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The new Crew Capsule 2.0 features large windows, which measure 2.4 feet wide, 3.6 feet tall. The booster hit Mach 2.94, which is nearly three times the speed of sound, as it traveled upwards. The propulsion module has done a powered vertical landing during when the crew capsule was descending under parachutes and touched down 10 min and 6 sec after the liftoff.
  • President Trump Send NASA Back To Moon

    President Trump Send NASA Back To Moon

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    While Mars is widely considered to be the primary goal of much current space exploration, a Moon mission would "establish a foundation for an eventual mission to Mars", President Trump asserted during the signing. This isn't the first we've heard of the Trump administration's Moon ambitions. Astronauts on the International Space Station are only hours away from Earth, but the "proving ground" near the moon will be days away, a natural stepping stone to a Mars mission which will be months away.
  • Instagram Now Lets You Follow Hashtags

    Instagram Now Lets You Follow Hashtags

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    In the top search results, hashtags should be displayed. Tap that. Because the hashtag page is not an actual person or account, no one will ever know that you've unfollowed. Until now, hashtags were always a kind of take-it-or-leave-it addition to posts. Currently, there are two main ways to find photos and videos with a certain hashtag.
  • Facebook will no longer route tax through Ireland in global shake up

    Facebook will no longer route tax through Ireland in global shake up

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    On Tuesday Facebook became the first of the digital companies to bow to political pressure from the European Union and elsewhere, when it said it will no longer book most non-US advertising sales in Ireland. It now re-routes revenue through its global headquarters in Dublin and attracted criticism in the United Kingdom after it was shown to have paid just over £4,000 in tax in 2014.
  • NASA's Juno Orbiter Explores Depths of Jupiter's Great Red Spot

    NASA's Juno Orbiter Explores Depths of Jupiter's Great Red Spot

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    Following is a transcript of the video. The Juno aircraft collected data on Red Spot by travelling directly over it in July this year. The new findings show that the storm extends "50 to 100 times deeper" than planet Earth's oceans. On the other hand, Juno has picked up on a new radiation zone, sitting above the Jovian atmosphere, packing energetic oxygen, sulfur and hydrogen ions that are moving at close to light speed.
  • Kumimanu biceae: A giant human-sized ancient penguin has been discovered

    Kumimanu biceae: A giant human-sized ancient penguin has been discovered

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    Our new fossil shows that extreme gigantism in penguins, in which the size of ancient species exceeded that of the largest living penguins, evolved at the dawn of penguin evolutionary history. K. biceae wasn't just a whopper of a penguin-it was likely the largest one that ever lived. Scientists named the formidable giant penguin Kumimanu biceae - where "kumi" is a terrifying monster in Maori mythology and "manu" is the Maori word for "bird".
  • The Xbox One's YouTube app just got 4K video support

    The Xbox One's YouTube app just got 4K video support

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    For the Xbox One X at least, the 4K support is now already available for its YouTube app though we suspect that HDR might take a couple weeks or slightly less to follow. Xbox One users everywhere are finally getting the 4K treatment, where YouTube is concerned that is. The app update appears to be rolling out now for both the Xbox One X and the Xbox One X as well.
  • Cigar-shaped asteroid might be alien craft, researchers say

    Cigar-shaped asteroid might be alien craft, researchers say

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    Now, astronomers have joined forces with Russian billionaire Yuri Milner to study the object in more depth before it sails beyond the range of telescopes. "However, it took so long for the interstellar object to make the journey ― even at the speed of about 59,000 miles per hour (26.4 kilometers per second) ― that Vega was not near that position when the asteroid was there about 300,000 years ago".
  • Sciencast Management LP Buys New Position in CVS Health Corp (CVS)

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    Over the past five trading sessions it is -2.7%; 5.94% for the month; -8.32% for the last quarter; -8.27% for the past six-months; and -6.43% for the last 12 months. Todd Asset Mgmt Ltd holds 0.48% or 209,805 shares. Finally, Fiduciary Trust Co. lifted its stake in CVS Health by 1.2% during the 1st quarter. Welch And Forbes Ltd Limited Liability Company stated it has 0.06% in Moody's Corporation (NYSE:MCO).
  • Geminid Meteor Shower peaks mid-week

    Geminid Meteor Shower peaks mid-week

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    Once thought to be an asteroid, Phaethon is now classified as an extinct comet. The asteroid won't come this close again until 2093. Up to 120 shooting stars per hour could be visible as the meteor shower passes over the country, reports NRK .
  • Weather looks good for Tuesday SpaceX launch attempt

    Weather looks good for Tuesday SpaceX launch attempt

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    This mission's first-stage booster was first flown in June on a mission to the space station, and SpaceX will attempt to land it again on the company's landing pad at the Air Force station. Both SpaceX and Boeing have billion-dollar contracts to send American astronauts to the International Space Station, with the first key tests of the technology slated for 2018.
  • Nokia 6 (2018) passes through TENAA certification

    Nokia 6 (2018) passes through TENAA certification

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    Nokia 6 (2018) gets TENAA approval in China, could launch soon. The Nokia 6 (2018 ) is expected to land in China first sometime in January 2018, but it is highly anticipated to go global at the MWC 2018 event. So, it is expected to be launched at the same time in 2018 as well. While the predecessor is less than six months old, it has to be noted that the actual device originally debuted in China way back in January and it was made outside the country only after August.
  • Galaxy S9 could feature in-display fingerprint scanner

    Galaxy S9 could feature in-display fingerprint scanner

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    Looking at the future Galaxy S9 , we will definitely see the same size as its predecessor, the Galaxy S8 , but with a bigger screen . We have always been hearing about fingerprint sensors embedded in the smartphone's display and it seems they are finally ready for primetime.
  • Donald Trump Lashes Out At CNN, ABC Over Reporting Errors

    Donald Trump Lashes Out At CNN, ABC Over Reporting Errors

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    Both the CNN story and last Friday's mistake by ABC News stem from investigations into the Trump campaign and alleged collusion with Russian officials. "@Daveweigel of the Washington Post just admitted that his picture was a FAKE (fraud?) showing an nearly empty arena last night for my speech in Pensacola when, in fact, he knew the arena was packed (as shown also on T.V.)", Trump wrote .
  • Google has three

    Google has three "Appsperiments" for mobile photography

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    Google also says these apps mark the "first installment" in a series, so other fun photography and video apps should also be on the way soon. Google is asking users for feedback and ideas, so you could see more practical adaptations of these apps down the line.
  • Facebook is 'destroying how society works', former executive says

    Facebook is 'destroying how society works', former executive says

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    However according to former Facebook exec Chamath Palihapitiya, he believes that social media is actually doing the opposite by "ripping apart" society . And I don't have a good solution. "I haven't for years". He said he didn't want to be programmed himself, emphasizing he "doesn't use this shit" and his kids are not allowed to use "this shit" either-also recommending that everyone take a "hard break" from social media.