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Twitter from Mars

Who said Twitter had no role in government? The Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) has set up a Twitter account for the Mars Phoenix Lander, which allows the JPL to offer quick updates and answer questions about the interplanetary soil-digging device. More than 18,000 people have tuned into the Mars Lander micro-blogging site.

Posted by Joab Jackson on Jun 09, 2008 at 9:39 AM


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  • Defense
    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) reveal concept renderings for the Next NGA West (N2W) campus from the design-build team McCarthy HITT winning proposal. The entirety of the campus is anticipated to be operational in 2025.

    How NGA is tackling interoperability challenges

    Mark Munsell, the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency’s CTO, talks about talent shortages and how the agency is working to get more unclassified data.

  • Veterans Affairs
    Veterans Affairs CIO Jim Gfrerer speaks at an Oct. 10 FCW event (Photo credit: Troy K. Schneider)

    VA's pivot to agile

    With 10 months on the job, Veterans Affairs CIO Jim Gfrerer is pushing his organization toward a culture of constant delivery.

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