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NASA works to make airplanes quieter and greener

Designs that may make airplanes greener and quieter for future generations are one step closer to reality. NASA's Richard Wahls explains.

Monday - 04/18/2011, 09:41am EDT
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HHSInnovates awards online health tools

Health and Human Services recognizes six software tools that are leading the way in innovation for the agency.

Thursday - 03/31/2011, 06:31pm EDT

NASA has sky high hopes for open source

Open source brings numerous benefits to NASA software projects, including increased software quality, reduced development costs, faster development cycles, and reduced barriers to public-private collaboration through new opportunities to commercialize NASA technology. NASA's Nicholas Skytland explains.

Wednesday - 03/30/2011, 10:41am EDT
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NASA spacecraft servers have cyber-holes

NASA's internal computer network is full of holes and vulnerable to a cyberattack, an audit by the Office of the Inspector General has found.

Tuesday - 03/29/2011, 08:30am EDT

NASA picks SAIC for second I3P award

Monday - 03/28/2011, 03:38pm EDT

NASA robotics inspiring the next gen of feds

The "leaders, innovators, and collaborators of the future" are going head to head in a robotics competition. FIRST DC's Herb Muktarian explains why and how.

Monday - 03/28/2011, 09:31am EDT
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Federal jobs among most desirable

While Google ranks as their ideal employer, many college students say they are interested in working for federal agencies.

Monday - 03/21/2011, 08:28am EDT

Agencies still struggling to encrypt mobile devices

Despite a 2006 mandate to secure mobile devices and implement two-factor authentication, only just over half of federal agencies have managed to do so. OMB submits its annual FISMA report to Congress detailing the steps the government has taken to improve cybersecurity, including spending $12 billion on cybersecurity last year.

Monday - 03/21/2011, 07:27am EDT
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GWAC Summit: Meeting of the Minds

GWACs explained by GSA's Michael O'Neill, NIH's Mary B. Armstead, and NASA's Joanne Woytek

Friday - 03/18/2011, 11:00am EDT
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NASA cloud pioneer leaves agency

Chris Kemp, NASA’s chief technology officer for IT, is leaving the agency. Kemp announced his resignation on his agency blog saying, “As budgets kept getting cut and continuing resolutions from Congress continued to make funding unavailable, I saw my vision for the future slowly slip further from my grasp.” Kemp was one of the pioneers [...]

Thursday - 03/17/2011, 03:02pm EDT

NASA CTO Chris Kemp steps down

Chris Kemp made the announcement about his resignation on his blog.

Tuesday - 03/15/2011, 04:55pm EDT

Many agencies are not under a hiring freeze

Federal News Radio surveyed 10 agencies to find out how they are preparing for a shutdown, and how operating under a continuing resolution is affecting their operations.

Thursday - 03/03/2011, 07:46pm EST

NASA hacker enters plea

A Texas man who admitted hacking into the computer systems of a Minnesota company and NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Maryland pleaded guilty Wednesday to one count of wire fraud.

Thursday - 02/24/2011, 09:30am EST

This week in the cloud

It was a big week for cloud computing on Federal News Radio – from NASA’s Nebula cloud to more information on OMB’s Cloud Computing Strategy. Plus, we learned what budget cuts might mean for the cloud… NASA demos open source cloud computing Hear how NASA is pairing its Nebula platform with open source cloud initiatives [...]

Tuesday - 02/22/2011, 11:45am EST

Four generations: one workplace, many challenges

The typical workplace is made up of four generations with different learning and communication styles, different work-life balance needs, and different preferences in how their contributions are recognized. Dr. Bonni Yordi tells us about a new study on what can lead to a more effective organization.

Tuesday - 02/22/2011, 09:41am EST
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NASA demos open source cloud computing

The agency's Nebula platform is just one possibility in the process of incorporating public cloud initiatives across the board.

Friday - 02/18/2011, 05:07pm EST
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NASA helps partners to meet a "Sputnik moment"

NASA Deputy Administrator Lori Garver has been on the road to meet with leaders of commercial space companies. She joins us with details of what she found.

Monday - 02/14/2011, 09:31am EST
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NASA to change EVM requirements

The proposed rule change would make life a little easier for some contractors.

Thursday - 02/10/2011, 08:11pm EST

NASA searching for locations of lost 'space trees'

NASA is trying to find space voyagers that are lost here on earth.

Thursday - 02/10/2011, 02:19pm EST

Background checks move to the forefront

The Supreme Court has refused to stop federal investigations into the private lives of people who want to work at government installations _ even those who don't have security clearances and don't work on secret projects. Debra Roth explains what's going on here.

Thursday - 01/27/2011, 09:41am EST
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