FedWire: NASA’s 50 launches in 50 states, 18F’s open source dedication and climate data for agriculture


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NASA aims for 50 launches in 50 states.

18F’s dedication to open source.


White House using climate data to empower agriculture.

BlackBerry opens BBM to Windows phones, a play for government users.

NIST plans health care information security conference.

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Billy Mitchell is Senior Vice President and Executive Editor of Scoop News Group's editorial brands. He oversees operations, strategy and growth of SNG's award-winning tech publications, FedScoop, StateScoop, CyberScoop, EdScoop and DefenseScoop. After earning his degree at Virginia Tech and winning the school's Excellence in Print Journalism award, Billy received his master's degree from New York University in magazine writing.

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