Sun, 24 Apr 2005 11:27:57 GMTNASA has moved the target date for launch to May 22 to enable engineers to complete the analysis and review of critical changes made to the orbiter in the aftermath of the Columbia disaster.
Sun, 24 Apr 2005 11:27:57 GMTThe Office of Management and Budget has not done enough to oversee $22 billion worth of critical federal information technology projects that it previously flagged as deficient, according to a government report set for release today.
Sun, 24 Apr 2005 11:27:57 GMTThe question facing the Pentagon and Congress is whether the F/A-22 Raptor's advanced features are enough to justify a more than $70 billion investment at the same time the military is stretched thin.
Sun, 24 Apr 2005 11:27:57 GMTTechnical and Management Services Corp. of Calverton is building command and control infrastructure for the multinational forces in Iraq under a new contract with the U.S. Army. The contract has initial funding of $12.2 million, with a ceiling of $279 million over three years, the company said.
Sun, 24 Apr 2005 11:27:57 GMTThe U.S. military will begin using an elaborate network of cameras and lasers next month to scan the sky over Washington and warn aircraft that enter the nation's most restricted metropolitan airspace.
Sun, 24 Apr 2005 11:27:57 GMTSen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) called for a broad review of the Pentagon procurement system yesterday, citing the Air Force's recent contracting scandals as evidence of larger problems. The Air Force's problems are a "glaring example of a management and oversight failure in our acquisition process," said McCain.
Sun, 24 Apr 2005 11:27:57 GMTMichael D. Griffin, President Bush's nominee to become the new NASA administrator, told senators at his confirmation hearing yesterday that he would reassess the agency's decision to cancel a space shuttle mission to service the aging Hubble Space Telescope.
Sun, 24 Apr 2005 11:27:57 GMTNASA engineers have shown they could service the Hubble Space Telescope using only robots, implicitly challenging the plan to abandon the controversial $470 million mission.
Sun, 24 Apr 2005 11:27:57 GMTFacing problems in one state, hundreds of doctors simply moved and restarted their careers despite a system designed to prevent just that.
Sun, 24 Apr 2005 11:27:57 GMTA critical network of cameras and sensors installed along the Mexican and Canadian borders has been hobbled by defective equipment and by lax oversight by government officials who failed to properly supervise the project's contractor.
Sun, 24 Apr 2005 11:27:57 GMTEDS Corp. has been picked by NASA to manage the space agency's travel arrangements under a $20 million contract.
Sun, 24 Apr 2005 11:27:57 GMTCool technology is always on display at the annual FOSE trade show, but some attendees need an interpreter to appreciate it. -Robert MacMillan
Sun, 24 Apr 2005 11:27:57 GMTThe two engineers have been ready for months. One waits in Colombia, the other in Argentina.
Sun, 24 Apr 2005 11:27:57 GMTThe Army announced yesterday it would restructure its $120 billion modernization effort after facing questions from Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) about whether taxpayer interests were being protected.
Sun, 24 Apr 2005 11:27:57 GMTMOSUL, Iraq, April 2 -- An internal U.S. Army report detailing flaws in a new $11 billion armored personnel carrier known as the Stryker has come under criticism from soldiers who use the vehicle in combat.
Sun, 24 Apr 2005 11:27:57 GMTIn a cost-cutting move prompted by President Bush's moon-Mars initiative, NASA could put an end to Voyager, the legendary 28-year mission that has sent a spacecraft farther from Earth than any object ever made by humans.
Sun, 24 Apr 2005 11:27:57 GMTCall it Robodoc.
Sun, 24 Apr 2005 11:27:57 GMTWith a couple clicks of a mouse, you can file your taxes, join the Army, reserve a cabin at a national park or apply online for a student loan. The feds, it seems, have successfully gone online.
Sun, 24 Apr 2005 11:27:57 GMTThe Army has deployed a new troop transport vehicle in Iraq with many defects, putting troops there at unexpected risk from rocket-propelled grenades and raising questions about the vehicle's development and $11 billion cost.
Sun, 24 Apr 2005 11:27:57 GMTExperimental program at the Veterans Affairs Department provides skills, work experience and the prospect of a VA job for wounded soldiers whose injuries will force their exit from the military.