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Sci-tech NASA Hack Blamed On Rogue Raspberry Pi
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Though the Pi had been hooked up to the network by the worker, lax controls over logging meant Nasa directors didn't comprehend it was current, stated the report . The hackers also gained access to several major missions, including NASA's Deep Space Network . It is also the world's most sensitive and largest system of scientific telecommunications.

Sci-tech Falcon Heavy Going for First Night Launch on Monday, Carries Human Ashes
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With the Heavy, NASA will be sending to space the Deep Space Atomic Clock (DSAC), a piece of hardware meant to test a system that could allow future astronauts to use a GPS-derivative in space. SpaceX's Falcon Heavy rocket is required to draw huge crowds once again. It was short, the inclusion of power units of the Central unit and a pair of side boosters of the carrier, the launch of which was scheduled for June 24 in the interests of the air force of the United States.

Sci-tech NASA to open International Space Station to visitors
Author: 0 NASA to open International Space Station to visitors

Two of these short-stay missions will be allowed every year, and the first tourist may go up as early as 2020 using a USA spacecraft by SpaceX or Boeing developed under NASA's Commercial Crew Program . NASA works with over 50 companies right now that test or manufacture products in space. It's been nearly a decade since the last tourist visited the International Space Station via a Russian spacecraft, but NASA could be opening the hatch to new private astronauts as soon as 2020.

Sci-tech UFO 'sightings' explode as SpaceX Starlink 'train' appears
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An hour into its flight, the rocket started deploying the satellites into low Earth orbit 280 (450 km) miles above. Most are already using their onboard propulsion system to reach their operational altitude and have made initial contact using broadband phased array antennas .

Sci-tech Few strong storms possible this evening
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Heavy thunderstorms fired up Sunday night and are pushing through early on this Memorial Day morning. More storms could fire on Wednesday around the front, so don't expect overly nice days for the first three days of the week. This area of high pressure kept the rain, storms and severe weather away from the ArkLaTex and a bubble of hot and humid air over the area. With less humidity, highs will still make it up near 80°.

Sci-tech Heat wave scorching the Southeast this Memorial Day weekend
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Friday night - Mostly clear. Moderate temperatures and sunny skies are on tap for all three days. The heat and humidity we can deal with, it's the threat of some late-afternoon-into-evening storms that brings the trouble today . Highs will be in the low to mid 70s. Temperature highs could be well into the high 90s and even dip into the 100s in places in Tennessee and the Carolinas, says the National Weather Service .

Sci-tech Asteroids Might Have Brought Water On Earth, New Study Revealed
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Fortunately, additional observations refined the orbit and completely ruled out that possibility. "We found the samples we examined were enriched in water compared to the average for inner solar system objects", said Ziliang Jin , first author of the paper published in Science Advances and a postdoctoral scholar at ASU.

Sci-tech Full Pink Moon coming Friday! But the name is deceiving…
Author: 0 Full Pink Moon coming Friday! But the name is deceiving…

The rules date from the First Council of Nicaea in 325BC, with the council deciding that the moon would help pilgrims travel for Easter. On the West Coast, the moon will start rising at about 5 p.m. It has also been called the "Honey Moon" and "Mead Moon". In other words, the moon is completely sunlight and appears to us from the earth as a round white disk.

Sci-tech SpaceX's Center Core Booster for Falcon Heavy Rocket Is Lost at Sea
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We do not expect future missions to be impacted", he said. The recovery of the center core of the Falcon Heavy this time came after the first flight failed as that central core missed the landing ship entirely. SpaceX also recovered the two halves of the payload fairing from the ocean shortly after they splashed down. On April 11, the Falcon Heavy took off from Launch Complex 39A carrying with it the Arabsat 6A communications satellite.

Sci-tech Tech Thursday: SpaceX CRS-17 set to launch on 26 April
Author: 0 Tech Thursday: SpaceX CRS-17 set to launch on 26 April

But what was especially impressive this time around is the fact that they managed to retrieve all three of the Falcon Heavy's rocket boosters, as well as the payload fairings . NASA is now building its own rocket, the Space Launch System or SLS, to perform that lunar flight, but delays in the vehicle's development prompted NASA officials to consider now available rockets for the job.

Sci-tech Several buildings damaged, trailer homes flipped in severe storm
Author: 0 Several buildings damaged, trailer homes flipped in severe storm

Damage to the town's schools has prompted the Alto Independent School District has canceled all classes until its buildings have been found to be safe. A tornado was reported in the area 140 miles (225 kilometers) southwest of Memphis, Tennessee, at the time. Trees were reported down in each location but there were no immediate reports of damage, injuries or fatalities.

Sci-tech This grad student was behind the black hole image
Author: 0 This grad student was behind the black hole image

While much of the matter around a black hole falls into a death spiral, never to be seen again, the new image captures gas and dust that is lucky to be circling just far enough to be safe and to be seen millions of years later on Earth. "Three years ago MIT grad student Katie Bouman led the creation of a new algorithm to produce the first-ever image of a black hole", Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)'s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab tweeted Wednesday.

Sci-tech SpaceX successfully lands all three Falcon Heavy boosters
Author: 0 SpaceX successfully lands all three Falcon Heavy boosters

The Falcon Heavy had been scheduled to lift off from the Kennedy Space Center on Wednesday but was delayed because of fierce winds in the upper atmosphere. All other SpaceX vessels - GO Searcher, GO Navigator, tugboat Hollywood, and drone ship OCISLY - will, however, be directly involved in this recovery attempt.

Sci-tech Swiss start-up embarks on space cleaning mission
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On various responses by the USA on India's anti-satellite launch, including the one by NASA administrator James Bridenstine terming it a "terrible thing", Saran said New Delhi treats the State Department statement as official and drew attention to report that NASA has conveyed that it is continuing with ongoing cooperation with India on space including on human space flight mission.

Author: 0 SpaceX launches Crew Dragon's first test flight

The Crew Dragon capsule was launched on top of one of SpaceX's Falcon 9 rockets, and contains 400lb of cargo, as well as a sophisticated crash dummy named Ripley, a reference to Sigourney Weaver's character in the Alien franchise. The plan calls for the capsule to dock with the International Space Station on Sunday morning. No private company has ever launched humans into orbit, and during a webcast of the launch, SpaceX employees could be seen packed into the main foyer of the company's ...

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