NASA Delivers Precipitation Satellite to Japan for 2014 Launch

A U.S. Air Force C-5 transport aircraft carrying the Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM) Core Observatory landed at Kitakyushu Airport in Japan at approximately 10:30 p.m. EST Saturday, Nov. 23. (Credit: JAXA)An international satellite that will set a new standard for global precipitation measurements from … [Read more...]

NASA Launches Technology Transfer ‘Super Tool’

Businesses and individuals interested in using NASA research to develop new technologies and products now have access to an online tool to make the process of licensing easier.The QuickLaunch licensing tool provides access to a select portfolio of NASA technologies for the purpose of licensing and commercial … [Read more...]

Press Releases: Protests in Thailand

The U.S. Government is concerned about the rising political tension in Thailand and is following the ongoing demonstrations in Bangkok closely. We urge all sides to refrain from violence, exercise restraint, and respect the rule of law. Violence and the seizure of public or private property are not acceptable … [Read more...]

Press Releases: Department of State’s Office of Art in Embassies and Department of Defense Photography Exhibition

The U.S. Department of State’s Office of Art in Embassies (AIE) is pleased to announce the “Serving Abroad…Through Their Eyes” photography exhibition to be on view in Fairchild Hall’s Permanent Professors Art Gallery at the U.S. Air Force Academy until January 24, 2014.In … [Read more...]

Press Releases: The Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations Announces 2014 Industry Advisory Group Meeting Date

The U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations (OBO) will host a meeting of the Industry Advisory Group (IAG) on Tuesday, April 8, 2014, at the U.S. Department of State, located at 2201 C Street, N.W., Washington, D.C.The IAG advises the Bureau on areas related to its mission … [Read more...]

Press Releases: U.S. Delegation to the Conference of States Parties to the UN Convention against Corruption

The U.S. Department of State is leading the U.S. delegation to the November 25–29 Conference of States Parties (COSP) to the UN Convention against Corruption (UNCAC) in Panama City, Panama. This Conference coincides with the tenth anniversary of the day that the UNCAC opened for signature and … [Read more...]

Remarks by the President at DCCC Event — Seattle, WA

Private Residence Seattle, Washington       7:24 P.M. PST   THE PRESIDENT:  Thank you!  Thank you, guys.  (Applause.)  Sit down.  You already did that.  Thank you.  Thank you, everybody.  Have a seat.  Have a seat.     … [Read more...]

Statement by NSC Spokesperson Caitlin Hayden on National Security Advisor Susan E. Rice’s Travel to Afghanistan

On her first foreign trip as National Security Advisor to the President, Susan E. Rice is in Afghanistan November 23-26 on a long planned trip to visit our troops and civilians around the holidays, while also assessing the situation on the ground.  Afghanistan continues to be one of the United … [Read more...]

Statement by NSC Spokesperson Caitlin Hayden on National Security Advisor Susan E. Rice’s Travel to Afghanistan

On her first foreign trip as National Security Advisor to the President, Susan E. Rice is in Afghanistan November 23-26 on a long planned trip to visit our troops and civilians around the holidays, while also assessing the situation on the ground.  Afghanistan continues to be one of the United … [Read more...]

Press Releases: The Loya Jirga and the U.S.-Afghanistan Bilateral Security Agreement

The Loya Jirga, a gathering of thousands of representatives of the Afghan people in accordance with a proud tradition, has powerfully backed the Bilateral Security Agreement we have been negotiating with the Afghan government. Very significantly, the Loya Jirga also urged that the BSA should be signed before … [Read more...]