NASA has Given SpaceX the Order to Transport Astronauts in 2017

A lot depends on Congressional funding.

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Chinese, Others Hack Interior Data 19 Times


The incidents are unrelated to a previously disclosed assault on Interior networks connected to Office of Personnel Management systems, the agency says.

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Energy Invests $125 million in Green Tech Projects


Days before COP21 in Paris, Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz is emphasizing the department's commitment to "innovation."

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