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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DHS Switches on Retooled Virtual Fence Along Arizona Border


Border Patrol has been watching videos of potentially suspicious activity from sensor-studded towers for two weeks.

What Can the Postal Service Learn from Uber?


The Office of the Inspector general suggested apps for mobile payment, and for scanning packages and paying for their pickup.

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OMB, Treasury Hammer Out Final DATA Act Standards

The new data standards aim to make it easier for the public and good-government groups to track federal dollars.

Some at NASA want the craft to go beyond Pluto for its next mission.

NASA Proposes Next Mission for New Horizons: Beyond Pluto

2014 MU69 lives in the Kuiper Belt, a far region of the solar system that contains objects mostly made of ices


The 6 Key Ingredients of a Perfect Resume

The best resumes are those that communicate your skills and accomplishments in a clear, effective way.


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.


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.

Nextgov Director Ian West walks in front of computer screens at the NATO Computer Incident Response Capability technical center, at NATO's military headquarters.

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.

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 70 years later, in 2039, humans will colonize Mars.