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R.I.P. Katherine Johnson, historic NASA mathematician and topic of Hidden Figures

Photograph: Frazer Harrison (Getty Photos) Katherine Johnson, the pioneering mathematician important to America’s first journey to house and the principle topic of the Oscar-nominated movie Hidden Figures, has died. NASA administrator Jim Bridenstine confirmed her death via a statement: “Our @NASA household is unhappy to be taught the information that Katherine Johnson handed away this morning at 101… Read More »

Good News of the Week: Delta Sends Girls to NASA, NFL Player Donates Homes and More

id=”bsmsnu9pzyhwbzcdacew” data-volume=”70″ data-ratio=”16:9″> ALL FEMALE FLIGHT CREW LEADS 120 GIRLS ON TRIP TO NASA TO ADDRESS AVIATION’S GENDER GAP Aviation is a largely male dominated field. In fact, women make up only 7% of the more than 600,000 pilots in the United States, according to FAA data collected in 2017. In an effort to change that, Delta Airlines… Read More »

Google And NASA Are ‘Leaking Data’ Via Misconfigured Jira Servers

According to a report by Bleeping Computer, several misconfigured Jira servers have been found leaking information about internal projects and users belonging to Google, NASA, Yahoo, etc. The popular project management solution Jira, developed by Atlassian for agile teams, is used by Fortune 500 companies to track the progress of various projects and issues. However, the latest revelation… Read More »

What NASA Has Been Doing About Open Science

Selfie? | Story of This Photo Here We have recently started a new Science category on It’s FOSS. We covered how open source approach is impacting Science in the last article. In this open science article, we discuss NASA‘s actively growing efforts that involve their dynamic role in boosting scientific research by encouraging open source practices. How NASA… Read More »

Hacking Group Anonymous Claims That NASA Is About To Announce Evidence of Alien Life

Short Bytes: Anonymous Hacktivist Group has released a video claiming that NASA is about to announce the discovery of extra-terrestrial life. The video has included the statements and tweets of experts and specialist like Thomas Zurbuchen, Science Mission Directorate at NASA. But, there is no conformity to their claims. Probably Anonymous Hacker Group has tried to act far… Read More »