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Meet Starlab: Private Space Station Planned To Fly In 2027

Nanoracks, Voyager Space and Lockheed Martin announced today (Oct. 21) that they plan to get a free-flying private space station up and running in low Earth orbit (LEO) by 2027. Space.com reports: The outpost, called Starlab, is envisioned to be a to.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotOct 22nd, 2021

Lunar radar data uncovers new clues about moon"s ancient past

The dusty surface of the moon—immortalized in images of Apollo astronauts' lunar footprints—formed as the result of asteroid impacts and the harsh environment of space breaking down rock over millions of years. An ancient layer of this material,.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News2 hr. 7 min. ago

Best oven deals for December 2021

We did the homework and found deals on all types of ovens to help you choose one meet your needs and fits in your kitchen......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News2 hr. 8 min. ago

Biden Administration Issues New Framework for Space Policy, With a Focus on Climate Change

Today, Vice President Kamala Harris' office released a new framework for US space policy, detailing how the Biden administration plans to approach commercial, civil, and military space activity moving forward. From a report: Called the United States.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News7 hr. 36 min. ago

Mysterious clouds could offer new clues on dark matter

The hunt for gravitational waves, ripples in space and time caused by major cosmic cataclysms, could help solve one of the Universe's other burning mysteries—boson clouds and whether they are a leading contender for dark matter......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News11 hr. 7 min. ago

Best cheap space heater deals for December 2021

Stay warm in cold spots year round without breaking the bank with these efficient space heaters......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News11 hr. 8 min. ago

First commercial geothermal power plant comes into operation in Taiwan

Chingshuei Geothermal Power (CGP) has inaugurated a geothermal power plant in Yilan County, northeastern Taiwan - the first established by private investors for commercial operation in Taiwan, according to Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA)......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News18 hr. 36 min. ago

Elon Musk says SpaceX facing "risk of bankruptcy" in leaked email

According to a Thanksgiving companywide email leaked to CNBC and Space Explored this week, the crisis with the production of Raptor engines is worse than Musk had earlier realized. The SpaceX exec ended up canceling his planned Thanksgiving break, re.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News21 hr. 35 min. ago

NASA Postpones Spacewalk Citing "Debris Notification" for ISS

Nasa has postponed a planned spacewalk outside the International Space Station due to flying "debris," two weeks after Russia blew up one of its own satellites in a missile test that created clouds of zooming shrapnel in orbit. From a report: Washing.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsDec 1st, 2021

SpaceX"s Starlink Is Testing Internet Service for Aircraft

SpaceX's Starlink unit is testing its space-based internet service with several aircraft and wants to offer in-flight connection to airlines "as soon as possible," a company vice president said. From a report: Starlink is in talks with several airlin.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsDec 1st, 2021

Twitter drops ban hammer on sharing "private media" without an individual"s consent

On Tuesday, Twitter announced that it is expanding its private information policy to include pictures and video. The social media platform already prohibits tweets that dox individuals or contain hateful messages. Its new rules will ban users from po.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsNov 30th, 2021

Amazon Launches Preview of New "AWS Private 5G" Managed Service

At Amazon's AWS re:Invent conference this morning, the company announced the preview of "AWS Private 5G," which is a new service that aims to make it easy to deploy and manage your own private global network. From a report: The launch is meant to add.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsNov 30th, 2021

Meet the new CEO of Twitter

Parag Agrawal isn't a household name, but he could soon become one as he takes the lead at one of the world's most influential social media companies......»»

Category: topSource:  cnnRelated NewsNov 30th, 2021

Samsung has a master plan to increase its smartphone market share in 2022

Samsung has planned aggressive marketing campaigns and a series of smartphone launches in 2022 to increase its market share......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsNov 30th, 2021

Russia threatens criminal charges against a NASA astronaut

Russia continues to deflect from embarrassing situation that occurred 3 years ago. Enlarge / Image of the hole in Soyuz MS-09 vehicle docked to the International Space Station in 2018. (credit: NASA TV) The Russian space corpo.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsNov 30th, 2021

Twitter Expands Safety Policy, Bans Posting Images of People Without Their Consent

Twitter updated its private information safety policy this morning to ban sharing images or videos of private individuals without their consent. From a report: The platform already banned users from sharing others' personal information without permis.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsNov 30th, 2021

Up to half of Earth"s water may come from solar wind and space dust

Water is vital for life on Earth, and some experts say we should all drink around two liters every day as part of a healthy lifestyle. But beyond the tap, where does our water come from?.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsNov 30th, 2021

We were at COP26. It had mixed results

The recent COP26 was eagerly awaited. Originally planned for 2020, the event was postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. It was also meant to be a major step toward implementing the Paris Agreement......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsNov 30th, 2021

Space junk forces spacewalk delay, too risky for astronauts

NASA called off a spacewalk Tuesday because of menacing space junk that could puncture an astronaut's suit or damage the International Space Station......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsNov 30th, 2021

Researchers propose a simpler design for quantum computers

Today's quantum computers are complicated to build, difficult to scale up, and require temperatures colder than interstellar space to operate. These challenges have led researchers to explore the possibility of building quantum computers that work us.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsNov 29th, 2021

Chinese Province Targets Journalists, Foreign Students With Planned New Surveillance System

Security officials in one of China's largest provinces have commissioned a surveillance system they say they want to use to track journalists and international students among other "suspicious people," Reuters reported Monday, citing internal documen.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsNov 29th, 2021