Space

Daredevil Dies in Homemade Rocket Crash

Daredevil “Mad” Mike Hughes has died in a crash of a homemade steam-powered rocket during an attempt to leave the earth’s atmosphere. Although Hughes has claimed the Earth is flat and that his flight to the edge of space would prove the flat Earth theory, his PR Representative called the theory a “schtick” Hughes used to gain attention.

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SpaceX Glitch Prevented Communication to Avoid Satellite Collision

SpaceX said a bug in its “on-call paging system” prevented it from better communication and subsequent coordination with the European Space Agency (ESA) to avoid a possible collision between two satellites orbiting Earth, according to a Tuesday-published report at the Verge. The ESA moved its satellite to avoid being hit by the SpaceX “Starlink” satellite.

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