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This is the world’s most powerful rocket ever

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Artemis 1 is the first stage of a series of missions designed to send astronauts back to the moon as part of NASA’s Artemis program.

Here’s what you should know about it

NASA is on a mission to return astronauts to the moon as part of the Artemis program.

Its inaugural Artemis I mission will be an uncrewed expedition around the moon and serve as practice for future missions to Mars.

‘’And it’s back to the Moon and then on to Mars.”

NASA administrator, Bill Nelson

Here’s everything else you need to know about Artemis 1

NASA’s mega moon rocket – the Space Launch System – is scheduled to lift off on August 29.

“Ladies and gentlemen, the world’s most powerful rocket ever right here.’’

NASA administrator, Bill Nelson

Sitting on top of the 322-foot-tall rocket is the Orion astronaut capsule.

It is designed to separate from the rocket in space, ferry humans toward the moon

and rendezvous with a separate spacecraft that will take astronauts to the lunar surface.

The Space Launch System-Orion cost $37 billion to develop, including ground systems.

For the Artemis 1 mission, the Orion capsule will launch atop the Space Launch System without any humans

and orbit the moon before returning to Earth 42 days later.

If all goes according to plan, subsequent Artemis missions will follow, sending astronauts around the moon and back.

Artemis I is a crucial, long-delayed demonstration trip to the moon for NASA.

The U.S. space agency hasn’t sent any humans to the moon since 1972, when Apollo 17 astronaut Eugene Cernan left the last footprints on the lunar surface.

“NASA’s Artemis program will pave the way for humanity’s giant leap, future missions to Mars. There’s no doubt that we are in a golden era of human space exploration, discovery and ingenuity in space, and it all begins with Artemis 1.”

NASA administrator, Bill Nelson

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Iran cuts internet access over “hijab violation”

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Iranian authorities say they will restrict internet access in the country until calm is restored to the streets

Protests over the death of a young woman in the custody of the morality police continue to rock the Islamic Republic.

Thousands of Iranians have taken to the streets in protest since the death last week of 22-year-old Mahsa Amini, who was apprehended in Tehran and taken to a “re-education center,” apparently for not wearing her hijab properly.

Amini’s death has sparked outrage among Iranian women, who have long been subject to repressive rules mandating their dress and behavior.

In recent years, the government has stepped up its enforcement of these rules, with morality police attacking women for offenses such as wearing loose headscarves or talking to men in public.

The death of Amini, who was reportedly beaten in custody, has galvanized young Iranians who are fed up with the repression they have faced for their entire lives.

In addition to taking to the streets, they are using social media to spread the word about the protests and to call for an end to the government’s oppressive policies.

It remains to be seen whether the current wave of protests will lead to lasting change in Iran. But one thing is clear: the country’s young people are no longer willing to tolerate the status quo.

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Video game actors are worried that they’ll replaced by AI

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A new generation of video game characters are being created, and they look eerily lifelike.

Powered by artificial intelligence (AI), these digital avatars can learn and adapt, making them more realistic than ever before.

As a result, some video game actors are worried that they may soon be replaced by AI technologies.

While it is true that AI characters can be created relatively cheaply, they still require a lot of work to create and animate.

In addition, they lack the emotional range and subtlety of human actors. As a result, it is unlikely that AI will completely take over the role of video game actors anytime soon.

However, it is possible that AI could be used to augment or supplement human performances in the future.

For example, an AI character could be used to create a basic motion-capture performance that could then be refined by a human actor.

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Whether or not AI technologies will have a role in the future of video games remains to be seen.

However, one thing is certain: the gaming industry is changing rapidly, and all those involved will need to adapt to stay ahead of the curve.

However, it’s important to remember that AI is still in its early stages of development, and it’s not clear how far it will ultimately be able to advance.

For now, video game actors still have a valuable role to play in the industry.

Their experience and performance brings a human element to video games that simply can’t be replicated by AI.

As the technology continues to evolve, it will be interesting to see how it affects the role of video game actors. But for now, they can rest assured that their jobs are safe.

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YouTube to start sharing its ad revenue from Shorts

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If you create Youtube videos here’s some welcome news for your wallet

YouTube will start sharing its ad revenue.

It’s no secret the platform has been focusing in on shorts and so have its creators 

As it tries to compete with TikTok, YouTube has announced it will release a new revenue-sharing model for creators of popular short-form videos.

So starting next year thee company will pay a portion of is revenue based on videos that get the most views.

YouTube said that every month it will pool together ad revenue from Shorts.

Of that sum, an undisclosed percentage is allocated to creators, and YouTube will pay them 45 per cent of that amount.

YouTube’s growth rate in the second quarter was the slowest since Alphabet started breaking out the unit’s revenue in 2019.

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