Friday: July 8, 2011
- Live coverage of the last NASA Shuttle launch ever.
Some exact details for those interested: launch vehicle: Space shuttle Atlantis, launch pad: 39A, launch window: 11:21 - 11:31 a.m. EDT. Wow, that launch window seems pretty small, just ten minutes. Targeted launch time is 11:26 a.m. EDT. To infinity and beyond!
Tuesday: May 11, 2010
- Microsoft would like you know that Natal will launch this October.
Get your imaginary baseballs and soccer balls (anything imaginary will do really) ready because Project Natal will be available for your beloved Xbox 360 this October. Microsoft hasn't nailed down an exact date that month but they think they'll have that ironed out by the time E3 rolls around.
Tuesday: April 20, 2010
- NASA to send first humanoid robot out into space later this year.
The robotics aren't quite advanced enough yet to send an actual android that is advanced as the ones you've seen on Star Trek - but it's a start. As to when these robot astronauts will turn on their masters and decide to destory all of our satellites - anybody's guess.
Monday: February 22, 2010
- Space shuttle Endeavour lands safely at Kennedy Space Center.
Astronauts Bob Behnken and British-born Nicholas Patrick conducted three spacewalks during the mission, racking up a total of 18 hours, 14 minutes outside the orbiting outpost.
Tuesday: December 22, 2009
- Ten things Microsoft managed to do right in 2009.
Microsoft didn't have all that bad of a year all things considered. But don't get too excited, BetaNews has also compiled a list of everything that Microsoft did wrong in 2009 as well.
Tuesday: December 8, 2009
- Yahoo decides to launch an online privacy tool for all of us consumers
In the past, users were able to rejected targeted ads, but they weren't able to edit and modify their personal preferences — for instance, saying 'no' only to ads for video games or ads with a health focus.
Monday: September 14, 2009
- Yes, you too can photograph near-space for just $150 bucks.
Their low-cost balloon-launch platform reached 17.5 miles high, into near-space. Using the GPS phone to track its location, they found the rig 20 miles away from the launch site 5 hours later.
Thursday: September 3, 2009
- How twenty popular websites actually looked when they were first launched.
Welcome to Thefacebook. Hey, remember when Google referred to itself with an exclamation point at the end?