Elon Musk says Inspiration4 crew had "challenges" with toilet, vows for bathroom upgrades

The private space flight, SpaceX, completed a historic mission with the first all-civilian flight crew last weekend. The four members of the Inspiration4 crew raised $200 million for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, and helped prove SpaceX foun.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgSep 23rd, 2021

NASA challenges K-12 students to design moon-digging robots

NASA seeks young engineers to help design a new robot concept for an excavation mission on the Moon. The Lunabotics Junior Contest is open to K-12 students in U.S. public and private schools, as well as home-schoolers......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News57 min. ago

Edge computing: 5 potential pitfalls

Edge computing is gaining steam as an enterprise IT strategy with organizations looking to push storage and analytics closer to where data is gathered, as in IoT networks. But it’s got its challenges. Tech Spotlight: Edge Computing Proving the.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated News5 hr. 25 min. ago

Gartner: 8 security trends facing the enterprise

As organizations become less centralized they face new security challenges that require new ways of addressing threats that will change the basic fabric of network security, according to Gartner analysts.A persistent challenge adapting to these ch.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated News5 hr. 25 min. ago

It’s not the heat, it’s the humidity that grounded Boeing’s Starliner

NASA negotiating with SpaceX for additional crew missions to space station. Enlarge / The Boeing Starliner spacecraft to be flown on Orbital Flight Test-2 is seen at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida on June 2, 2021. (credit: NA.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News21 hr. 25 min. ago

Fortnite season 8, week 5 challenge guide: Ragsy

The newest Fortnite NPC for season 8, week 5 is Ragsy. In this guide, we'll show you where to find Ragsy and how to complete the new challenges with ease......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsOct 19th, 2021

Female journalists at top level advocate gender equality in newsrooms

Research and studies around the world have described the career journey of female journalists in two metaphors: glass ceiling and labyrinth. These metaphors suggest women's career prospects in journalism are bleak as they face various challenges not.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsOct 19th, 2021

The four LHC experiments are getting ready for pilot beams

Since 2019, many places at CERN have been operating like beehives to complete the scheduled upgrades for the second long shutdown (LS2) of the accelerator complex. This period of intense work is now coming to an end with the injection of the first pi.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsOct 18th, 2021

Chinese crew launches to new space station — including station’s first woman

Three astronauts blasted off for China's longest-ever stay in space this week, including Wang Yaping who is the first woman to stay on the new space station......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsOct 17th, 2021

Russian cosmonaut and film crew returned safely to Earth from space station

A trio of Russian crew members including an actress and film producer have landed safely after departing the International Space Station (ISS)......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsOct 17th, 2021

Russian crew return to Earth after filming first movie in space

A Russian actress and a film director returned to Earth Sunday after spending 12 days on the International Space Station (ISS) shooting scenes for the first movie in orbit......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsOct 17th, 2021

Watch a Russian film crew depart from the ISS tonight

Having spent 11 days on the International Space Station (ISS), a Russian film crew will be heading back to Earth this evening, Saturday, October 16......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsOct 16th, 2021

China Launches 6-Month Crewed Mission, Cements Position as Global Space Power

"China launched a three-person crew into space in the early hours of Saturday," reports CNN, calling it "a major step for the country's young space program, which is rapidly becoming one of the world's most advanced..." They will dock at China's new.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsOct 16th, 2021

New crew docks at China"s first permanent space station

Chinese astronauts began Saturday their six-month mission on China's first permanent space station, after successfully docking aboard their spacecraft......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsOct 16th, 2021

COVID curriculum brings science home for high school students

When the pandemic sent many students home, University of Arizona researchers and Tucson teachers quickly adapted to the challenges of teaching science without a lab or classroom. A new paper, published in the journal The American Biology Teacher, o.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsOct 15th, 2021

Modular Framework Laptop Gets Marketplace For All Those Modules

Framework, makers of the modular 13.5-inch Framework laptop that's designed to be easily repaired and upgraded, has launched a dedicated marketplace filled with replacement parts and upgrades for its portable computer. The Verge reports: Writing in a.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsOct 15th, 2021

Elon Musk Says Starlink Will Provide Faster Internet Speeds On Airlines

Elon Musk touted SpaceX's plan to use Starlink for in-flight Wi-Fi, saying in a tweet on Thursday that the service could add "low latency ~half gigabit connectivity in the air!" CNBC reports: Starlink is the company's plan to build an interconnected.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsOct 15th, 2021

Genshin Impact tweeted (and deleted) a bizarre post about Elon Musk

The Genshin Impact Twitter account started a bizarre community challenge to follow Ella Musk, its Genshin NPC Twitter account......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsOct 14th, 2021

Metroid Dread: Suit upgrades guide

In Metroid Dread, Samus uses powerful suits to complete her adventures. In this guide, we'll show you where to find all four suit upgrades in Metroid Dread......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsOct 13th, 2021

William Shatner safely goes to space and back [Updated]

"Everybody in the world needs to do this." Enlarge / The crew of NS-18. Pictured left to right: Glen de Vries, Audrey Powers, William Shatner, and Chris Boshuizen. (credit: Blue Origin) 11:10 am ET Update: Although the launch.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsOct 13th, 2021

How to watch Blue Origin launch William Shatner into space

This week, space tourism company Blue Origin will launch a flight to space and back featuring a very special crew member: Star Trek actor William Shatner......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsOct 13th, 2021