NASA Announces Open Government Plan 2.0
Apr 11, 2012, 16:01 (0 Talkback[s])
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"One new feature of the plan is the inclusion of a citizen
engagement directory, meant to provide members of the public with
ways to contribute to NASA's goals and encourage the development of
broader interest in science, technology, engineering and math
"Skytland stressed that Version 2.0 of the document is not meant
to be a directive from on high. Rather, according to the program
manager, it's designed as a model to encourage innovation and
openness throughout the federal government.
"As part of the initiative, NASA is set to revamp its Web
infrastructure, making it more accessible and transparent -- and
ensuring that it uses open standards. The agency also maintains its
own open-source code repository, accessible at code.nasa.gov."