We all have it. Implicit bias was the shorthand that allowed our distant ancestors to make split-second decisions (friend or foe?) based on incomplete information. It provided a razor-thin reaction-time advantage that could mean life or death. But today, we no longer need to assume that people who do not look or sound like us pose an immediate threat. Instea […]
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NASA will attempt to inflate the Bigelow Expandable Activity Module at the International Space Station for the second time on Saturday (May 28) at 9 a.m. EDT (1300 GMT). Watch live here, courtesy of NASA TV.
A camera on-board the first stage of the rocket captured its descent back through Earth's atmosphere and onto a droneship in the Atlantic Ocean on May 27, 2016. It was used to launch the Thaicom 8 communication satellite.
On May 27, 2016, the Falcon 9 first stage successfully landed on a droneship in the Atlantic Ocean after launching the Thaicom 8 communication satellite. It was the second time this month that they've accomplished the feat.