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Shelly Palmer Radio Report – July 13, 2011

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[wpaudio url=”https://media.shellypalmer.com/wp-content/images/usrn/110713_SHELLYPALMER_GEN_BED.mp3″ text=”Click to play … ” dl=”0″] Netflix recently announced that it’s separating streaming and physical rental plans and raising its prices. For $7.99 you can now choose either unlimited streaming or unlimited, one DVD at a time rentals. If you want to keep your DVD rentals and streaming, it will now cost you […]

Atlantis Space Shuttle

NASA Preparing Final Shuttle Launch

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NASA’s Atlantis space shuttle is set to launch on July 9th, embarking on NASA’s final launch of its own spacecraft. The final mission will last for 12 days, and should be visible to the naked eye depending on its orbit. NASA is retiring its fleet as the United States funnels investments to private companies for […]

President Obama

Obama Administration Launching $70 Million Robotics Initiative

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The Obama administration recently announced a $70 million robotics initiative. The money will be used for the research and development of robots that could work cooperatively with people. NASA, the National Science Foundation and the National Institutes of Health are backing the program. Read the full article at PCMag.com  

Shelly Palmer Radio Report – June 27, 2011

[wpaudio url=”https://media.shellypalmer.com/wp-content/images/usrn/110627_SHELLYPALMER_GEN_BED.mp3″ text=”Click to play … ” dl=”0″] The hacker group LulzSec, known for attacking the websites of government offices and security agencies, has announced that it will halt its operations. With its ‘final letter’ the group released internal documents from AT&T, including user names and passwords. Global law enforcement has been pressuring the hackers […]

SpaceX Dragon

Private Spacecraft May Land on Mars

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NASA recently invested money into private companies for spacecraft development and it’s already paying off. Rocket producer SpaceX claims its Dragon capsule cannot only deliver goods to space stations, but hopes to land on other planets. The first manned mission could happen as early as 2014. Read the full article at TheRegister.co.uk