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Stephen Hawking Will Travel To Space

Professor Stephen Hawking says he is planning to travel into space on Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic. From a report: The physicist and cosmologist, 75, said he had not expected to have the opportunity to experience space but that the Virgin boss h.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotMar 20th, 2017

Live Out Your Astronaut Dreams With Lego"s Meter-Tall NASA Apollo Saturn V Rocket

To this day, the Saturn V remains the largest and most powerful rocket NASA has ever blasted into space, which is perfectly reflected in Lego’s new Apollo Saturn V model. That model stands a full meter (over 39 inches) in height, with the Apollo lu.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated News2 hr. 51 min. ago

Patty Jenkins Already Has Plans for a Wonder Woman Sequel, But What Should It Be About?

Wonder Woman doesn’t hit theaters for over a month, but director Patty Jenkins is already looking to make a sequel, where she wants Wonder Woman to head to the good ol’ USA. But what do you think Diana should do, travel to, and battle in the sequ.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated News3 hr. 19 min. ago

NASA doesn"t have replacements for its aging spacesuits

NASA may be running out of spacesuits.  According to a new report from the space agency's Office of Inspector General, NASA may not have enough spacesuits to make it through 2024—the year when the Space Station is expected to end its opera.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News16 hr. 27 min. ago

SpaceX Planning Launch, And Landing, On Sunday Morning

Hawthorne, California-based rocket developer SpaceX said on Thursday afternoon that it is planning both a launch, and a landing, from and to Kennedy Space Center this Sunday, April 30th. To pace the NROL-76 mission into space. The mission--a classifi.....»»

Category: topSource:  socaltechRelated News16 hr. 28 min. ago

Smartwatches need to distinguish themselves with software as well as hardware

 If I had to give companies looking to enter the smartwatch space in 2017 one piece of advice, it would be, simply: don’t. Failing point one, due to investor pressure or the spirit of a long dead financial partner’s ghost visiting yo.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News18 hr. 51 min. ago

US Space Firms Tell Washington: China Will Take Over the Moon if You"re Not Careful

The US space industry is prodding the US government into refreshing its outdated laws on commercial activity beyond earth: scare it with talk of Chinese galactic domination. A report adds: At a Senate hearing on the space industry this week, companie.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News20 hr. 19 min. ago

General Assembly Branches Out Into Coworking

Los Angeles-based General Assembly, best known for its roster of classes on all aspects of startup and technology, is launching a new effort to let people rent coworking space at its facilities. General Assembly said, starting on May 1st, it will let.....»»

Category: topSource:  socaltechRelated News20 hr. 20 min. ago

People Are Already Opening Accounts to Save for Space

In the halcyon days of yore, people put away money with the hopes of retiring somewhere warm, where they could argue about chicken salad with other curmudgeons until they expired. But very soon, the new retirement hotspot might be on Mars. While bil.....»»

Category: topSource:  gizmodoRelated News20 hr. 43 min. ago

Globetrotters are increasingly ‘teching out’ with VR, social media, and wearables

How is tech like virtual reality, social media, and wearables changing travel? A study from Adobe Analytics has a few answers, including when to book that flight and when to travel to avoid crowds. The post Globetrotters are increasingly ‘techi.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News20 hr. 44 min. ago

Senior official: NASA will delay first flight of new SLS rocket until 2019

The space agency is now likely to miss Congress' original deadline by three years. Enlarge / We now know for sure that NASA's SLS rocket will not take flight in 2017. (credit: NASA) NASA has decided it must delay the maiden flight of its Space.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News21 hr. 20 min. ago

NASA Debuts 3D-Printed Space Chain Mail

From flexible impact armor to folding solar sails to treads on rover wheels, this unique hybrid space fabric is capable of a lot. The post NASA Debuts 3D-Printed Space Chain Mail appeared first on ExtremeTech......»»

Category: topSource:  extremetechRelated NewsApr 27th, 2017

Newegg has lowered the price of HP"s Stream 11 Pro G2 to $180

Newegg has a nice deal today for a lightweight travel laptop, so long as you don't mind an 11-inch laptop form factor. For $180, you can pick up the HP Laptop Stream 11 Pro G2. Newegg's official sale price is $210 (down from $240), but if you appl.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcwRelated NewsApr 27th, 2017

Car Buyers Using Autotrader Travel Farther, Transact Faster

ATLANTA, April 27, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Consumers using Autotrader, which connects with more actual car buyers than any other third-party listing site, are willing to travel farther – 60 miles on average – for their next vehicle compared to the 4.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsApr 27th, 2017

Call of Duty WW2 multiplayer headquarters to support a massive 48 players?

The Call of Duty WW2 multiplayer component may  support up to 48 players in its social space according to new listings on the Xbox Store......»»

Category: gameSource:  psuRelated NewsApr 27th, 2017

Joint mission to Europa could seek life under the ice

Space agencies have just been presented with a bold plan to search for aliens on Jupiter’s icy moon through a joint American-European mission.....»»

Category: topSource:  newscientistRelated NewsApr 27th, 2017

The Scariest $#!% in It

Get ready for the return of Pennywise as we look at some of the darkest moments in King’s classic horror novel. For over 30 years, Stephen King’s It has remained one of the most frightening novels that King has ever written. And it’s not.....»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated NewsApr 27th, 2017

The White House press corps takes Bring Your Child to Work Day very seriously

It's Take Your Child To Work Day and the White House is maybe the only workplace that wouldn't be cuter if it was Take Your Dog To Work Day.  Case in point: today's "press briefing" for kids held by Sean Spicer.  SEE ALSO: Stephen Colbert l.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated NewsApr 27th, 2017

Google Trips update reminds us Google has another travel app, and it"s actually pretty great

Google has so many apps these days, it’s easy to forget what they all do. So, if you happened to see an update to the Trips app that you downloaded last year but didn’t use much, you’re probably wondering what’s new. Or maybe you just need.....»»

Category: mcitoshSource:  macworldRelated NewsApr 27th, 2017

Cassini flies where no spacecraft has gone before—within 3,000km of Saturn

This was the first of the spacecraft's 22 "dives" through the gap. NASA/JPL-Caltech/Space Science Institute After the Cassini spacecraft plunged between Satur.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsApr 27th, 2017

Saturn Looks Haunted in Cassini"s First Grand Finale Photos

Good morning, Cassini! Today, at about 3:00am EDT, NASA’s Deep Space Network Goldstone Complex in California’s acquired the orbiter’s signal for the first time since it began its series of Grand Finale dives. The photos it took from the space b.....»»

Category: topSource:  gizmodoRelated NewsApr 27th, 2017