The US and British governments on Monday accused Russia of conducting a massive campaign to compromise computer routers and firewalls around the world – from home offices to Internet providers – for espionage and possibly sabotage purposes.   The unusual public warning from the White House, US agencies and Britain’s National Cyber Security Center follows a years-long…
April 17, 2018
NASA’s latest planet hunting satellite TESS (Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite) was scheduled to be launched into space by SpaceX this evening at 22:32 UTC, Monday 16 April.   But the team has just announced that the launch has been scrubbed. They’re now working towards a launch window the evening of Wednesday, 18 April. “Standing down…
April 17, 2018
NASA’s newest satellite is on scheduled to launch on the evening of Monday 16 April, 22:32 UTC. Known as TESS, the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite will play a crucial role in humanity’s search for planets outside our own Solar System. And it’ll be blasted into orbit by SpaceX’s famous, reusable Falcon 9 rocket.   Shortly after the…
April 16, 2018
Elon Musk’s rocket company, SpaceX, is raising about US$500 million in new funding. The cash investment would be a boon to SpaceX, which is chasing three incredibly ambitious projects in the coming decade, including a global satellite-internet network, a spaceship to explore and colonize Mars, and the world’s fastest transportation system.   SpaceX confirmed that…
April 16, 2018