Tag: NASA

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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NASA Ames Employee Tests Postive For Coronavirus; Employees Told To Work Remotely

March 9, 2020 11:05 AM

An employee at NASA’s Ames Research Center tested positive for coronavirus and the whole center has been put on a mandatory telework status until further notice, NASA officials said Sunday.

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Personal Data of NASA Employees Stolen in Data Breach

December 20, 2018 10:57 AM
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
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
What Do Americans Think of Federal Agencies?

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
How Large Agencies Fared Under the 2018 Budget Proposal

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

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
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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