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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Meta to launch microblogging competitor in wake of Twitter backlash
The recent backlash against Musk’s proposed tweet cap could prove to be the perfect time to launch the competitor
Meta Platforms, the company behind Facebook, plans to launch a microblogging app called Threads on Thursday, to operate as a direct competitor to Twitter.
The launch comes just days after Twitter boss Elon Musk attracted criticism by announcing limits to how many posts users could read on the platform.
Threads will allow users to directly port their followers from Instagram, another app owned by the company, and to keep the same username. This feature will allow users to supercharge the often slow process of building a following on the new site.
While other apps such as Mastodon and Blue Sky have failed to present much of a challenge to Twitter, Threads is launching after a period of intense criticism and scepticism of Twitter, which followed Musk’s US$44 billion purchase of the platform in 2022.
Musk has made significant staffing cuts in areas like content moderation which has caused a rift with advertisers. He has also implemented several elements such as an US$8 per month account verification system which has proved unpopular with users.
Instagram boasts roughly 2.3 billion users compared to Twitter’s almost 400 million, which poses a significant user advantage from which to draw from.
Why is OpenAI’s ChatGPT being sued in the United States?
OpenAI sued for stealing everything anyone has ever written on the Internet
A class action lawsuit has been filed against OpenAI, the creator of ChatGPT.
The suit claims that the company’s ‘AI’ training methods violate the privacy and copyright of numerous individuals who have shared content online.
So, what does this mean for new breakthrough ‘AI’ programs and software?
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