COLORADO SPRINGS – Emerging digital technologies and innovative operating models will expand the role of space in multiple economic sectors, according to, “Tech Trends 2019: Space industry perspective,” a report released April 15 by Deloitte. In the past, space technologies like GPS often disrupted the status quo in other industries. Now, technologies like artificial intelligence,
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A Florida man was killed on Friday by what ornithologists say is the “world’s most dangerous bird“. It was a cassowary – an enormous, flightless bird around which even experienced zookeepers take precautions. He raised the animal on his farm, along with other exotic birds, authorities said. Police identified the man as 75-year-old Marvin Hajos.
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Getty Getty The Gallup organization released its latest poll assessing Americans’ satisfaction with their lives, and it turns out we’re a generally satisfied bunch. Across most life categories, the majority of people said they’re either “very satisfied” or “somewhat satisfied” with big areas of their lives, including “personal health” – this despite hard-to-avoid statistics describing
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The Sixth Global Environment Outlook (GEO-6), the most comprehensive environmental assessment produced by the UN in five years, brought us both good and bad news. The environment has continued to deteriorate since the first GEO-6 report in 1997, with potentially irreversible impacts if not effectively addressed. But pathways to significant change do exist, and a
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The solicitation for the Launch Service Procurement competition is now on track to be released this month, said Col. Robert Bongiovi, director of the Launch Systems Enterprise Directorate. WASHINGTON — The Air Force is poised to solicit proposals this month for national security launch services and select two providers in 2020. A call for proposals
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WASHINGTON — International Launch Services, the commercial sales division of Russia’s Proton rocket manufacturer Khrunichev, is now part of Glavkosmos, a Roscosmos subsidiary that sells Soyuz rocket launches. Reston, Virginia-based ILS, which has struggled to sell Proton launches against a backdrop of past vehicle failures and increased competition in the U.S., Europe and Asia, will
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