NASA Michoud to build for space program for years to come
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Michoud workers are building the spacecraft and rockets for the next generation of manned space flight.
Meet the good drone that chases and captures bad drones
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Watch the DroneHunter find and neutralize a drone loaded with explosives
As semi stocks get wrecked, long-time tech investor sees two to buy on the dip
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Despite the carnage in chip stocks, one veteran tech investor says the space is now flush with cheap buys.
Salem photographer’s iconic eclipse photo to be showcased on astronomy textbook
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A ago year photographer Andrew Studer captured one of the iconic images from last year’s total solar eclipse. Now, it will be the cover of a textbook.
Small Satellites Take On Big Missions
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Already, the FCC has approved the deployment of 5,264 small satellites from four companies to provide broadband communications services from Earth orbit.
APNewsBreak: Alaska Natives believed whale hunt was legal
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Indigenous hunters in Alaska initially believed they were legally hunting a beluga whale when they unlawfully killed a protected gray whale with harpoons and guns after the massive animal strayed into a river last year, a federal investigative report said. After the shooting began, the...
Stratolaunch announces new launch vehicles and reusable space plane
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Stratolaunch, the commercial space firm founded by Paul Allen back in 2011, has revealed a bit more of its plan for taking payloads to orbit via one of the world's biggest planes. It's now working on a pair of its own rocket-powered launch vehicles, and is in the early phases of creating a reusable, crew-capable space plane. The company's main claim to fame so far is the unnamed aircraft that will be doing the heavy lifting. Its 385-foot...
Microsoft uncovers more Russian attacks ahead of midterms
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Microsoft said Tuesday it has uncovered new Russian hacking attempts targeting U.S. political groups ahead of the midterm elections. The company said that a hacking group tied to the Russian government created fake internet domains that appeared to spoof two American conservative...
Experts say Tesla board may have too many ties to CEO Musk
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For years, Tesla's board remained almost invisible, staying behind the curtain as superstar Chairman and CEO Elon Musk guided the electric car maker to huge stock price increases. Now, given Musk's recent questionable behavior, experts say it's time for the board to step onstage and take action...
Interest in space tourism is sky high
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Here’s how you can indulge.
Expanding Locus Biosciences moves to new RTP office and lab space | WRAL TechWire
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Locus Biosciences, expanding on the heels of an acquisition, is taking new larger digs at Keystone Technology Park.
EDITORIAL: Space Force not a crazy idea, just not a very good one
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Earlier this month, President Trump's administration doubled down on his earlier proposal to create a Space Force as a new branch of the United States military. The suggestion, as before,
How Canadian technology could protect Space Force troops
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This article was originally published on The Conversation, an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts. Disclosure information is available on the ori…
Aug 20th: The Search for Water on Mars
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The Search for Water on Mars and how this ties into the search for life on the Red Planet. #365DaysOfAstro
Altice Portugal brings fibre to Basla Radio Astronomy Station
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Altice Portugal, partner of the Engage SKA project, will install optical fibre to the Fajao-Porto da Balsa Radio Station of the Instituto de Telecomunicacoes, allowing scientists to operate the Portug...
Google expanding space in Fulton Market, this time with a flagship store
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Google is planning a two-level store in Chicago’s Fulton Market district, the technology giant’s first known destination for a retail flagship.
Pence to travel to Houston to discuss Space Force with NASA
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Vice President Pence to visit the Johnson Space Center to discuss the development of a Space Force with NASA officials; national security expert Michael Pregent weighs in.
Boeing to Acquire Millennium Space Systems
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Boeing has unveiled plans to acquire Millennium Space Systems, a provider of agile, flight-proven small-satellite solutions. Millennium Space Systems was founded in 2001 and is based in El Segundo, California. With approximately 260 employees, the company has developed high-performance satellites for exacting missions ranging from 50 KG to more than 6,000 KG.