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International Space Station Astronauts Are About to Eat the First Vegetables Grown in Space

Red lettuce is the leafy green of choice.

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Video: The Closest You Can Get to Space Without Leaving Earth

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Where the extreme cold of space can be found in Houston, Texas.

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Buzz Aldrin Wants to Colonize Mars

He says he has a "master plan" to colonize the planet by 2039.

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Nextgov Apollo 11 astronaut Buzz Aldrin, the second person to walk on the Moon, speaks on the campus of Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Buzz Aldrin Wants to Colonize Mars Within 25 Years

Man first stepped foot on the moon in 1969. Maybe seventy years later, in 2039, humans will colonize Mars.

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18F Awards 16 Firms Spots on Agile BPA

This is the result of a six-month effort by GSA's tech consulting group.

Court Overturns Ruling Against NSA Surveillance Program

The bulk-collection program was reined in earlier this summer when Congress passed the USA Freedom Act.

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Can US Cyber Nerve Center Hold Onto Its New Leaders?

"Churn over there within DHS has been problematic," says departed official.

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Pentagon Partners with Silicon Valley on 'Flexible Electronics'

The Defense Department plans to invest $171 million on the initiative.

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Federal Court Overturns Ruling Against NSA Mass-Surveillance Program

The bulk-collection program was reined in earlier this summer when Congress passed the USA Freedom Act.

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Google Goes to Court in Europe

Google’s bellicose response to Europe’s antitrust charges belie the uphill battle the search giant faces.

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Why More Agencies Tap Twitter to Recruit New Talent

Social media can be a helpful tool for federal agencies looking to recruit top talent, a new report says.

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US Military Is Replacing the Humvee with a Huge Truck that Looks Like an Angry Shark

Given the casualties caused by roadside bombs in Iraq and Afghanistan, the Pentagon has been fiending for a more robust, faster vehicle.

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