Dan Morehead, the CEO of bitcoin investment firm Pantera Capital, says everyone needs to chill out about the current Crypto Winter. Morehead reminded the myopic industry that the crypto space had weathered similar bear markets before, and this one actually bodes well for the future of bitcoin and blockchain. ‘Underlying Fundamentals Are Much Stronger’ Pantera
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The asteroid, dubbed by NASA Asteroid 2019 BW1, is headed on a so-called “Earth Close Approach”. Asteroid BW1 will zip past the planet in the afternoon hours when it reaches its closest distance to Earth. NASA’s asteroid trackers at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) have narrowed this down to 4.22pm GMT (UTC) on Saturday, February
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Art depicting SpaceIL’s Beresheet Lander on the moon. Credit: SpaceIL John Horack, Neil Armstrong Chair and Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, The Ohio State University “Moon of Israel” is an epic 1924 film from the golden era of silent movies, and helped launch the directing career of Michael Curtiz, of “Casablanca” fame. Sequels seldom live
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Satellites keep a watchful eye on planet Earth to help monitor life-threatening situations. Credit: Joshua Stevens/NASA Earth Observatory Mackenzie Thompson manages marketing and mission fulfillment initiatives with the Disque Foundation and the Save a Life Initiative, which help communities learn lifesaving techniques like CPR — a valuable skill to have both on Earth and in
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Speaking at a space industry conference in Brussels last Tuesday (January 22) Ms Bienkowska said the the EU should follow US President Donald Trump’s lead by developing its own space force, as well as drawing up colonisation plans. However, Dr Stuart Eves, Lead Mission Concepts Engineer for Surrey Satellite Technology Limited, was unconvinced. With respect to the
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A.J.S. Rayl • February 2, 2019 Sols 5311–5341 As a string of dust storms moved through Meridiani Planum and over Endeavour Crater in January, Opportunity silently wrapped her fifteenth year on the surface of Mars. While the storms raised enough dust to turn the skies noticeably hazy all around the planet, they also raised hope that Mars
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It’s unclear whether the initial incursion happened stealthily at night or brazenly during the day – though authorities are almost certain the invasion occurred by sea. And federal employees who returned from the month-long partial government shutdown decided that it was probably not worth the effort to relocate the roughly 90 individuals involved. That’s because
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spent 14 years in the U.S. Senate where she served as professional staff for NASA Suzanne Gillen has been named NASA’s associate administrator for the Office of Legislative and Intergovernmental Affairs. (NASA image) (NASA) – Suzanne Gillen has been named NASA’s associate administrator for the Office of Legislative and Intergovernmental Affairs. “Suzanne has a long
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tickets now on sale <span data-mce-type=”bookmark” style=”display: inline-block; width: 0px; overflow: hidden; line-height: 0;” class=”mce_SELRES_start”>&#65279;</span><span data-mce-type=”bookmark” style=”display: inline-block; width: 0px; overflow: hidden; line-height: 0;” class=”mce_SELRES_start”>&#65279;</span> SPACE COAST DAILY TV: Enjoy the inspiring official video for Charlie Daniels’ song/recitation “My Beautiful America.” Charlie Daniels will headline the four-day 2019 Space Coast Seafood & Music Festival when he
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With the acquisition, Tyler Technologies will add software products to its portfolio and expand its roster of state and federal clients, chief financial officer Brian Miller said. Most of its clients are local governments who use the software for essential functions, such as billing residents for water and other utilities, collecting property taxes and managing jail and
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Astronaut Anne McClain is pictured wearing a sensor on her forehead that is collecting data to determine how an astronaut’s “biological clock” changes during long-duration spaceflight. Image Credit: NASA A pair of biomedical experiments are wrapping up today aboard the International Space Station as the Expedition 58 crew began its weekend. The orbital residents are
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For many space enthusiasts, the Chinese space program’s lunar flights have been thrilling to watch. More than a decade ago, China launched the first of its robotic Chang’e missions, and the country has consistently built up ever-greater capabilities as it targets the Earth’s natural satellite. In Chinese mythology, Chang’e was a beautiful young girl who
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File photo of a United Launch Alliance Atlas 5-401 rocket lifting off from Cape Canaveral. Credit: United Launch Alliance NASA has selected United Launch Alliance’s Atlas 5 rocket to dispatch the Lucy spacecraft on a mission from Cape Canaveral in October 2021 to fly by seven unexplored asteroids, including six objects locked in orbits leading
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The rocket launch business is expensive and risky, and then there are the technical requirements: Launch providers have to ensure a customer’s delicate and expensive spacecraft survives the trip to orbit. But Seattle-based Spaceflight Industries is showing things can be done differently, according to Morgan Stanley analysts Adam Jonas and Armintas Sinkevicius. In a note
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The satellites will be launched on the company’s New Glenn rocketBlue Origin Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin announced Thursday, January 31 that it has signed an agreement to launch satellites for Canadian telecommunications company Telesat. Telesat is one of several companies racing to build satellite internet in low Earth orbit, a list that includes Elon Musk’s
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really, really cold this week — and a NASA satellite monitoring air temperatures confirms the sentiment. An instrument called Atmospheric Infrared Sounder, or AIRS, on the Aqua satellite has been measuring the temperature of air masses across the United States. Aqua itself launched in 2002 and carries a half dozen different instruments designed to study
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CBS’ “Lets Make a Deal” is planning a special “Star Trek”-themed episode for its Feb. 4 episode – including an appearance by “Star Trek: Discovery’s” Mary Chieffo. First reported by Deadline, this unique crossover is helped in part due to CBS/Paramount owning both franchises. “The reason the ‘Star Trek’ episode is so exciting for us is because this
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Bitcoin being traded from space? Sound futuristic and far-fetched? Well, in fact, it is already happening. Take Canadian-based Blockstream, described by its CEO, Adam Back, as a Bitcoin/blockchain “infrastructure company” that offers multiple crypto-related products and network services. Its Liquid Network platform has leased capacity on five geostationary (GEO) satellites so Blockstream can tap into
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In the current polarized climate, it’s easy to find yourself in the midst of a political disagreement that morphs into a religious argument. People’s religious affiliation predicts their stances on abortion, immigration and other controversial topics, and disagreements about these issues can seem intractable. The seeming futility in arguing about politics and religion may arise
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Description This Copernicus Sentinel-1 image combines two acquisitions over the same area of eastern Iraq, one from 14 November 2018 before heavy rains fell and one from 26 November 2018 after the storms. The image reveals the extent of flash flooding in red, near the town of Kut. Kut is in the lower-centre of the
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Global Enterprise Asset Management (EAM) Space Market Research Report analysis is a complete study which focuses on global market trends and growth opportunities. The report presents an overview and detailed Enterprise Asset Management (EAM) Space segmentation based on type, application and research regions. The Global Enterprise Asset Management (EAM) Space Market is expected to depict
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A “potentially hazardous” astroid believed to be harbouring alien life is barrelling towards Earth. US space agency NASA has calculated there is a one in 2,700 chance of the asteroid, dubbed Bennu, slamming into our planet in the next century, ending life on Earth as we know it. And newly-released photographs have shown the most
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On the evening of January 30, some Chicagoans were startled by seriously loud noises. It was difficult to pinpoint where they were coming from. Those noises probably weren’t gun shots or fireworks; although it hasn’t been confirmed by authorities, it’s most likely the people were experiencing a weird phenomenon known as ‘frost quakes’. These booming
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