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Mock crew straps into space capsule, exits before liftoff

MARCIA DUNN, AP Aerospace WriterApril 14, 2021Updated: April 14, 2021 4:23 p.m. 1of5In this image from video made available by Blue Origin, the New Shepard rocket lifts off during a test in West Texas on Wednesday, April 14, 2021. (Blue Origin via AP)APShow MoreShow Less2of5In this image from video made available by Blue Origin, the New Shepard…

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Space Grid Tournament Is Bringing Futuristic Fast-Paced Tactics To Switch

“The most spectacular sport of the future” by Ryan Craddock 3 hours agoIndie developer Rookiez from Warsaw has announced its latest project, Space Grid Tournament, a futuristic blend of strategy and sports. The game has you taking part in “the most spectacular sport of the future,” as you spawn your robotic players and have them…

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Astronauts Love to Rock it Out in Space

When you’re an astronaut aboard the International Space Station (ISS), every part of your daily routine automatically becomes interesting, whether it’s going to the bathroom or just watching TV.That same logic applies to one of mankind’s oldest passions: music.Retired Canadian Space Agency (CSA) astronaut and ISS veteran Chris Hadfield has said that when you break…

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Lego has a new 2,354-piece NASA Space Shuttle set, and it’s awesome

STS-31 — The toymaker has had space shuttle sets in the past, but none as detailed as this. Jonathan M. Gitlin – Apr 10, 2021 5:00 pm UTC Lego’s latest official NASA set is this massive model of space shuttle Discovery on mission STS-31. Jonathan Gitlin There are 17 bags of Lego bricks. Well, technically…

Space storage

Save Mac storage space by cleaning out abandoned log files

Whenever I have a mystery to uncover about lost storage space, I fire up DaisyDisk, a disk-usage visualization app. While the $9.99 price tag may seem steep for its purpose of plotting out what is occupying your drives’ storage, I find it invaluable in tracking down the giant sucking sound of lost space. It’s also…

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2021 Space Calendar: SpaceX Starship tests, Mars rovers, China’s space station and more

We’re already a quarter of the way through 2021 and, already, we’ve seen some remarkable achievements in space and science. Topping the list of cosmic wonders would have to be NASA’s Perseverance rover landing on Mars in a 10/10 dive for the surface and returning some stunning images and incredible sounds from the red planet. With…

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Space Based Solar Power 10 Watt Demos in Space Now and Beaming and Other Demos Now to 2023

The US military tested a pizza box sized solar power module – Photovoltaic Radiofrequency Antenna Module (PRAM) in space. It was first launched in May 2020, attached to the Pentagon’s X-37B unmanned drone. Orbital Demonstrations for Large-Scale Deployable SPS The Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) is executing a major demonstration project with the goal of…

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Trailer for Space Jam: A New Legacy Reveals a Cartoon LeBron James and IP Synergy

Cartoonish behavior in professional sports? Surely the stuff of fiction!Warner Bros. just released the first trailer for Space Jam: A New Legacy, hitting theaters and HBO Max on July 16th. The kid-friendly pic directed by Malcolm D. Lee stars LeBron James, Don Cheadle, and Sonequa Martin-Green, as well as Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck, Yosemite Sam,…

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Lego’s NASA Space Shuttle Discovery Place with Hubble is a space geek’s dream (review)

Home News Entertainment Lego’s NASA Space Shuttle Discovery set is every space geek’s dream. (Image credit: Elizabeth Howell/ I’m a millennial who wasn’t even born when the space shuttle first flew, but as a kid of the early 1980s I was lucky enough to follow many of its missions until NASA retired the fleet in…

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This Deep Space Food Challenge Needs your help to Nourish astronauts of the future

Home News Tech NASA and the Canadian Space Agency (CSA) have paired up for a challenge to build food systems for Mars missions and other deep-space destinations.The Deep Space Food Challenge aims to generate new food production technologies or systems, which would have little waste produced or resources required. Astronauts should be able to focus…