SELECTED RELEASES AND TALKS

Sunday, 19 February 2017

SpaceX launches Falcon 9 from historic NASA pad

Using NASA’s historic pad 39A, which once sent Apollo moonships and space shuttles on their way, a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket blasted off from the Kennedy Space Center Sunday, boosting a Dragon cargo ship into orbit to deliver nearly 5,500 pounds of equipment, supplies research material to the International Space Station.

 

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Saturday, 18 February 2017

SpaceX is sending a drug resistant superbug to space

The pathogen known as MRSA -- methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus -- is lethal, and highly resistant to known antibiotics.

 

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Friday, 17 February 2017

Here’s why NASA is sending a superbug into space

It’s a development straight off the pages of a science fiction film script — on Saturday, NASA will fire a superbug up into the sky toward the International Space Station.

 

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