Space Agency NASA has selected three companies — Beyond Orbit, Astrobotic and Intuitive Machines, on which the space Agency has entrusted the task of delivering scientific and technological equipment on the moon in 2020-2021 years before scheduled for 2024 landing of American astronauts on Earth's natural satellite. This announcement is important not only for the reason that while none of the private companies in the world has managed to safely land on the moon (the latter approximate is the story of the Israeli machine "Genesis"), but also because for US it will be the first soft landing on the satellite later 46 years since the last landing, according to the portal Ars Technica.
Machine learning today is one of the most important fundamental technology trends. This is one of the main ways in which technology will change the world in the next decade. Some aspects of these changes are cause for concern. For example, the potential impact of machine learning on the labour market, or use it for unethical purposes (for example, authoritarian regimes). There is another problem, which is the subject of this post: the bias of artificial intelligence.
Russia wants to become an independent nation in international space research. But its former advantages in space little left, says the German TV channel ZDF. The reasons are many — from lack of funding to corruption. However, the new management of Roskosmos intends to restore order in the industry, do not decline cooperation with other countries.
In the early twentieth century, it seemed that the flight of man into space is something impossible. Now the output of astronauts in outer space is something very common and not even considered for the big news. Not to stay in place, humanity is important to keep thinking outside the box, which is a NASA project called "Innovative Advanced Concepts" (NIAC). In the framework of a space Agency funded the development of 18 technologies, which at the moment seem to be fantastic. Smart suits? Is it really possible?