Loss of Earth observation capability will inhibit the accuracy of weather forecasting, degrade the assessment of and response to natural hazards, and challenge the ability to measure changes in Earth's climate.
"NASA needs to maintain a capability in hypersonics," said Wesley Harris, chair of the National Research Council's committee to assess NASA's aeronautics flight research capabilities.
Defense Department and Intelligence Community officials spoke April 17 during an event hosted by AFCEA DC in Arlington, Va. Scroll down to the media player to listen to the panel in full. The panel...
In the first 8 months since prize authority for government-sponsored challenges was expanded under the America COMPETES Reauthorization Act of 2010, five agencies launched seven challenges under the new prize statute, according to a progress report from the Office of Science and Technology Policy.
NASA revealed a Open Government Plan 2.0 on April 9 that includes three significant commitments around open source and public engagement and a "flagship initiative" called the NASA Web...
As NASA plans for programs in fiscal 2013's budget-constrained environment, it shouldn't make major cuts to its flight research program, says a March 15, NASA-commissioned report from the National
Collectively, the federal government's cybersecurity programs typically needed improvement during the past fiscal year, concludes an Office of Management and Budget annual report. The report,...
NASA's lessons learned information system is intended to facilitate the sharing of past failures and best practices, but according to a March 6 audit report (.pdf) from NASA's inspector general's
The president's fiscal 2013 budget request makes a significant cuts to NASA's education programs, but according to John Holdren, director of the Office of Science and Technology Policy, these cuts do
The possibility that other nations are attempting to extract information through civil-space partnerships and hacking efforts has NASA on alert, said space agency Administrator Charles Bolden.