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China launched its first rover mission to the moon Monday, sending a robotic craft named Jade Rabbit to trundle across the lunar landscape, examine its geology and beam images back to Earth.
Elon Musk’s commercial space company, SpaceX, has just launched a Falcon 9 rocket into orbit carrying a Canadian Space Agency satellite, CASSIOPE. Part of the satellite’s payload is Cascade, a prototype for a super-fast space-borne file-transfer system—a kind of digital … Continue reading
The privately owned SpaceX Dragon fired its engines for the last time Tuesday at 11:42 a.m. EDT – sending it through the Earth’s atmosphere for a spectacular splashdown in the Pacific Ocean at 12:34 p.m.
ROSWELL, New Mexico (Reuters) – An Austrian daredevil leapt into the stratosphere from a balloon near the edge of space 24 miles above Earth on Sunday and safely landed, setting a record for the highest skydive and breaking the sound … Continue reading
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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.
China has announced plans for its first manned space docking, and says it will launch the mission as early as this month.
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
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AMD touts new low-cost desktop chipset, calls Intel’s a “dead-end” http://wp.me/p3wmuX-1hW
Gonna wait for them to shake a few bugs outta this and check the security first I think.