Space

Here’s how Amazon’s Alexa AI is helping NASA become smarter at work

July 24, 2018

While you are busy giving Alexa commands to play your favourite song or book an Uber, the cloud-based voice service from Amazon is helping the US space agency organise daily tasks while making sense of intrinsic data-sets. According to Tom Soderstrom, IT Chief Technology and Innovation Officer at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), voice as […]

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Soyuz Rocket Launches 4 New O3b Communications Satellites Into Orbit

March 10, 2018

An Arianespace Soyuz rocket successfully launched a quartet of O3b communications satellites into orbit today (March 9) for the Luxembourg-based satellite operator SES Networks. The Soyuz lifted off from the Guiana Space Center in Kourou, French Guiana at 12:10 p.m. EST (1710 GMT) after a 33-minute delay caused by bad weather. Despite the slow start, Arianespace had […]

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