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AI experts from across Europe assembled in new units

2 days ago   |   Oxford University

Oxford University will be home to one of 17 new ELLIS units, part of a pan-European effort to shape how machine learning and artificial intelligence will change the world. The...
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Space news: Europe to send ‘suicide bot' into space to prevent humans becoming trapped

Space news: Europe to send ‘suicide bot' into space to prevent humans becoming trapped

3 days ago   |   Daily Express

THE European Space Agency has announce plans to send a ‘suicide' robot into space to help clear up the debris encircling Earth and prevent humanity from getting trapped.
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SpaceX Dragon spacecraft carried up 'mighty mice' and a new robot companion to the International Space Station

SpaceX Dragon spacecraft carried up 'mighty mice' and a new robot companion to the International Space Station

5 days ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

On Sunday morning, a SpaceX Dragon spacecraft successfully docked with the International Space Station in orbit. The spacecraft's re-supply mission carried up 5,700 pounds of...
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SpaceX resupply mission reaches International Space Station

SpaceX resupply mission reaches International Space Station

5 days ago   |   Spaceflight Now   |   2 articles

SpaceX's Dragon supply ship in the grasp of the International Space Station's robotic arm Sunday. Credit: NASA TV/Spaceflight Now A commercial Dragon supply ship loaded with...
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NASA live stream: Watch SpaceX Dragon dock with International Space Station robot arm

NASA live stream: Watch SpaceX Dragon dock with International Space Station robot arm

6 days ago   |   Daily Express

NASA is live streaming a critical rendezvous between a SpaceX CRS-19 Dragon cargo spacecraft and the International Space Station. Here is how to watch.
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Russian cargo freighter on the way to space station

Russian cargo freighter on the way to space station

7 days ago   |   Spaceflight Now

A Soyuz-2.1a rocket climbs into the sky Friday over the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan with the Progress MS-13 supply ship. Credit: Roscosmos For the second time in less...
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ISS news: Rebooted CIMON-2 floating robot returns to International Space Station

ISS news: Rebooted CIMON-2 floating robot returns to International Space Station

7 days ago   |   Daily Express   |   2 articles

INTERNATIONAL SPACE STATION crew have welcomed the return of IBM's Crew Interactive Mobile companion floating robot.
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NASA fits 'robot hotel' to International Space Station

NASA fits 'robot hotel' to International Space Station

8 days ago   |   Daily Express

NASA astronauts have attached a “robot hotel” to the International Space Station's side to store its most critical robotic tools.
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Two cargo freighters set for launch to space station this week

Two cargo freighters set for launch to space station this week

11 days ago   |   Spaceflight Now

Russian technicians inspect the Progress MS-13 resupply craft before its encapsulation inside the payload fairing of a Soyuz-2.1a booster. Credit: Roscosmos Fresh off a series...
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AI breakthrough: Showing machine learning robots 'tough love' helps them improve

AI breakthrough: Showing machine learning robots 'tough love' helps them improve

14 days ago   |   Daily Express

AN ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE expert has revealed teaching robots with “tough love” helps tech learn better.
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Geminids 2019: Where to view the Geminid meteor shower's peak this weekend?

Geminids 2019: Where to view the Geminid meteor shower's peak this weekend?

GEMINIDS 2019, the most beautiful meteor shower of the year, promises to light up the night skies with hundreds of meteors - but where can you best view the Geminid meteor shower? Read more ...

‘Penis fish' exposed on beach after being washed ashore in storm

‘Penis fish' exposed on beach after being washed ashore in storm

The echiura worms washed ashore after a storm (Picture: David Ford/ Kate Montana / iNaturalist) Thousands of ‘penis fish' have been left exposed after they washed up on a beach... Read more ...

NASA asteroid tracker: Will an unlucky Friday the 13th asteroid hit Earth...

NASA asteroid tracker: Will an unlucky Friday the 13th asteroid hit Earth tomorrow?

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Naturalist and presenter David Bellamy OBE dies aged 86

Naturalist and presenter David Bellamy OBE dies aged 86

Broadcaster, scientist and environmental campaigner David Bellamy, known for his distinctive voice and appearances on Don't Ask Me and Bellamy On Botany, has died aged 86. Born... Read more ...

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Thalassemia: cultural and historical perspectives

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Hunting for colourful double and triple stars in the constellation of Cassiopeia

Hunting for colourful double and triple stars in the constellation of Cassiopeia

The instantly recognisable five-star M-shaped pattern of stars representing the main body of the constellation Cassiopeia lies almost overhead in the north around 7pm GMT as... Read more ...

A captivating view of the Heron Galaxy as a gravitational tug of war plays out

A captivating view of the Heron Galaxy as a gravitational tug of war plays out

The interacting galaxy pair NGC 5394/5 was first observed by William Herschel in 1787 using his 20-foot-long telescope. Since then, the galaxies, also known collectively as the... Read more ...

NASA news: Hubble telescope dazzles with portrait of galaxy 50 million...

NASA news: Hubble telescope dazzles with portrait of galaxy 50 million light-years away

NASA'S Hubble Space Telescope snapped this breathtaking portrait of a galaxy around 50 million light-years from our planet. Read more ...

SpaceX performs hold-down firing for heavyweight satellite launch Monday

SpaceX performs hold-down firing for heavyweight satellite launch Monday

A previously-flown Falcon 9 booster ignited its nine Merlin engines at Cape Canaveral's Complex 40 launch pad for a test-firing at 1:20 p.m. EST Friday. Credit: Steven... Read more ...

Video: SpaceX test-fires Falcon 9 rocket at pad 40

Video: SpaceX test-fires Falcon 9 rocket at pad 40

This page is available to Spaceflight Now members only Support Spaceflight Now's unrivaled coverage of the space program by becoming a member. Your monthly or annual membership... Read more ...