About 700 employees are part of the Agriculture Department’s phase two reopening, which began June 22 in the national capital region. USDA Secretary Sonny Perdue acknowledged employees may feel some anxiety about returning to work but said he wanted them to feel comfortable at the office.
NASA employees submitted more than 200 ideas to an agency-led crowdsourcing initiative designed to solicit coronavirus response solutions. A few of the ideas, including prototypes for two new ventilation and breathing devices, are already under review for emergency authorization from the Food and Drug Administration.
Amid all the confusion and mixed messages. agencies like Voice of America, the Securities and Exchange Commission and NASA are sending regular, reassuring updates to their employees during the coronavirus pandemic.
The lack of a permanent associate administrator for Human Exploration and Operations could threaten NASA’s ability to meet some of the ambitious goals set by the administration.
NASA’s 2020 budget request includes some pretty big projects, including missions to return to the moon and travel to Mars. But projects at that scale will require some changes to how NASA manages them.
NASA celebrated its 60th anniversary Monday, while feds and fans alike took to social media to show their appreciation for the space agency.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the Federal Risk Authorization and Management Program and the Cloud Security Alliance announce the creation of FedSTAR to offer mutual recognition between the two security programs.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the Justice Department settles a lawsuit that alleges Armstrong violated sponsorship agreements his cycling team had with USPS.
Rep. Brian Babin (R-Texas) said the delay in confirming a new NASA administrator puts key programming decisions at risk.
Robert Lightfoot, acting administrator for the last 14 months, will retire on April 30.