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Posts Tagged ‘NASA’

  • 5 digital trends set to dominate in 2019

    January 17, 2019 • Internet of ThingsComments Off on 5 digital trends set to dominate in 2019

    It’s that time of year again, where everyone from major consultancies to futurists try to predict what’s to come in the world of business and technology. As always, I like to throw my hat in the ring by looking at our own TransUnion data, combined with...

  • Russian hopes to have a lunar colony established by the year 2040.

    Russia shoots for the Moon

    November 30, 2018 • General, Top StoriesComments Off on Russia shoots for the Moon

    In a recent statement by the Russian Federal Space Agency, the announcement was made that Russia hopes to have a lunar colony established by the year 2040. A press release was published by Roscomos, the Russian Federal Space Agency, on Wednesday 28...

  • NASA's InSight lander touched down on the surface of Mars to commence a two-year long research mission.

    NASA’s InSight stuck the #MarsLanding

    November 27, 2018 • General, Top StoriesComments Off on NASA’s InSight stuck the #MarsLanding

    Last night, around 9 PM local time, NASA’s InSight lander touched down on the surface of Mars to commence a two-year long research mission into the composition of the planet’s core and the effects of seismic activity. Here’s a look at some...

  • Watch NASA's InSight lander touch down on Mars

    How to watch NASA’s InSight lander touch down on Mars

    November 26, 2018 • General, Top StoriesComments Off on How to watch NASA’s InSight lander touch down on Mars

    The InSight mission is led by NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California and the craft first took off from California’s Vandenberg Air Force Base in May of this year. InSight is NASA’s first spacecraft to be sent to Mars since...

  • HPE takes teraflop computing to space – and beyond

    HPE takes teraflop computing to space – and beyond

    September 30, 2018 • General, Southern AfricaComments Off on HPE takes teraflop computing to space – and beyond

    Imagine a future where astronauts aboard a spaceship, or exploring Mars, can leverage supercomputing power to conduct simulations, run artificial intelligence (AI) applications, collect, analyse and then transmit data back to Earth, in real time, clearly and...

  • NASA counted down Friday to the launch of a $1.5 billion spacecraft that aims to plunge into the Sun's sizzling atmosphere and become humanity's first mission

    NASA counts down to launch of first spacecraft to ‘touch Sun’

    August 10, 2018 • General, Top StoriesComments Off on NASA counts down to launch of first spacecraft to ‘touch Sun’

    NASA has begun the count down to the launch of a $1.5 billion spacecraft that aims to plunge into the Sun’s sizzling atmosphere and become humanity’s first mission to explore a star. The car-sized Parker Solar Probe is scheduled to blast off on a...

  • Kenya Elections

    Six Safaricom staff members to be investigated for possible election fraud

    October 5, 2017 • East Africa, Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Six Safaricom staff members to be investigated for possible election fraud

    Six employees of Kenyan telecom operator Safaricom will be investigated for allegedly conspiring with election board officials to rig the 08 August 2017 presidential elections. This comes after the chief prosecutor ordered an investigation which is to be...

  • Kenya election

    Kenya: Electoral body selects Safaricom to transmit election results

    September 27, 2017 • East Africa, Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Kenya: Electoral body selects Safaricom to transmit election results

    The Independent Electoral and Boundary Commission (IEBC) has selected Safaricom to transmit the poll results in the repeat presidential elections expected to take place on 26 October 2017 in Kenya. Safaricom has been requested to deploy electoral kits in all...

  • The power of technology: Diagnose Diseases with Video Games

    August 30, 2016 • Gadgets and Gaming, Healthcare, Top StoriesComments Off on The power of technology: Diagnose Diseases with Video Games

    More than one billion people in the world entertain themselves with apps and video games. Only a hobby? For Miguel Luengo Oroz, the answer is no. Miguel and his team from the Technical University of Madrid (UPM) have resolved to use the collective...

  • YouTube, Lenovo, Google NASA put students designs into space

    October 12, 2011 • Top StoriesComments Off on YouTube, Lenovo, Google NASA put students designs into space

    YouTube and Lenovo, in cooperation with Space Adventures and space agencies including the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), the European Space Agency (ESA), and the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA), on Monday 10 October 2011...