Latest stories

  • NASA Solicits Tech Proposals From Academia to Support Human Exploration Plans - top government contractors - best government contracting event
    in ,

    NASA Solicits Tech Proposals From Academia to Support Human Exploration Plans

    NASA‘s space technology mission directorate seeks early-stage technology proposals from academic institutions that can support the agency’s human exploration and solar system research goals in the long term. The space agency said Wednesday the Early Stage Innovations program will fund research projects in specific areas of interest to the country’s space program including advanced coating technology, cross-cutting […] More

  • NASA Seeks R&D Proposals for Future Robotic Planetary Mission - top government contractors - best government contracting event
    in ,

    NASA Seeks R&D Proposals for Future Robotic Planetary Mission

    NASA has begun to solicit proposals for a robotic planetary mission that the space agency aims to launch by the mid-2020s. The agency said Friday the future program will serve as the fourth mission under NASA’s New Frontiers portfolio that includes the New Horizons mission to Pluto and the Kuiper Belt; the Juno mission to Jupiter; and the […] More

  • LMI's Norm O'Meara Coordinates Research Team on Air Traffic Control Staffing, Operations - top government contractors - best government contracting event
    in ,

    LMI’s Norm O’Meara Coordinates Research Team on Air Traffic Control Staffing, Operations

    Norm O’Meara, a senior fellow at consulting firm LMI, helped the National Research Council carry out its efforts to assess current U.S. air traffic control staffing and operating practices. LMI said Tuesday that O’Meara served as staff coordinator for the 12-person team that conducted air traffic control research at 315 facilities nationwide, as mandated by Congress. Part of the study focused […] More

  • NASA to Grant $2.5M for University R&D Projects - top government contractors - best government contracting event
    in

    NASA to Grant $2.5M for University R&D Projects

    NASA will provide $250,000 in grants to 10 universities for projects that focus on technologies used in astrophysics and space exploration. The one year of financial support will be provided under the space technology research grants program within the agency’s space technology mission directorate, NASA said Wednesday. The space agency wants each R&D studies to […] More

  • in

    NRC: Cyber Terrorists a Bigger Threat to Power Grid than Hurricanes

    The country’s electrical grid is more vulnerable to damages from cyber terrorists than natural disasters like hurricanes, the National Research Council says in a new report. According to Reuters, the non-partisan research group said large parts of the country can experience blackouts for weeks or months from cyber attacks. The report was originally completed in […] More

  • Northrop Executive Thomas E. Romesser Selected for Aeronautics Roundtable - top government contractors - best government contracting event
    in

    Northrop Executive Thomas E. Romesser Selected for Aeronautics Roundtable

    Northrop Grumman’s Thomas E. Romesser has been appointed to the National Research Council’s Aeronautics Research and Technology Roundtable. His appointment is a three-year term. Romesser currently is the vice president of technology development for the advanced programs and technology division of Northrop Grumman’s aerospace systems sector and the sector’s chief technologist. He has more than […] More

  • The Stuff Dreams Are Made Of - top government contractors - best government contracting event
    in

    The Stuff Dreams Are Made Of

    One would expect NASA to reach for the stars when dreaming. And reach they have. Earlier this month, NASA released its “wish list“ ranked by the National Research Council. While some pipedreams are never likely to see the light of day, others are challenges space contractors are sure to wave a magic wand over. Mars […] More

  • TNNI Interview With Dr.Herb Lin Of The National Research Council: What Every Executive Should Know - top government contractors - best government contracting event
    in

    TNNI Interview With Dr.Herb Lin Of The National Research Council: What Every Executive Should Know

    Dr. Herb Lin, chief scientist of the recent report “Toward a Safer and More Secure Cyberspace” at the National Research Council, spoke with The New New Internet on a variety of cybersecurity issues, including his definition of cyber deterrence. Dr. Lin said that the private sector must use current, readily available securities and acknowledged that most individuals see security as a […] More

ExecutiveBiz Logo

Receive Daily News Briefing And Event Updates Straight to Your Inbox