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Apr 21, 2022

Robotic Rat Climbs, Crawls, and Turns on a Dime

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Alan DeRossettPutin propaganda is dividing opinions on Elon Musk for helping Ukraine and standing up to the Fossil fuel industry.

Walter LynsdaleI’m all for people making billions through technical advancement (teslas, space X rockets, the dojo chip are all pretty cool), but he comes out with a fair amount of double speak:

“people aren’t having enough babies” vs “we can make a humanoid robot”… See more.

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Apr 20, 2022

NASA is supporting some seriously risky missions to the Moon—it’s about time

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The “Commercial Lunar Payload Services” program represents a bold new effort by NASA’s Science division, and If successful, its model of exploration could be ex… See more.


“The entrepreneurial ecosystem is one of the core strengths of the United States.”

Apr 20, 2022

SpaceX rolls out rocket for Crew-4 astronaut mission ahead of Saturday launch (photos)

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The Falcon 9 rocket and Dragon capsule are scheduled to lift off on Saturday (April 23).


Crew-4’s Falcon 9 rocket and Dragon capsule were rolled out to Pad 39A at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida today (April 19) to gear up for a planned launch on Saturday (April 23).

Apr 19, 2022

SpaceX and NASA will launch Crew-4 to the International Space Station

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Apr 19, 2022

Demand for Low-End Laptop CPUs Is Tanking

Posted by in categories: computing, space travel

“Some pullback was expected, but the return to pre-COVID volumes was instantaneous rather than gradual,” he added. Other research firms including Canalys also report demand for Chromebooks has taken a sharp dive in recent months.

McCarron added: “Due to the decline in low-cost entry level shipments, the market average CPU selling price increased the most on-quarter in 23 years.” The average selling price is now at $168, up from $151, according to Mercury Research’s stats.

Apr 19, 2022

Private Ax-1 mission’s ISS departure delayed to Tuesday evening

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The four Ax-1 astronauts will get to spend about 12 extra hours on the orbiting lab.


The first-ever fully private crewed mission to the International Space Station will get to spend 12 extra hours aboard the orbiting lab.

The four astronauts of Ax-1, a mission organized by Houston company Axiom Space, had been scheduled to depart the station in their SpaceX Dragon capsule at 10:35 a.m. EDT (1435 GMT) on Tuesday (April 19) and splash down off the coast of Florida early Wednesday morning (April 20).

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Apr 19, 2022

SpaceX Crew-4: Launch date, crew, mission goals of

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If all goes according to plan, Jessica Watkins will become the first African-American woman to make a prolonged ISS stay.

Apr 18, 2022

Elon Musk: A future worth getting excited about

Posted by in categories: climatology, Elon Musk, robotics/AI, space travel, sustainability

Elon Musk talks to Chris Anderson, head and curator of the TED media organisation, about the challenges facing humanity in the coming decades – and why we should be more optimistic.

They discuss climate change, clean energy, electric vehicles, the rise of AI and robotics, brain-computer interfaces, self-driving cars, the revolutionary potential of reusable rockets and the forthcoming missions to Mars, as well as the other projects he is working on.

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Apr 18, 2022

Elon Musk talks Tesla bot, Starship, and being “homeless” in new interview

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Apr 15, 2022

4 days in, Axiom Space’s crew makes history for private space flight at ISS

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Axiom-1 is the first all-private mission to the International Space Station, chartered by Axiom Space through SpaceX in the hopes of funding a private space station.

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