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Square-Enix's Forspoken is out now, meaning that you can actually test DirectStorage in a real game. Forspoken even includes a built-in benchmark that not only shows framerates but also tracks load times. As you'd expect, faster SSDs mean faster load times, but they have another curious effect too: lower frame... Read more...
Rocket Lab is scheduled to launch its Virginia Is For Launches mission later this evening. It will be the company's first launch from Launch Complex 2 at Virginia Space's Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport within NASA's Wallops Flight Facility. While this will not be the first launch of Rocket Lab's Electron... Read more...
SpaceX launched 54 Starlink satellites to low-Earth orbit in spectacular fashion yesterday. The satellites were launched from Space Launch Complex 40 (SLC-40) at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station in Florida on December 28, 2022. SpaceX is not taking its foot off the pedal in terms of launching Starlink satellites... Read more...
The United States Air Force has successfully tested the first All-Up-Round AGM-183A Air-launched Rapid Response Weapon (ARRW). The test took place off the coast of California on December 9, 2022. Eglin Air Force Base announced in a recent tweet that a B-52H Stratofortress had successfully tested the first launch of... Read more...
As NASA prepares to send humans back to the Moon and eventually Mars, a grim reminder of the dangers involved was discovered off the coast of Florida. While a TV documentary crew sought to find a WWII-era aircraft in the Bermuda Triangle, they found a piece of the space shuttle Challenger on the seafloor... Read more...
A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launched 52 more satellites into low-Earth orbit this past Saturday, marking the fourth launch and landing for this particular Falcon 9 first stage booster. The launch from Cape Canaveral Space Force Station in Florida provided a gorgeous image as it left a colorful path through clouds... Read more...
Blue Origin experienced a booster failure during a launch of its New Shepard capsule yesterday and became engulfed in flames. The rocket failure occurred about one minute post launch and prompted the space company to perform an emergency abort midflight. Jeff Bezos' company launched mission NS-23 at... Read more...
Destiny 2 has received tremendous upgrades to its subclass system in the past couple of years. The 2020 Beyond Light expansion brought the franchises first Darkness subclass, Stasis. While more Darkness-based subclasses are anticipated, Bungie decided to switch gears and revamp the original Light-based subclasses ... Read more...
NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter captured images of a rocket impact that created a double crater on the moon. The rocket that caused the lunar crater is believed to be from a Chinese Long March 3C rocket booster, though that has not been definitively confirmed. Earlier this year a large object in space... Read more...
SpaceX launches another 53 Starlink satellites into orbit, marking the third launch of a Falcon 9 rocket in just five days. Liftoff was at 6:59 a.m. EDT, after a 39 minute delay. Perhaps one of the few things that can distract Elon Musk from the Twitter drama is a launch of a Falcon 9 rocket carrying more Starlink... Read more...
Last week, Google introduced its new data safety section for the Play Store, which states thatAndroid application developers have until July 20th to fully disclose their data collection, sharing, and safety practices. A new analysis of popular Android apps shows why this kind of data collection transparency is... Read more...
End-to-end space company Rocket Lab is set to try and catch a falling booster rocket as it falls from space later today. This unique approach entails utilizing a helicopter to latch onto a cord dangling from the booster rocket's parachute as it floats toward the ocean. SpaceX and Blue Origin have... Read more...
The mystery behind a radiant spinning whirlpool in the night sky in Hawaii on April 17th has been solved. The "night spiral" was actually created by a SpaceX Falcon 9 upper stage rocket, and not a UFO. Footage of an eerie spinning spiral was captured by the Subaru-Asahi Star Camera on Maun Kea in Hawaii on... Read more...
Always be wary of installing apps on your mobile device, regardless of where that app comes from. Many people use their mobile devices for banking and other financial transactions, because they're always with us, always connected, and easy to use. Unfortunately, because of their ubiquity and ease of use, mobile phones... Read more...
While manmade space debris is still believed to be colliding with the Moon in early March, what that actual debris is believed to be has changed. Bill J. Gray, who originally linked the debris to a second stage booster from a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launched in 2015, has now determined it to be from a Chinese... Read more...
The second stage of a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket that was launched in 2015 is on a collision course with the Moon. You can watch live later today as it makes its closest pass of the Earth on its way to eventually crashing into our Moon. NASA recently announced that the International Space Station (ISS) has been funded... Read more...
The United Launch Alliance (ULA) is set to launch its USSF-8 mission today for the U.S. Space Force's Space Systems Command (SSC). The mission is set to launch from Cape Canaveral Space Force Station in Florida at 2pm EST. Today's launch will include two identical Geosynchronous Space Situational Awareness Program... Read more...
SpaceX has taken delivery services to the next level. A SpaceX Falcon 9 Rocket will launch the Transporter-3 mission today. This is SpaceXs "third dedicated rideshare mission." It has 105 satellites on board from consumers in twenty different nations, including CubeSats, microsats, PocketQubes, and orbital transfer... Read more...
Elon Musk took to Twitter to show off SpaceX's "Mechzilla" that will be used to launch its Starship spacecraft atop the Super Heavy booster rocket. The launchpad will first be utilized for upcoming NASA missions that look to put humans back on the surface of the moon, and eventually trips to Mars. SpaceX has... Read more...
As Russias space agency struggles to remain relevant, its newest heavy lift rocket will make an uncontrolled reentry into Earths atmosphere sometime before 6:30 p.m. EST today. The upper stage of the newest Angara A5 rocket, dubbed IPN/Persei, has been stranded in a low parking orbit since it failed to reignite on... Read more...
Netgear is expanding its growing Wi-Fi 6E lineup with an announcement at CES 2022 of a new Nighthawk tri-band Wi-Fi 6E router and, separately, a new game booster service for its Orbi owners. With the pandemic still causing people to work from home and an estimated 227 million Americans playing video games... Read more...
LG unveiled what it refers to as its most advanced and impressive TV lineup yet at CES 2022. LG's new lineup of OLED TVs leverage deep learning, a more customizable webOS, and a new Game Optimizer menu that will allow for quick changes to settings. LG touts in a recent press release that the new G2 series models... Read more...
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