FOG, Edition 9); each TF was issued 250 copies in mid-2022

    Equipment Vest (optional)

    Rite-in-the-Rain type field book

    Clipboard/knee board

    StS Forms (avail @

    Sun Screen, Lip Balm, Sun Glasses, Rain Gear

    Task Force AV3000 face piece, cartridge adapter and P100 cartridge

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