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Monday, August 29, 2011

More Signs of the Singularity!

via TPM:
[F]or the first time since its first occupants arrived on October 31, 2000, [the International Space Station (ISS)] may be abandoned and left to float in orbit without a human crew, all because an unmanned Russian Soyuz rocket carrying supplies for the ISS -- one similar to another manned Soyuz craft meant to ferry NASA astronauts to and from the station in the void left by the retired Space Shuttle -- crashed and was destroyed shortly after take off last week.

1 comment:

erickingsley said...

Another sign of our blazing, ever-accelerating progress to the Shiny Robot Future is that the Soyuz craft on which the ISS depends is a half-century old design.