The Webb space telescope’s new launch date is March 2021. It will be larger than Hubble and 100 times better, according to NASA Program Manager Gregory Robinson.
Some federal leaders and lawmakers think now is precisely the time to be considering the implications of artificial intelligence.
The changing dynamic in space exploration is turning out to be mutually beneficial for both NASA and the companies with which it finds itself collaborating.
Heather White, federal employment lawyer and partner at the Federal Practice Group, thinks the proposed merger of the departments of Labor and Education may be a pretext to eliminate some of the functions of those agencies, water down their missions, and possibly even downsize their workforces.
Most Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) funds tapped the brakes in June, posting smaller but still mostly positive returns.
The EPA says it wants to “provide a consistent and transparent interpretation” of the cost-benefit analysis required for most major regulations, but environmentalists say it’s a tactic to undermine environmental and public health regulation.
As the Army shifts its focus from violent extremist organizations to near-peer adversaries per the national defense strategy, staying on top of emerging domains and technologies will be what keeps it in a position of dominance going into the future.
FedRAMP is looking to make it easier to align federal agencies with cloud providers with automated authorization processes to updated requirements and training.
The backlog of security clearances in the federal government makes it harder to perform classified work, while the lack of a cyber doctrine makes it harder to respond to cyber attacks without risking escalation.
The Trump administration plans to tackle the federal shortage of cybersecurity professionals include a new cybersecurity hiring system, a cybersecurity reservist program, and a plan to reskill current federal employees while improving the pipeline for new cyber talent.
Lawmakers want to know what the Health and Human Services Department is doing with its cybersecurity coordination center, but HHS isn’t volunteering much information.
Innovation Foundry is a unique SOCOM acquisition strategy that leverages nontraditional platforms and “designed thinking” to bring technological innovations to SOCOM.
The U.S. Special Operations Command (SOCOM) has its very own technology incubator. SOFWERX is part of the Doolittle Institute, an organization that facilitates collaborations between military and private industry, and fulfills that role specifically for special operations forces.
The administration wanted it to be harder to achieve a good grade on the FITARA scorecard, because it wants to focus agencies on certain tangible actions.