The NASA logo is seen at its headquarters in Washington, D.C., on June 7, 2022. (Photo by Stefani Reynolds / AFP via Getty Images)

Inside NASA’s deliberations over ChatGPT

More than 300 pages of documents provide insight into how the space agency thought about generative AI, just as ChatGPT entered the public lexicon.
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

Several CDOs have now taken on the role.
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

The space agency pushed back on some GAO recommendations for NASA’s administrator to update acquisition requirements to better reflect cybersecurity threats.
NASA Artemis astronaut candidates attend their graduation ceremony at Johnson Space Center in Houston on March 5, 2024. (Photo by Mark Felix / AFP via Getty Images)

NASA and OPM take steps to modernize astronaut applications

The Office of Personnel Management has partnered again with the space agency to introduce existing online capabilities for astronaut applications.
From left, NASA astronaut and pilot Michael Barratt, NASA astronaut and commander Matthew Dominick and Roscosmos cosmonaut and mission specialist Alexander Grebenkin wave as they leave to launch complex 39A at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida on March 3, 2024. (Photo by Gregg Newton/AFP via Getty Images)

NASA investigating 2023 theft of astronaut training devices

The incident comes amid ongoing cybersecurity concerns within the space agency.