Employee Orientation - NASA Headquarters
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Welcome to NASA Headquarters located in the Nation's Capital - Washington DC! Here are some of the places you will want to make a note of at HQ.

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West Lobby -- NASA Headquarters’ main lobby and entrance. All visitors are to report to security desk in the West Lobby. The West lobby is the main portal to gaining entrance to the building. In the West lobby you will find the James E. Webb Auditorium, NASA Exchange Store, various space and aeronautical exhibits, the security station and the Keith T. Glennan Library.

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West Lobby Panoramic View

Library--The library has a wealth of specialized information about space, science, engineering and NASA, including several on-line searchable databases. Specialized periodicals and journals are also located here.

Library Website
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Library Panoramic View

Mail Room--The mailroom is where you take oversized packages, special delivery, Fed Ex or return receipt mail. It is also where you pick up these same kinds of packages.

Mail Room QuickTime VR

Fitness Center--NASA HQ provides supervised exercise programs and rehabilitative therapy for NASA civil service employees. The NASA HQ Health Unit physician must medically approve each participant. Stop by room CA96 or call 358-0138.

Fitness Center QuickTime VR
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U.S. Capitol Mall View--The Capitol is just a few minutes' walk from NASA Headquarters. Three blocks away is the National Mall, connecting to the Tidal Basin and the Thomas Jefferson Memorial.

U.S. Capitol Mall Video

East/West Patio -- A roof top get away overlooking the SW area. You can relax, get a little sun and fresh air. You access the roof top by taking the stairs from the 9th floor east or west of the building.

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East Patio Panoramic View
West Patio Panoramic View

Glennan Conference Center -- Newest of the NASA conference facility. This conference is located on the street level in Room 1035. This facility is used to host the “New Employee Orientation.” NASA Headquarters customers may electronically reserve meeting rooms located at Headquarters using the Facility Help Desk System (FHDS). Using your HQ User ID (no password required), log onto the Facilities Help Desk System (FHDS) to check the availability of meeting rooms.

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Conference Center Panoramic View

Coffee Shop--The coffee shop provides fresh coffee, fresh cold lunches, fresh fruit, snacks and some personal items like pantyhose, fingernail clippers, aspirin, and lottery tickets.

Coffee Shop QuickTime VR

Grill--The grille serves hot cooked breakfast, coffee, drinks, snacks, fresh fruit and pastries. For lunch they provide hot specialized sandwiches and steam-table entrees.

Grill QuickTime VR
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Employee Store--The employee store is where you get your business cards, NASA clothes and hats, astronaut ice cream, decals, and model shuttles.

Employee Store Website
Employee Store QuickTime VR

Buffet--CAFE GRAND INTERNATIONAL: Hot and cold gourmet food bar. Enjoy a delicious hot and cold buffet lunch. Hours of operation are from 11 am to 2pm.

Buffet QuickTime VR
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Post Office--A U.S. Service Mini Station is available on site to assist you with your mailing needs. Hours of service are 11am to 2pm.

Post Office QuickTime VR
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Post Office Panoramic View

Credit Union--A full service Credit Union is available onsite to employees and approved contractors of NASA HQ. Hours of service are 8:30am-3:30pm.

Credit Union Web Site
Credit Union QuickTime VR
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Metro Walk--It's just about a three-minute walk from NASA Headquarters East Lobby to the Federal Center SW Metro Station. NASA participates in Metro Check, so if you plan on using Metro rail, bus, or any commuter rail lines please visit Human Resources to find about Metro Check.

Metro Walk Video

Health Center -- NASA Headquarters has available onsite to NASA employees an in house health center. Hours of service are 8:30am-3:30pm.

Health Center VR
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Health Center Panoramic View

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