WASHINGTON — A NASA astronaut flying to the International Space Station next spring could be the only American on the station for an extended period because of uncertainty in the status of commercial crew vehicles. NASA announced Oct. 30 that Chris Cassidy will fly to the station next April on a Soyuz spacecraft with Russian
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A new calculator developed by a team from The Cleveland Clinic can help calculate the risk of … [+] different cardiovascular outcomes when you opt for bariatric surgery versus non-surgical care under different circumstances. Photographer: Ron Antonelli/Bloomberg © 2014 Bloomberg Finance LP It’s not clear when you can say, “there’s an app for that,” because
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The Infrastructure Asset Pre-Assessment (IA-Pre) program will be run by the Air Force Space Command’s commercial satellite communications office. RESTON, Va. — The Air Force starting in 2020 will rate the cybersecurity of commercial satellite communications providers in an effort to increase the protection of military networks. The new program is called Infrastructure Asset Pre-Assessment
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WASHINGTON — Telesat Canada will likely choose the winner of a now three-way race to build its low Earth orbit broadband constellation in the first few months of 2020 instead of this year, CEO Dan Goldberg said Nov. 5.  Goldberg, in an earnings call, said Telesat still anticipates having 200 satellites orbiting in 2022 and
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Parrots throw perfectly good food onto the floor because that’s what parrots do, according to a new study A wild blue-headed macaw (Primolius couloni) prepares to waste a fruit in the Amazonian region in … [+] Perú. (Credit: José Tella) José Tella If you live with parrots, like me, then you spend a significant amount
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Meteorological Phenomena Identification near the Ground, or mPING, was developed in 2012 by NOAA’s … [+] National Severe Storms Laboratory as a way to collect public weather reports; think of it as Waze for weather. RadarScope Crowdsourcing mobile apps are becoming more and more commonplace as platforms for users to share information and resources. Typically,
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SAN FRANCISCO — Ursa Space Systems, a geospatial analytics company specializing in applications for synthetic aperture radar (SAR) data, raised $15 million in a Series B funding round led by Razor’s Edge Ventures. With the additional funding announced Nov. 7, Ithaca, New York-based Ursa plans create new data products. “We’re seeing a number of new
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DIU received 25 proposals for the Dismounted Assured PNT System WASHINGTON — The Defense Innovation Unit’s Boston office is reviewing vendor proposals for handheld navigation devices that don’t rely on Global Positioning System satellite signals. They would be used by U.S. Army soldiers in future military conflicts when they expect GPS signals to be disrupted.
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