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Articles by Elizabeth Montalbano
posted in October 2010
With space shuttle program winding down, agencies envision long-distance manned space flight to Mars and beyond … 100 years from now.
Space shuttle mission to the International Space Station pushed back one day, to Tuesday.
Gavin Newsom's DataSF.org online repository has spurred developers to build more than 50 new applications providing online services for city residents.
Tweets from Space Shuttle Discovery and a tweetup to celebrate the launch are planned, along with Foursquare mobile app that will let astronauts "check in" from space.
The virtual meeting centers will be available to agencies on a pay-as-you-go basis.
Robonaut 2, developed by NASA and General Motors, will help astronauts with tasks on the Space Shuttle Discovery's final mission.
Social Security Administration will post more than 30 sets on Data.gov to support Open Government Directive.
Strategies for cost savings and efficiency and the technologies to enable them will be key factors in 2011, according to a NASCIO survey.
Mid-InfraRed Instrument must show the right stuff in a space-simulated environment before it flies aboard the Hubble successor.
Security, fragility, and power concerns are being considered in the next phase of the program, which aims to arm soldiers with mobile technology.
New York mayor Bloomberg said the partnership will streamline the city's IT operations and save $50 million in five years.
Google complained publicly that the bidding process was intentionally stacked against it and ultimately lost out on the $50 million, three-year contract to migrate the state's email to the cloud.
A 2.8 percent increase is expected by fiscal 2016, with cybersecurity and citizen-engagement leading the way, industry group TechAmerica says.
DARPA programs in manufacturing outreach and protein-folding to drive science, technology, engineering and mathematics education.
Poor management is hindering the plan to narrow computing resources down to two Homeland Security data centers by 2014.
Food and Drug Administration releases public health plan to prioritize new tools to enhance laboratory analysis in the field.
The agency has created an online lab that allows developers to compete to create solutions for problems submitted by NASA researchers.
$6.8 million allocated for a system to track students' educational progress from kindergarten into the workplace was revoked by the California governor.
Only 0.5% of stimulus funding recipients fail to submit quarterly reports; they will be aggressively pursued, said Office of Management and Budget director.
Making the FBI's Most Wanted, notable cases and crime statistics easier to find was among the goals of the agency's news-focused site revamp.
The bill appropriates $19 billion for the space agency in 2011 and adds another shuttle flight before the program ends.