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Senate Bill Seeks to Remove 223 Duplicative, Obsolete Agency Reports

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Sens. Mark Warner (D-Virginia) and Kelly Ayotte (R-New Hampshire) have introduced a bill that would eliminate or merge approximately 223 outdated or redundant reports that federal agencies produce for Congress. The bill aims to build on Warner’s Government Performance and Results Modernization Act of 2010 that implemented efforts to dispose 53 reports deemed obsolete or duplicative …

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NASA to Fund 27 Medical Research Proposals for Long-Duration Human Space Exploration

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NASA and the National Space Biomedical Research Institute have picked 27 proposals from 19 research organizations that seek to examine the potential effects of long-duration spaceflight missions on astronauts’ health and performance. Research teams will receive funds worth a combined $12 million over a one- to three-year period from NASA’s Human Research Program and NSBRI, the institute said …

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NASA Research Center Eyes Collaborative Cybersecurity With Proposed ‘Gryphon X’ Project

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A cybersecurity proposal from NASA‘s Ames Research Center in California seeks to address vulnerabilities on the agency’s current and emerging infrastructure through collaboration with industry, Fedscoop reported Monday. Greg Otto writes Jerry Davis, NASA Ames chief information officer, is working to get the Gryphon X initiative in front of agency leaders. “NASA’s not …

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Picatinny Arsenal Engineer Shares Quality Assurance Practices With NASA

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The U.S. Army‘s Picatinny Arsenal and NASA have shared practices through the four-month special assignment of Ben Schumeg, a quality assurance engineer of the Armament Research, Development and Engineering Center at Picatinny Arsenal. The service branch said Thursday Schumeg worked to benchmark ARDEC processes with NASA’s and compare best practices during his assignment in …

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Rep. Jason Chaffetz: Agencies Strive to Meet Security Updates Deadline

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Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah), chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, has pointed up the struggle of various agencies in implementing security patches on time for critical vulnerabilities, Federal News Radio reported Wednesday. Meredith Somers writes Chaffetz told committee members at a hearing Wednesday that 39 out of more than 360 vulnerabilities …

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