Nasa project manager MiMi Aung said she got ‘goose bumps’ watching the first controlled flight on another planet.
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NASA's miniature robot helicopter Ingenuity performed a successful takeoff and landing on Mars early on Monday, achieving the first powered, controlled flight by an aircraft over the surface of another planet, the U.S. space agency said."I don't think I can ever stop watching it over and over again," Aung said of the video, noting scheduled upcoming flights will push Ingenuity to its limit, by going faster, farther and against the wind.
Astrophysicist and the Frederick P. Rose Director of the Hayden Planetarium at the American Museum of Natural History, Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson, explains the signifcance of the Ingenuity helicopter flying on Mars.
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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said on Monday the company planned to launch several audio products - including a competitor to audio app Clubhouse - and features for finding and playing podcasts.Speaking in an interview on Discord with journalist Casey Newton, Zuckerberg said the world's largest social media network planned in the coming months to launch audio features including short-form audio clips called Soundbites.Plus, a way for users to discover and play podcasts.He also said Facebook was exploring live audio rooms, taking on the buzzy audio-only app Clubhouse, which experienced explosive growth in the past year as more people stayed home.The app is a voice-only social media platform which allows users to chat or listen in on conversations.Facebook joins a host of social companies that have announced audio features in recent months. Twitter, for example, is also testing its live audio feature Spaces.As part of the announcements, Zuckerberg also said Facebook is working with Spotify to make sharing content easier for musicians and listeners.
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The Home Secretary said we must ‘push’ tech firms to ensure that they ‘stand up and step up to take in every single preventative measure in place’.
French astronaut Thomas Pesquet granted an exclusive interview to FRANCE 24 and RFI from Cape Canaveral in Florida, just three days before blasting off for the International Space Station (ISS) aboard SpaceX's Crew Dragon spacecraft. Pesquet is off on his second six-month mission to the ISS, with no less than 232 scientific experiments to be carried out on board. He'll also become the first French astronaut to command the space station for an entire month, something he hailed as "recognition for a European" as well as for the European Space Agency.
Civil liberties groups are asking the Supreme Court to give the public access to opinions of the secretive court that reviews bulk email collection, warrantless internet searches and other government surveillance programs. The groups say in an appeal filed with the high court Monday that the public has a constitutional right to see significant opinions of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court. The appeal was filed by Theodore Olson, the American Civil Liberties Union, the Knight First Amendment Institute at Columbia University and Yale Law School’s Media Freedom and Information Access Clinic.
"We can now say that human beings have flown a rotorcraft on another planet!" says lead engineer MiMi Aung to her team as NASA successfully flew the Ingenuity helicopter on Mars.
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This Robodog is training with Dutch policeIts primary function is entering drugs labs before humans doThe robot is guided by an agent with a remote controlCourtesy: Dutch Police Central Unit(SOUNDBITE) (Dutch) DIVISION SPECIAL OPERATIONS SPECIALIST SIMON, SAYING (SOUNDBITE CONTINUES OVER SHOTS OF 'SPOT' WALKING INSIDE AND OUTSIDE):"(In the past), we already had a robot with very good caterpillar track qualities, but it couldn't get up to a kerb. We had robots with very good wheels, but they couldn't get through difficult terrain. We had robots with very good cameras, but they could not be as mobile. And what we see in 'Spot', we are very enthusiastic about it, because it is a platform that we can move through all terrains, both at a slow and a fast pace. 'Spot' itself has some very good sensors, but we can also place on 'Spot' all kinds of sensors that we already use within the police organization."The four-legged robot dog named "Spot"is developed by U.S. company Boston DynamicsFuture applications for Spot could includeentering a crime scene and taking DNA samples
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