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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

Agencies using cloud to de-clutter IT systems

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.

Thursday - 11/03/2011, 05:23am EDT
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Continuous monitoring requires strong leadership and software

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.

Tuesday - 10/25/2011, 09:22am EDT
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Agencies overcoming cloud security fears

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.

Wednesday - 10/19/2011, 06:04am EDT
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NASA taking applications for next class of astronauts

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.

Friday - 10/14/2011, 09:29am EDT
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Weiler reflects on 33-year NASA career

Ed Weiler has retired as the Associate Administrator for the Science Mission Directorate at NASA Headquarters.

Monday - 10/03/2011, 07:14pm EDT
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OMB orders governmentwide review of conference spending

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.

Thursday - 09/22/2011, 06:51am EDT

Future NASA rocket most powerful ever built

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.

Wednesday - 09/14/2011, 07:35pm EDT
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