Rep. Ro Khanna, D-Calif., is calling on Congress to mandate federal agencies' implementation of “clear ethical guidelines” for using biometric technologies to ensure that constitutional rights are protected, Nextgov reported Wednesday.Read More »
The Department of Energy will award $2.5M in funds to 12 projects that will work to develop methods in augmenting technology commercialization efforts.Read More »
NASA's Michoud Assembly Facility has connected the first RS-25 engine to the core stage of a rocket that will support lunar missions with the Orion spacecraft.
Engineers docked one of four RS-25 engines to the Space Launch System's core stage as part of a collaborative effort with Boeing and Aerojet Rocketdyne, the space agency said Wednesday.Read More »
The U.S. Marine Corps is conducting experiments to inform the structure of a new operational concept for expeditions, National Defense Magazine reported Tuesday. Lt. Gen. Eric Smith, commanding general of USMC's Combat Development Command, said 13 teams are testing possible structures for the expeditionary advanced base operations or EABO concept.Read More »
The Department of Defense and the Department of Veterans Affairs have partnered to provide $50M in funds to support research efforts in brain injuries.Read More »
The Government Accountability Office has found that federal land management agencies have not fully assessed the security of facilities for the protection of employees. The country's Forest Service, Fish and Wildlife, Bureau of Land Management and National Park Service have experienced threats that targeted employees between fiscal years 2013 and 2017, GAO said in a report released Monday.Read More »