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Boeing delays key uncrewed test flight to ISS

Boeing delayed an uncrewed flight of its Starliner capsule to the International Space Station (ISS) on Tuesday over a propulsion issue, pushing back a key test it last attempted in 2019......»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailAug 3rd, 2021

SpaceX launches 4 amateurs on private Earth-circling trip

SpaceX's first private flight streaked into orbit Wednesday night with two contest winners, a health care worker and their rich sponsor, the most ambitious leap yet in space tourism......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News12 hr. 3 min. ago

Contest winners, health worker orbiting world in SpaceX 1st

The four people on SpaceX's first private flight are fairly ordinary, down-to-Earth types brought together by chance......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News12 hr. 3 min. ago

JioPhone Next launch delays to November

Developed by Google and Reliance Industries, JioPhone Next's launch has been postponed to November. Although there is a variety of factors behind the delay, the reality has proven more dire than Reliance has expected amid component shortages......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News12 hr. 4 min. ago

SpaceX aiming for night launch of 4 on 1st private flight

SpaceX aimed to blast a billionaire into orbit Wednesday night with his two contest winners and a health care worker who survived childhood cancer......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsSep 15th, 2021

SpaceX"s first all-civilian spaceflight happens tonight, here"s how to watch

The flight is being chartered by billionaire Jared Isaacman, who earlier this year donated two of the four seats to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee. The hospital provides care to children and young adults battling cancer.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsSep 15th, 2021

Valve begins shipping Steam Deck dev kits to developers for game testing

On Tuesday, Valve announced that it has begun shipping Steam Deck dev kits out to developers. Valve says the "engineering verification test builds" are functionally identical to the commercial versions coming at the end of the year......»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsSep 15th, 2021

SpaceX’s All-Civilian Inspiration4 Crew Readies for Launch

Sure, an orbital flight without professional astronauts is unorthodox—but it just might work......»»

Category: gadgetSource:  wiredRelated NewsSep 15th, 2021

COVID in children: Infections skyrocket 30X, now account for 30% of cases

Cases have risen "exponentially" to record highs, pediatrics group reports. Enlarge / A health care worker administers a COVID-19 test to a child at the Austin Regional Clinic drive-thru vaccination and testing site in Austin, Texas, US, on Thu.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsSep 14th, 2021

Image: Energy Department mission launched from Wallops

A two-stage suborbital sounding rocket launched at 6:07 p.m. EDT for the Department of Energy's National Nuclear Security Administration from NASA's launch range at Wallops Flight Facility on the Eastern Shore of Virginia......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsSep 14th, 2021

New 3D-printed sensor can detect glyphosate in beverages

A newly developed, low-cost sensor can detect and accurately measure the amount of the widely used and controversial herbicide, glyphosate, in droplets of liquid in a laboratory test......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsSep 14th, 2021

Noninvasive eye procedure provides potential pathway for virus, disease carriers

A common eye test could expel tear droplets up to a meter away from the patient, potentially spreading viruses that cause COVID-19 and other pathogens......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsSep 14th, 2021

OSATs to see backend 5G AP shipments for Android handsets fall in 4Q21

Taiwan-based OSATs expect backend shipments of 5G APs for Android handsets to decline in fourth-quarter 2021, as they moved to reduce purchases of related test sockets in early September in anticipation of waning chip demand from Chinese handset vend.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsSep 14th, 2021

EXPLAINER: 4 will circle Earth on 1st SpaceX private flight

For the first time in 60 years of human spaceflight, a rocket is poised to blast into orbit with no professional astronauts on board, only four tourists......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsSep 13th, 2021

Apple Watch Series 7 will launch with iPhone 13 after all, analyst says

Rumors of production delays have plagued the Apple Watch Series 7, but the latest from analyst Ming-Chi Kuo says there's nothing to worry about......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsSep 13th, 2021

War Thunder Update 3.85 Takes Flight For PS4 With Major Bug Fixes

The War Thunder update 3.85 patch notes have been unveiled by Gaijin Entertainment. Read up on what's new for the game here. The post War Thunder Update 3.85 Takes Flight For PS4 With Major Bug Fixes appeared first on PlayStation Universe. Gaiji.....»»

Category: gameSource:  psuRelated NewsSep 13th, 2021

This Room Could Wirelessly Charge All Your Devices

New technology delivers power to electronic devices in a test space -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com.....»»

Category: scienceSource:  sciamRelated NewsSep 13th, 2021

Greenpeace: An "insane" vision that took flight 50 years ago

"Insane"—that was teenager Barbara Stowe's reaction 50 years ago when her parents and the other founders of Greenpeace decided that they would send a boat to halt US nuclear tests......»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsSep 13th, 2021

Singapore Police Deploy Snitch Bots To Test Searching for "Undesirable Social Behaviors"

"If you're wandering around Singapore anytime soon, take some time to wave hi to your friendly neighborhood snitch bot," writes Gizmodo: Singapore's Home Team Science and Technology Agency (HTX) will be deploying two robots named "Xavier" that the a.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsSep 13th, 2021

Boeing"s Directors Are Now Facing an Investor Lawsuit Over Fatal 737 Max Crashes

Alain Williams (Slashdot reader #2972) brings this report from the BBC: Boeing's board of directors must face a lawsuit from shareholders over two fatal crashes involving its 737 Max plane, a U.S. judge has ruled. Morgan Zurn said the first crash wa.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsSep 12th, 2021

House bill would eliminate natural gas power, impose sweeping changes on economy

From clean energy to EV chargers, wide-ranging bill would have lasting effects. Enlarge (credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images) President Joe Biden’s climate ambitions will face a critical test on Monday as a major portion of the $3.5 trillion re.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsSep 11th, 2021