Tag: NASA

Have You Spotted the Space Station?

January 11, 2021 1:47 PM
Have You Spotted the Space Station?

Here’s a fun activity for star gazers: tracking and spotting the International Space Station when it passes overhead at night.

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NASA Moves to Ensure Planetary Nebulas Are Diverse and Inclusive

August 31, 2020 11:17 AM
NASA Moves to Ensure Planetary Nebulas Are Diverse and Inclusive

NASA said that it is renaming some planetary nebulas in space “as part of its commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.”

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Personal Data of NASA Employees Stolen in Data Breach

December 20, 2018 10:57 AM , Updated December 27, 2018 2:01 PM
Personal Data of NASA Employees Stolen in Data Breach

NASA announced that personal information of an unknown number of agency employees was compromised in a recent data breach.

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NASA Facility Chief Found Guilty of Receiving Illegal Gratuities

December 17, 2018 9:27 AM , Updated December 23, 2018 9:58 AM
NASA Facility Chief Found Guilty of Receiving Illegal Gratuities

A NASA official was found guilty of illegally receiving gratuities in his official capacity as a federal employee.

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What Do Americans Think of Federal Agencies?

January 2, 2018 7:49 PM , Updated January 10, 2018 11:02 AM

A new Gallup poll finds that Americans are showing greater overall satisfaction with some larger federal agencies.

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How Large Agencies Fared Under the 2018 Budget Proposal

May 24, 2017 10:23 AM , Updated May 30, 2017 9:23 AM

The 2018 budget proposal from the White House sets spending priorities for large federal agencies. Here is a summary for some key agencies.

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NASA Announces Discovery of New Solar System Possibly Capable of Supporting Life

February 23, 2017 1:10 PM , Updated February 27, 2017 7:21 AM

NASA has announced the discovery of a new solar system of planets that appear to be capable of supporting life as we know it here on Earth.

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Is Government Really That Unpopular? The Truth Is Complicated…

August 23, 2016 1:15 PM , Updated October 24, 2016 9:15 AM
Is Government Really That Unpopular? The Truth Is Complicated…

A recent Gallup poll found that the US government is the least popular of any major industry in the US, however, the author says that it isn’t quite that simple and further analysis shows something much different.

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Make it Easy to Fire Federal Workers… And Then What?

July 28, 2016 2:11 PM
Make it Easy to Fire Federal Workers… And Then What?

The author says that the government does a poor job of dealing with its poor performing employees, however, he says that making it easier to fire federal employees is not the answer.

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What Are the Worst Agencies to Work for in Government?

December 8, 2015 8:55 PM
What Are the Worst Agencies to Work for in Government?

Which federal agencies are the least recommended by the federal employees who work for them? A new report provides the answer.

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