Agency News: NASA


Assessing the space shuttle program's tech legacy

As the space shuttle era draws to a close, we take stock of the technological gains it brought to us on Earth.

NASA lays off space shuttle workers

As the space shuttle Atlantis makes its final flight, NASA readies the pink slips.

NASA, DOJ take hits in fiscal 2012 budget package

The House Appropriations Committee took scissors to NASA's James Webb Space Telescope program and reduced state and local grant programs run by the Justice Department in its fiscal 2012 budget package.

Federal road warriors have offices on-the-go

Agencies looking to save millions are giving up the status quo and adopting virtual workplace policies.

Women in government still face obstacles

NASA CIO Linda Cureton and GSA senior executive Bev Godwin offered some candid reflections on decisions they made on their careers at a forum on top women in business and government.

NASA shifts funds to new priorities

As NASA reduces its focus on space operations, spending in other science and technology areas will grow.

The best of the federal blogosphere

LaHood peddles pedaling to work; high gas prices don't deter drivers; OSTI's Greek philosophy; space shuttle era draws to a close.

Will the next NASA shuttle launch Tweetup be overshadowed by amateur pic again?

NASA is inviting 150 Twitter followers to get a bird's-eye view of the Atlantis shuttle launch.

NASA starts first federal network on SlideShare

NASA is the first federal agency to explore the possibilities of an aggregate network on the SlideShare platform.

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The 5 people you meet in CIO heaven; FCC takes a new stab at open government; What I want on Earth Day; Earth Team skills on display.

Acquisition officials share tips on communication, transparency

Federal acquisition professionals shared tips for improving communications between program managers and contracting officials at the Federal IT Acquisition Summit.

Agencies update progress on transparency plans

Federal agencies are publishing charts, graphics and progress reports on their open government efforts.

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