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By Irene Klotz | CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. Small satellites used for observing conditions on the earth are the fastest growing segment of the $260.5 billion global satellite industry, the Satellite Industries Association said in an annual report released on Tuesday. Small satellites, some no bigger than a shoe box, generated an 11
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LONDON Move over blow-up dolls, the sex robots are here. Artificial intelligence (AI) is making its way into the global sex market, bringing with it a revolution in robotic “sextech” designed to offer sexual gratification with a near-human touch. In a report on the growing market in sex robots, the Foundation for Responsible Robotics said
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By Irene Klotz | CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. The first total solar eclipse across the continental United States in a century is expected to spark watching parties and traffic jams as it darkens skies from Oregon to South Carolina, authorities said on Wednesday. During the Aug. 21 eclipse, the moon will pass between
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By Irene Klotz | CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. Jupiter’s atmosphere features colossal cyclones and rivers of ammonia welling up from deep inside the solar system’s largest planet, researchers said on Thursday, publishing the first insights from a NASA spacecraft flying around the gas giant. The cyclones were discovered as the Juno spacecraft made
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By Charlotte Greenfield | WELLINGTON WELLINGTON Rocket Lab, a Silicon Valley-funded space launch company, on Thursday launched the maiden flight of its battery-powered, 3-D printed rocket from New Zealand’s remote Mahia Peninsula. “Made it to space. Team delighted,” Rocket Lab said on its official Twitter account. The successful launch of a low cost, 3D-printed rocket
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