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The Trials and Tribulations of Transporting Robonaut

The process of space travel, from brainstorming to landing, is possible through a mere system of steps. While the number of steps needed to plan a successful mission might rank in the hundreds of millions, it is all performed very methodically and precisely. Such care is needed when you’re dealing with gadgets and machinery that costs well into the billions ...

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Tie the Knot in Space

A Japanese wedding planning company has teamed up with space transportation provider Rocketplane Kistler Japan. Using half-airplane, half-space shuttle transportation, they plan on hosting weddings aboard a one hour space flight that reach altitudes above 62 miles. They’re charging a little over two million dollars for such an affair but are kind enough to include a photo and video album, ...

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Shuttle announces the Mac Mini hating X200 mini-MCPC

Media center PCs are really picking up speed. Even if you didn’t buy a PC with the intended purpose of hooking up your cable to it, so many PCs have a TV tuner in them that the title of MCPC is beginning to lose its glamor. The new Shuttle X200 mini-media center PC completes every objective of Shuttle’s. It has ...

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Shuttle SDXI series definately not for n00bs

It’s the quote from the Shuttle web site that best wraps up what this blazing hot computer is: This isnt your mothers XPC… Only the 1337 apply. Intimidating? A bit, but you can handle it. This small form factor machine boasts an Intel Core 2 Extreme QX6700 processor, two AMD ATI Radeon X1950 Pro CrossFire graphics cards, two 10,000RPM Western ...

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