NASA just showed off its 12 newest astronauts that will venture into deep space

HOUSTON — NASA introduced 12 new astronauts on Wednesday (June 7), who will train for missions into Earth orbit and to deep space.

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Feds Seek Vendor Help for Payroll Processing Upgrade


Technology vendors that support the different missions of U.S. government agencies may have a major opportunity to provide innovative IT assistance for a task that is common to all: payroll preparation for 2.3 million federal workers. The General Services Administration and the Office of Personnel Management have been sifting through responses from IT vendors on a request for information on significantly upgrading federal payroll processing. The initiative includes the potential for converting existing payroll systems to cloud-based platforms.

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Israel's new 'RoBattle' bot is built with swappable modules that change its abilities

Israel Aerospace Industries’s RoBattle may soon be tasked with the type of risky missions typically assigned to foot soldiers.

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Bug bots! These insect-inspired robots can jump on water

Swarms of robots inspired by water-hopping insects could one day be used for surveillance, search-and-rescue missions and environmental monitoring, researchers say

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