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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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US Citizenship and Immigration Services to Host Twitter ‘Office Hours’

USCIS officials hope to provide another avenue for customers to ask questions and receive real-time feedback.

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Hackers Breach Catholic Agency’s Security, Stalk 2-Year-Old Indiana Girl, and Access U. of R.I. Women’s Emails

Just another week in ThreatWatch, our regularly updated index of noteworthy data breaches.

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How To Respond To a State-Sponsored Cyberattack

The murky nature of network warfare makes it hard to choose a response. Here are some ways to think about it.

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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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