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NASA spaceship zooms toward farthest world ever photographed

A NASA spaceship is zooming toward the farthest, and quite possibly the oldest, cosmic body ever photographed by humankind, a tiny, distant world called Ultima Thule some four billion miles (6.4 billion kilometers) away. The US space agency will ring in the New Year with a live online broadcast to mark historic flyby of the mysterious object in a dark and frigid region of space known as the Kuiper Belt at 12:33 am January 1 (0533 GMT Tuesday). Real-time video of the actual flyby is impossible, since it takes more six…

NASA poised to launch first Sun-skimming spaceship

FLORIDA: NASA is poised to launch a $1.5 billion spacecraft on a brutally hot journey toward the Sun, offering scientists the closest-ever view of our strange and mysterious star. After the Parker Solar Probe blasts off from Cape Canaveral, Florida on August 11, it will become the first spacecraft ever to fly through the Sun's scorching atmosphere, known as the corona. Understanding how the corona works will help scientists anticipate dangerous space weather storms, which can disrupt the power grid on Earth. "It's…

Spaceship battler Dreadnought launches on PS4

The spaceship combat flight simulator Dreadnought developed by Yager Development and published by Grey Box with Six Foot is now available on PlayStation 4. The first previews were shown in 2014 and Dreadnought entered closed beta on 29 April 2016, until it was at the PlayStation Experience on 3 December 2016, and finally is officially available on PS4. Mike Donatelli, Creative Director at Six Foot, made the announcement on the official PlayStation Blog and gave details on how the development studio is growing the…

Apple Park: Apple to open new spaceship campus in April

CUPERTINO, USA: Apple announced on Wednesday that Apple Park, the company’s new 175-acre campus, will be ready for for occupation for employees in April. The process of moving more than 12,000 people will take over six months, and construction of the buildings and parklands is scheduled to continue through the summer. Apple Park was envisioned by Steve Jobs as a center for creativity and collaboration. The campus’ ring-shaped, 2.8 million-square-foot main building is clad entirely in the world’s largest panels of…

Channeling Steve Jobs, Apple seeks design perfection at new ‘spaceship’ campus

SAN FRANCISCO: Inside the original Macintosh computer, Apple co-founder Steve Jobs inscribed the signatures of his team, revealing his deep concern for even the hidden features of his products. His last work – Apple sprawling new headquarters in Cupertino, Calif. - will be a fitting tribute: a futuristic campus built with astonishing attention to detail. From the arrangement of electrical wiring to the finish of a hidden pipe, no aspect of the 2.8 million-square-foot main building has been too small to attract scrutiny.…

NASA unveils spaceship hatch 50 years after fatal Apollo 1 fire

CAPE CANAVERAL, FLA: NASA on Friday marked the 50th anniversary of its moon program's fatal Apollo launchpad fire with the first public display of the scorched hatch that trapped three astronauts inside their spaceship during a routine pre-launch test. NASA astronauts Virgil "Gus" Grissom, Edward White and Roger Chaffee died when thick smoke filled the crew module of the Apollo 1 capsule on January 27, 1967, in what was the first deadly accident in the space agency's early days. The men were unable to open the capsule's…