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NASA is building the world's biggest rocket, but its debut might have to wait

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Mar 14, 2019 5:38 PM 1+ mon ago

NASA is building the worlds biggest rocket, but its debut might have to wait     - CNET

NASA publicly floated the idea this week of setting aside its big new rocket in favor of a commercial one for a launch around the moon next year.

Space Launch System (SLS) "is struggling to meet its deadline," NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine testified before the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee on Wednesday. "I think we should launch around the moon in June of 2020 and I think it can be done. We need to consider as an agency all options to accomplish that objective. Some of those options would include launching the Orion Crew Capsule and European Service Module on a commercial rocket."

NASA has been planning what it calls "Exploration Mission 1" (EM-1) to be the big debut of its new spaceship, Orion, and its huge SLS rocket for next June. EM-1 would see SLS send an uncrewed Orion into ...

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Amazon is reportedly building its own gaming service

Amazon is reportedly building its own gaming service

cnet.com     3+ mon ago

Another tech giant is trying to get into the game streaming business. The giant online retailer is building a service that will let you stream video games online, according to a r...

NASA twins study reveals the startling ways space travel might change us

NASA twins study reveals the startling ways space travel might change us

cnet.com     1+ week ago

The Kelly brothers were part of a year-long study to assess how spaceflight affects the human body. Note: Mark Kelly's excellent mustache does not make him the evil twin. For 340 ...

NASA and Blue Origin partner up for new rocket engine tests

NASA and Blue Origin partner up for new rocket engine tests

cnet.com     23+ hour, 43+ min ago

It was once the proving ground for the rocket engines that lifted American astronauts to the moon for the first time, but now Test Stand 4670 at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center...

NASA renames building after Katherine Johnson, Hidden Figures space star

NASA renames building after Katherine Johnson, Hidden Figures space star

cnet.com     1+ mon ago

Human computer Katherine Johnson's work in helping to pioneer advances in space travel spans over 30 years. NASA's Independent Verification and Validation Facility in Fairmont, We...

NASA InSight lander sets its burrowing Mole onto Mars

NASA InSight lander sets its burrowing 'Mole' onto Mars

cnet.com     2+ mon ago

CNET We can dig it. The InSight lander put the Mole into position this week. NASA...

Apple Music makes its debut on Google Home

Apple Music makes its debut on Google Home

cnet.com     1+ mon ago

Earlier today, the Google Home app showed Apple's popular music streaming service in its list of music options, but the team-up might be limited to mobile for now. Earlier today, ...

The cold reason NASA is sending humans to the moons South Pole

The cold reason NASA is sending humans to the moon's South Pole

cnet.com     2+ day ago

The cold reason NASA is sending humans to the moon's South Pole No astronaut has set foot on the lunar South Pole, but NASA hopes to change that by 2024. NASA's ambitious plan to...

NASA InSight lander rocks its journey to Mars: A view in pictures

NASA InSight lander rocks its journey to Mars: A view in pictures

cnet.com     2+ mon ago

CNET InSight's first image from Mars NASA celebrated on Nov. 26 when its InSight lander successfully ...

Facebook might reintegrate Messenger back into its main app

Facebook might reintegrate Messenger back into its main app

cnet.com     6+ day ago

Researcher Jane Wong discovers tests showing minimal chat features could be reintroduced. Researcher Jane Manchun Wong, who is well known for reverse-engineering popular social me...

Apples latest hire might help burnish its AI image

Apple's latest hire might help burnish its AI image

cnet.com     1+ week ago

The tech giant poached Ian Goodfellow, a high-profile scientist in the artificial intelligence world, from Google last month. CNBC spotted the move when Goodfellow, who helped inve...


iPhone 11 tipped to have faster Wi-Fi, but 5G might have to wait

iPhone 11 tipped to have faster Wi-Fi, but 5G might have to wait

techradar.com     3+ mon ago

It's closing in on four months since the iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max and iPhone XR were revealed by Apple, which means it's high time we started thinking about what the 2019 iPhones m...

NASA Might Send Astronauts Around the Moon on Commercial Rocket

NASA Might Send Astronauts Around the Moon on Commercial Rocket

futurism.com     1+ mon ago

NASA's Space Launch System has hit significant delays and is way over budget. At a Senate hearing today, NASA administrator Jim Bridenstine suggested that NASA might use a commerc...

Long: The rivalry NASCAR needs but fans might have to wait to see

sports.yahoo.com     2+ mon ago

Until then, fans will have to enjoy the limited times Kyle Larson and Christopher Bell race each other in midget cars. That might be it because their NASCAR schedules may not intersect much this year....

Amazon is reportedly building its own gaming service

Amazon is reportedly building its own gaming service

cnet.com     3+ mon ago

Another tech giant is trying to get into the game streaming business. The giant online retailer is building a service that will let you stream video games online, according to a r...

Chilly CTA Riders Might Have To Wait For Heaters To Turn On, But Press The Button Anyway

chicago.cbslocal.com     6+ mon ago

11:30 AM Chilly CTA Riders Might Have To Wait For Heaters To Turn On, But Press The Button Anyway October 16, 2018 at 7:38 am CHICAGO (CBS) Despite temperatures droppi...

NASA twins study reveals the startling ways space travel might change us

NASA twins study reveals the startling ways space travel might change us

cnet.com     1+ week ago

The Kelly brothers were part of a year-long study to assess how spaceflight affects the human body. Note: Mark Kelly's excellent mustache does not make him the evil twin. For 340 ...

Why we might have to wait for royal baby

news.com.au     6+ mon ago

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are headed to Australia. Picture: Getty Images Source:News Corp Australia ROYAL fans have been expecting a new arrival since Meghan Markle married Prince Ha...

NASA and Blue Origin partner up for new rocket engine tests

NASA and Blue Origin partner up for new rocket engine tests

cnet.com     23+ hour, 43+ min ago

It was once the proving ground for the rocket engines that lifted American astronauts to the moon for the first time, but now Test Stand 4670 at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center...

NASA renames building after Katherine Johnson, Hidden Figures space star

NASA renames building after Katherine Johnson, Hidden Figures space star

cnet.com     1+ mon ago

Human computer Katherine Johnson's work in helping to pioneer advances in space travel spans over 30 years. NASA's Independent Verification and Validation Facility in Fairmont, We...

Sport24.co.za

sport24.co.za     8+ mon ago

Orlando Pirates as an injury precautionary measure. READ: Khuzwayo arrived at Bucs during the off-season after six years at Kaizer Chiefs and already seems to be popular amongst his team-mates and w...

NASA launches rocket designed to ?touch the sun?

news.com.au     8+ mon ago

NASA launches rocket designed to touch the sun 0:55 NASA has launched its new rocket designed to touch the sun and unve...

NASA is Building Inflatable Robot Astronauts

NASA is Building Inflatable Robot Astronauts

futurism.com     2+ day ago

NASA is investing in robots that do away with hard metal chassis and instead navigate by rapidly inflating and deflating air-filled sacs. Scientists from Brigham Young University ...

Scott Frost's up-and-down Nebraska debut worth the wait, but more patience is needed

sportingnews.com     7+ mon ago

Updated at 8:30 p.m. ET Scott Frost said all offseason that Nebraska had a long way go to return to prominence in the Big Ten. It's fair to take h...

NASA InSight lander sets its burrowing Mole onto Mars

NASA InSight lander sets its burrowing 'Mole' onto Mars

cnet.com     2+ mon ago

CNET We can dig it. The InSight lander put the Mole into position this week. NASA...

The Outer Worlds by Obsidian Trailer Debut

The Outer Worlds by Obsidian Trailer Debut

bleedingcool.com     4+ mon ago

Well, strap yourself down, Sally! Obsidian just debuted the trailer for their brand-new space shoot-em-up, the Outer Worlds! Check out the trailer: Leigh George Kade is a writer, ...

DC's NIGHTWING Movie is Still Alive But We'll Have to Wait Awhile

geektyrant.com     5+ mon ago

Warner Bros. had big plans for a lot of films that they put into development before Justice League was released. After Justice League came out, though, there were a lot of big changes and there are a ...

NASA's New Planet Hunter Begins Its Search for Alien Worlds

freerepublic.com     8+ mon ago

NASA's New Planet Hunter Begins Its Search for Alien Worlds Posted on NASA's newest planet-hunting telescope is officially at work. The Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS), which is design...

Apple Music makes its debut on Google Home

Apple Music makes its debut on Google Home

cnet.com     1+ mon ago

Earlier today, the Google Home app showed Apple's popular music streaming service in its list of music options, but the team-up might be limited to mobile for now. Earlier today, ...

The cold reason NASA is sending humans to the moons South Pole

The cold reason NASA is sending humans to the moon's South Pole

cnet.com     2+ day ago

The cold reason NASA is sending humans to the moon's South Pole No astronaut has set foot on the lunar South Pole, but NASA hopes to change that by 2024. NASA's ambitious plan to...

The wait is over! Heinz to debut ?Mayochup? sauce in U.S.

cbs46.com     7+ mon ago

(Heinz) (Meredith) After a social media frenzy that divided the Internet earlier this year, Heinz is officially debuting its newest condiment in the United Stat...

Nasa is building 'dust-to-thrust robots' that dig up Martian soil and convert it into ROCKET fuel

dailymail.co.uk     5+ mon ago

comments Nasa is building robots that can dig up Martian soil and convert it into rocket fuel. The machines will ...

Lamborghini might debut its hybrid supercar at Frankfurt

carwale.com     1+ mon ago

We all know Lamborghini was planning a hybrid supercar and now we have got conformation regarding the same. Reports suggest that according to Lamborghini, the hybrid hypercar will debut at Frankfurt t...

How The Outer Worlds Is Different (But Also Similar) To Fallout

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n4g.com     3+ week ago

Releases.com - Your guide to Game, TV and Movie Releases N4G is a community of gamers posting and discussing the latest game news. It's part of NewsBoiler, a network of social new...

Rocket Lab is now building customizable satellites

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theverge.com     1+ week ago

Small satellite launcher Rocket Lab is getting into the business of making satellites in addition to launching them. The company announced today that it is offering a new service t...

Historic Downtown Fort Worth office building might have a boutique hotel in its future

bizjournals.com     5+ mon ago

A historic office building in the heart of downtown Fort Worth could be getting its second wind as a 4-star boutique hotel. A proposal went before the Fort Worth City Council Tuesday recommending tha...

Small satellite launcher Rocket Lab is poised to send up its first batch of spacecraft for NASA

Small satellite launcher Rocket Lab is poised to send up its first batch of spacecraft for NASA

theverge.com     4+ mon ago

Share Small satellite launcher Rocket Lab is poised to send up its first batch of spacecraft for NASA Just a month after pulling off its first commercial launch to orbit, small sa...

Britains biggest museum acquired its first Banksy?but doesnt have plans to show it

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qz.com     2+ mon ago

The centuries-old British Museum is the biggest in the UK and contains the Rosetta Stone, a collection of Egyptian mummies, and some of the oldest known artifacts of human history....

The world s biggest IPO might be limited to its 25th-largest stock exchange

qz.com     7+ mon ago

March 24, 2018 For the past two years, there s has been a behind-the-scenes battle rumbling between New York, London, and Hong Kong to secure the public listing of Saudi Aramco, t...

South Beach is finally getting a Trader Joe   s, but they   ll have to wait

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miamiherald.com     2+ week ago

We've heard rumblings for literally two years, but at last, it seems Trader Joe's is opening in South Beach. Folks over at local website The Next Miami spotted coolers going into ...

NASA InSight lander rocks its journey to Mars: A view in pictures

NASA InSight lander rocks its journey to Mars: A view in pictures

cnet.com     2+ mon ago

CNET InSight's first image from Mars NASA celebrated on Nov. 26 when its InSight lander successfully ...

Facebook might reintegrate Messenger back into its main app

Facebook might reintegrate Messenger back into its main app

cnet.com     6+ day ago

Researcher Jane Wong discovers tests showing minimal chat features could be reintroduced. Researcher Jane Manchun Wong, who is well known for reverse-engineering popular social me...

Sony might have killed the PlayStation Vita, but these games showed off its peak potential

Sony might have killed the PlayStation Vita, but these games showed off its peak potential

n4g.com     1+ mon ago

Kevin Webb: "While one of Sony's main goals with the Vita was to produce experiences that felt like playing on a home console, the Vita produced a number of unique games that were ...

Apples latest hire might help burnish its AI image

Apple's latest hire might help burnish its AI image

cnet.com     1+ week ago

The tech giant poached Ian Goodfellow, a high-profile scientist in the artificial intelligence world, from Google last month. CNBC spotted the move when Goodfellow, who helped inve...

NASA Mars lander covered its seismometer like a gourmet meal

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cnet.com     2+ mon ago

My compliments to the chef. NASA's Mars InSight lander performed a maneuver that wouldn't look out of place in a high-end restaurant when it daintily set a protective cover over it...

LEGO Ideas Women of NASA Building Kit for $20 + pickup at Walmart

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cnet.com     3+ mon ago

Last year's Tax Act ushered in all sorts of new rules. Fear not: A plethora of tax software vendors are here to help. Our guide makes picking the best tax software much less compli...

NASA launches student rocket challenge

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foxnews.com     1+ week ago

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. - As NASA celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Apollo landing on the moon, it added drones and rovers to its annual student launch competition. Nearly three doz...

SpaceX Faces A Key Test In The Upcoming Launch Of Its Biggest Rocket

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sanfrancisco.cbslocal.com     1+ week ago

Falcon Heavy will vault a pricey communications satellite into orbit for Saudi Arabia-based Arabsat. Liftoff is scheduled for between 3:30 and 5:30 pm Pacific Time Wednesday from K...

How NASA is learning to grow plants in space and on other worlds

theverge.com     6+ mon ago

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Android Q might have facial recognition similar to Apples Face ID

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cnet.com     2+ mon ago

CNET Code found in a leaked build hints at the features it could have, a developer site reported. by ...

Clark, Champaign teens might have longer wait for driver   s licenses

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springfieldnewssun.com     2+ week ago

6: Months teens must have their learner's permit before they're currently eligible for a driver's license The Springfield News-Sun provides in-depth coverage of statewide issues a...

Baylor women might not have to wait 7 years for next title

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washingtontimes.com     1+ week ago

Carolina Hurricanes majority owner Tom Dundon reportedly funded the AAF on a week-to-week basis and had delivered only $70 million of the $250 million commitment before pulling the...

Baylor women might not have to wait 7 years for next title

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macon.com     1+ week ago

Baylor players are welcomed home inside the Ferrell Center, Monday, April 8, 2019, in Waco, Texas, as the NCAA Division I Women's basketball champions. Baylor players are welcomed...

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