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Mik Cox: NASA’s Jet Propulsion Lab Explores Internet-of-Things Technology

NASA‘s Jet Propulsion Laboratory has begun to experiment with internet of things in efforts to manage cybersecurity operations and connect with the public, Fedscoop reported Thursday. Samantha Ehlinger writes that Mik Cox, data scientist at JPL, said Wednesday at Amazon Web Services‘ re:Invent forum that although he believes IoT can help the lab to secure  operations, the lab also …

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NASA Plans Earth Science Data Acquisition From Small Satellite Operators

NASA looks to procure imaging and radio occultation data from commercial small satellite companies to help address the space agency’s Earth science research goals, Space News reported Wednesday. Jeff Foust writes NASA’s budget request for fiscal year 2017 includes $30 million for satellite development and data acquisition efforts under the Small Satellite Constellations Initiative. …

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SAIC Report: Civilian Agency Should Assume Space Traffic Mgmt Work

A report carried out by Science Applications International Corp. recommends the U.S. government transfer space traffic management oversight responsibilities to a civilian agency, Space News reported Wednesday. Jeff Foust writes SAIC prepared the “Orbital Traffic Management Study” on behalf of NASA in line with a provision of the Commercial Space Launch Competitiveness …

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Reports: Venture Capitalist Peter Thiel Eyes Addition of Industry Advocates to Trump’s NASA Transition Team

Venture capitalist Peter Thiel has initiated efforts to advance the addition of commercial space industry advocates to President-elect Donald Trump’s NASA transition team, the Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday. Andy Pasztor writes Charles Miller, former NASA official who supported commercial space initiatives, was named to the agency landing team Tuesday. Other expected …

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