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Elon Musk: 70% Odds I'm Going to Mars

There wouldn't be much time for leisure as you'd be working to build the base - assuming, of course, that you survived the trip through space and pulled off a successful landing. SpaceX's BFR is now called Starship. And even after doing all this, it's a very harsh environment. Asked why he would even consider it giving the slim chance of survival, he added: "There's lots of people who climb mou... [Full Article...]

NASA selects ancient crater as next Mars landing site

NASA selects ancient crater as next Mars landing site Jezero's ancient lake-delta system offers promising sampling targets of at least five kinds of rock, including clays and carbonates that have high potential to preserve signatures of past life, NASA said in a press statement posted online. [Full Article...]

NASA Looking Toward Manned Mission To Mars 'Sometime In The 2030s'

NASA Looking Toward Manned Mission To Mars 'Sometime In The 2030s' An inquiry completed past year concluded that onboard computer software errors led to data conflicts, causing the probe to strike Mars at high speed. Nasa's InSight probe has been travelling since May and is due to make a soft landing around 8pm GMT following a seven minute nail-biting descent in which the craft needs to decelerate from 12,300 miles per hour to just 5mph. [Full Article...]

NASA, Unamused by Elon Musk's Pot Smoking, To Review SpaceX Contract

NASA, Unamused by Elon Musk's Pot Smoking, To Review SpaceX Contract Musk is a brilliant guy, but he also likes to push the envelope in ways that tend to worry those he does business with. A NASA spokesman Bob Jacobs has not commented on this information, but made a statement that the USA space Agency "will make sure that companies meet the requirements of NASA's safety in the workplace, including the commitment to the environment without drugs". [Full Article...]

Elon Musk Smoking Weed Sparks NASA Review Into SpaceX

Elon Musk Smoking Weed Sparks NASA Review Into SpaceX Yet the space agency is undertaking a workplace safety review of Elon Musk's firm SpaceX - reportedly in response to the capricious entrepreneur's decision last summer to smoke pot and drink whiskey on a podcast that was streamed on the Internet and captured in a YouTube video . [Full Article...]

NASA selects Jezero Crater as the landing site for Mars 2020 Rover

NASA selects Jezero Crater as the landing site for Mars 2020 Rover Earlier in November, ExoMars rover - the European Space Agency (ESA) and Russian Roscosmos's joint venture to the Red Planet that will set out in 2020 - also chose a landing site on Mars's equator called Oxia Planum, which had in the prehistoric era housed a massive pool of water. [Full Article...]

NASA stages for next chapter of Mars exploration with 2020 landing site

The $2.5 billion (roughly Rs. 17,800 crores) rover is planned to launch in July 2020, and land in February 2021. Mars 2020 is created to land inside the crater and collect samples that will eventually be returned to Earth for further analysis, perhaps by the later 2020s. [Full Article...]

Sony ne sera pas à l’E3 2019

Sony ne sera pas à l’E3 2019 Sony a annoncé hier par le biais du site Game Informer qu'ils n'ont pas l'intention de participer à l'E3 2019. Rappelons que Sony n'est pas le premier à faire des infidélités à l'E3. La conférence Sony est toujours un moment fort lors des E3 de Los Angeles, mais il faudra cependant s'en passer lors de l'édition 2019. Ainsi, il est bon de rappeler que la machine s'est écoulée à plus de 86,1 ... [Full Article...]

Satellite Data Helps Uncover Milky Way's 'Ghost' Galaxy

Satellite Data Helps Uncover Milky Way's 'Ghost' Galaxy It is 10,000 times fainter than any satellite in the milky way, it has been dubbed ANT 2 by the scientists. An worldwide team of astronomers discovered the object-described by the University of Cambridge as "enormous" and "massive"-while sifting through data from the space observatory". [Full Article...]

Opportunity's Image of 5,000th Sunrise on Mars Turned Into Music

Opportunity's Image of 5,000th Sunrise on Mars Turned Into Music Then they assigned specific pitches and melodies to such characteristics in the data as brightness, color, and the elevation of the terrain. Researchers from Anglia Ruskin University and University of Exeter in the United Kingdom created the piece of music by scanning a picture from left to right, pixel by pixel, and looking at brightness and colour information and combining them with terrain elev... [Full Article...]

500000 petition for release of Iceland's banned Christmas ad

500000 petition for release of Iceland's banned Christmas ad Other animals like rhinos and tigers as well as indigenous people have also had their homes destroyed because of palm oil production. Iceland's TV commercial has been banned because, Clearcast that approves TV commercials for TV channels in the United Kingdom says the ad is "too political". [Full Article...]

BMW M8 : le coupé de 600ch arrivera courant 2019

BMW M8 : le coupé de 600ch arrivera courant 2019 BMW annonce de plus un centre de gravité au plus bas, une répartition des masses idéale , ainsi que des voies élargies, ce qui devrait garantir un comportement routier particulièrement sportif. Comme illustré lors de sa présentation au salon de Genève en mars 2018, cette M8 fera usage de PRFC, du plastique renforcé à la fibre de carbone , notamment au niveau du toit - comme l'actuelle M6 - ains... [Full Article...]

Stephen Hawking's wheelchair sells for $US539,000 at auction

Stephen Hawking's wheelchair sells for $US539,000 at auction A bidder also spent more than US$760,000 - more than double the expectation - on Prof Hawking's signed 1965 PhD thesis, Properties of Expanding Universes , about the origins of time and space. Image: This Simpsons script - an episode that featured Professor Hawking - sold for £6,250. When the document was made available online a year ago by Cambridge University, where Hawking spent his career, ... [Full Article...]

Cigar-shaped comet may actually be an alien probe, Harvard scientists suggest

Cigar-shaped comet may actually be an alien probe, Harvard scientists suggest Scientists first spotted 'Oumuamua , a Hawaiian word for scout or messenger, in 2017, when they detected it blazing through the solar system at 196,000 miles per hour, Reuters reported . But not everyone agrees that the "cigar-shaped" space object shows signs of extraterrestrial intelligence. Loeb said he is not definitively claiming the object is alien, but said it is important to acknowledge... [Full Article...]

This is the First 8K Video Shot in Space

This is the First 8K Video Shot in Space NASA recently shared a video shot in space aboard the International Space Station that is twice the resolution of those jaw-dropping screens, but it will be a few years before anyone has the hardware necessary to appreciate it. China has already invited distinguished universities, research institutes, and both public and private companies to propose possible projects. Roskosmos said Russian f... [Full Article...]

Remain would win in new Brexit vote

Remain would win in new Brexit vote Prime Minister Theresa May's Cabinet will discuss Brexit on Tuesday (Nov 6), and there were suggestions this weekend by members of her Conservative Party that she's preparing to give ministers an ultimatum to back a draft deal . It would also keep Northern Ireland in the customs union of the EU, as long insisted by the bloc. The Brexit negotiations have turned out to be tougher than expected ... [Full Article...]

Delhi's Air Quality Between 'Poor' And 'Very Poor' Categories

Delhi's Air Quality Between 'Poor' And 'Very Poor' Categories Air quality will be " bad " on November 8 even if "partial toxic crackers" are burned compared to past year, the Centre-run System of Air Quality Forecasting and Research (SAFAR) said . That is why [our air pollution measures] have collaboration at their heart, working with businesses, farmers, industry and households, to develop innovative new solutions to reduce emissions", MP Thérèse Coffey s... [Full Article...]

TECH and HEALTH - NASA detects smiley in new galaxy

TECH and HEALTH - NASA detects smiley in new galaxy Two yellow-hued blobs in the image are actually bright galaxies while the blurred line below is also an arc-shaped galaxy. So gravitational lensing acts as a kind of magnifying glass for dim, far away galaxies and allows researchers to observe them easily. [Full Article...]

Big NASA Space Missions Ended This Week, But Don't Panic

Big NASA Space Missions Ended This Week, But Don't Panic Kepler was originally positioned to watch 150,000 stars in a patch of sky within the constellation Cygnus. Before the mission , our knowledge of planets outside our solar system that orbit a star was woefully lacking. The US space agency's Kepler space telescope has run out of fuel and is being retired after nine and a half years, having helped discover more than 2,600 planets, some of which m... [Full Article...]

Soyuz Rocket fails due to an errant sensor

Soyuz Rocket fails due to an errant sensor The hiatus in human spaceflight caused by last month's failure of a Russian Soyuz rocket will be quite brief indeed. When the Soyuz MS-10 spacecraft was destroyed in October only two and half minutes into the flight, it did more than place the lives of American astronaut Nick Hague and Russian cosmonaut Alexey Ovchinin into peril. [Full Article...]


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