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SpaceX All Set to Launch Today Heaviest INMARSAT 4th Communication Satellite

SpaceX is launching its sixth Falcon 9 rocket in 2017 with Inmarsat-5 F4 communications satellite into orbit but not attempting recovery of the used rocket after its takeoff as it was hard to land the rocket after launch. To Watch Live on Youtube, CLICK HERE Inmarsat-5 F4 measures bigger than a double-decker bus and weighs nearly 13,500 pounds, making it ...

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CES 2015: Intel Shows Off Button-Sized ‘Curie’ Wearable Computer

In what could be a befitting tribute to atomic pioneer Marie Curie a century later, Intel, the world’s largest chip maker, has unveiled a button-sized computer, shrinking the device from the stamp-size computer chip showcased last year. “Last year we introduced Edison — basically a computer the size of a postage stamp, but as engineers we knew we could do ...

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Double Asteroid’s shape and size determined for first time by astronomers

Volunteer astronomers in the US have determined for the first time the shape and size of the double asteroid Patroclus-Menoetius that passed directly in front of a star Oct 20. Led by Marc Buie, staff scientist in Southwest Research Institute (SwRI), the astronomers observed the event, known as an occultation, from multiple sites where each observer recorded the precise time ...

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