November 27, 2021

Art & Lifestyle:

Flat Iron Farm’s Auction Is Back! -

Thursday, November 25, 2021

Retro Christmas Is Back at Lighthouse -

Wednesday, November 24, 2021

Flat Iron Farm ‘Casual Christmas’ Opens @ 5pm Thanksgiving -

Tuesday, November 23, 2021

Newtowne Players’ ‘Yuletide Yuk-Fest’ -

Wednesday, November 17, 2021

Russian Test Threatens Space Station

A Russian missile test blew up one of Russia’s own satellites, creating debris that forced the ISS crew — four Americans, a German, and two Russians – to shelter in capsules. NASA says the Chinese space station was threatened as well.

DoD Set to Open Zero Trust Cyber Office

Zero Trust DoD

The Pentagon is set to speed up the adoption of a new “zero trust” cybersecurity model with the opening of a new management office next month.

US Hit in New Spying Hack

Suspected foreign hackers have breached nine organizations in the defense, energy, health care, technology, and education sectors — and at least one of those organizations is in the US. The nine confirmed organizations were called “the tip of the spear” by the security firm announcing the apparent spying campaign.

Pax Alums Selected for SpaceX Mission

SpaceX

Two US Naval Test Pilot School at NAS Pax River alums — Nicole Mann and Josh Cassada — have been selected to command and pilot NASA’s SpaceX Crew-5 mission headed to the International Space Station next year. The pair expected to fly on early missions of Boeing’s crew capsule, but instead will ride to orbit with SpaceX.

737 MAX Returning to Service

Boeing intends to deliver most of the stored backlog of the 737 MAX by 2023. Deliveries resumed in December after a 22-month grounding; in February 130 MAXs recorded at least one flight.

McDonough Confirmed VA Secretary

Denis McDonough becomes the 2nd ever non-vet to lead the Department of Veterans Affairs. — confirmed this week by the US Senate. The former White House Chief of Staff under Obama he is looked to streamline and bring efficiency to the department.