NASA's New Solar Ship May Revolutionize Space Exploration

The future of space travel is here.

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Before NASA Could Land on the Moon, the Soviet Union Had to Crash Land There

Crashing is seldom a good idea. But sometimes it has to be done.

The Intelligence Community’s Big Budget Challenge


The report suggests IT spending will essentially stagnate through 2020, with estimated IT spending at $9.5 billion by then.

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HHS Deciding Whether to Revive its Future Tech Prediction Project

A new, higher-tech system could update the discontinued program, which identified medical technology worth further research.


Join Nextgov and Defense One on Feb. 10: Tech Modernization in Focus

David Bray and Frank Konieczny will be two of several featured speakers at the event titled, “Transforming Defense and Federal IT for a Modern World."


New Microchip Could Increase Military Intelligence Powers

A military-funded breakthrough in microchips opens the door to portable deep learning.


This NASA Spacecraft Will Set Sail Propelled Entirely by Sunlight

NASA hopes it can reach the edge of the universe in 20 years.

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OPM Head Pledges to Help Resolve Mystery Over Who Spotted the Big Breach

OPM has maintained that agency employees uncovered the intrusion last spring while fortifying the agency's IT environment.


Digital Government? Agencies Still Thinking Too Small, Study Says

Blame the budget, heightened concerns about cybersecurity and a lack of digital-savvy government staff.


New Competition Seeks Robots That Can Handle a To-Do List

NIST is looking for a way to evaluate a robot's agility before it gets deployed on a factory floor.

An aerial View of Los Alamos National Laboratory.

The Story of the Former Fed Who Tried to Launch a Cyberattack on Nuclear Scientists

He sent emails he thought were infected with viruses to Energy Department employees involved in developing nuclear weapons.

Colin Powell, left, and Condoleezza Rice both served as secretary of State under President George W. Bush

Clinton Email Dispute Ropes in Her Predecessors Powell and Rice

House Oversight chairman plans new probe that ranking member calls partisan.