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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

Supreme Court Partially Revives Travel Ban, Will Hear Appeal

From a report: The U.S. Supreme Court partially revived President Donald Trump's travel ban and said the justices will hear arguments in the fall. The justices said the ban can apply for now only to people who don't have a "credible claim of a bona f.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News4 hr. 1 min. ago

Asus ROG GX501VI Zephyrus with Nvidia Max-Q technology EXCLUSIVE

Asus has given the ROG GX501VI Zephyrus laptop a name that is a mouthful however the fact of the matter is that the name is not really long enough. In an ideal world Asus would have found some extra space to include the term Max-Q as Zephyr.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcstatsRelated News4 hr. 53 min. ago

ViaSat Gets $88.3M In Military Contracts

Carlsbad-based ViaSat said this morning that it has won $88.3M in contracts from the U.S. Navy Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command (SPAWAR), to provide tactical radio terminals for the U.S. Navy and Air Force. According to ViaSat, it is tripling.....»»

Category: topSource:  socaltechRelated News5 hr. 41 min. ago

SpaceX Launches 10 Iridium Satellites Into Space From Vandenberg

Los Angeles-based space rocket developer SpaceX completed its launch on Sunday, putting ten Iridium satellites into orbit from Vandenberg Air Force Base, just north of Santa Barbara. The launch, and landing, of a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket followed an ea.....»»

Category: topSource:  socaltechRelated News5 hr. 41 min. ago

New Maglev Elevator Can Travel Horizontally, Vertically, and Diagonally

An elevator that can move in any direction has been successfully tested by a German company named ThyssenKrupp. An anonymous reader quotes Wired UK: The Multi is the first ropeless lift, built using the same magnetic levitation technology used in Ja.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News11 hr. 1 min. ago

Lexus Escondido"s facility hosts retail, dining, event space

Lexus Escondido in California is the centerpiece of a 326,000-square-foot facility that includes a restaurant, art gallery and event space......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News14 hr. 33 min. ago

Transport’s coming upheaval

 Technology is continuously reshaping our relationship with travel, and that change is accelerating to another inflection point. Advances in transportation technology reshape our lives and cities, and how and where we all settle. And American h.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News20 hr. 53 min. ago

SpaceX successfully launches and recovers second Falcon 9 in 48 hours

 SpaceX has succeeded in launching another Falcon 9 into space, this time for client Iridium, a global satellite telecommunications provider. The Iridium-2 mission on Sunday saw a Falcon 9 take off from SpaceX’s Vandenberg Air Force base i.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News21 hr. 41 min. ago

SpaceX Livestreams Sunday"s Rocket Launch

An anonymous reader quotes Space.com: A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket carrying the 10 satellites for Iridium Communications is scheduled to liftoff from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California at 1:25 p.m. PDT (4:25 p.m. EDT/2025 GMT). The live webcast is e.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJun 25th, 2017

Tommy Lee Jones will likely join Brad Pitt on a trip to the stars in Ad Astra

The genre has been hit or miss in recent years, but the star-powered duo of Tommy Lee Jones and Brad Pitt would have us feeling pretty bullish about Ad Astra, a deep-space, sci-fi epic. The post Tommy Lee Jones will likely join Brad Pitt on a trip to.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 24th, 2017

SpaceX Chalks Up Another Launch, Landing: One More This Weekend

Hawthorne-based SpaceX chalked up yet another successful launch and landing of its Falcon 9 rockets on Friday, sending the BulgariaSat-1 satellite into space from Florida. The company, led by billionaire Elon Musk, is expected to launch a second set.....»»

Category: topSource:  socaltechRelated NewsJun 24th, 2017

European Space Agency"s new LISA mission will measure gravitational waves in space

After a lengthy period of delays, the European Space Agency (ESA) has finally announced that its Laser Interferometer Space Antenna mission (LISA, for short), wihich will look for ripples in the universe, is ready to begin The post European Space Age.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 24th, 2017

FCC Grants OneWeb Approval To Launch Over 700 Satellites For "Space Internet"

OneWeb has been granted approval from the FCC to launch a network of internet-beaming satellites into orbit. FCC chairman Ajit Pai said in a statement: "Humans have long sought inspiration from the stars, from the ancient Egyptians orienting the pyra.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJun 24th, 2017

Watchmaker Stephen Forsey talks about the smartwatch problem

 Watchmaker Stephen Forsey, co-founder of Gruebel Forsey, isn’t worried. This plain-spoken creator of some of the most complex and beautiful watches in the world sees the Swiss Watch industry to be in turmoil but not in peril. “They.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  crunchgearRelated NewsJun 23rd, 2017

IDC PlanScape: Smart Parking

This IDC study discusses the business case for smart parking systems. "Smart parking solutions offer far more than tools to help drivers find a parking space. These solutions provide increased control and management of streets and parking and enable.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated NewsJun 23rd, 2017

Satellogic raises $27M for affordable, high-resolution imaging satellites

 Space tech company Satellogic has raised $27 million in a Series B round led by Chinese internet giant Tencent, and with participation by CrunchFund (disclosure: co-founded by TechCrunch founder Michael Arrington). The company also launches its.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsJun 23rd, 2017

Watch SpaceX launch a re-used Falcon 9 rocket live right here

 SpaceX is attempting to re-launch a Falcon 9 it used first in January, taking off from Launch Complex 39A at Kennedy Space Center with a two-hour launch window opening at 2:10 PM EDT today (UPDATE: The launch is now set for 3:10 PM EDT as Space.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsJun 23rd, 2017

European Space Agency’s LISA mission to seek ripples in fabric of the universe

After a lengthy period of delays, the European Space Agency (ESA) has finally announced that its Laser Interferometer Space Antenna mission (LISA, for short), wihich will look for ripples in the universe, is ready to begin The post European Space Age.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 23rd, 2017

The Edelrid Ohm solves the problem of weight difference between climbers

The Edelrid Ohm is a friction-adding, assisted braking device that allows for heavier leaders to climb with lighter belayers — making for safer falls, a better psychological head space, and more controlled lowering. The post The Edelrid Ohm solves.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 23rd, 2017

Gwyneth Paltrow"s Goop $120 "Bio-Frequency Healing" Sticker Packs Get Shot Down by NASA

From a report: Goop had claimed the costly "Body Vibes" stickers were "made with the same conductive carbon material NASA uses to line space suits so they can monitor an astronaut's vitals during wear" and because of that were able to "target imbalan.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJun 23rd, 2017