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Jim Garrettson, CEO of Executive Mosaic, Presents Ken Asbury, CEO of CACI International, His Sixth Wash100 Award

Jim Garrettson, founder and CEO of Executive Mosaic, presented Ken Asbury, chief executive officer and president of CACI International, with his sixth consecutive Wash100 Award on Wednesday. Asbury is the only active 2019 Wash100 recipient to have received the award for six consecutive years with the same company. 

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Kelvin Droegemeier Confirmed as Office of Science & Technology Policy Director

The Senate on Tuesday confirmed Kelvin Droegemeier, a former member of the National Science Board, as director of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, Federal Times reported Thursday. President Donald Trump announced in late July his intent to nominate Droegemeier for the lead role at OSTP.

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NASA Awards University of Oklahoma $161M Contract for Atmospheric Carbon Cycle Observatory Devt

NASA has awarded the University of Oklahoma in Norman a potential $161 million contract to develop a geostationary instrument that will work to measure vegetation health and carbon-related greenhouse gases from space. The agency said Friday it selected the university’s proposed Geostationary Carbon Cycle Observatory out of 15 submissions received for the …

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NASA Picks University of Oklahoma-Led Team for $166M Geostationary Vegetation, Greenhouse Gas Monitoring Mission

NASA has chosen a consortium led by the University of Oklahoma for a five-year Earth science mission to measure greenhouse gases and vegetation health from space as part of efforts to better understand the planet’s natural exchanges of carbon between the atmosphere, land and ocean. The Geostationary Carbon Cycle Observatory initiative aims to monitor plant health …

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FAA Partners With 2 Universities to Run New Aviation Training R&D Hub

The Federal Aviation Administration plans to open a new center of excellence that will facilitate research and development of training methods for air traffic controllers, aviation safety inspectors, engineers, pilots and technicians. FAA said Friday it chose academic teams led by the University of Oklahoma and Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University to oversee the Air Transportation Center of Excellence for …

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NASA Selects 11 Educational Institutions for Science, Tech R&D Grants

NASA will invest $8 million in research and technology development projects of 11 academic institutions across the U.S. as part of the space agency’s Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research program. Each winning school will receive up to $750,000 over three years to explore tools and methods that can help NASA facilitate Earth science, aeronautics, human and robotic …

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