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Watch Boeing’s Starliner capsule launch abort test at 9AM ET

Boeing's CST-100 Starliner capsule is about to take a step closer toward taking people to orbit, and you can watch this step unfold first-hand. NASA and Boeing are streaming live coverage of the Starliner's pad abort test on November 4th … Read the rest of this entry

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Facebook takes down fake political ad meant to test its fact checking

Facebook's stance on truth in political ads has been put to the test. The social media giant has removed a 'stunt' ad from a Political Action Committee, the Really Online Lefty League, that falsely claimed Republican Senator Lindsey Graham supported… … Read the rest of this entry

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Porsche Taycan test drive shows the EV’s repeatable launch control

You'll have to wait to September for the Porsche Taycan's official unveiling, but the automaker is at least ready to answer one burning question: how well would the EV fare in a drag race? Quite well, apparently. Fully Charged has … Read the rest of this entry

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SpaceX’s Starhopper test vehicle successfully makes its first bounce

After completing zero of two launch attempts on Wednesday, SpaceX went two for two on Thursday. Its Dragon spacecraft is making a third trip to the ISS, while its Starhopper test vehicle took a tiny jump from its test pad … Read the rest of this entry

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NASA’s LEMUR robot escaped Death Valley in its last field test

While rovers like Curiosity are doing a bang-up job exploring extraterrestrial terrain, they don't have the capability to scale cliffs and other hard-to-reach places. That's a job best left to climbing robots like LEMUR, a technology developed by eng… Engadget … Read the rest of this entry

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‘Gears 5′ multiplayer test starts July 19th

The Coalition and Microsoft have offered a peek at Gears 5's cooperative Escape mode, but how does its competitive gameplay fare? You might find out very shortly if you're committed to the franchise. The companies are launching a Multiplayer Techni… … Read the rest of this entry

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Test tube embryo transfer may give near-extinct rhinos a second chance

Lab-made embryos are one step closer to saving a virtually extinct species. Scientists have successfully transferred a test tube rhino embryo back into a female for the first time, implanting the creation into a southern white rhino in Poland. The… … Read the rest of this entry

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My DNA test confirmed it: I’m not a morning person

There's a coded judgment that people who do well in the mornings hold against those of us who do not. "You're just not a morning person," they say, the words dripping with the implication that our sluggishness in the AM … Read the rest of this entry

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Tesla’s mystery test car may be a Model S refresh

For the most part, Tesla's Model S has maintained a familiar look since it was introduced in 2012 — the largest external change was the elimination of the fake grille back in 2016. There might be a refresh looming on … Read the rest of this entry

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Boeing shows off its Starliner’s latest parachute test

As SpaceX and Boeing continue with their commercial crew space race, Boeing posted this video showing a test of the parachutes on its Starliner vehicle. The plan is for the crew to parachute down in the American southwest after departing … Read the rest of this entry

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