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Naval Research Labs Researchers Pattern Magnetic Graphene

By On March 16, 2015

Graphene, an atomically thin sheet of carbon, has been intensively studied for the last decade to reveal exceptional mechanical, electrical, and optical properties. Recently, researchers have started to explore an even more… Read More

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Tech

Telsa Motors Launches Battery Swap Pilot Program

By On December 19, 2014

At an event in Los Angeles last year, Tesla showcased battery swap technology to demonstrate that it’s possible to replace a Model S battery in less time than it takes to fill… Read More

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NASA

SpaceX Completes First Milestone for Commercial Crew Transportation System

By On December 19, 2014

NASA has approved the completion of SpaceX’s first milestone in the company’s path toward launching crews to the International Space Station (ISS) from U.S. soil under a Commercial Crew Transportation Capability (CCtCap)… Read More

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NASA

NASA Awards SpaceX Launch of Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite

By On December 18, 2014

NASA has selected SpaceX to provide launch services for the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) mission. TESS will launch aboard a Falcon 9 v1.1 launch vehicle, with liftoff targeted for August 2017… Read More

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Space

SpaceX set to create 300 new US jobs

By On December 15, 2014

The SpaceX manufacturing plant in McGregor , TX is set to spend $46 million on an expansion that would create 300 full-time jobs. Waco Texas City Council will vote on giving Space Exploration… Read More

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Tech

Lockheed Martin Wins Medium Lift Contract in Alaska

By On December 13, 2014

Anchorage, Alaska – Alaska Aerospace Corporation (AAC) President and CEO Craig Campbell announced the winner of the request for proposals to provide medium lift launch capability at the Kodiak Launch Complex. Lockheed… Read More

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NASA

New Horizons Pluto probe wakes up after 1,873 days in hybernation

By On December 7, 2014

After a voyage of nearly nine years and three billion miles —the farthest any space mission has ever traveled to reach its primary target – NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft came out of… Read More

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Space

Elon Musk And Richard Branson: Space Flight Pioneers of the 21st Century

By On November 19, 2014

In 1923, as George Mallory toured the United States fundraising for his assault on the virgin summit of Mt. Everest, a New York reporter posed to him the question, “Why do you… Read More

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Astronomy

Researchers have created a 3D model of the Sun: from the core to the surface

By On August 26, 2014

A team at the Astrophysics, Instrumentation and Modeling Laboratory (CEA/CNRS/Université Paris Diderot) has successfully modeled, in 3D, the effects of gravity waves in an extremely comprehensive simulation of the Sun, from its… Read More

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Tech

Tesla Motors and Panasonic have signed agreement to build Gigafactory

By On August 1, 2014

Panasonic Corporation and Tesla Motors, Inc. have signed an agreement that lays out their cooperation on the construction of a large-scale battery manufacturing plant in the United States, known as the Gigafactory.… Read More

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Tech

Tesla Model S has software security flaw allowing doors to be unlocked by remote access

By On July 19, 2014

Tesla Motors Inc’s flagship Model S electric car has numerous system vulnerabilities that could let car doors be unlocked giving remote access to various controls, researchers at security firm Qihoo 360 Technology… Read More

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Tech

Tesla Motors gets the go ahead to open dealerships in Pennsylvania

By On July 14, 2014

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – Gov. Tom Corbett has signed legislation allowing Tesla to open five dealerships in Pennsylvania. Tesla pushed for the bill, signed last week by Corbett, because its business model… Read More

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Mars

Life On Mars? Perhaps in the Near Future

By On July 9, 2014

While there was considerable interest in (and robust government funding for) space travel in the mid 20th century, technology has evolved so rapidly over the decades that in the dawn of the… Read More

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NASA

NASA Voyager 1 Spacecraft has officially entered interstellar space, new data confirms

By On July 8, 2014

New data has confirmed that NASA‘s Voyager 1 spacecraft has indeed entered into interstellar space. “All is not quiet around Voyager,” said Don Gurnett of the University of Iowa, Iowa City, the… Read More

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Commercial

Firefly Space has announced a reusable LEO rocket. Lowering costs by hundreds of millions of dollars.

By On July 7, 2014

FireFly Space Systems, a ground-based, small satellite launch company, has officially announced its first launch vehicle, “FireFly Alpha.” This efficient, brand new vehicle is capable of carrying 400kg into low earth orbit… Read More