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SPA’s William Vantine to Serve as Member on NASA ISS Advisory Committee

Dr. William Vantine

Dr. William Vantine, president and chief executive officer of Systems Planning and Analysis (SPA), has been appointed as a member of the NASA International Space Station (ISS) Advisory Committee for another term. “It is my honor and privilege to continue to serve on this Advisory Committee,” Vantine said. 

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NASA Publishes Best Practices Handbook to Improve Space Operations; Jim Bridenstine Quoted

Jim Bridenstine

NASA has published the Spacecraft Conjunction Assessment and Collision Avoidance Best Practices Handbook to provide insight on best practices for coordinating in-orbit activity safely. “Now is the time for all space operators to leverage innovative commercially available space situational awareness data, information, and analysis to mitigate the potential for in-orbit collisions and sustain key orbital regimes,” said NASA administrator and 2019 Wash100 Award recipient Jim Bridenstine.

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Boeing Responds to FAA Approval to Resume 737 MAX Operations; CEO David Calhoun Quoted

David Calhoun

The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has rescinded the order that paused commercial operations of Boeing 737-8s and 737-9s, which will enable airlines under the agency’s jurisdiction to resume service, as well as allow Boeing to deliver offerings. "The lessons we have learned… have reshaped our company and further focused our attention on our core values of safety, quality and integrity," said David Calhoun, chief executive officer of Boeing.

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USAF Signs $67M in Contracts to Advance Virtual Training; Maj. Mark Budgeon Quoted

Virtual Training

The U.S. Air Force has allocated $67 million in contracts to develop the service branch’s virtual training. The work under the contract will provide airmen with new training platforms to help educate on aircraft and other systems, as the military continues to social distance during the ongoing pandemic.

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FDA Issues FSMA Supply Chain Adjustments to Prevent Disruptions Caused by COVID-19; Stephen Hahn Quoted

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced preventive measures to secure the food supply-chain by issuing a temporary policy for FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) supplier verification onsite audit requirements during the coronavirus (COVID-19) public health emergency, the administration announced on Tuesday

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Everbridge Launches CEM for IoT Framework to Mitigate Critical Events; Imad Mouline Quoted

Everbridge has launched its new critical event management (CEM) capabilities across the Internet of Things (IoT) for corporate, government and healthcare organizations to protect people, assets, operations, supply chain and brand from critical events such as coronavirus (COVID-19), the company announced on Tuesday

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AT&T Nationwide LTE Coverage Exceeds 2.61M Square Miles, Supporting AT&T and FirstNet Subscribers ; Chris Sambar Edward Parkinson Quoted

AT&T has announced that its LTE nationwide coverage has surpassed over 2.61 million square miles of the nation to support AT&T and FirstNet subscribers, the company announced on Tuesday. 

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