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D-Wave, the small company that sells the world’s only commercial quantum computer, has just bagged an impressive new customer: a collaboration between Google, NASA and the non-profit Universities Space Research Association.
With today’s CLOSE encounter at hand. Some may be asking… Is the the only close encounter we have had recently with Objects? The Answer is NOPE!! Here is the most recent list that NASA is tracking.
NASA’s Voyager 1 spacecraft has encountered a new environment more than 11 billion miles from Earth, suggesting that the venerable probe is on the cusp of leaving the solar system.
California’s SpaceX has launched on a mission to re-supply the space station – the first cargo delivery to the orbiting outpost by a private company. The firm’s Falcon rocket, topped by an unmanned Dragon freight capsule, lifted clear of its … Continue reading
In the final seconds before liftoff, SpaceX aborted its planned launch of a Falcon 9 rocket—slated to carry the first commercial spacecraft to visit the International Space Station (ISS)
There’s gold in them there hills. You know, those ones floating around in space. Asteroids contain many tons of precious metals, making them irresistible to scientists, aerospace engineers, futurists, fiction writers … and tech billionaires.
Suppose you had technology developed for NASA that could put out a fully engulfed car fire in 9 seconds? Think there might be a market for that? You’d be right. The U.S. military uses the system in Afghanistan, and the … Continue reading
NASA has released a new educational game with an air traffic control theme for Apple iPhone and iPad devices. The Sector 33 application is designed to challenge students in middle school and above to use basic math and problem-solving skills.
The second of NASA’s two Gravity Recovery And Interior Laboratory (GRAIL) spacecraft has successfully completed its planned main engine burn and is now in lunar orbit. Working together, GRAIL-A and GRAIL-B will study the moon as never before.