NASA Television Coverage Set for Cygnus Launch to International ... - Freshnews.com ... p.m. EST Wednesday, Dec. 18, from Launch Pad 0A at Wallops Flight Facility, Va. Launch coverage on NASA TV will begin at 9:15 p.m. NASA TV will... 12/11/2013 - 1:13 pm | View Link
Martian Weight Problem: Mars Sample Return Version 0.7 (1998) - Wired News Mars Colony Project Unveils 1st Private Robotic Mission to Red ... - Space.com 12/11/2013 - 1:03 pm | View Link
State must stay in commercial space game: Editorial - Orlando Sentinel ... news events, but a twilight rocket launch from ... depend on whether it builds a new, commercial pad that won't be under the thumb of NASA or ... 12/11/2013 - 9:50 am | View Link
Basic build-up is being completed for Arianespace's Soyuz to launch ... - SpaceRef ... of the integrated Soyuz prior to its upcoming transfer to the launch pad - where the European ... Falcon 9 Launch to Resupply the ISS 9 Dec: ... 12/4/2013 - 7:55 am | View Link
Watch the Next SpaceX Launch Live, Plus the Latest on Bezos’ ... - Wired News SpaceX Launch Achieves Geostationary Transfer Orbit - Slashdot 12/3/2013 - 8:38 am | View Link
NASA selects SpaceX to takeover spare launch pad NASA said on Friday that it has selected private spaceflight company SpaceX to begin negotiations for assuming control of NASA’s spare launch pad at Florida’s Kennedy Space Center. The announcement ends a months-long competition between SpaceX and ... 12/13/2013 - 8:52 am | View Link
SpaceX to bid for rights to historic NASA launch pad In a battle of technology titans for the right to lease a historic NASA launch pad in Florida, SpaceX has beat out competitor Blue Origin, the US space agency said Friday. The California-based SpaceX is owned by PayPal co-founder Elon Musk, and Blue Origin ... 12/13/2013 - 8:13 am | View Link
SpaceX wins NASA's nod to take over historic Launch Pad 39A where Apollo moonshots and the first and the last space shuttle missions were launched. NASA announced its decision on Friday, one day after the Government Accountability Office rejected Blue Origin's protest of the selection process. NASA said it ... 12/13/2013 - 8:03 am | View Link
NASA Chooses Musk’s SpaceX to Negotiate Launch Pad Lease Elon Musk’s Space Exploration Technologies Corp. won the battle of the billionaires to lease a Kennedy Space Center launch pad once used to send astronauts to the moon, NASA announced today. The National Aeronautics and Space Administration ... 12/13/2013 - 8:02 am | View Link
Blue Origin loses protest in bid for NASA's launch pad Though the GAO’s decision does not resolve which of the companies will get the pad, since NASA’s choice is still pending, it appears to be good news for SpaceX and its bid to edge out its competitors in two private spaceflight markets. 12/13/2013 - 5:42 am | View Link
The addition of the local ABC, CBS, NBC and Fox affiliates, among about 50 other stations, rounds out a lineup of more than 100 live TV channels that can be watched on smartphones, computers, tablets, Roku streaming devices, Samsung smart TVs or Xbox 360 consoles.
The move is part of a four-year-old industry initiative called "TV Everywhere," which is meant to enhance the benefits of a pay TV subscription and dissuade customers from dropping service in favor of video streaming services like Netflix and free TV that can be accessed with an antenna.
TV providers and network operators have been slow to offer the same access to live TV programming, mainly because mobile viewing has not been counted in audience ratings by The Nielsen Co.
Corn prices fell Friday as traders expect the government raise its crop production estimate next month.
Traders were also worried about preliminary moves in the Senate to attempt to eliminate the mandate to use ethanol in fuels.
Wholesale gasoline fell half a penny to $2.63 a gallon, heating oil fell nearly half a penny to $2.98 a barrel and natural gas edged down 6 cents to $4.351 per 1,000 cubic feet.
Last night, news leaked out that Oculus VR had raised $75 million from Andreessen Horowitz to help it release its first product, the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset.
In an interview with AllThingsD, CEO Brendan Iribe said the company first talked with Andreessen Horowitz shortly before it closed a $16 million Series A with other investors in June.
NEXT UP: The Democrat-controlled Senate was expected to approve a bipartisan budget agreement next week, sealing a spending deal that would prevent a repeat of last month's damaging government shutdown.
Millions of IKEA children's are being recalled this week after a child became entangled in its cord and died. Other consumer products being recalled include lawn mowers with blades that can break and televisions with an electronic component that can fail and catch fire.