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Saudi Arabia buys pair of SpaceX astronaut seats from Axiom

Saudi Arabia is planning to launch two astronauts to the International Space Station aboard a space capsule from Elon Musk's SpaceX, becoming the latest Gulf nation to strengthen ties with private U.S. space companies, according to three people famil.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailSep 21st, 2022

Starlink is getting a lot slower as more people use it, speed tests show

Starlink capacity limits hit users—SpaceX says more satellites will make it faster. Enlarge (credit: Starlink) Starlink's median download speeds in the US dropped from 90.6Mbps to 62.5Mbps between the first and second quarte.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsSep 24th, 2022

SpaceX Wants To Provide School Buses With Satellite Internet

An FCC filing shows how SpaceX proposes to provide students with internet access on extra-long bus rides to and from school. What could go wrong? An FCC filing shows.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  slashgearRelated NewsSep 23rd, 2022

Rocket Report: SpaceX fires up seven Raptors; SpinLaunch raises big funding round

This is the first time the Rocket Report has used the word "yeeted" in its history. Enlarge / ArianeGroup seeks European funding to develop a reusable third stage for its launch vehicles. (credit: ArianeGroup) Welcome to Editi.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsSep 23rd, 2022

Elon Musk offers update on first flight of SpaceX’s new Starship rocket

SpaceX chief Elon Musk has suggested a new date for when its next-generation Starship rocket could launch on its first orbital test flight......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsSep 22nd, 2022

Who wants to go to the moon? Europe names astronaut candidates

The European Space Agency announced a team of seven astronauts on Wednesday to train for NASA's Artemis mission to the moon—but only one will have the chance to become the first European to walk on the lunar surface......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsSep 21st, 2022

New clue found in "alien goldfish" suggests it may have been a mollusk

A pair of researchers, one with the University of Cambridge, the other the Royal Ontario Museum, has found a clue that might help place Typhloesus wellsi, nicknamed the "alien goldfish," on the tree of life. In their paper published in the journal Bi.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsSep 21st, 2022

Cat"s Eye Nebula seen in 3D

Researchers have created the first computer-generated three-dimensional model of the Cat's Eye Nebula, revealing a pair of symmetric rings encircling the nebula's outer shell. The rings' symmetry suggests they were formed by a precessing jet, providi.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsSep 21st, 2022

American, Russians to blast off for ISS as war rages in Ukraine

A US astronaut and two Russian cosmonauts are set to blast off to the International Space Station Wednesday on a Russian-operated flight despite soaring tensions between Moscow and Washington over Russia's invasion of Ukraine......»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsSep 21st, 2022

Saudi Arabia buys pair of SpaceX astronaut seats from Axiom

Saudi Arabia is planning to launch two astronauts to the International Space Station aboard a space capsule from Elon Musk's SpaceX, becoming the latest Gulf nation to strengthen ties with private U.S. space companies, according to three people famil.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsSep 21st, 2022

How to watch NASA astronaut’s speedy ride to ISS on Wednesday

American astronaut Frank Rubio is heading to the International Space Station on Wednesday in a speedy trip that will take just three-and-a-half hours......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsSep 20th, 2022

The Reason Why NASA"s Artemis Program Doesn"t Have Reusable Rockets

NASA's decision not to utilize reusable rockets comes down to simple physics, mission necessity, and astronaut safety. NASA's decision not to utilize reusable rocket.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  slashgearRelated NewsSep 20th, 2022

How to pair a new or existing Apple Watch with your new iPhone [New process]

Ready to switch from your Apple Watch Series 7 to the new Series 8 or SE? Or maybe you just need to transfer your existing Apple Watch with your new iPhone? Follow along for how to seamlessly pair a new or existing Apple Watch with iPhone without l.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  9to5macRelated NewsSep 19th, 2022

After strong interest, VW plans to build 130,000 ID Buzzes a year

Production of the EV for European customers has already begun in Hannover. Enlarge / A pair of ID Buzzes bask in the Copenhagen sunshine. (credit: Jonathan Gitlin) After what feels like many years of teasing, Volkswagen's retr.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsSep 19th, 2022

Elon Musk Reveals Starlink"s Huge Coverage Milestone

SpaceX's satellite-based internet service is growing rapidly, and underscoring that effort is a new milestone that should excite those who are still waiting. SpaceX'.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  slashgearRelated NewsSep 19th, 2022

SpaceX nails first Starlink launch since its internet service went global

After several scrubs due to poor weather, SpaceX launched its latest Starlink mission on Sunday in the first flight since its internet service went global......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsSep 19th, 2022

NASA wants a second lunar lander in addition to SpaceX’s

NASA already has SpaceX developing a lander to carry astronauts to the moon's surface, but now it is searching for another company for a second lunar lander......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsSep 18th, 2022

Russian official says civilian satellites may be “legitimate” military target

Russia wasn't happy about Starlink providing broadband in Ukraine after invasion. Enlarge / A stack of 60 Starlink satellites launched in 2019. (credit: SpaceX / Flickr) A Russian diplomat said civilian satellites could be leg.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsSep 18th, 2022

Fluance Ai81 Elite speaker review: Power from the towers

The Fluance Ai81 powered floorstanding speakers are far more than your average pair of Bluetooth speakers......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsSep 17th, 2022

IHG hack: "Vindictive" couple deleted hotel chain data for fun

The pair, who say they are from Vietnam, wiped out IHG group data after a foiled ransomware attack......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated NewsSep 17th, 2022

These waterproof wireless earbuds may be great for your next workout, and they"re just $19.99

TL;DR: As of September 15, you can get a pair of TruPro Earbuds with Wireless Charging Case for just $19.99 instead of $99.99 — that's an 80% discount.Many people like to listen to music while they work out. At home, that might mean blasting mu.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated NewsSep 16th, 2022