Rebecca Heilweil

Rebecca Heilweil is an investigative reporter for FedScoop. She writes about the intersection of government, tech policy, and emerging technologies.

Previously she was a reporter at Vox’s tech site, Recode. She’s also written for Slate, Wired, the Wall Street Journal, and other publications.

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The silhouette of US engineer and NASA astronaut Megan McArthur is seen past the NASA logo in the Webb Auditorium at NASA headquarters in Washington, DC. (Photo by STEFANI REYNOLDS/AFP via Getty Images)

NASA has a new chief AI officer

The Orion crew module test capsule rests in the well deck aboard the USS San Diego (LPD-22) at Naval Base San Diego following the Underway Recovery Test 11 in San Diego on Feb. 28, 2024. In preparation for NASA’s Artemis II-crewed mission around the Moon, the Underway Recovery Test 11 allowed the testing of Orion spacecraft recovery procedures with the mission’s astronauts aboard during day and night recovery at sea. (Photo by Patrick T. Fallon / AFP / Getty Images)

NASA balks on timeline to incorporate cyber into spacecraft acquisition policies