Boeing says Spaceway-1 battery failure has low risk of repeating on...

The battery malfunction that put DirecTV’s Spaceway-1 satellite at risk of exploding has a “very low likelihood” of occuring on other satellites, according to the satellite’s manufacturer, Boeing. 

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Watch Dogs Legion: Click goes inside the post-Brexit game

In a world first, Marc Cieslak interviews the creator of Watch Dogs: Legion inside his own game.

House introduces NASA authorization bill that emphasizes Mars over moon

Boeing lander

The leadership of the House Science Committee introduced a NASA authorization bill Jan. 24 that seeks to significantly alter NASA’s current plans to return humans to the moon and make them part of an effort to send humans to Mars.

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U.S. Space Force has lifted off, now the journey begins

A team of U.S. military and civilian defense officials spent most of 2019 drawing up plans to create a Space Force as a new service branch within the Air Force. But it wasn’t until Congress reached a deal in December on the 2020 National Defense Authorization Act that the Space Force went from concept to reality.

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Op-ed | Getting Space Force acquisition right in 2020

Getting the Space Force right and creating the first new U.S. armed service in more than half a century will be a herculean task. Meeting that growing challenge will require, first and foremost, getting Space Force acquisition right.

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NASA appoints two new center directors

Andrucyk and Pérez-Davis

NASA has selected acting directors at two of its field centers to take those positions on a permanent basis.

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Vector proceeding with sale of assets

Vector, the launch vehicle and smallsat technology company that filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in December, announced Jan. 24 it is proceeding with plans to sell its satellite technology to Lockheed Martin or another bidder.

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Article 13: UK will not implement EU copyright law

Media giants such as Google have been outspoken opponents of the legislation.

SpaceX to launch Egyptian satellite in 2022

SpaceX will launch Egyptian operator NileSat’s next communications satellite on a Falcon 9 rocket in 2022, SpaceXsaid Jan. 23.

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‘Porn block’ companies seek £3m in damages

Four companies are seeking a judicial review of the decision to scrap age verification plans.

Could feathers inspire plane wing design and other news

BBC Click's Paul Carter looks at some of the week's best technology stories.

Tinder to add panic button and anti-catfishing tech

The move comes after criticism over the lack of safety issues offered by dating apps.

NASA prepares to shut down Spitzer Space Telescope

NASA will turn off an aging infrared space telescope in a week, citing the complexities of continuing to operate the spacecraft as it drifts away from the Earth.

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What can you use instead of Google and Facebook?

More and more companies are promising privacy online and an alternative to the big internet firms.

Sonos CEO says speakers will work ‘as long as possible’

The company said it was sorry for the confusion caused by plans to stop sending updates to legacy speakers.