Private boats sporting American flags were clearly visible behind the spacecraft. NASA via Getty Images Yesterday’s historic Crew Dragon splashdown was notable for a lot of good reasons, but one not so good – the appearance of private boaters around the splashdown site, putting both themselves and the crew at risk. SpaceX’s Crew Dragon vehicle
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Klaus Fuchs was arrested for espionage in 1950.Credit: GL Archive/Alamy Atomic Spy: The Dark Lives of Klaus Fuchs Nancy Thorndike Greenspan Viking (2020) Klaus Fuchs is better remembered for his betrayal than for his science. The brilliant German theoretical physicist handed the Soviet Union secrets that allowed it to accelerate its cold-war work on a
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getty Psychologists have long been interested in understanding the personality traits that promote socially unwelcome or offensive behavior. One of the more well-known constellations of negative personality traits is known as the “Dark Triad.” According to researchers, the Dark Triad is composed of three groups of socially offensive personality traits: narcissism, Machiavellianism, and psychopathy (defined
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Canceled orders, excess stock, disrupted supply chains: The pandemic has laid bare some fundamental challenges with the way our clothes are designed, ordered, manufactured and sold — or landfilled, incinerated or sold on secondary markets. These impacts have been compounded by COVID-19, but the inefficient and resource-intensive apparel industry needed a redesign well before the
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Our next Mars rover is on its way, preparing for the historic return of a Commercial Crew mission, and naming the crew for a future mission … a few of the stories to tell you about – This Week at NASA! Download Link: https://images.nasa.gov/details-Our%20Next%20Mars%20Rover%20is%20Headed%20to%20The%20Red%20Planet%20on%20This%20Week%20@NASA%20%E2%80%93%20July%2031,%202020
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ABL says the funding will accelerate the development of its two-stage launch vehicle and mobile infrastructure. WASHINGTON — ABL Space Systems, a three-year-old startup developing a launch vehicle for small satellites, announced Aug. 3 that it has received two U.S. Air Force contracts worth $44.5 million and secured $49 million in new private funding. Based
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Before our Solar System had planets, it had planetesimals. Scientists think that most of the meteorites that have struck Earth are fragments of these planetesimals. Scientists also think that these planetesimals either melted completely, very early in their history, or that they remained as little more than collections of rocks, or “rubble piles”. But one
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