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Space may soon become a war zone – here’s how that would work

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At an upcoming summit in early December, NATO is expected to declare space as a “warfighting domain”, partly in response to new developments in technology. If it does declare space a war zone, NATO could start using space weapons that can destroy satellites or incoming enemy missiles. But what is this technology and how could it enable a war?

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Would your mobile phone be powerful enough to get you to the moon?

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The Apollo computer was state-of-the-art in its time, but what would have been different if the moon landing had the state-of-the-art computers that are available today?

I suspect that the software development time would have been a lot faster, due to the software development tools that are available today. It would have been a lot quicker to write, debug and test the complex code required to deliver a man to the moon.

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You can only buy Range Rover’s Virgin Galactic Astronaut Edition if you’re going to space

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How far would you go in order to secure a limited edition… anything? Would you be willing to pay extra? Do something silly on camera? Travel large distances? Yeah, about that last one… Land Rover has an upcoming Range Rover dubbed the Astronaut Edition, a partnership with Virgin Galactic. The catch? You’re going to have to sign up to travel to space if you want one of your very own. 

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