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Ways to watch SpaceX's historic rocket launch
The SpaceX test flight is a landmark mission that would resurrect NASA's ability to launch its astronauts to the International Space Station. NASA flew its last space shuttle in July 2011. Post that, it has always been relying on Russia to get to and from the orbiting laboratory.

Ways to watch SpaceX's historic rocket launch

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The SpaceX test flight is a landmark mission that would resurrect NASA's ability to launch its astronauts to the International Space Station. NASA flew its last space shuttle in July 2011. Post that, [...]
SpaceX Teases Private Passenger Spaceflights
SpaceX is teasing an ambitious project on its website that invites visitors to ask questions about a mysterious “private spaceflights” program.

SpaceX Teases Private Passenger Spaceflights

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SpaceX is teasing an ambitious project on its website that invites visitors to ask questions about a mysterious “private spaceflights” program.
This Lickable Device Can Stimulate Any Flavor
Japanese researcher Homei Miyashita has developed a lickable device that is capable of producing any flavor when you lick its surface. Dubbed the Norimaki Synthesizer, the rod-shaped device can stimulate the five universal flavors: sweet, salty, sour, bitter, and umami.

This Lickable Device Can Stimulate Any Flavor

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Japanese researcher Homei Miyashita has developed a lickable device that is capable of producing any flavor when you lick its surface. Dubbed the Norimaki Synthesizer, the rod-shaped device can stimul[...]
South Korean Café Hires Robot Barista to Minimize Risk of Transmission
A café in Daejeon, South Korea, has introduced a robot barista to serve customers. It hopes the robot barista will help the café minimize the risk of human-to-human COVID-19 transmission. The robotic barista consists of a robotic arm that prepares 60 different beverages and wheeled bots that deliver them to customers around the café. According to the company behind the robot, Vision Semicon, it hopes the robot barista among other novel fleet of robotic workers could help South Korea adjust to the new normal of social distanc...
Google Faces Antitrust Case in India over Payments App
In recent years, Google has faced enough antitrust action to be seriously reminded of its own tagline “Don’t be evil.” Alphabet-owned search engine company is now battling serious antitrust allegations in India. According to a complaint, Google is abusing its market position to unfairly promote its mobile payments app in India. The Competition Commission of India (CCI) has kept the identity of the complainant confidential, as per sources with direct knowledge of the case. Google will now be summoned before the antitrust watchdog wh...
HP Unveils WFH Lineup That Includes a Workstation Laptop
HP recently announced a new WFH lineup of mobile workstations, including its first ZBook Studio x360, which is a convertible 2-in-1. The laptops will include options for Intel's new Coffee Lake H-series processors. The ZBook Studio x360 is the most exciting of the bunch. HP claims that the 15-inch screen makes it the brightest 4K laptop, and it works with a stylus that offers over 4,000 levels of pressure sensitivity. It will come with either Core i5 or Core i7 Coffee Lake processors or Xeon processors and Nvidia's Quadro P1000 GPU...
Motorola Razr 2 release date REVEALED – it’s closer than you think!
Think COVID-19 pandemic is here to rain on this year’s smartphone launch parade? Think again. 2020’s most awaited releases are on track to fill you in with all your technocrat wants and desires. It’s not just iPhone 12 launch that is closer than you think. The Motorola Razr 2 release date is peeking from the calendar. According to sourcing, the revamped Razr brand will be launched just seven months after the original release data. This is a quick turnaround to fix some of the revamped model’s issues. Moto Razr 2 Specs The folda...
SpaceX Crew Dragon Launch: All you need to know about the historic mission
The two astronauts, Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley, will become the first humans to ride onboard SpaceX’s Falcon 9. It will be the first time a NASA mission has launched from the US since the final space shuttle lifted off nine years ago.

SpaceX Crew Dragon Launch: All you need to know about the historic mission

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The two astronauts, Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley, will become the first humans to ride onboard SpaceX’s Falcon 9. It will be the first time a NASA mission has launched from the US since the final space[...]
Japanese Startup Gitai to Replace Astronauts with Robots
Japanese robotics start-up firm GITAI is developing technology to bring humanoid telepresence robots in space in place of astronauts. The firm recently announced joint research with JAXA (the Japanese Aerospace Exploration Agency) to analyze what it takes for robots to be useful in orbit and space. The firm does this to reduce the money spent on sending food and to the humans aboard the International Space Station. GITAI has pitched in new hires from Japanese bipedal robot company SCHAFT, two SCHAFT employees- including the SCHAFT ...
Lightweight Nuclear Reactors Could Power Martian and Lunar Colonies
The recent advances in human spaceflight come with a renewed interest in colonizing Mars or the Moon. There are, however, a significant number of challenges in establishing a self-sustaining human colony on the Red Planet. First and foremost, human life cannot sustain indefinitely without access to a renewable source of food, water, oxygen, and power, among other things. Fortunately, we may be close to a solution for generating power in space. The key is a lightweight nuclear reactor. A team of scientists and engineers is building ...