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Cornell University Professor Mason Peck will help communicate how NASA technologies benefit space missions and the day-to-day lives of Americans, NASA said. Peck replaces Dr. Bobby Braun, who left the agency in September.
The Homeland Security Department and NASA moving to the cloud to support mission needs and reduce the cost and effort to support back-office systems. Federal Chief Information Officer Steven VanRoekel said he is focusing on four areas of cloud: agencies, procurement, international and cybersecurity.
Bruce Levinson, with the Center for Regulatory Effectiveness, joined the with Tom Temin and Amy Morris to discuss the center's recent survey on agency FISMA compliance.
CIOs and other federal IT experts say cloud computing security isn't much different than other protecting other technology systems. The chief technology officer for the CIA, Gus Hunt, said the cloud's elasticity makes it harder for hackers to attack.
Duane Ross, the manager of astronaut candidate selection and training at NASA, joined the Federal Drive with Tom Temin and Amy Morris to discuss the astronaut application process.
Ed Weiler has retired as the Associate Administrator for the Science Mission Directorate at NASA Headquarters.
Agencies must complete their analysis by Nov. 1 and be prepared to present their findings during the December cabinet meeting with the Vice President. OMB's edict comes after the Justice Department inspector general found excessive spending by the agency. This is not the first time agencies have had trouble controlling conference expenses.
NASA Administrator Charles Bolden and several members of Congress on Wednesday unveiled the Obama administration's much-delayed general plans for its rocket design, called the Space Launch System.
On today's Federal Drive: some agencies have netted extra cash from governmentwide acquisition contracts and furloughed FAA workers won't receive back pay under the latest House FAA funding reauthorization.
The White House, Defense Department, NASA and federal procurement experts have formed a working group to tackle the problem of counterfeit goods in the government's supply chain. The Justice Department has convicted military suppliers of selling phony parts that were used in military equipment used in Fallujah, Iraq. The group will make recommendations to President Barack Obama by the end of the year.
On today's Federal Drive, Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe has asked Congress for more flexibility in its finances to stave off an impending default and the chief designer of the General Services Administration's Networx telecommunications program announced he'll leave early next year.
This week the space agency will get to unveil some of those innovative ideas at the second annual IT Summit in San Francisco.
On today's Federal Drive: Buyouts at the Air Force and the Government Accountability Office, new screening methods for traumatic brain injuries and a streamlining effort at NASA.
James Michael Duncan, the deputy chief medical officer at the Johnson Space Center, told Federal News Radio, about his rotating role out in the field and inside the Beltway at D.C. headquarters. The interview is part of Federal News Radio's exclusive series, "Talk Back to Washington: Insight for the federal manager on the workforce outside of D.C."
The top four civilian agencies can do a better job in the planning stages for service contracts, according to a new Government Accountability Office.
The space agency hired The Portal Group Consulting under the web enterprise services and technology contract. It could be worth $82 million over five years.
On today's Federal Drive, more updates on how the debt-limit deal will affect agency budgets. Plus, NASA's green mission to Jupiter and why the National Security Administration is looking for new hires at a hacker convention.
Dr. James Michael Duncan, NASA deputy chief medical officer, led the NASA team that provided medical, engineering and survival expertise to save 33 Chilean miners trapped 2,000 feet underground for 69 days.
On today's Federal Drive, even though Washington's political leaders struck a deal on the debt limit, the FAA partial shutdown continues. Plus, more details on changes to OPM childcare benefits and buy-out guidance.
The space shuttle program is grounded for good. Get an update on how some new partnerships are helping NASA shape the future of commercial space flight from Phil McAlister, Acting Director of NASA's Commercial Space Development.