IT/Web: April 2010 Archives

Congress takes another stride toward public access to research: Federal Research Public Access Act introduced in the House of Representatives, Alliance for Taxpayer Access

"Like the Senate bill introduced in 2009 by Senators Lieberman (I-CT) and Cornyn (R-TX), H.R. 5037 would unlock unclassified research funded by agencies including: Department of Agriculture, Department of Commerce, Department of Defense, Department of Education, Department of Energy, Department of Health and Human Services, Department of Homeland Security, Department of Transportation, Environmental Protection Agency, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, and the National Science Foundation."

FOIA Request Response: 6 National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Audit Reports, 1996-1998, Government Attic

"The following reports could not be located:

- A-GO-96-006, Survey of NASA Space Operations Consolidation;
- JS-96-007, Russian Involvement in the ISS Program;
- AKE-96-001, Orbiter Valuation;
- G98-0I8, Modifications to NASA's Safety Reporting System;
- IGMEMO 11, (sic); and
- an unredacted version of IG-99-036, X-38/Crew Return Vehicle Operational

"Open" NASA

Space Available: NASA Embraces Open Government Initiative

"Through a new policy initiative, NASA is working to make open source software development more collaborative to benefit the agency and public. NASA technology has created "Nebula," the U.S. government's only cloud computing platform, which offers an easier way for NASA scientists and researchers to share large, complex data sets with external partners and the public. The creation of a new NASA Participatory Exploration Office will infuse more public participation into NASA's mission as part of a culture change to directly engage people in exploration."



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