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People watching rocket launch (NASA/Bill Ingalls)

Artemis launch prepares for future moon missions

NASA's Artemis I mission will test the Orion spacecraft in advance of future flights that will carry humans back to the moon.
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Young innovators aim to boost global development

Meet some of the young scientists whose innovations may help USAID tackle development challenges around the world.
Women posing for selfie with Washington Monument in background (State Dept./Candice Helton)

TechWomen making a global difference

Meet some alumnae of a State Department exchange program that brings together emerging women leaders in science and technology.
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Offering a fuller picture of Indigenous Maryland

A new mobile app created by an American University professor helps users learn about the past and present contributions of Indigenous peoples.
Man pointing while standing near water generating panel with group of people in military uniforms (U.S. Air Force/David Ford)

Climate planning keeps U.S. military mission-ready

From exercises to shoring up infrastructure to be climate resilient, learn how the U.S. military is preparing for climate change.
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United States progresses toward climate goals

Both the private and public sectors are ramping up the production of clean energy and electric vehicles to meet climate goals.
Woman taking selfie with group of girls (ITS Surabaya)

Empowering girls in Southeast Asia through STEM

In July, 70 female secondary school students from Indonesia, Malaysia and the Philippines attended a State Department STEM camp.
Doreen Bogdan-Martin standing in front of Palais des Nations building (State Dept.)

Working to deliver a truly worldwide web

With decades of experience, Doreen Bogdan-Martin would lead the U.N. International Telecommunication Union with integrity and accountability.
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Here’s where new businesses launch

Silicon Valley, New York City and Boston rank among the top five places in the world to build startups. Here's why.