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Words from the wise: How 3 agencies attained best places to work status

NASA, the Patent and Trademark Office and the Federal Communications Commission found success by engaging both managers and employees. All three agencies earned high marks in the annual Best Places to Work survey.

Tags: management , workforce , FCC , Patent and Trademark Office , Best Places to Work , Partnership for Public Service , Robert Lightfoot , Ruth Milkman , Peggy Focarino , Jason Miller

Thursday - 12/19/2013, 04:30am EST
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NASA: Cooling pump on space station shuts down

NASA said Wednesday it was looking into a problem with a malfunctioning cooling pump on the International Space Station, but there was no immediate danger to the six crewmen on board.

Tags: International Space Station , Kelly Humphries , Bob Jacobs

Thursday - 12/12/2013, 04:02am EST

NASA's Expedition 38 prepares for liftoff

The countdown to liftoff begins for NASA's Expedition 38. Three astronauts will launch from Kazakhstan on Nov. 7, 2013 local time.

Tags: Expedition 38 , Rick Mastracchio , Soyuz , International Space Station , Federal Drive , Shefali Kapadia

Friday - 11/01/2013, 08:25am EDT
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DHS, NASA team up to develop 'Holy Grail' of search and rescue

A partnership between the Homeland Security Department and NASA has led to the creation of a new technology called Finding Individuals for Disaster and Emergency Response (FINDER).

Tags: DHS , JPL , FINDER , John Price , Jim Lux , Mason Peck , technology , urban search and rescue , FEMA , Michael OConnell

Thursday - 10/10/2013, 03:55pm EDT
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NASA crash tests polka-dot chopper to study safety

Researchers at the NASA Langley Research Center dropped a helicopter from a height of 30 feet into a bed of soil. They will use the data to create more efficient and safer designs in the future.

Tags: Langley Research Center , Martin Annett , Shefali Kapadia , Federal Drive

Monday - 09/02/2013, 12:59pm EDT
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NASA, industry helped cook up the final RFP for SEWP V

The space agency releases the solicitation for the next version of the $10 billion IT hardware and services contract. Proposals are due in about eight weeks.

Tags: contracting , acquisition , industry , Joanne Woytek , SEWP , SEWP 5 , Multiple award contract , technology , In Depth , Francis Rose , Jason Miller

Tuesday - 08/20/2013, 03:41pm EDT

NASA brings new attitude to stimulate IT innovation

Sasi Pillay, NASA's chief technology officer, said the IT Labs program wants rapid, low-cost, low-risk projects to improve the space agency's use of technology. NASA is in its third year of the effort, which has produced several potential breakthroughs, including one for RFID and a secure computing environment.

Tags: technology , Sasi Pillay , innovation , Jason Miller

Friday - 08/16/2013, 06:10am EDT
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NASA's Curiosity rover completes first year on Mars

Dr. James Green, NASA's director of planetary sciences, told Federal News Radio that Curiosity is uncovering scientific data that one day may lead to humans living on Mars.

Tags: James Green , science , Mars rover , Mars , Curiosity , In Depth

Tuesday - 08/06/2013, 05:57pm EDT
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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: people , Lori Garver , Charles Bolden , John Holdren

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