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NASA, Partner Space Agencies Amass Global View of COVID-19 Impacts

In response to the global coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, NASA, ESA (European Space Agency), and JAXA (Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency) have joined forces to use the collective scientific power of their Earth-observing satellite data to document planet-wide changes in the environment and human society. The wealth of these agencies’ collective information now is available at the… Keep Reading

// by Kylie Bielby

What Does the TSA Modernization Act Mean for Small Businesses?

At the House Homeland Security Subcommittee on Transportation and Maritime Security hearing, Chairman Lou Correa spoke of the difficulties small businesses in particular face when competing for TSA awards. He cited limited procurement cycles, high cost of certification and lengthy testing and evaluation processes as particular issues. Keep Reading

// by Kylie Bielby

How the Rise of AI Could Pose a National Security Threat

A recent article by United Nations University professorial fellow, Wim Naude, warns of the potential of an artificial intelligence arms race. Naude also says those developing and using AI must be aware and guard against the risks which could potentially “destroy humanity”. Keep Reading

DHS Road Trip Seeks Innovations from Small Businesses

The Department of Homeland Security’s Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program will engage with small businesses in the research and development domain Aug. 12–16, 2019, as part of the Southwest leg of the National SBIR 2019 Road Tour. Keep Reading

Civil Drone Production to Soar Over Next Decade

A Teal Group report says Civil Unmanned Aerial Systems will be the most dynamic growth sector of the world aerospace industry this decade as commercial applications take off and civil governments adopt systems for new roles. Keep Reading

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