Tag: Space

Is Nasa’s Ares Program Doomed?

Bit by bit, the new rocket ship that is supposed to blast America into the second Space Age and return astronauts to the moon appears to be coming undone. First was the discovery that it lacked sufficient power to lift

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MySQL – Not Just for Blogs Any More

Via slashdot – a Register article about the LSST (Large Synoptic Survey Telescope) that will be built in Chile and send data to the U.S. How much data? They are thinking it will be around 30 Terabytes a night.What caught

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GLAST Lifts Off On Gamma Ray Mission

NASA’s Gamma-ray Large Area Telescope successfully launched aboard a Delta II rocket June 11. The spacecraft will study the highest-energy form of light, helping scientists to answer questions about supermassive black hole systems, pulsars and the origin of cosmic rays.

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