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SpaceX: NASA’s Crew-2 returns to earth in safe water landing

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After 200 days aboard the International Space Station, NASA’s Crew-2 Mission has completed a safe water landing

Astronauts from NASA, France and Japan splashed down in the Gulf of Mexico just moments ago.

Recovery personnel are flocking to the capsule, including someone on a jet ski who will climb aboard the capsule’s exterior.

The first two chutes were thrown out, and the remaini

On board the autonomous spacecraft were two NASA astronauts, commander Shane Kimbrough and pilot Megan McArthur. They were accompanied by astronauts Thomas Pesquet of France and Akihiko Hoshide of Japan.ng four were deployed as the mission began its landing.

The splashdown happened in the darkness a few miles off the coast of Florida.

The return comes at a busy time for human spaceflight.

On Wednesday, SpaceX is scheduled to launch another quartet of astronauts to the space station — a mission that had been scheduled to lift off last week but was delayed because of weather and an astronaut’s illness.

NASA did not say which astronaut got sick or what the illness was, other than confirming that it was not COVID-19.

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Atari acquisition ends the longest running console war

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Atari, the iconic gaming company, has revealed its acquisition of the Intellivision brand.

‘Uniting Atari and Intellivision after 45 years ends the longest running console war in history,” said Mike Mika, Studio Head at Digital Eclipse, an Atari-owned game studio.

This move is seen as a strategic step by Atari to expand its portfolio and tap into the nostalgia-driven market.

Emily Leaney from TeamRetro joins to discuss. #featured

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The United States is accelerating efforts into space warfare

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Is space warfare the next frontier of military competition?

On this episode of Hot Shots – the US expand efforts into space warfare, big tech commit to AI fail safes, while AI moves the markets and a buried treasure of ‘Holy Grail’ proportions is unearthed.

Ticker’s Ahron Young & Veronica Dudo discuss. #featured #trending

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Are silent vehicles putting pedestrians at risk?

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A recent study suggests that EVs and hybrids are more likely to be involved in pedestrian collisions compared to traditional internal combustion engine vehicles.

One possible explanation for this phenomenon is the quieter operation of electric vehicles at lower speeds, which can catch pedestrians off guard, particularly those who are visually impaired or distracted.

To counter this issue, all new EVs in Australia will be outfitted with AVAS – an audible alert to pedestrians to indicate a EV is headed in their direction.

Mike Costello from Cox Automotive joins to discuss. #featured

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