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July 31, 2014
NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory released the above 1964 film it produced on Ranger 7, and if anything, it’s an interesting look at old-school ground operations.
July 28, 2014
The highlights include a look at Microsoft’s challenge of a warrant for data located in Ireland, a Senate hearing on wireless cramming and a conference on issues for minority media and telecom businesses.
July 23, 2014
One of NASA’s major projects is building its heavy lift rocket, called the Space Launch System. It’s scheduled for its first test flight in 2017, but the Government Accountability Office says the program risks not meeting that date.
July 21, 2014
The House will take up a satellite television bill this week and a subcommittee holds a hearing on three tech bills. Elsewhere in Washington, events on Internet governance, open data and broadband regulation are coming up.
July 18, 2014
Three-dimensional printing has been a hot topic lately, with Home Depot even starting to sell the machines in some stores and the National Institutes of Health maintaining an exchange for 3D printer files. What about using 3D printing in space? There are potential benefits, but we still don’t know the full scope of this technology, and its capabilities in the short-term have been exaggerated, says a new report by the National Research Council.
July 14, 2014
This week, activity on the Hill includes hearings on botnets and the future of the video marketplace as well as House consideration of a permanent ban on taxing Internet access. Elsewhere in Washington, events on the IP transition, data analytics and Microsoft’s Worldwide Partner Conference are on tap.
July 2, 2014
June 23, 2014
Hold onto your seats because a slew of events and congressional hearings and markups are slated for the next few days, including multiple subcommittee meetings on the proposed AT&T-DirectTV merger.
June 16, 2014
Lawmakers are expected to take up at least a couple science and tech-related bills and hold a hearing on net neutrality. Off the Hill, events on mobile-device theft prevention, cybersecurity and digital readiness are on tap.
June 11, 2014
Commercial launch company SpaceX brought its new seven-seat crew vehicle across the country from California this week for a show-and-tell of sorts with lawmakers, especially those who decide how much money to spend each year on a NASA program that helps develop private space capabilities.