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  • 2004 SOFIA UPPER DECK SCIENCE OPPORTUNITIES WORKSHOP
    NASA Ames Research Center, CA
    June 22-23, 2004

    DIRECTIONS AND LODGING


    Airport:

    San Jose Airport (SJO) is about 20 minute drive from NASA Ames Research Center (about $25 per taxi), while San Francisco Airport (SFO) is about 40 minute drive, both following highway 101.

    Transport airport to hotel:

    South Bay Airport Shuttle (408) 559-9477 provides door-to-door service between the San Jose or San Francisco Airports and the Mt. View/Palo Alto area. Make reservations the day before or call 800-548-4664 from San Francisco airport or 408-225-4444 from San Jose airport. Or call Airport Connection (415) 885-2666 for door-to-door service (multiple share) between the San Francisco Airport and the Mt. View/Palo Alto area.

    Choise of hotel:

    The hotels listed here are all convenient to Ames Research Center. To reach both hotels, take 101 exit "Moffett Boulevard" and double left at the first traffic light at Leong Drive. When you make your reservation you must indicate to the reservation clerk that you are attending the NASA Ames SOFIA SURF Workshop.

    #1 COUNTY INN
    TEL# (650) 961-1131
    FAX# (650) 965-9099

    Mt View
    Just across Highway 101 from Ames.
    Rates: $65.00 (+ 10% tx)
    Nice accomodations, includes royal breakfast
    Mention "SURF NASA AMES" group rate.

    #2 RAMADA SILICON VALLEY MOUNTAIN VIEW
    TEL# (650) 967-6856
    FAX# (650) 964-4542
    55 Fairchild Dr.
    Mt View
    Just across Highway 101 from Ames, not far from County Inn
    Rates: single $69.00 (+ 10% tx); two occupants $79.00 (+tx)
    includes: continental breakfast
    jacuzzi and outdoor pool
    internet connection in the room
    Advised to book as soon as possible, 1/4 mile from Ames
    Mention "SURF NASA Ames" and refer to Bhakti Panchal, general manager

    Transportation to and from NASA Ames:

    The meeting is to be held at the NASA Ames Conference and Training Center. Proceed to the entrance gate to pick up NASA Visitor Badge. Ramada Inn and County Inn are within walking distance from the conference center (about 1.5 km). Transport from the hotel to the conference center will be available in the morning and evening of Tuesday June 22 and Wednesday June 23.





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