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Falcon Heavy helps Musk deliver big lift

Falcon Heavy helps Musk deliver big lift The launch of the Falcon Heavy and efforts by SpaceX and other companies such as Boeing are our chance to look to the skies once again and consider what the next "giant leap" for humankind will be. We've had news of Airbus UK leading a new space weather warning project , academics in the USA helping NASA recreate Titan's methane seas, and an worldwide programme to use space technology to solv... [Full Article...]

President Trump, Kim Jong Un lookalikes at Olympics 'want peace'

President Trump, Kim Jong Un lookalikes at Olympics 'want peace' President Trump has traded insults with North Korea's leader and has led efforts to slap sanctions on the country for its refusal to yield to worldwide pressure to halt its nuclear weapons program. "It shows everyone we can all work together". Although Vice President Mike Pence repeatedly floated the prospect of meeting with North Korean leaders in South Korea , he apparently passed up severa... [Full Article...]

President Trump Tweets That He Has Signed Spending Bill

President Trump Tweets That He Has Signed Spending Bill The US government staggered into another shutdown on Thursday night after an outspoken fiscal conservative in the Senate singlehandedly delayed action by Congress on a stopgap funding bill wrapped up in a massive budget deal. And that is likely to make the next fight over immigration even more challenging. Rand Paul, protesting the return of trillion-dollar deficits on the watch of Republican... [Full Article...]

Falcon Heavy changes the game

Falcon Heavy changes the game The success of this flight is also good for Florida, the longtime home of NASAs launch facility at the cape, which is forging a new life in the business environment of the private space industry. Revised orbital data provided by SpaceX and shared with NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory's system for tracking solar-system bodies showed the original graphic was incorrect. [Full Article...]

Spacefaring Tesla Roadster will miss Mars and asteroids

Spacefaring Tesla Roadster will miss Mars and asteroids A Falcon 9 SpaceX heavy rocket lifts off from pad 39A at the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral , Fla., on February 6. The Falcon Heavy flight performed well, lofting its cargo into space (a Tesla sports auto playing David Bowie tunes and carrying a space-suited mannequin - like we said , Musk is eccentric). [Full Article...]

North and South Korea celebrate peace through taekwondo show

North and South Korea celebrate peace through taekwondo show It was the USA that appeared to be the one left in the cold, especially after the sister of the North Korean dictator extended an invitation from her brother for Moon to visit the North. There is speculation Pyongyang could invite Moon to visit later this year. Tensions on the Korean border have escalated over the past year as the North pursues its ambition of becoming a fully-fledged nuclear ... [Full Article...]

No longer 'mentally tired,' Shiffrin eyes '18 Olympic debut

No longer 'mentally tired,' Shiffrin eyes '18 Olympic debut All it took was someone asking about Don Kildow, her grandfather and the reason a girl from Minnesota grew into the greatest ski racer America has ever known. Next comes the downhill on February 21, then the combined two days after that. He and his wife, Shirley, have a shrine to their granddaughter in their basement. [Full Article...]

Prime minister pitches Canada as tech-friendly

Prime minister pitches Canada as tech-friendly According to prepared remarks, Trudeau says that the agreement has been an asset for Canadians and Americans, bringing prosperity with trade. "Income inequality is growing". Pacific time, just as Mr. Trudeau was leaving The Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation & Institute, where he had given a speech on free trade. Since the beginning, Justin Trudeau , the Canadian prime minister, has posed ... [Full Article...]

US House Passes Bipartisan Budget Measure Ending Government Shutdown

Paul objected to the budget's removal of certain spending caps and its raising of the debt ceiling. He says senators will likely pass the bill, adding, "They'll be exhausted and ornery, but it's their own fault". Rand Paul is holding up a vote on the Senate budget deal, accusing Republicans and Democrats of "spending us into oblivion". "Without more Republicans in Congress, we were forced... [Full Article...]

Floating through space, SpaceX's 'Starman' mesmerizes the world

Floating through space, SpaceX's 'Starman' mesmerizes the world Its other cars sell for about twice that price. Falcon Heavy is the most powerful operational rocket in the world by a factor of two , with the ability to lift into orbit almost 64 metric tons (141,000 lb)-a mass greater than a 737 jetliner loaded with passengers, crew, luggage and fuel. [Full Article...]

Alps Advisors Inc. Sells 5427 Shares of NVIDIA Co. (NVDA)

Alps Advisors Inc. Sells 5427 Shares of NVIDIA Co. (NVDA) NVIDIA (NASDAQ: NVDA ) last announced its earnings results on Thursday, February 8th. It has outperformed by 195.58% the S&P500. Symphony Asset Management Llc increased its stake in Praxair Inc Com (PX) by 53.25% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. [Full Article...]

South Korea's Inbee Park honored with role in Winter Olympics Opening Ceremony

South Korea's Inbee Park honored with role in Winter Olympics Opening Ceremony U.S. President Donald Trump and the North Korean leadership traded insults as tensions rose. According to the Associated Press , Pence did not have any interaction with Kim Yo Jong during Friday's festivities, held at PyeongChang Olympic Stadium. [Full Article...]

Dad of North Korea detainee to be guest of Pence at Olympics

Dad of North Korea detainee to be guest of Pence at Olympics Kim Yo-jong is the youngest daughter of late leader Kim Jong-il and her role was strengthened a year ago when she was promoted to the politburo. According to a lawmaker who attended a closed-door briefing, the agency has intelligence that the bureau's former head Hwang Pyong So, previously regarded as one of leader Kim Jong Un's closest aides, has been dismissed and is now undergoing ideological... [Full Article...]

Elon Musk posts photo of car in space

Elon Musk posts photo of car in space And Musk's Roadster became the fastest vehicle ever, hurtling off the planet and zooming away on a route that will now take it all the way to the asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter . MILLIONS watched in amazement as the SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket tore into the sky - but a few were distracted by an "unidentified object" in the background. [Full Article...]

Elon Musk, on Falcon Heavy's triumphant launch

Elon Musk, on Falcon Heavy's triumphant launch This is the real progress for the planned SpaceX rocket, called BFR.It would be the biggest rocket ever launched, far bigger than the Falcon Heavy . If the vehicle survives that environment, then it will continue on to an elliptical orbit that at times will come close to Mars , with an "extremely tiny" chance it will actually hit the Red Planet, though Musk said , "I wouldn't hold your brea... [Full Article...]

VLC 3.0 Released With Chromecast And HDR Support

VLC 3.0 Released With Chromecast And HDR Support Now available in the Play Store, VLC 3.0 for Android brings a number of improvements as well as a couple of new features. They did this to maintain the 100% open source integrity of VLC - Google's Chromecast stack isn't open source - and it's also why there is no voice actions for VLC (except on Android Auto, but we'll get to that). [Full Article...]

Tesla Books Lower-Than-Expected Q4 Loss

Tesla Books Lower-Than-Expected Q4 Loss The significance, however, lies in the boy from South Africa who came to the United States via Canada realising his wildest dreams in building an aerospace exploration firm that can deliver launches with the heaviest rocket in history at about one-tenth what it costs Nasa , perhaps more economical than Isro's user-friendly satellite launch costs. [Full Article...]

MoviePass Subscriber base hits 2 Million

MoviePass Subscriber base hits 2 Million Usually the RSI is considered overbought when above 70 and oversold when less than 30. Analyst Thoughts About Helios and Matheson Analytics Inc. ( HMNY ) is at 49.01. Its revenue stood at -11.10% a year on average in the period of last five years. This is the signal from the 20-day MA which is used to monitor changes in share price. [Full Article...]

SpaceX Successfully Launches Falcon Heavy Rocket

SpaceX Successfully Launches Falcon Heavy Rocket That's just 3% of Musk's original plan of rolling out 20,000 Model 3s per month by the end of 2017. Some people criticized Musk and SpaceX for the payload, which Musk previously said would be "the silliest thing we can imagine", as a wasted opportunity to send something scientific, educational, or otherwise practically useful into space. [Full Article...]

What Could Possibly Happen to Elon Musk's Tesla Roadster in Space?

What Could Possibly Happen to Elon Musk's Tesla Roadster in Space? When Falcon Heavy lifts off, scheduled for 1:30 p.m. EST, it will be the most powerful operational rocket in the world by a factor of two. More specifically, the Muskmobile will go into a type of heliocentric orbit called Trans-Mars injection, which it is the easiest and least energy-intensive way to move objects back and forth between Earth and Mars . [Full Article...]


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