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Slingshot to throw satellites into space?

An idea is being developed and tested in New Mexico’s Spaceport America; In essence it is a giant slingshot device that is claimed can hurl – robustly built – small satellites partly on their way into Earth orbit. SpinLaunch, headquartered in Long Beach, California, is the business behind the idea which is far from stupid. […]

November 12, 2021

TNI steps up fight against disinformation

At a recent summit chaired by the BBC’s Director-General, Tony Hall, the TNI agreed to a shared early warning system of rapid alerts to combat the spread of disinformation during the US presidential election. The TNI is an industry collaboration of major news and global tech organisations working together to stop the spread of disinformation […]

July 13, 2020