Presumably New Zealand didn’t have any spare helicopters or planes lying about just waiting to make the short hop over to Antarctica, and the Air Force guys were more than ready to flex their muscles and rush to help. What champs. [Pacific Air Forces via Wired]
US Air Force Flies From To Antarctica To Rescue Sick Worker
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The sounding rocket you can see above will be launched from NASA's Wallops Flight Facility on December 4, and according to NASA it "will be MUSIC to the ears of aspiring and early career engineers testing new space technology on a suborbital vehicle." That's because the name of the payload stands for because the name of the payload stands for Multiple User Suborbital Instrument Carrier (MUSIC).
No? Fine, gonna munch on some rocks until then.
Last Saturday, hundreds of adults and children attended the PixelCon 2 retro gaming event in Budapest, Hungary, organised by Insert Coin. Fans of old school gaming consoles, outdated personal computers, ancient video games, legendary computing machines and handheld electronic games came together to enjoy several decades' worth of classic gaming for the day.