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The $ 299 Oculus Quest 2 VR headset ships today

The Oculus Quest 2, Facebook’s new virtual reality headset, shipped today. The Quest 2 is a cheaper, redesigned version of the original 2019 Quest. It has the same stand-alone design, but with a new chipset and a big improvement in the controller’s screen resolution and battery life. And it starts at $ 299 for the base 64GB model and $ …

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SpaceX ships have brought cargo vehicles to Florida for the first Orbital Dragon rendezvous

According to SpaceX, the first improved cargo spaceship Dragon 2 was shipped to Florida, opening the door for the first simultaneous space flight of two dragons. More or less a modified version of SpaceX’s fast-maturing Crew Dragon spacecraft, the company says Cargo Dragon 2 can “carry 50% more scientific payloads” than the original Cargo Dragon. Cargo Dragon has achieved numerous …

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Malaysia is holding Chinese ships for entering territorial waters, as Japan warns

60 Chinese nationals were arrested during an operation off the east coast of Johor, the southern Malaysian state bordering Singapore, according to a statement. Their ships, all registered in Qinhuangdao, a port in northern China, were on their way to Mauritania, West Africa, when they entered Malaysian waters, the country’s maritime authorities said. Malaysia reported 89 interventions by Chinese coast …

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CDC extends the order for cruise ships without sails until the end of October

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Wednesday announced an extension of the no-sailing regulation for cruise lines to prevent cruise lines from operating out of caution because of the coronavirus pandemic. The command will cease operating cruise ships that can carry more than 250 passengers through October. “The continued spread of the COVID-19 pandemic around the world,” the …

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Tom Cruise pays to cast Mission: Impossible 7, the crew lives on cruise ships amid a coronavirus pandemic

Tom Cruise is reportedly shedding some of his own money to ensure production of the new Mission: Impossible can continue amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Production of the seventh installment of the popular espionage franchise was slated to begin in Italy in February when restrictions from the pandemic brought everything to a standstill. Fortunately for Mission: Impossible fans, Simon Pegg, who …

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See how SpaceX ships finally catch an entire Falcon 9 rocket nose cone

The SpaceX Ms. Tree ship was originally called Mr. Steven. SpaceX SpaceX has checked many boxes Monday launch of a Falcon 9 rocket with the South Korean military satellite Anasis-II: The satellite was successfully deployed. Landed the first stage booster on a drone ship in the ocean. For the first time caught both halves of the fairing. The fairing is …

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The United States is extending the ban on cruise ships because, according to the CDC, the corona virus “continues to grow rapidly”.

The U.S. extended its ban on cruising until early autumn, citing a pandemic that “continues to spread rapidly around the world without treatment or vaccination”. The no-sail regulation, which was first implemented on April 9, was updated by the US Centers for Disease Control. With the disease having the largest number of infections in one day worldwide on July 12th, …

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CDC extends No Sail Order for cruise ships until September

(CNN) – Cruises from US ports don’t start as quickly. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced on Thursday an extension of their No Sail order for cruise ships. The extended order is effective until September 30th, or until the CDC director repeals or changes the order, or until the Covid-19 public health emergency declared by the Ministry …

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Bushehr port: Seven ships burn in the recent secret fires in Iran

Image rights AFP Image description Local media reported that wooden boats called Lenj caught fire At least seven boats have caught fire at a shipyard in the southern port of Bushehr, state media report. The head of the local crisis management organization informed the Irna news agency that the fire had been contained and no victims had been reported. The …

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