Risky teleoperation, Rocket League simulation and zoologist multiplication – TechCrunch

Research in the field of machine learning and AI, now a key technology in practically every industry and company, is far too voluminous for anyone to read it all. This column, Perceptron (previously Deep Science), aims to collect some of the most relevant recent discoveries and papers — particularly in, but not limited to, artificial intelligence … Read more

Near and far – TechCrunch

Hello and welcome back to Max Q. In this issue: Astra’s long game in the small launch market The supermassive black hole at the center of the galaxy News from Virgin Orbit, SpaceX and more Don’t forget to sign up to get the free newsletter version of Max Q delivered to your inbox. I sat … Read more

SpaceX to launch in rocket launches in 2022 – TechCrunch

Welcome to Max Q, the TechCrunch newsletter that covers everything that flies. Or floating. Or I think it’s crashing too. Whatever happens in and on the way into space. We are now in 2022 and people are already launching missiles. Don’t forget to register to receive the free newsletter version of Max Q delivered to … Read more

Here’s a look at what’s happening today — day two — at TC Sessions: Space 2021 – TechCrunch

Welcome to the TC Sessions: Space 2021 equinox — the halfway point where day one is in the history books and day two is about to begin. Today’s lineup delivers more in-depth panel discussions, Q&As and breakout sessions with leading founders, investors, engineers, government policymakers and academics. You’ll also find scheduled breaks for networking, and … Read more

Virgin Orbit’s first orbital test flight cut short after rocket released from carrier aircraft – TechCrunch

On Monday, Virgin Orbit attempted the first full flight of its orbital payload launch system, which includes a modified Boeing 747 called ‘Cosmic Girl’ that acts as a carrier aircraft for its air-launched rocket LauncherOne. While Virgin Orbit has flown Cosmic Girl and LauncherOne previously for different tests and demonstrations, this was the first end-to-end … Read more

Rocket Lab unveils Neutron, plus more private space station news – TechCrunch

Hello and welcome back to Max Q! There was a TON of space news this week so I won’t ramble too much, other than to remind you that many of the people mentioned below will be at TC Sessions: Space on the 14th and 15th! That includes Peter Beck, CEO of Rocket Lab, Nanoracks’ Jeffrey … Read more