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How To Add a Solid State Drive (SSD) to a Mac Pro Early 2008
I have a Mac Pro 2008 computer which has been very good. I've replaced the original hard drives once already and I had to replace the graphics card a couple years ago. Recently I've been having issues with startup disk so I decided to replace it. However th...
I have a Mac Pro 2008 computer which has been very good. I've replaced the original hard drives once already and I had to replace the graphics card a couple years ago. Recently I've been having issues with startup disk so I d...
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Did you miss Juno going into orbit at Jupiter last night and the subsequent press conference? Watch them again on SpaceRef. #juno   #Jupiter  
On July 4th, NASA Television aired live coverage of the solar-powered Juno spacecraft's arrival at Jupiter after an almost five-year journey. Juno is the first spacecraft to orbit the poles of our solar system's most massive planet. It will circle the Jovian world 37 times during 20 months, ...
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ISS update: 16 CubeSats will be deployed this week: 14 Planet Lab Doves, 1 Arkyd-3 & 1 Centennial-1
A new trio of space station crew members arrived at the Baikonur Cosmodrome on Friday to complete mission preparations. In space, the orbital residents began a series of Cubesat deployments. The Expedition 44/45 crew comprised of Soyuz Commander Oleg Kononenko and Flight Engineers Kjell Lindgren ...
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Neptune Duo - Communication for the 21st Century - The Internet of Things
Siman Tian and his small five person Neptune team in Montreal think that their latest product, the Neptune Duo, not only out-innovates the competition, but will disrupt a market that's just in its infancy. That's a bold assumption. In the Globe and Mail art...
Siman Tian and his small five person Neptune team in Montreal think that their latest product, the Neptune Duo, not only out-innovates the competition, but will disrupt a market that's just in its infancy. That's a bold as...
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Veteran Public Servant Sylvain Laporte Named President of the Canadian Space Agency
In reviewing Mr. Laporte's career since he became a senior manager at National Defence in 1996, I see a variety of public service, though no direct space experience. He does have a computer science background though. I also see he has spent no more than thr...
In reviewing Mr. Laporte's career since he became a senior manager at National Defence in 1996, I see a variety of public service, though no direct space experience. He does have a computer science background though. I also s...
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International collaboration finds that two small satellites (Phobos and Deimos) orbiting Mars can also be formed by a giant impact like the origin of our Moon. The research is reported in Nature Geoscience, July 2016. An international team of researchers from Royal Observatory of Belgium, ...
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SpaceX made space exploration history tonight when it brought a Falcon 9 first stage back to a safe landing on Earth. Minutes after ending its portion of the launch, the first stage reoriented itself, fired its engines, and came in for a pinpoint landing at Cape Canaveral.
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Joined by an all-star cast of scientists that included Stephen Hawking, Martin Rees, Frank Drake, Geoff Marcy and Ann Druyan, Russian billionaire Yuri Milner announced that he was personally funding a series of new initiatives to kickstart the search for life in the universe called Breakthrough ...
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Dust plays an extremely important role in the universe - both in the formation of planets and new stars. But dust was not there from the beginning and the earliest galaxies had no dust, only gas. Now an international team of astronomers, led by researchers from the Niels Bohr Institute, ...
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Too much hype, not enough pitching depth.
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CTV New Channel Interviews about SpaceX on January 6th and 10th
I appeared on CTV News Channel January 6th and 10th to discuss the aborted SpaceX launch on January 6th and the subsequent successful on January 10th. A SpaceX Falcon 9 launched to the
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Entrepreneur, technologist, software engineer, writer and publisher.
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CEO at SpaceRef and Hyperix.
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My first Internet product was SportsWorld BBS in 1992, predating the web!
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