Archive: 20/06/2005

Stackable computers out of this world

Brisbane engineers have teamed up with NASA to help build a new computer system for future space missions to the Moon, Mars and beyond. The team of electronics engineers from The University of Queensland, led by Dr John ...

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Credit Card Users With Highest Balances Pay Lowest Rates

People who hold credit cards with the lowest interest rates are not the ones you might expect – they're the borrowers who carry the highest credit card debt, according to new research. The assumption has been that credit ...

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Vietnam War Technology Could Aid Elephant Conservation

Seismic sensors developed to track enemy troop movements during the Vietnam war could help ecologists monitor and conserve elephant populations, according to new research published in the British Ecological Society's Journal ...

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SpaceDev Awarded Nanosat Hybrid Propulsion Contract

SpaceDev has been awarded approximately $100,000 to begin developing a nanosat hybrid propulsion system under a new Phase I Small Business Innovation Research contract from the Air Force Research Laboratory at Edwards Air ...

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Expedition Eleven Receives Vital Supplies

After a busy week of preparations, the Expedition 11 crew on the International Space Station (ISS) has welcomed the arrival of the latest Progress cargo spacecraft. The Progress docked Saturday at 8:42 p.m. EDT to the aft ...

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Navicom Begins Manufacturing New GPS Unit

NowAuto announced last Wednesday that wholly owned subsidiary Navicom has began manufacturing the new Navitraq V GPS unit which will be ready for shipping this summer.

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