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The Internet in Space? Slow as Dial-Up

Astronauts gripe that connectivity is “very slow,” but that could change with laser-based data transmission that NASA has already tested.<p>Outer space has its perks. But super-speedy Internet is, so far, not one of them.<p>Connection speeds from the International Space Station are “worse than what …

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Live-Blog zur Landung von Philae auf Komet C-G

<b>13. November</b><p><b>Ein paar der Visuals von der heutigen Philae-PK</b>, von der es hier eine Aufzeichnung und hier ein paar Bilder und eine Zugabe gibt: eine …

Philae's comet landing is amazing (Opinion) - CNN.com

Rosetta's lander Philae is on the surface of Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko on Thursday, November 13, and sending back images. One of the lander's three feet can be seen in the foreground. While Philae is the first probe to land on a comet, Rosetta is the first to rendezvous with a comet and …

European spacecraft lands on comet, with a bounce

A mobile laboratory the size of a washing machine made history Wednesday when it completed a slow-motion descent to the surface of a comet 311 million miles from Earth.<p>But scientists fear it didn't stick the landing.<p>The European Space Agency's Philae spacecraft initially landed close to its target …

Humanity just landed a spacecraft on the surface of a comet

After 10 long years on Rosetta's back and a 7-hour fall toward its target, the Philae lander anchored itself to the surface of a comet<p>Just after 11AM ET, the European Space Agency's Philae lander made contact with the surface of a comet. The 250-pound probe settled on a patch of the 2.5-mile-long …

ESA on Twitter: "Highlights from yesterday's evening briefing on #CometLanding: status of @Philae2014 lander & first descent image: http://t.co/h2hzqeBsPn"

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Welcome to a comet

<b>Title</b> Welcome to a comet<p><b>Released</b> 13/11/2014 10:39 am<p><b>Copyright</b> ESA/Rosetta/Philae/CIVA<p><b>Description</b><p>Rosetta’s lander Philae is safely on the surface of …

Rosetta: Battery will limit life of Philae comet lander

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/uk/1123000/1123805_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1532486248_a45a24ec6e1309f521944dbc23ac9bf5<p><b>After a historic but awkward comet landing, the robot probe Philae is now stable and sending pictures - but there are concerns about its battery life.</b><p>The …

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Philae, the ‘happy lander’

“Philae is on the surface and doing a marvellous job, working very well and we can say we have a very happy lander,” says Paolo Ferri, ESA’s Head of …

Rosetta media briefing replay

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Race to gather comet data before Philae's power dies

An image from Rosetta’s OSIRIS narrow-angle camera is marked to show where the Philae lander first touched down. Image credit: ESA/Rosetta/MPS for …

Google Just Put Its Giant New Smartphone Up For Preorder, And It's Already Sold Out

This isn't uncommon, however, as Nexus phones have always sold out quickly in years past. The Nexus 4 was out-of-stock constantly when it was released in 2012.<p>It's unclear whether or not the phones are just selling extremely fast, or if Google isn't making enough of them at launch.<p>Either way, it …

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