Daily Archives: 23.02.2021

Northrop Grumman Green-Lights Two More Cygnus Missions, As NG-15 Arrives at Space Station

Deftly manipulated by Expedition 64 astronaut Soichi Noguchi, Canadarm2 reaches out for the NG-15 Cygnus on Monday morning. Photo Credit: Soichi Noguchi/NASA As Northrop Grumman Corp.’s NG-15 Cygnus spacecraft arrived safely at the International Space Station (ISS) on Monday morning, the Bethpage, N.Y.-headquartered firm has confirmed that Thales Alenia Space of Turin, Italy, will fabricate an additional two Pressurized Cargo ...

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Cosmic Opportunities №20

The weekly publication is here and we ready to share it with our fellow readers. Eric Masse – 02’21 has left the “Snecma-Safran”, he was VP Engineering. Has marked that he had retired. Jeff Bradshaw – 02’21 has left the “Proagrica”, he was CTO. Took office as Global Director of Technology in “Telus”. Sam Harper – 02’21 has left the ...

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The Mars Helicopter is Online and Getting Ready to Fly

Earth is the only planet in the solar system with aircraft capable of sustained flight. Suppose the ground-breaking Ingenuity helicopter, currently stowed aboard the similarly spectacular Mars Perseverance rover, accomplishes its planned mission. In that case, Mars will become the second planet to have a powered aircraft fly through its atmosphere.  Ingenuity has sent its first status report since landing ...

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Continual Learning from Synthetic Data for a Humanoid Exercise Robot

Despite the obvious advantage of physical exercises, the help of a fitness professional is not always available. In such cases, a humanoid robot could help correct an improper technique and engage with its user. A recent paper proposes to employ the humanoid robot Pepper as a motivator and feedback giver. A robot. Image credit: Alex Knight via Unsplash (Unsplash licence) ...

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NASA releases first-of-its-kind high-definition video of Mars rover landing

NASA officials released never-before-seen views of a spacecraft landing on another planet Monday, showcasing multi-angle replays recorded by ruggedized high-definition cameras mounted on the Perseverance rover last week when it safely touched down on Mars. The $2.7 billion mission’s entry, descent, and landing cameras recorded video as Perseverance made its way to a landing site in Jezero Crater, a location ...

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Umbria partners with Polygon to support development of DeFi protocol

Umbria Network, a decentralised finance (DeFi) platform on the Ethereum blockchain, has announced it will be building its applications on the Polygon network. Polygon, formerly known as Matic, provides scalable, secure, and instant Ethereum transactions using plasma side chains and a proof-of-stake (PoS) network. It is one of the most active layer-two Ethereum scaling solutions in existence today. Its developer support ...

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Eden Health Raises $60M Series C To Form Trusted Relationships Between Patients, Providers

Eden Health received a fresh injection of venture capital Thursday that the concierge health care provider said will enable it to expand its care integration model into new areas. “I watched my sister go through health problems, end up in the ER and almost pass away,” Matt McCambridge, Eden Health co-founder and CEO, told Crunchbase News. “She was seeing so ...

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