31 Dec '12, 6pm

Virgin Galactic Space Planes Should Launch This Year - IEEE Spectrum

Virgin Galactic Space Planes Should Launch This Year - IEEE Spectrum

In the high deserts of New Mexico, not far from the bison grazing on Ted Turner’s sprawling Armendaris ranch, lie some curiously otherworldly structures. The largest one presents a 15-meter-high wall of glass
 on one flank, although the rest of the building appears to have buried itself in the adjacent earth, as if it had crash-landed there. Just a couple of hundred meters away sits a low-slung dome with something that resembles a giant eye budding from the top. “It almost looks like a spaceship itself,” quips David Wilson, who handles media relations for the site.
 The squat dome will house the operations center for this futuristic facility, called Spaceport America , the first spaceport ever built expressly for commercial use. And by the end of the year, Spaceport America should be home to the first-ever “spaceline”: Virgin Galactic , part of Sir Richard Branson’s London...

Full article: http://spectrum.ieee.org/aerospace/aviation/virgin-galact...

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Last April, Google announced Project Glass . Its goal is to build a wearable computer that records your perspective of the...

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Take Pictures From Space with Kepler Space Kit

Take Pictures From Space with Kepler Space Kit

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DIY images from space is a fun trend in photography, and a great way to interest kids in science . An upcoming kit by Quir...

The Virgin Issue:

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I had this conversation with a friend of mine a few weeks back and well, he did not flip the table lah. Haha. Anyway every...

The Virgin Issue:

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Maxis Becomes First Operator in Malaysia to Lau...

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Our Annual Crystal Ball Issue: Spectrum previews the tech news of 2013—and saves you the embarrassment of being ...

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Google Gets in Your Face - IEEE Spectrum #Google

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Brazil Doubles Down on Biofuel - IEEE Spectrum

Brazil Doubles Down on Biofuel - IEEE Spectrum

spectrum.ieee.org 31 Dec '12, 7pm

Illustration: L-Dopa Click on the image for a larger view. Later this year, northeastern Brazil will host one of the most ...

OLED TVs will arrive this year. New displays will be big, bright, fast and thin—but not cheap. (IEEE):

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In 2010, Babak Parviz was a professor of electrical engineering at the University of Washington when Google recruited him ...