Daily Archives: 18.06.2021

Do you trust automated cars? If not, you’re not alone

Picture yourself speeding down the highway with no hands on the wheel, checking your emails while your car takes care of responding to what’s happening on the road. Would you trust your car to make the right decisions? If you have doubts, you’re not alone.  Car manufacturers believe that people are ready to trust computer-controlled autonomous cars. In March, Honda released the first car with certified level 3 technology ...

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SpaceX launches first national security mission on reused commercial rocket

SpaceX’s Falcon 9 soars into the sky over Cape Canaveral Thursday with a GPS navigation satellite. Credit: Michael Cain / Spaceflight Now / A fresh GPS navigation beacon destined to replace a nearly 17-year-old satellite rode into orbit from Cape Canaveral on top of a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket Thursday, marking the first time risk-averse U.S. military space officials have ...

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SpaceX Delivers 5th GPS Block III Space Force Satellite to Orbit

Photo: SpaceX SpaceX has successfully flown its 19th Falcon 9 of the year, with the lunchtime launch of the once-used B1062 core and the fifth Block III Global Positioning System (GPS) navigation and timing satellite for the U.S. Space Force. Liftoff occurred at 12:09 p.m. EDT Thursday from storied Space Launch Complex (SLC)-40 at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station, Fla., ...

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