NASA pushes back Artemis 1 launch to November

KIHEI, Hawaii — NASA will wait until at least the middle of November before attempting another launch of the Space Launch System on the Artemis 1 mission, citing the impacts from Hurricane Ian. NASA announced late Sept. 30 that inspections of Kennedy Space Center facilities after the passage of the storm a day earlier turned […]

National Space Council to ask industry for input on new space rules

Active debris removal is among the novel missions for which the National Space Council intends to set rules. (European Space Agency) AMOS 2022 — The National Space Council is planning to hold “learning sessions” with commercial industry to gather information on both new types of space missions and views about what space safety and sustainability […]

Nikon Nikkor Z 24-70mm f/2.8 S lens review

The Nikon Nikkor Z 24-70mm f/2.8 lens is probably one of the best lenses you could have in your camera bag. To call it a kit lens is to do it a disservice, even if it has all the versatility of a classic short-range zoom. Nikon Nikkor Z 24-70mm f/2.8 S: Key specs Compatibility: Nikon […]

Could a phone game diagnose autism sooner?

Share this Article You are free to share this article under the Attribution 4.0 International license. A smartphone game that gathers video and audio data could facilitate earlier diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder and improve treatment, say researchers. In the game Guess What? an adult caregiver holds a smartphone to his or her forehead and […]

Preps resume for SpaceX crew launch after Hurricane Ian – Spaceflight Now

From left to right: Japanese astronaut Koichi Wakata, NASA astronaut Josh Cassada, NASA commander Nicole Mann, and Russian cosmonaut Anna Kikina arrive at Kennedy Space Center on Oct. 1 to prepare for launch to the International Space Station. Credit: NASA/Joel Kowsky The next multinational crew scheduled to ride a SpaceX rocket and capsule to the […]

Google Creates AI That Turns Text Into 3D Objects

Okay, this is pretty cool. DreamFusion DreamFusion, Google’s next-gen, AI-powered text-to-3D-image generator, is here. Well, sort of. A proof-of-concept paper is here, at least. DreamFusion is an evolution of Dream Fields, a text-to-3D-image generator revealed by Google back in 2021. And like Dream Fields, DreamFusion creates its 3D images by combining a Neural Radiance Field […]

Australian Navy, 21 Countries Complete Kakadu 2022 Maritime Exercise

More than 3,000 sailors and officers from 22 participating nations have completed the two-week Kakadu 2022 maritime exercise, the Royal Australian Navy announced Wednesday. This year’s multinational training — the biennial event’s 15th iteration — drew the largest audience and number of assets to date, involving 34 aircraft, 15 warships, and a […]

Tesla Production Plans for Q4 2022 and 2023

There are some documents that report internal production plans for Tesla for Q4 2022 at about 495K. The plans also indicate 100,000 cars in the Q3 2023 for Austin and 90,000 cars for Q3 2023 for Berlin. Those seem like relatively conservative numbers. Tesla should be able to reach 5000 per week in Berlin and […]