Daily Archives: March 19, 2019

Water on Asteroid Bennu Could Mean ‘Pay Dirt’ for Space Miners

https://www.space.com/asteroid-bennu-water-space-mining-osiris-rex.html The near-Earth asteroid Bennu could be Exhibit A for space miners making their case to skeptical investors. New observations by NASA’s OSIRIS-REx spacecraft suggest that the 1,650-foot-wide (500 meters) Bennu harbors lots of accessible water, a key resource that … Continue reading

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Google Announces Stadia: A Game Streaming Service

https://www.anandtech.com/show/14105/google-announces-stadia-a-game-streaming-service Today at GDC, Google announced its new video game streaming service. The new service will be called Stadia. This builds on the information earlier this year that AMD was powering Project Stream (as was then called) with Radeon Pro … Continue reading

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Sikorsky’s Self-Flying Helicopter Hints at the Flying Future

https://www.wired.com/story/sikorsky-sara-helicopter-autonomous-flying-car-air-taxi-tech As helicopter flights go, this one was especially boring. We took off, hovered for a bit, and maneuvered around the airport. We flew to a spot about 10 miles away, did some turns and gentle banks, then came back … Continue reading

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SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy Megarocket to Fly 1st Commercial Mission in April: Report

https://www.space.com/spacex-falcon-heavy-arabsat6a-april-2019.html SpaceX plans to launch the first commercial mission of its Falcon Heavy megarocket early next month, according to media reports. The company is targeting April 7 for the launch of the Arabsat 6A communications satellite from historic Pad 39A … Continue reading

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A meteor exploded over the Bering Sea with the energy of 10 atomic bombs

https://www.popsci.com/bering-sea-meteor-explosion-10-atomic-bombs?dom=rss-default&src=syn Space And we never saw it coming. Scientists recently observed a meteor exploding over the Bering Sea with the energy of 10 atomic bombs. It’s officially the second largest fireball of its kind to occur… via Popular Science – … Continue reading

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Nvidia Announces Jetson Nano Dev Kit & Board: X1 for $99

https://www.anandtech.com/show/14101/nvidia-announces-jetson-nano Today at GTC 2019 Nvidia launched a new member of the Jetson family: The new Jetson Nano. The Jetson family of products represents Nvidia new focus on robotics, AI and autonomous machine applications. A few months back we had … Continue reading

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