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  • Telstra-backed Aussie startup, QubeRider is off to space

    Australian startup, Quberider is a space education company that sends student experiments to the International Space Station. They have just become the first startup in Australia to get approval from the federal Government to fly a mission to space. The company springs from Sydney-based startup accelerator, Muru-D which is funded...
  • SpaceX performs vertical rocket landing, next step towards you traveling to space

    SpaceX’s Grasshopper flew 325 m (1066 feet) on June 14, before smoothly landing back on the pad. This Grasshopper test rocket made use navigation sensors combined with control flight algorithms to accomplish a precision landing. Traditional rockets are designed for one time use, with the usually crashing back to...
  • Last NASA Shuttle Launch of Endeavor watched Live by 100k

    Almost 100,000 people are watching the NASA Shuttle launch of Endeavor Live on Ustream right now. Its an impressive technological feat to support this many simultaneous users. Update Right at the last seconds before launch the number did indeed tick over past 100k. Watch it live @ uStream...
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