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Laptop With Space Station Codes Stolen From NASA
2012-03-02 05:01:45

A laptop has been stolen from NASA that contains the control codes used to command the International Space Station. An internal investigation determined that the laptop is among dozens of mobile devices containing sensitive information that have been reported missing from NASA. NASA Inspector General Paul K. Martin told Congress that 48 agency devices were lost or stolen over a two year period. The mobile devices contained personal data, intellectual property, and highly sensitive...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.