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Russia’s Space Station Incident Points to Larger Issues

Nauka’s errant firings were likely the result of human error—and they raise concerns about the future of the country’s space program and its partnership with NASA......»»

Category: gadgetSource:  wiredAug 3rd, 2021

How does Ring Live View work?

Experiencing some issues with Ring's live video portal to your video doorbell or camera? Here's how Live View works, as well as answers to common questions......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News13 hr. 31 min. ago

NASA seeks a new ride for astronauts to the Artemis launch pad

Among the options NASA is considering is modifying the Astrovan. This is the way. Enlarge / NASA first began using the 1983-model Airstream for space shuttle missions in 1984. (credit: NASA) NASA has asked industry for ideas to develop an "Art.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News18 hr. 31 min. ago

Hubble captures a cluster in the heart of the Milky Way

This sparkling starfield, captured by the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope's Wide Field Camera 3 and Advanced Camera for Surveys, contains the globular cluster ESO 520-21 (also known as Palomar 6). A densely packed, roughly spherical collection of sta.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News19 hr. 2 min. ago

Researcher Dumps Three iOS Zero-days After Apple Failed To Fix Issues for Months

A security researcher has published details about three iOS zero-day vulnerabilities, claiming that Apple has failed to patch the issues, which they first reported to the company earlier this year. From a report: Going by the pseudonym of Illusion of.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News19 hr. 31 min. ago

UK Airports Briefly Snarled By Border Force Software Outage

A software outage temporarily affected the U.K. Border Force's automated entry gates, slowing arrivals at airports across the country. From a report: Hubs in London Heathrow and Manchester reported issues before the Home Office said the problem was r.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News19 hr. 31 min. ago

All-female crew in water-tank spaceflight study

This week 20 women are tucking themselves in a waterbed for five days as part of a dry immersion study to recreate some of the effects of spaceflight on the body. The campaign kicked off yesterday with the first two subjects at the Medes space clinic.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News20 hr. 30 min. ago

Image: Calabria, Italy, from space

Calabria is a region in southern Italy, famous for its irregular shape that stretches from north to south for around 250 km—separating the Tyrrhenian Sea to the west and the Ionian Sea to the east. The region covers an area of around 15,000 sq km (.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News20 hr. 30 min. ago

ISS astronaut reveals how he captures stunning Earth photos

Despite the enviable vantage point 250 miles above Earth, it's a lot harder than you might think to capture amazing images from the International Space Station......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News20 hr. 31 min. ago

ISS astronaut reveals how he captures all those amazing Earth photos

Despite the enviable vantage point 250 miles above Earth, it's a lot harder than you might think to capture amazing images from the International Space Station......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsSep 24th, 2021

Hackers Breached Computer Network At Key US Port But Did Not Disrupt Operations

Suspected foreign government-backed hackers last month breached a computer network at one of the largest ports on the US Gulf Coast, but early detection of the incident meant the intruders weren't in a position to disrupt shipping operations, accordi.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsSep 24th, 2021

New cereal box-sized satellite to explore alien planets

A new miniature satellite designed and built at CU Boulder's Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics (LASP) is providing proof that "cute" things can take on big scientific challenges......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsSep 23rd, 2021

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:  physorgRelated NewsSep 23rd, 2021

Diablo II: Resurrected impressions: Maybe not the best time to bring back evil

Online problems, corporate issues can't be ignored, despite remake's serious quality. Since this review starts with a heavy-handed intro, this gallery focuses on the remastered CGI cutscenes in.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsSep 23rd, 2021

Life support cooked up from lunar rocks

Engineers have successfully shown how water and oxygen can be extracted by cooking up lunar soil, in order to support future Moon bases. A laboratory demonstrator, developed by a consortium of the Politecnico Milano, the European Space Agency, the It.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsSep 23rd, 2021

Hubble snapshot of "molten ring" galaxy prompts new research

Hubble Space Telescope's glamor shots of the universe are so revealing they nearly always have a discovery behind them......»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsSep 23rd, 2021

Chorus throws the laws of physics out the window — and that’s a good thing

Chorus is packed with exciting space combat and has plenty of shared DNA with Control to boot......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsSep 23rd, 2021

An experimental loop for simulating nuclear reactors in space

Nuclear thermal propulsion, which uses heat from nuclear reactions as fuel, could be used one day in human spaceflight, possibly even for missions to Mars. Its development, however, poses a challenge. The materials used must be able to withstand high.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsSep 23rd, 2021

Artificial intelligence may be set to reveal climate-change tipping points

Researchers are developing artificial intelligence that could assess climate change tipping points. The deep learning algorithm could act as an early warning system against runaway climate change......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsSep 23rd, 2021

DRAM contract prices to see larger-than-expected drop in 4Q21

DRAM contract prices will post a larger-than-expected drop in the fourth quarter of 2021, as spot prices have been fluctuating widely, according to market sources......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsSep 23rd, 2021

Microsoft Debuts Surface Duo 2 Dual-Screen Android Phone With Larger Displays and 5G

At Microsoft's Surface event today, the company announced its Surface Duo 2 dual-screen Android smartphone, featuring a trio of new cameras, a faster processor, larger displays, and support for 5G. The company also unveiled a successor to the Surface.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsSep 22nd, 2021