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Call for new astronauts garners 6,000 applicants

NASA recently put out a call for new applicants to ensure that its astronaut corps is fully stocked for upcoming missions to the International Space Station. More than 6,000 people applied for 10 to 15 positions.

Monday - 02/13/2012, 11:35am EST
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Romanian accused of hacking NASA-JPL computers

A federal grand jury has indicted a Romanian citizen on charges he hacked into 25 climate-research computers at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena.

Thursday - 02/09/2012, 09:27am EST

Aerospace panel issues space station safety report

Retired Vice Adm. Joseph Dyer, chairman of the Aerospace Safety Advisory Panel, talks to The Federal Drive with Tom Temin about a new report on safety aboard the International Space Station.

Friday - 02/03/2012, 10:54am EST
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2012 R&D budget winners and losers

An analysis by the American Association for the Advancement of Science found the 2012 budget for research and development will make investments into energy and environment research and cut R&D at the Defense Department and NASA.

Tuesday - 01/10/2012, 09:33am EST

NASA not waiting to adopt winning SAVE idea

The 2011 Save Award winner met with President Obama Monday to present his idea to create a lending library at NASA. Matthew Ritsko said his suggestion was built off of an effort by the space agency to become more efficient. He said two related efforts are underway to improve how NASA manages and shares tools and equipment.

Tuesday - 01/10/2012, 05:14am EST
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NASA listens as Voyager One nears edge of interstellar space

Launched in 1977, the Voyager One space probe is approaching the heliosphere, the large bubble created by the sun, on a journey to a faraway constellation. Ed Stone has been the chief scientist of the Voyager program since its inception in 1972. He and other NASA scientists have been tracking Voyager for 34 years, listening to his transmissions and analyzing its scientific discoveries.

Friday - 12/30/2011, 10:09am EST
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Online NASA publication showcases technology ROI

Dan Lockney, the head of technology transfer and Spinoff at NASA, joined In Depth with Francis Rose to discuss how a new online site showcases the space agency's technology and how it enters the marketplace.

Thursday - 12/15/2011, 08:04pm EST
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Sunlight reviews open government directive

John Wonderlich of the Sunlight Foundation talks about his organization's review of the Open Government Directive. How well have agencies complied with mandate?

Wednesday - 12/14/2011, 12:52pm EST
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Wednesday morning federal headlines - Nov. 30, 2011

The Morning Federal Newscast is a daily compilation of the stories you hear Federal Drive hosts Tom Temin and Amy Morris discuss throughout the show each day. The Newscast is designed to give FederalNewsRadio.com users more information about the stories you hear on the air.

Wednesday - 11/30/2011, 08:16am EST

Passage of NASA budget proves Congress capable of tough decisions

Future investments in science and technology projects may be at stake if Congress doesn't reduce the federal deficit, Maryland lawmakers said at a townhall at NASA's Goddard Space Center. Nonetheless, the center emerged a winner in 2012 budget negotiations, with full funding for its James Webb Space Telescope.

Tuesday - 11/29/2011, 08:11pm EST
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NASA flying high with budget approval, top priorities in place

NASA Administrator Charles Bolden talks about his agency's fiscal health and top priorities, which extends from low-earth orbit to Mars and beyond.

Tuesday - 11/29/2011, 12:09pm EST
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Hacker arrested for breaking NASA servers

Romania's Crime and Terrorism Investigative Group announced the arrest of a 26-year-old who caused $500,000 in damages to NASA's network.

Monday - 11/28/2011, 08:22am EST

Monday morning federal headlines - Nov. 28, 2011

The Morning Federal Newscast is a daily compilation of the stories you hear Federal Drive hosts Tom Temin and Amy Morris discuss throughout the show each day. The Newscast is designed to give FederalNewsRadio.com users more information about the stories you hear on the air.

    Monday - 11/28/2011, 08:13am EST

23 of 24 agencies get financial audit opinions

For the first time in 20 years, audits reviewed and gave an opinion for every civilian agency. Only DoD doesn't have a qualified or clean audit opinion.

Monday - 11/21/2011, 03:11pm EST

Friday morning federal headlines - Nov. 18, 2011

The Morning Federal Newscast is a daily compilation of the stories you hear Federal Drive hosts Tom Temin and Amy Morris discuss throughout the show each day. The Newscast is designed to give FederalNewsRadio.com users more information about the stories you hear on the air.

    Friday - 11/18/2011, 08:38am EST

NASA employee wins 2011 SAVE Award

Matthew Ritsko earned more than 19,000 votes for his idea to create a lending library of tools bought by the space agency for developing and building flight projects.

Friday - 11/18/2011, 05:58am EST

Monday morning federal headlines - Nov. 14, 2011

The Morning Federal Newscast is a daily compilation of the stories you hear Federal Drive hosts Tom Temin and Amy Morris discuss throughout the show each day. The Newscast is designed to give FederalNewsRadio.com users more information about the stories you hear on the air.

Monday - 11/14/2011, 08:22am EST

NASA, IRS hit in international cyber hijacking

NASA and the Internal Revenue Service were among the victims of a crew of Internet bandits who devised an international scheme to hijack more than 4 million computers to generate at least $14 million in fraudulent advertising revenue, federal prosecutors said Wednesday.

Wednesday - 11/09/2011, 07:55pm EST

Wednesday morning federal headlines - Nov. 9, 2011

The Morning Federal Newscast is a daily compilation of the stories you hear Federal Drive hosts Tom Temin and Amy Morris discuss throughout the show each day. The Newscast is designed to give FederalNewsRadio.com users more information about the stories you hear on the air.

Wednesday - 11/09/2011, 08:40am EST

NASA chooses new chief technologist

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.

Tuesday - 11/08/2011, 03:16pm EST
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