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FDA Authorizes Marketing of Virtual Reality System for Chronic Pain Reduction

  The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today authorized marketing of EaseVRx, a prescription-use immersive virtual reality (VR) system that uses cognitive behavioral therapy and other behavioral methods to help with pain reduction in patients 18 years of age and older with diagnosed chronic lower back pain. “Millions of adults in the United States are living with chronic lower back…

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NASA Assigns Astronaut Jessica Watkins to NASA’s SpaceX Crew-4 Mission

  NASA has assigned astronaut Jessica Watkins to serve as a mission specialist on the agency’s upcoming SpaceX Crew-4 mission, the fourth crew rotation flight of the Crew Dragon spacecraft to the International Space Station.   This will be Watkins’ first trip to space following her selection as an astronaut in 2017. Watkins joins NASA astronauts Kjell Lindgren and Robert Hines,…

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NASA to Air Northrop Grumman Cygnus Departure from Space Station

Northrop Grumman’s uncrewed Cygnus spacecraft is scheduled to depart the International Space Station on Saturday, Nov. 20, more than three months after delivering nearly 8,000 pounds of supplies, scientific investigations, commercial products, hardware, and other cargo to the orbiting laboratory. Live coverage of the spacecraft’s departure will begin at 10:45 a.m. EST on NASA Television, the agency’s website, and the NASA app. Flight controllers…

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The Leonids Occur Tonight!

View this post on Instagram A post shared by TNC Network (@tnc.network)   It’s mid-November and it is that time of year again, time for the Leonid Meteor shower which will happen around November 16, which is tonight and tomorrow, November 17. The shower occurs when the Earth crosses paths with the commentary debris of Comet 55P/Temple-Tuttle. When the debris…

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NASA TV to Air DART Prelaunch Activities, Launch

  NASA will provide coverage of the upcoming prelaunch and launch activities for the agency’s first planetary defense test mission, the Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART). The mission will help determine if intentionally crashing a spacecraft into an asteroid is an effective way to change its course. DART’s target asteroid is not a threat to Earth.   DART is scheduled…

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Honda Tests Prototype Autonomous Work Vehicle at Solar Construction Site with Black & Veatch

November 15, 2021 — TORRANCE, CA, and OVERLAND PARK, KS Second-generation prototype Honda Autonomous Work Vehicles (AWV) successfully performed a range of functions at large-scale solar energy construction site Black & Veatch operated the Honda AWVs and validated their performance and suitability in several construction use cases Honda AWV is expected to be capable of performing a wide range of services…

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STEM-a-Thon Event Headlines American Education Week for NASA

  NASA hosts its 2021 STEM-a-Thon this week, a series of activities and engagements aimed at sparking interest in careers and broadening student participation in science, technology, engineering, and math. The event highlights paths to careers at NASA and encourages students to pursue their interests in STEM. It offers live presentations, interactive Q&A sessions, and more, headlined by an informal…

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The Drone Racing League Launches Drone Racing Arcade Powered by Skillz Mobile Games Platform

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iOS and Android users can download the “Drone Racing Arcade by DRL™” today NEW YORK, and SAN FRANCISCO — Now anyone can be a drone pilot and experience the action-packed sport of drone racing while pushing their #DroneSkills to the limit. The Drone Racing League (DRL), the world’s premier, professional drone racing property, today launched its first mobile game, Drone Racing Arcade with Skillz (NYSE: SKLZ), the…

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Wondr Gaming launches sports.WondrNFT.com, becoming one of the first publicly traded companies in North America to mint and sell NFTs on its wholly owned marketplace

  Wondr launches its first NFT auction today at 9am EST, featuring Canadian Olympic gold medalist, and closing ceremony flag bearer, Damian Warner, supporting charity KidSport Canada. TORONTO – Wondr Gaming Corp. (CSE: WDR) (CSE: WDR.WT) (the “Company” or “Wondr Gaming“) an entertainment company uniting brands and the global gaming community through its loyalty, NFT, and growing media network, is excited to announce the launch…

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NASA Administrator Statement on Russian ASAT Test

  On Monday Moscow Standard Time, the International Space Station (ISS) Flight Control team was notified of indications of a satellite breakup that may create sufficient debris to pose a conjunction threat to the station. NASA Administrator Bill Nelson released the following statement about the incident:   “Earlier today, due to the debris generated by the destructive Russian Anti-Satellite (ASAT)…

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