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The public-private future of NASA

On this week's Women of Washington radio show, former NASA Deputy Director Lori Garver gives her take on the agency's future.

Tags: NASA , Airline Pilots Association , budget , space travel , Women of Washington , Gigi Schumm , Aileen Black

Wednesday - 07/16/2014, 11:39am EDT

Deputy NASA administrator Lori Garver stepping down

NASA Deputy Administrator Lori Garver is stepping down from the space agency. NASA Administrator Charles Bolden announced in a note to staff Garver would leave next month to serve as the general manager of the Air Line Pilots Association, where she will oversee day-to-day operations of the largest union for pilots.

Tags: NASA , people , Charles Bolden , John Holdren

Tuesday - 08/06/2013, 02:10pm EDT

Space station to get $18 million balloon-like room

NASA is partnering with a commercial space company in a bid to replace the cumbersome "metal cans" that now serve as astronauts' homes in space with inflatable bounce-house-like habitats that can be deployed on the cheap.

Tags: NASA , Bigelow Aerospace , Federal Drive , contracting , industry , Glen Miller ,

Thursday - 01/17/2013, 10:25am EST

Highest ranked agencies distinguished by strong leadership

NASA, the Surface Transportation Board and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation share a common trait that led them to the top ranking for their size class in the Partnership for Public Service's seventh annual Best Places to Work survey. Transportation, OMB and the National Credit Union Administration earn the most improved status by implementing the best practices of the leading agencies.

Tags: management , Transportation , Surface Transportation Board , NASA , Partnership for Public Service , OMB , Best Places to Work , Daniel Elliott , John Porcari , Danny Werfel , Max Stier , workforce , Jason Miller

Friday - 12/14/2012, 05:42am EST
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NASA takes one giant leap into commerical space flight

The space agency is set to launch its first commercial resupplying mission, perhaps as early as Tuesday. The Falcon 9 rocket will carry the Dragon capsule into space, where it will deliver food and water to the International Space Station.

Tags: NASA , SpaceX , Falcon 9 , commercial space exploration , Federal Drive , technology , International Space Station , Space Shuttle

Thursday - 05/17/2012, 12:05pm EDT
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Federal Drive interviews -- May 17

The Federal Drive talks to NASA's deputy administrator about the first commercial space launch and ClearanceJobs.com's Evan Lesser about speeding up the clearance process.

Tags: Evan Lesser , NASA , SpaceX , Federal Drive , Tom Temin , Emily Kopp , security clearances

Thursday - 05/17/2012, 08:18am EDT

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.

Tags: Federal Drive , contracting , technology , NASA , acquisition ,

Monday - 02/14/2011, 09:31am EST
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