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Stephen Hawking Will Travel To Space

Professor Stephen Hawking says he is planning to travel into space on Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic. From a report: The physicist and cosmologist, 75, said he had not expected to have the opportunity to experience space but that the Virgin boss h.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotMar 20th, 2017

The Chase Sapphire Preferred is Still the Best Travel Rewards Credit Card for Most People

The Chase Sapphire Preferred easily won our reader vote for best travel rewards credit card, and whether you’re a seasoned points maximizer or just dipping your toes in, you should have a Preferred in your rotation.Read more........»»

Category: topSource:  gizmodoRelated News19 min. ago

Green Lantern/Space Ghost Special #1 Review

The two greatest space cops in the universe join forces to destroy the ultimate evil in this new DC/Hanna-Barbera mash-up. Green Lantern/Space Ghost is easily the most enticing of DC's four DC/Hanna-Barbera specials on offer this week. That's b.....»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated News55 min. ago

X-37B Space Plane Breaks Orbital Record | Video

On March 25, the X-37B robotic space plane broke an orbital record when it hit 675 days in orbit around Earth......»»

Category: scienceSource:  livescienceRelated News55 min. ago

"Space Poop" Challenge Winners Come Clean on Victory

From power-supply issues to skin-protection concerns, the winners of NASA's Space Poop Challenge discussed all the details of their innovative spacesuit waste-disposal systems designed to help solve NASA's astronaut potty problem......»»

Category: scienceSource:  livescienceRelated News55 min. ago

The tallest skyscraper could soon be dangling from an asteroid

Architecture firm Clouds Architecture Office has unveiled an (extremely) ambitious design for a building that would be suspended from an asteroid in space and would orbit across hemispheres.  Seems legit. Read more...More about Sci Fi, Sci Fi, D.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News55 min. ago

A Balloon Ride to Space: Float 100,000 feet above Earth into the stratosphere

The Possible: "A Balloon Ride to Space"“A Balloon Ride to Space,” episode 4 of THE POSSIBLE, takes you where few have gone before. You’ll witness the construction of a technologically advanced balloon that, when inflated, is as big.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News55 min. ago

An exhaustive breakdown of how the new "It" trailer compares to the original

2017 is fast on its way to being a very, very good year for Stephen King fans. SEE ALSO: This 1979 Stephen King novel is a chilling prediction of Donald Trump's rise We've already got the long-awaited adaptation of The Dark Tower coming this summer,.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News55 min. ago

You"ll travel to space in the near future - just for fun

Worldview wants to take tourists into space. Watch as we take the skies (and space) and learn what it means to be a space tourist. After digging into the video above, feel free to see what it's like to float up to 100,000 feet above the earth. Ta.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News55 min. ago

Astronaut Peggy Whitson Just Shattered a Spacewalking Record

Astronaut Peggy Whitson is no stranger to breaking barriers: In addition to becoming the first woman commander of the International Space Station (ISS), the Iowa native has logged 377 days in space between two missions—the most of any American spa.....»»

Category: topSource:  gizmodoRelated News2 hr. 3 min. ago

Blue Origin’s prototype space tourism capsule looks plush and roomy

Blue Origin boss Jeff Bezos has released photos of the capsule that will one day take space tourists on the ride of a lifetime. The first trip could take place as early as next year. The post Blue Origin’s prototype space tourism capsule looks.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News2 hr. 3 min. ago

This is Lou — an electric skateboard that lets you travel at 20 miles per hour

Hoverboard-maker SoFlow is expanding its emobility product catalog with the award-winning Lou skateboard. With speeds up to 20 miles per hour, it's the company's lightest and fastest electric skateboard. The post This is Lou — an electric skate.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News3 hr. 39 min. ago

Microsoft Surface Studio

The Microsoft Surface Studio is a gorgeous desktop PC and a capable digital creation tool in a single package. It brings innovation to a relatively stagnant space, and provides an elegant solution to multi-product work for artists and designers......»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated News3 hr. 39 min. ago

Kniterate Launches Kickstarter for Automated Knitting Machine

Knitting something? Kniterate prints an entire knitted garment of your design within a desktop space in a matter of hours. Read more on MAKE The post Kniterate Launches Kickstarter for Automated Knitting Machine appeared first on Make: DIY Proje.....»»

Category: topSource:  maezineRelated News4 hr. 3 min. ago

Military Officials Say We Need to Prepare for Space War

What’s old is unfortunately new again: Recently, two military officials said that we should be getting ready for a war in space, a sentence I am ashamed to write in the year 2017. Their advice was seemingly bolstered by a Hill article penned by two.....»»

Category: topSource:  gizmodoRelated News4 hr. 27 min. ago

Live today: SpaceX attempts to launch a “flight proven” rocket

The flight is an "historic milestone on the road to full and rapid reusability." Enlarge / The "flight proven" Falcon 9 rocket sits on the launch pad at Kennedy Space Center in Florida. (credit: SES) This evening, nearly a full year after it f.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News5 hr. 11 min. ago

ECS LIVA Z Fanless Dual-LAN Apollo Lake UCFF PC Review

The market for UCFF (ultra-compact form factor) PCs has seen tremendous growth since the introduction of the Intel NUCs in early 2013. Various motherboard and system vendors have their own offerings in this space. ECS started selling their own UCFF.....»»

Category: topSource:  anandtechRelated News6 hr. 3 min. ago

Ivanka Trump To Take Coding Class With 5-Year-Old Daughter

theodp writes: Speaking about women in STEM at a Women's History Month event at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum, new [unpaid] federal employee Ivanka Trump revealed she'll be taking a computer coding class with her 5-year-old daughter......»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News8 hr. 3 min. ago

Jeff Bezos offers a peek inside Blue Origin’s capsule for space tourists

Blue Origin boss Jeff Bezos has released photos of the capsule that will one day take space tourists on the ride of a lifetime. The first trip could take place as early as next year. The post Jeff Bezos offers a peek inside Blue Origin’s capsu.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News8 hr. 55 min. ago

The Guardian Interviews Valentina Tereshkova, the First Woman In Space

Oxygen99 writes: The Guardian published an interview today with the first woman in space, Valentina Tereshkova, ahead of her forthcoming exhibition at the London Science Museum. An interesting and informal chat with perhaps the most visible and famou.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News10 hr. 39 min. ago

The European Space Agency Will Send Its First Mars Rover to One of These Two Mysterious Sites

Mars rovers are great for many reasons, most importantly, because they allow us to live vicariously through a hunk of metal exploring the Red Planet. NASA’s currently working on a yet-to-be-named rover mission slated for 2020, and is in the process.....»»

Category: topSource:  gizmodoRelated News22 hr. 19 min. ago