Why a City in China Wants to Launch an Artificial Moon Into Space
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A new way to light up the night sky?
Spaceflight, SETI Communities Mourn Passing of Paul Allen
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The death of billionaire technologist, philanthropist and private-spaceflight entrepreneur Paul Allen has hit hard for people from many different walks of life. Read a few tributes to him from folks in the spaceflight and SETI communities.
Exclusive: Reddit CEO talks about fending off Russian election interference
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“We've become more sophisticated,” CEO Steve Huffman said of Reddit's efforts to stop foreign influence campaigns.
Atlas 5 rocket boosts $1.8 billion military satellite into space
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A United Launch Alliance Atlas 5 rocket lifted a powerful military communications satellite into space from a Florida launchpad
Astronomy Rewind fast-forwards to reanimate
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More than 30,000 celestial images that were all but lost to science are about to find their way back into researchers' hands thanks to the efforts of thousands of citizen scientists. The photographs, radio maps, and other telescopic images were scanned from the pages of dusty old journals for a cosmic reclamation project called Astronomy Rewind. Its goal is to bring these "zombie" images back to life so that astronomers can find them online and compare them with modern electronic data from groun
Is space tourism possible in our lifetime?
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Costs dangers and lack of public support are deterrents
Scientists Want to Punch Holes in Clouds With Ultra-Hot Lasers from Space
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The satellite laser communication revolution is just around the corner, but it has one especially obstinate foe—overcast weather.
Why space is an accelerating opportunity -- Washington Technology
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Several factors are converging to accelerate the space market. We look at how one company is positioning itself for more opportunities.
Schmear campaign? Apple adds cream cheese to bagel emoji after uproar
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Users posted on Twitter earlier this month to complain about the lackluster appearance of the bagel, with many Twitter users calling for a more appetizing design.
NASA's OSIRIS-REx executes second asteroid approach maneuver
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Greenbelt MD (SPX) Oct 18, 2018 - NASA's OSIRIS-REx spacecraft executed its second Asteroid Approach Maneuver (AAM-2). The spacecraft's main engine thrusters fired in a braking maneuver designed to slow the spacecraft's speed relati
West Coast earthquake warning system becomes operational
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Developers testing an earthquake early warning system for the West Coast say its automated alerts are ready to be used more broadly, but not for mass public notification. U.S. Geological Survey official Doug Given told reporters Wednesday at California Institute of Technology that the...
First Man and how sci-fi movies warped our idea of space travel
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First Man?s spaceflight sequences remind us that 1969 was a far cry from the 31st century
Newly published files confirm plan to move Assange to Russia
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Julian Assange: Hacker. Journalist. Diplomat? Newly released Ecuadorean government documents have laid bare an unorthodox attempt to extricate the WikiLeaks founder from his embassy hideaway in London by naming him as a political counselor to the country's embassy in Moscow. ...
2019 Breakthrough Prize Honors Pulsar Discovery, 'Multi-Messenger Astronomy' and More
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This year's Breakthrough Prize honors pulsar discoverer Jocelyn Bell Burnell, a pioneer in the field of multi-messenger astronomy, gravitational-wave researchers and scientists investigating the nature of gravity and the quantum realm.
Global Free Space Optics Communication Technology Market, 2018-2023 - Integration of Technologies to Enhance FSO System Performance
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Dublin, Oct. 18, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The "Global Free Space Optics Communication Technology Market: Focus on Platform, Type and Components - Analysis and Forecast, 2018-2023" report has been ...
This Week On The Space Show | International Space Fellowship
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The Space Show, hosted by David Livingston at www.TheSpaceShow.com, will have the following guests this week: 1. Monday, October 15, 2018, 2-3:30 PM PDT (21-22:30 GMT) #dearMoon projec
Analyst Upgrades Fitbit Ahead Of Push Into MedTech Space (NYSE:FIT)
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Fitness tracker Fitbit Inc (NYSE: FIT)'s announcement it will enter the health care and medical technology space is a bullish catalyst for the stock. The Analyst Wedbush...
Kleos Space signs MoU with Airbus to collaborate on In-Space manufacturing technology
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Bremen, Germany (SPX) Oct 18, 2018 - Luxembourg-based Kleos Space S.A. has signed a second Memorandum of Understanding with Airbus Defence and Space, as both companies investigate opportunities to collaborate for the manufacture In-Spa
China plans to launch 'moon double' into space to illuminate streets
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Beijing (Sputnik) Oct 18, 2018 - China is participating in another moon-related project in cooperation with Russia. The two countries are planning to develop their own lunar program with the ultimate aim of building a moon base.
Asteroid named after university of China's science academy
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Beijing (XNA) Oct 18, 2018 - An asteroid has been named after the university of China's top science academy, with approval from the Minor Planet Center of the International Astronomical Union (IAU). Asteroid Guokeda (Univ
Facebook shareholders back proposal to remove Zuckerberg as chairman
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Zuckerberg has about 60 percent voting power, according to a filing in April, and previous efforts to remove him have failed.
Why is space three-dimensional?
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The big bang might be to blame for our 3-D Universe.
Two Greek scholars butting heads in the Renaissance and the consequences for astronomy
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The adversaries of the title were Georg of Trebizond (1395–1472) and Basilios Bessarion (1403–1472). There is an ironic twist to their names. George of Trebizond derived his name from his ancestors, who originated in the Empire of Trebizond but he was born in Crete. His later antagonist Basilios Bessarion, however, was born in Trebizond. At?
Huntsville startup Paratus Universe brings outer space to the ground
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In an effort to make science more palatable, local NASA engineer, Dr. Rob Adams built Paratus Universe, an immersive, space simulator fabricated with exact science and authentic images of outer space.
Digital Native Shopify Opens Retail Space To Provide Support To Startups
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The brand's first brick-and-mortar space is designed to further assist entrepreneurs with their businesses, offering live demos, inspiration showrooms, expert advice and more.
Market forces put America's recycling industry in the dumps
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America's recycling industry is in the dumps. A crash in the global market for recyclables is forcing communities to make hard choices about whether they can afford to keep recycling or should simply send all those bottles, cans and plastic containers to the landfill. Mountains of paper...
Oct 17th: Awesome Astronomy October News Round Up
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When the sun explodes into a supernovae how far will the ejected material go as a planetary nebulae?
How we're honing in on the source of mystery radio signals coming from deep space
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Sky survey vastly expands the number of FRBs?radio signals produced by hugely energetic but unknown sources.
Russia dismisses suspected spy actions as routine Dutch trip
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Russia's foreign minister on Monday dismissed accusations made in the Netherlands against suspected Russian spies, saying they were intended to distract public attention from stark divisions between Western nations. Sergey Lavrov's comments were a defiant statement that comes amid soaring...