NASA comes up with solid-state batteries
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Monday, 17 October 2022 11:20

NASA comes up with solid-state batteries


This week's better battery which will never see the light of day

NASA boffins have been working on advanced solid-state batteries that can power electric aircraft.

Shaun the Sheep to travel on NASA's Artemis 1
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One small step for Ram 

Shaun, the title character from the animated television series "Shaun the Sheep", is going into space.

NASA plans to outsource its aging space telecoms
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Space is Neo-liberalism's final frontier 


Decades after the world worked out that the private sector was just as clueless at running business as governments, the US government has worked out a way of making some more rich people even richer by outsourcing of NASA's ageing space telecoms constellation.

NASA worried about SpaceX's Starlink plans
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Thursday, 10 February 2022 13:47

NASA worried about SpaceX's Starlink plans


30,000 satellites is getting silly

NASA has raised concerns about SpaceX's plan to deploy about 30,000 satellites for its Starlink.

China’s moon plans making the NASA look a bit silly
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Space travel is really for socialism

"China has formally approved three missions targeting the south pole of the moon, with the first to launch around 2024. each with different goals and an array of spacecraft.

Bezos sues NASA over moon programme
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Tuesday, 17 August 2021 10:45

Bezos sues NASA over moon programme


So much for helping it along

Jeff Bezos' space company Blue Origin brought its fight against NASA's Moon programme to federal court on Monday, claiming that the agency wrongly evaluated its lunar lander proposal.

Bezos offers to give $2 billion to NASA
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Tuesday, 27 July 2021 11:08

Bezos offers to give $2 billion to NASA


Wants to build a new moon lander

The first man to ride a giant model sex toy into space, Jeff Bezos, has offered to cover $2 billion of NASA costs to be reconsidered for a key contract to build a Moon landing vehicle.

NASA manages to phone Voyager 2
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Wednesday, 04 November 2020 13:51

NASA manages to phone Voyager 2

 
You are probably heading to a better place than earth right now

NASA has managed to make contact with the Voyager 2 spacecraft for the first time since mid-March.

AI confirms 50 new planets from old NASA data
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No comment from Pluto

British boffins have worked out a way to find planets in existing data using AI.

NASA creates nuclear fusion using lattice confinement
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All they needed with metal hydrogen, and an electron accelerator

Researchers at NASA's Glenn Research Center have now demonstrated a method of inducing nuclear fusion without building a massive stellarator or tokamak. In fact, all they needed was a bit of metal, some hydrogen, and an electron accelerator.