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Jessie Bur

Managing Editor, Nextgov/FCW

Jessie Bur
Jessie Bur is Nextgov/FCW's managing editor. She has been covering technology and government for the past seven years and graduated from James Madison University.

Critical Update: Gaming the (Solar) System

Advances in virtual reality and graphics processing have led NASA to partner with gamers on the path to preparing astronauts for a mission to Mars.


Critical Update: Where the Final Frontier Meets Your Front Door

NASA invents a lot of cool and cutting edge technology to make space exploration possible—tech that often ends up pretty close to home as well.

Emerging Tech

Webb Proves a Remarkable Technological Successor to Hubble

The first pictures NASA released from the James Webb Space Telescope demonstrate—in brilliant color—the advancements made in the technology.