Daily Archives: 11.05.2021

NASA, Axiom sign agreements moving ahead with first commercial station visit

STORY WRITTEN FOR  & USED WITH PERMISSION A view of the Atlantic Ocean from the International Space Station. Credit: NASA NASA and Houston-based Axiom Space have signed a “mission order” setting the stage for four civilians to visit to the International Space Station early next year, the first fully commercial flight to the orbiting lab complex, agency managers said Monday. Axiom’s ...

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Cosmic Opportunities № 30-31

Today we will present to our fellow readers something really big. Easter holidays and warm weather caused a little pause in a common schedule. But we collected a lot of interesting information and ready to share it with you. Enjoy the reading! Brook Halvorson – 04’21 has left the “bluShift Aerospace”, he was Lead Test Engineer, Mechanical Engineer, 05’21 took ...

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Weekly NFT roundup May 5-11: Music and wine industry updates – plus a meta definition

Another week, another roundup of NFT stories which would have sounded remarkable at the start of this year. Yet as The Block continues to document, many industries are getting on board with the concept, from real estate, to various consumer products. Here are the highlights from the past seven days in chronological order: Merriam-Webster offers the NFT of the definition ...

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Citigroup Ready to Go Crypto as Goldman Sachs ‘Wades Deeper into’ Bitcoin (UPDATED)

Source: iStock/ymgerman “A surge in interest from clients” has motivated the financial giant Citigroup to move into the world of crypto – after the bank stated that it was considering the launch of crypto trading, custody and financing services. Meanwhile, Goldman Sachs reportedly started trading bitcoin (BTC)-linked derivatives. (Updated at 14:29 UTC with more details about Goldman Sachs.) Speaking to ...

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NASA, AxiomSpace Leaders Discuss Historic Ax-1 Space Station Mission

Dragon Resilience is pictured docked to the International Space Station (ISS) earlier this year, spectacularly backdropped by the Moon. Photo Credit: NASA NASA and AxiomSpace have outlined plans for the first all-private crewed mission to the International Space Station (ISS), targeted to launch aboard a SpaceX Crew Dragon no sooner than January 2022. NASA’s Phil McAlister, Angela Hart and Dana ...

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Moneylender Provident to stop offering new loans here

The Central Bank said it expects Provident to engage with its customers on the implications of its decision Moneylender Provident Financial has decided to close its doorstep lending division, as the Covid pandemic hit its turnaround efforts. Provident is one of the largest moneylenders in the Irish market. The UK company, a sub-prime lender since it was established in 1880, ...

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SeaDronesSee: A Maritime Benchmark for Detecting Humans in Open Water

Unmanned aerial vehicles are helpful in maritime search and rescue missions. Usually, deep neural networks are used for detecting, localizing, and tracking people in open water. However, most training datasets are land-based or do not provide the needed resolution. Therefore, a recent study introduces a large-scale data set of people in open water. Drone. Image credit: Paul_Henri via Pixabay, CC0 ...

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