Archive: 11/21/2013

Stepping up Vega launcher production

Such is the success of Europe's Vega small launcher that an order was signed today in Rome for the production of ten more vehicles. These will be launched over three years from the end of 2015.

Nov 21, 2013
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ISON comet has lost individual fragments

One or more chunks could have split off from the nucleus of comet ISON in recent days. Two wing-like structures in the gaseous environment of the comet, which have been photographed by a team of scientists ...

Nov 21, 2013
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Jury ends Day 2 of Samsung-Apple deliberations

Jurors failed to reach a decision Wednesday and will return for a third day of deliberations to determine how much Samsung Electronics owes Apple for copying key features of the iPhone and iPad.

Nov 21, 2013
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Australia police, central bank websites hacked

Australian police and central bank websites fell victim to cyber attacks Thursday with an Indonesian hacker claiming responsibility, reportedly demanding that Canberra apologise in an intensifying row over ...

Nov 21, 2013
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