NASA Reboots

NASA workers wary about future, MySA

"I'm a contractor," said Liz Lawler, 58, of Clear Lake. "I have no idea if I will get paid for this time off." Lawler was furloughed from her job as a personnel troubleshooter for REDE Critique NSS, a contractor for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, after Congress was unable to reach an agreement to fund the government two weeks ago."

NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center will reopen at noon Thursday, Huntsville Times

"Still unclear is how many of Marshall's estimated 2,500 civilian contract employees will be back on the job Thursday. But those workers support their NASA counterparts, so they will all be back soon."

NASA reopening doors, getting back online after shutdown ends, NBC

Although most NASA employees were not able to work during the 16-day shutdown, some missions were still collecting data and performing key maneuvers. Thursday, some NASA-run Twitter accounts were trying to catch their followers up about what the missions have accomplished since the shutdown began. "Allow me to reintroduce myself," officials with NASA's Mars rover Curiosity (@MarsCuriosity) wrote on Twitter. "I'm back on Twitter & even closer to Mars' Mount Sharp."

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