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Astronauts Get Inflatable Room At Space Station Astronauts Get Inflatable Room At Space Station
- April 18, 2016

SpaceX has a goal of making its Falcon 9 rockets reusable in order to reduce launch costs from its current $61 million price tag to around $5 million to $7 million. Spectators at the launch site in Florida applauded while employees at SpaceX's California mission control broke into cheers of "USA!" Meanwhile, the Dragon capsule continued on into orbit, where astronauts will use the station's grappling arm to grab the capsule on Sunday. (more...)
Inflatable room delivered to the International Space Station
- April 17, 2016

Peake. Another U.S. commercial cargo ship called Cygnus has been attached to the station since March 26. This is also the first time in five years that the compound has six docking ports occupied: Dragon , Cygnus , two Russian Progress freighters and two Russian Soyuz crew capsules. (more...)
SpaceX Rocket Makes Historic Ocean Landing
- April 17, 2016

If successful, the BEAM module could be an efficient way to build habitat space on the moon and on Mars. The landing marked another milestone for billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk and his privately owned SpaceX company, in the quest to develop a cheap, reusable rocket within the burgeoning commercial space launch industry. (more...)
SpaceX delivers world's first inflatable room for astronauts
- April 17, 2016

In a double triumph on Friday, Elon Musk-led SpaceX resumed International Space Station (ISS) deliveries for NASA as well as successfully landed its Falcon 9 rocket on an ocean platform for the first time. The CRS-8 Dragon will be hauling 7,000 pounds worth of supplies up to the ISS. The arrival of the Dragon capsule was also a major relief for SpaceX which has not launched payload into space since an accident a year ago shelved its delivery plans until today. (more...)
Chris Beard says he bolted UNLV to come 'home' to Texas Tech
- April 17, 2016

This is Beard's seventh job since then, and while it's certainly a surprising twist to this year's coaching carousel, one sure to draw critics, it also has been described by Beard as something of a dream job. Regardless of what was said in a meeting with Tech officials Thursday night in Nevada, Beard may have sent his most important message after Little Rock's loss to Tech in December. (more...)
Huawei Trademarks Huawei Trademarks "Huawei 7P" Hinting At the Upcoming Nexus Device
- April 16, 2016

Consumers and phone fans were excited to get their hands on the first Huawei-branded Nexus , and everyone has wondered if we would get a sequel. The way we see it, the Nexus 7P will be the successor for the Nexus 7 and it will be like the Nexus 6P for the tablet industry. (more...)