NASA isn’t requiring employees work remotely over coronavirus COVID-19 concerns yet, but the administration is conducting a test this week to determine how such an event would work if the federal government mandated such a thing.
Jacqueline Feldscher, reporting for POLITICO:
All NASA employees and a number of Air Force personnel have been asked to work from home on Friday amid federal preparations for a potential coronavirus outbreak, according to a NASA spokesperson and an Air Force memo obtained by POLITICO.
The day will allow employees to test remote work technologies in case federal employees are forced to work from home for an extended period of time due to the virus.
NASA spokesperson Bettina Inclán provided this statement on the upcoming test:
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