STEM

Atlantis Space Shuttle

Atlantis Makes Final Landing

By

NASA’s Atlantis shuttle recently made its final landing in Cape Canaveral, marking the end of its 30 year tenure journeying space. This 13-day mission is the last for NASA as it indefinitely suspends its shuttle operations. Florida’s Space Cost will lose around 8,000 jobs after its final layoffs. Read the full article at MiamiHerald.com

NASA

Dawn Probe Lands 177 Million Miles Away

By

NASA’s robot satellite the Dawn probe, successfully made its way into the orbit of the asteroid Vesta. The Vesta sits in an asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter and this research marks a milestone for NASA. The Dawn probe travel traveled around 177 million miles away from Earth. Read the full article at BBC.co.uk

Cyber Jihad

Al Qaeda Calls for Cyber Jihad

By

British authorities recently stated that al Qaeda has called for a “cyber jihad” after the death of Osama bin Laden. Authorities believe that the actual threat is low, but is more likely to become a growing problem. Past attempts consisted of sending malicious emails to the likes of Google and NASA. Read the full article […]

Shelly Palmer Radio Report – July 13, 2011

[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

By

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 […]