Slick informant has star role in feds’ Miami extortion trial | The Miami Herald

Although he admits to a string of past crimes and lies, a former Colombian drug trafficker turned federal informant has taken center stage as a key witness in a corruption case against an Immigration and Customs Enforcement agent.   Source:  

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The Psychology Behind Choosing a Killer Domain Name

Choosing a domain name is one of the most important decisions you will make for your business. Your domain name characterizes your business, labels your business, and will stick with your business for a long time. In most cases, you should choose a domain name at the same time you choose your business name. When… Read more »

Philae lander makes historic touchdown on comet | Science | The Guardian

Safe landing gives scientists their first chance to ride a comet and study close up what happens as it gets closer to the sun. The signal broke a seven-hour wait of agonising intensity and sparked scenes of jubilation at the European Space Agency’s mission control in Darmstadt. The team in charge of the Rosetta mission… Read more »

BBC News – Rosetta: concerns for comet lander after uneven landing

Rosetta: concerns for comet lander after uneven landing After a historic but awkward comet landing, the robot probe Philae is now stable and sending pictures – but there are concerns about its battery life. After two bounces, the first one about 1km back out into space, the lander settled in the shadow of a cliff,… Read more »

Unmanned NASA-contracted rocket explodes over eastern Virginia

(CNN) — An unmanned NASA-contracted rocket exploded in midair early Tuesday evening, producing huge flames and loud booms along the eastern Virginia coast but no injuries or deaths. Source:  


Boeing, Lockheed Martin, And Jeff Bezos Are Going To Build A Rocket

And it will probably be awesome.   Source:  

What International Development Can Learn from Space Travel

On September 11, 1962, President Kennedy visited the George C. Marshall Spaceflight Center where Dr. Wernher von Braun showed him a model of the Saturn C-5 rocket, the “vehicle designed…   Source:  

Amazon Founder Jeff Bezos’s Startup Is Part of Bid to Deliver Astronauts – WSJ

Jeff Bezos’s space-exploration startup Blue Origin is part of a team led by Boeing that is expected to soon garner a NASA contract to ferry astronauts to and from the international space station.   Source: