Google subsidiary Planetary Ventures will soon be in charge of maintaining and improving a federal airfield.
NASA and the US General Services Administration have chosen Planetary Ventures as the "preferred lessee" to manage Moffett Federal Airfield, which sits between Mountain View and Sunnyvale in Northern California. Assuming the entities can agree on lease terms, Google will be charged with managing the airfield and rehabbing the historic hangars on the site.
NASA has been trying to offload the responsibility of managing the airfield for quite some time. In a statement Monday, the agency said the lease will help it … Read more