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Use this tiny off-the-shelf GoPro satellite to take an epic selfie in space – Gizmodo

View of the Great Barrier Reef in Australia from Low Earth Orbit (displayed at 8x normal speed). GIF: NanoAvionics / Gizmodo Private satellite cameras are expensive, limited, and difficult to develop. Smallsat manufacturer NanoAvionics recently avoided any development issues and opted for something off the shelf instead. The company used a GoPro Hero 7 camera …

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Docked US Cygnus spacecraft successfully maneuvers ISS in important re-enhancement test – Gizmodo

Northrop Grumman Chicken Cargo Ship. picture: NASA NASA is breathing a sigh of relief after a successful demonstration in which a temporarily moored Cygnus cargo ship has been converted into a booster engine for the International Space Station. Favorable test indicates that NASA has the means to adjust the orbit of the space station if …

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A Mars spacecraft has been running on Windows 98 Era for 19 years, but no longer exists – Gizmodo

Illustration of the Mars Express spacecraft launched in 2003.Clarification: ESA Dial-up Internet Days, AOL Instant Messenger and Myspace may be gone on Earth, but on Mars, the early years of the internet are still alive. The Martian spacecraft has been running on software designed for more than 20 years in a proprietary environment based on …

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Flu vaccine may help stave off Alzheimer’s disease – Gizmodo

A bottle of flu vaccine at CVS Pharmacy and MinuteClinic on September 10, 2021 in Miami, Florida.picture: Joe Riddell (Getty Images) New research points to more benefits of influenza vaccination in older adults. The study found that adults over 65 who had received at least one flu shot were significantly less likely to develop Alzheimer’s …

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