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by | February 12, 2018 | 06:24

A budget request to be issued today by the Trump administration will call for YSD 150 million to be spent on the ISS in the 2019 fiscal year, and more in succeeding years, "to enable the development and maturation of commercial entities and capabilities which will ensure that commercial successors to the ISS are operational when they are needed".

by | February 11, 2018 | 21:30

Researchers from the University of Colorado Boulder have developed a fully recyclable, malleable and self-healing electronic skin that can help make more advanced prosthetic limbs and even more "sensitive " robots . Discussing application of skin in robotics, Wei Zhang from the University of Colorado Boulder said, " Let's say you wanted a robot to take care of a baby ".

by | February 11, 2018 | 21:21

Since then, scenes of reconciliation between the two Koreas were seen under liberal South Korean presidents Kim Dae-jung and Roh Moo-hyun but they disappeared over the past decade under the subsequent conservative governments of South Korea.

by | February 11, 2018 | 15:03

It's also signed up to deliver a payload for the U.S. Air Force sometime this year. While Tesla's true believers love these stunts, some analysts are questioning whether Musk should be spending more time fixing Tesla's woes. The company is developing a spacecraft that can fly humans - a first for the company - into orbit. The Heavy lifted off from the same spot as NASA's now-retired but more powerful Saturn V moon rockets and space shuttles.

by | February 11, 2018 | 13:43

Sorensen and Corbet reportedly married for over two years. Wynn denies any harassment or abuse. "I have never committed violence of any kind against any woman in my entire life", Sorensen wrote in the statement. Porter denies the allegations against him. Routinely, Trump has accepted claims of innocence from men facing similar allegations, including Fox News head Roger Ailes, anchor Bill O'Reilly and former Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore, who was accused of inappropriate ...

by | February 11, 2018 | 12:47

By blasting his electric auto into space, Musk not only pulled off a publicity coup but also showed potential clients that SpaceX can deliver the goods. The launch of superheavy carrier became the first in the world over the past 30 years. Earlier Musk had said , "I encourage people to come down to the Cape to see the first Falcon Heavy mission; it's guaranteed to be exciting".

by | February 11, 2018 | 12:28

SpaceX is competing with Boeing to be the first to send Americans into orbit from US soil again, something that hasn't happened since NASA's last shuttle flight. The Heavy lifted off from the same spot as NASA's now-retired but more powerful Saturn V moon rockets and space shuttles. We've had news of Airbus UK leading a new space weather warning project , academics in the USA helping NASA recreate Titan's methane seas, and an worldwide programme to use space technology to solve global ...

by | February 11, 2018 | 05:18

Pence, who is leading the USA delegation to the Olympics , has accused Pyongyang of using the event for its own ends. Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir lead the Canadian delegation during the Parade of Athletes at the Opening Ceremony of the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Winter Games.

by | February 11, 2018 | 05:08

The delays forced a partial government shutdown after midnight, to minimal impact. The House ultimately passed the measure on a bipartisan 240-186 vote just after 5:30 a.m. Democrats want to extend the Obama-era Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, or DACA , which lets the immigrants temporarily live and work in the US but that Trump would end March 5.

by | February 11, 2018 | 01:00

A Falcon 9 SpaceX heavy rocket lifts off from pad 39A at the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Fla., on February 6. " Falcon Heavy was designed from the outset to carry humans into space and restores the possibility of flying missions with crew to the Moon or Mars", SpaceX said on its website.

by | February 10, 2018 | 23:58

The successful launch of the rocket was indeed a significant achievement by Musk's aerospace company, but a red Tesla Roadster the rocket was carrying as its payload had also prompted many to ask why to send a sports auto into deep space.

by | February 10, 2018 | 22:32

An invitation for President Moon to visit Pyongyang at the "earliest date possible", per The Guardian's Benjamin Haas . Washington has pursued a strategy of exerting maximum pressure on Pyongyang through tough sanctions and harsh rhetoric, demanding it give up its pursuit of nuclear weapons.

by | February 10, 2018 | 22:08

But much to the chagrin of Vonn, her fans and NBC, which had built a promotional campaign around her, she missed the 2014 Olympics after re-injuring her right knee. After all, Shiffrin's 41 World Cup wins are the most for someone before her 23rd birthday and a remarkable 34 more than Vonn accumulated by that age.

by | February 10, 2018 | 21:56

Trudeau demurred when asked whether Trump's immigration efforts are making the sales pitch easier, pointing to the power of globalism. Trudeau on Wednesday said that Canada would stand strong in its negotiations with the USA, saying that no deal would perhaps be better than a "bad deal".

by | February 10, 2018 | 21:55

Ubs Oconnor Llc reported 0.21% of its portfolio in Discovery Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:DISCA) to report earnings on February, 13. Shares of Discovery Communications, Inc.(NASDAQ:DISCA) have seen a movement of 4.65% in the most recent session.

by | February 10, 2018 | 20:45

The budget will put the USA on track to reach a $1 trillion deficit. The House approved the legislation with a 240-186 vote hours after the Senate OK'd the package. Mulvaney told federal agencies they should execute their contingency plans and instructed federal employees to report to work Friday to "undertake orderly shutdown activities".

by | February 10, 2018 | 19:08

Jefferies maintained it with "Buy" rating and $12 target in Wednesday, September 2 report. California Employees Retirement Sys reported 114,300 shares. (NASDAQ:SGMO). Credit Suisse Ag holds 423,855 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Return on assets gives an indication of the capital intensity of the company, which will also depend on the type of industry.

by | February 10, 2018 | 17:46

The fire and smoke have long dissipated but the excitement of Tuesday's maiden launch of SpaceX's Falcon Heavy rocket continues to linger as a lone red auto with a mannequin "driver" makes its way through the blackness of space to the soundtrack of David Bowie.

by | February 10, 2018 | 17:32

The stock increased 5.20% or $3.53 during the last trading session, reaching $71.35. The shares were sold at an average price of $185.57, for a total transaction of $31,732.47. Utah Retirement holds 0.42% or 104,405 shares in its portfolio. Ameriprise Financial accumulated 4.42M shares or 0.38% of the stock. Atlantic Gru Limited stated it has 56,883 shares or 0.05% of all its holdings.

by | February 10, 2018 | 17:06

Sitting alongside them in the world leader's box was Kim Yo Jong , sister of North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un , and US Vice President Mike Pence , who were sitting just one row apart. Moon, in a statement, said athletes from North and South will "work together for victory". However, analyst Robert E Kelly of Pusan National University tweeted that the inter-Korean relations would "return to form" .

by | February 10, 2018 | 17:07

The easing of sanctions is crucial for North Korea because it's eager to develop nuclear missiles capable of reaching the USA mainland. "The North Koreans tend to act out like this even during periods of quiet to demonstrate their independence and to try to convince us that their nuclear arsenal is beyond limits", said Adam Mount, a senior fellow at the Federation of American Scientists.

by | February 10, 2018 | 16:21

SpaceX's idea of exactly how it will get humans to Mars has evolved over the years. The market, however, has changed significantly since Musk announced the Falcon Heavy project in 2011. Meanwhile, it is interesting and hopeful that it is not related to NASA because it helps prove the importance of space travel and exploration. It awarded contracts to SpaceX and Boeing - worth a combined $6.8 billion - to develop systems that can transport astronauts.

by | February 10, 2018 | 15:41

Bottom line: Tweets and video from SpaceX and Elon Musk on Tuesday's successful launch of the Falcon Heavy . Falcon Heavy also made history by landing side boosters shortly after liftoff. Turns out that something was Musk's own 2008 Tesla Roadster , and so now that is in space. Speaking at a press conference after the launch Musk said: "It gives me confidence that BFR is really quite workable, it's given me a lot of confidence that we can make the BFR design work".

by | February 10, 2018 | 15:36

VLC, the worldwide answer to the question "do you want to use Windows Media Player to open this file?" just received its first major update in two years. The biggest change in the new VLC is the Chromecast support. The surprising factor about the program is that wherever you go, you will end it finding a version of it running on it ready to take on all the unique file formats.

by | February 10, 2018 | 15:04

This power can launch a higher number of satellites, larger satellites, bigger robots for space exploration , and more impressive telescopes like that of the Hubble or James Webb. But the Falcon Heavy carrying the vehicle turned out to be much more powerful than expected - making it the world's most powerful rocket. BFR is set for its first test launch as early as 2019 and Musk's confirmation that SpaceX is already building it seems to confirm this.

by | February 10, 2018 | 14:29

The co-founder of PayPal, Musk is the chief executive of both Tesla Inc., the electric-car pioneer, and Space Explorations Technologies Corp., or SpaceX , which ferries cargo for NASA . Revenue consists of $2.4 billion received from the sale of cars, which is by 38.5% more than in the 4th quarter of 2016, and from the sale of generation system and energy storage, which amounted to $298 million, compared with $131 million in the 4th quarter of the previous year.

by | February 10, 2018 | 13:45

Not sure if you've heard, but Elon Musk launched a very big rocket into a space carrying a payload of a Tesla Roadster with a spacesuit clad mannequin behind the wheel blasting David Bowie's "Spacey Oddity". Professor Olguin says, "The payload that we're looking at for the Falcon Heavy is something not only technologically advanced, but now you can actually develop more robust satellites".

by | February 10, 2018 | 13:19

The company recently made headlines after a partnership with the South Australian government to equip 50,000 homes with solar power and battery packs to create what it calls a "virtual power plant" powered exclusively by renewable energy. Indeed, some have suggested that the dwarf planet Ceres could serve as a base or hub for those missions, with mining spacecraft landing there first before pursuing the rich asteroids.

by | February 10, 2018 | 12:29

Pence tweeted to Olympian Adam Rippon: "I want you to know we are FOR YOU". Since diplomatic efforts are "almost zero", sources said this may signal a "calm before the storm", with North Korea quietly preparing its next moves for after the Olympics.

by | February 10, 2018 | 12:28

Elon Musk , the CEO of SpaceX and Tesla, posted a final photo of the Tesla Roadster he launched into space on SpaceX's Falcon Heavy rocket on Instagram on Wednesday as it heads for Mars orbit and then the asteroid belt. According to their website, customers who were waiting for the standard battery variant, rear wheel drive Model 3 will have to wait almost one more year.

by | February 10, 2018 | 11:20

Hate speech directed toward someone on Twitch, regardless of where it's posted , will be a violation of the policy. Twitch also came on board by introducing an official rule for accounting for "off-Twitch" incidents, saying "We will now consider verifiable hateful or harassing conduct that takes place off-Twitch when making moderation decisions for actions that occur on Twitch".

by | February 10, 2018 | 07:47

On Tuesday the rocket did just that, with cargo not quite that heavy but perfectly created to get everyone talking - on board was one of one of Elon Musk's electric sportscars. Viewers from around the world live streamed to watch Starman ride in Musk's red Roadster with images of Earth in the background. Funding space exploration also accelerates the development of innovations which are useful beyond aerospace engineering.

by | February 10, 2018 | 07:46

Even as I sit here a smile grows across my face in hopes that one day space will be another tourist spot for us to explore. David and Tom just revealed what they believe are the 10 best stocks for investors to buy right now. Two of the Heavy Falcon's reusable boosters successfully touched back down to their launchpads. The risks in rocket programmes are huge: a launch failure could put the company's entire business on hold.

by | February 10, 2018 | 07:30

Tesla also reaffirmed its forecast for Model 3 production through the second quarter. Capital expenditures will continue to rise in 2018, to expand output at the Gigafactory battery plant in Nevada and continued investment in production capacity at Tesla's Fremont, California, plant, the company said.

by | February 10, 2018 | 06:16

It has outperformed by 185.95% the S&P500. Although market capitalization is key to consider, don't invest (or not invest) based exclusively on it. 1492 Capital Management LLC bought a new position in shares of Advanced Micro Devices in the 3rd quarter worth about $128,000.