X-37B spaceplane to get lift from SpaceX

WASHINGTON — The X-37B is heading back to space later this year, and this time the spaceplane will launch for the first time ever by a SpaceX Falcon 9, the Air Force announced late Tuesday. The fifth mission of the X-37B, sometimes referred to as the orbital test vehicle, involves carrying the Advanced Structurally Embedded Thermal Spreader (ASETS-11) created by the Air Force Research Laboratory, … Continue reading X-37B spaceplane to get lift from SpaceX

acceleration feels like being shoved down a lift shaft

If it arrived as a script rather than a press release, you would describe it all as one of the great super-villain plots. A self-made billionaire decides to enchant the world with eco-friendly motoring while simultaneously developing massive rockets to carry humanity to Mars. At some point, you would assume that the one plan with merge with the other, and much evil cackling would ensue, … Continue reading acceleration feels like being shoved down a lift shaft

Lift Off from Your Laptop with 140,000 Images and Videos from NASA

Astronaut Dale A. Gardner holding up a “for sale” sign in 1984 If you need to escape Earth for a moment, NASA has just the right panacea. The agency recently launched a new online database of over 140,000 images, videos, and audio files that document its history, from space missions to in-house experiments. Easily searchable, the trove consolidates over 60 visual collections in one location and … Continue reading Lift Off from Your Laptop with 140,000 Images and Videos from NASA

Will Tesla And Chinese Cloud Give This IBD 50 Stock A Lift? | Stock News & Stock Market Analysis

Artificial intelligence (AI) technology leader Nvidia (NVDA) has just partnered with Alibaba (BABA) rival Tencent (TCEHY) to enhance the Chinese internet giant’s cloud services business. Nvidia’s deep-learning platform will be integrated into Tencent’s cloud-computing business to “help companies in China rapidly integrate AI capabilities into their products and services,” according to Sam Xie, vice president of Tencent Cloud. While Alibaba is better known in the … Continue reading Will Tesla And Chinese Cloud Give This IBD 50 Stock A Lift? | Stock News & Stock Market Analysis

Here’s what Trump could do to lift Apple shares to $175

Happy quadruple-witching St. Patrick’s Day. Now that’s something you don’t you get to say too often. On this day of indulging in all that is green, it’s worth keeping an eye out for a little rattle for U.S. stocks, as we’ll get the simultaneous expiration of stock-index futures, stock-index options, stock options and single-stock futures. Quadruple witching hour tomorrow. Be on the lookout for volatility … Continue reading Here’s what Trump could do to lift Apple shares to $175