The World’s First “Space Nation” Just Launched a Satellite Into Orbit

Asgardia, the world’s first “space nation,” just launched a satellite into space, marking their first off-world presence. The Asgardia-1 satellite carries .5 TB of data from Asgardians, including digital copies of the space nation’s flag and constitution.

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A Rebranded Hyperloop One Lays Out Preliminary Plans for India

Virgin Hyperloop One’s plans for a national hyperloop network in India took a step forward, with three additional regions agreeing to initial route feasibility studies. The company aims to have three working hyperloop systems by 2021.

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A Telescope 100X Stronger Than Hubble Will Unveil Parts of the Cosmos We’ve Never Seen

NASA has announced the selection of 13 research programs that will comprise the Early Release period for the James Webb Space Telescope. The powerful craft will facilitate projects that were previously impossible.

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A Global Collaboration to Create “Artificial Organisms” Just Went Live

Mindfire is a new foundation that is dedicated to cracking the “brain code” to allow for the development of AI with human-level capabilities. The first mission will begin in the spring of next year.

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