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Comment by Henry Brown on September 17, 2012 at 8:45am

Have posted a discussion/video which COULD be of SOME interest to some

NASA Tribute to Neil Armstrong

Comment by Steve Cottle on April 27, 2012 at 11:50am

Any thoughts from this group on the decommissioning of Spacebook? http://www.govloop.com/group/government-science-communicators/forum...

Comment by Megan on January 25, 2012 at 4:10pm

Here is the followup article.  Looks like we are heading cautiously in this direction.

In the words of Wayne Hale, SAS’s director for human spaceflight programs and a former Space Shuttle program manager, “I think there was broad agreement in the value propositions...There are a number of different schools of thought about those value propositions, tailored to different audiences...The overarching value proposition that we totally came to a consensus on was that exploration was part of what has made America what it is, and that it is a transformational event for the country to be engaged in exploration” with societal benefits.

Comment by Jeff Ribeira on January 25, 2012 at 4:06pm

I was reading this recent article on mashable about the potential of putting a physical (or orbiting) space station on the moon. Would love to hear some NASA folks' take on it. Is there any truth to the rumor? What would the benefits be of a station on the moon? Does the fact that the Russians are leading the charge add any extra incentive for us to get involved?

http://mashable.com/2012/01/20/moon-base/

Comment by Stephen Peteritas on December 5, 2011 at 4:21pm

Question about the NASA app store: Has anyone used it? http://www.govloop.com/forum/topics/has-anyone-used-the-nasa-app-store

Comment by Stephen Peteritas on March 30, 2011 at 12:00pm
NASA has made the GovMadness Final Four! Make sure to use your votes to take them all the way to the Championship!
Comment by Stephen Peteritas on March 14, 2011 at 12:31pm
Make sure to rep NASA by picking them in our GovMadness competition to determine which agency is the best: http://tools.govloop.com/mm/news/
Comment by Claudia Hosky on February 24, 2011 at 9:52am


NASA Hacker Enters Plea:

 

A Texas man pleaded guilty to hacking into computer networks to steal money. And he admitted breaking into NASA systems that house satellite data. Jeremey Parker of Houston, Texas pleaded guilty to wire fraud. He hacked systems of a Minnesota software company and stole more than a quarter million dollars. Parker also caused damage to servers at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland. NASA had to spend $43,000 dollars to repair them. Thousands of users were denied access to servers while they were repaired.

 

From: http://www.federalnewsradio.com/?sid=2283756&nid=35&_hw=mar...

 

Also; Khwaja Shamas from NASA and Dr. David Metcalf, Researcher, Mixed Emerging Technology Integration Lab, University of Central Florida’s Institute for Simulation & Training to speak at www.FedSMC.com - Dr. Metcalf brings nearly two decades experience developing learning and simulation tools that promote innovation for organizations like NASA’s Kennedy Space Center, Johnson & Johnson, the Marine Corps, and Defense Acquisition University.

Comment by Shirley Hsieh on December 8, 2010 at 10:06am
President George W. Bush told NASA to return to the moon and prepare for manned exploration of Mars. The man he put in charge, Michael Griffin, was a certified rocket scientist with a passion for manned space exploration. In the four years he served as NASA Administrator, Griffin was continually forced to make controversial financial tradeoffs that brought him into conflict with constituencies who disagreed with him. He did, however, make significant progress in redirecting NASA toward the new Moon-Mars program.

This report provides insights into the challenge of managing large, controversial programs in government. It also offers lessons for both the next NASA Administrator as well as other public executives who are expected to lead in challenging political and fiscal environments.

http://www.businessofgovernment.org/report/launching-new-mission-mi...
Comment by Bill Brantley on November 30, 2010 at 2:42pm
Mysterious NASA Press Conference Set For This Thursday

They found the Monolith! :-)
 

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