F-35 fighters show off capabilities in Red Flag war games

There exist a lot of meme generators on the internet, but few are better organized or authentically made than the Death Generator. Created by programmer Foone Turing, the open-source tool first began as a generator for death screens from Sierra games, starting with Police Quest 2 in 2017. Turing gets most of his screenshots by actually playing through the games, and he’s now up to dozens of classic titles and newer games alike, from SimCity 2000 to Animal Crossing: Wild World. “The inspiration was just seeing a bunch of screenshots going around, of games like PQ2 and vague memories of a Something Awful Photoshop post where they made fake SimCity 2000 advisor messages,” Turing told The Verge. “These games have very distinctive dialog... Continue reading…

F-35 fighters show off capabilities in Red Flag war games

The F-35A Lightning II fighter showed off its capability at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada during the latest Red Flag Exercise earlier this month. Flown by airmen from the 388th Fighter ...

Sun 24 Feb 19 from Gizmag

Trump signs 'Space Force' directive

President Donald Trump signed an order Tuesday outlining his vision for a new "Space Force" that could one day become a separate military branch on an equal footing to the Army and Navy.

Wed 20 Feb 19 from Phys.org

Trump moving closer to goal of creating a Space Force

President Donald Trump is moving closer toward his goal of creating a Space Force, just not as the separate military department he envisioned.

Tue 19 Feb 19 from Phys.org

Experimental satellite successfully uses harpoon to skewer space junk

Space has the prospect of one day getting a bit cleaner as a satellite harpooned a piece of simulated debris in low Earth orbit. The University of Surrey announced that its RemoveDEBRIS ...

Sun 17 Feb 19 from Gizmag

Space junk: Harpoon tested to clean up space

New footage from a space mission shows the latest idea to collect space junk.

Sun 17 Feb 19 from BBC News

Harpoon impales and captures space junk floating in orbit

RemovalDEBRIS test follows years of collaboration between Airbus, the University of Surrey and the Surrey Satellite Technology firm

Fri 15 Feb 19 from The Independent

Dark flight and debris: lessons from the end of China’s space station

When Tiangong-1 crashed into the ocean last year, lots of scientists were watching. Richard A Lovett reports.

Tue 12 Feb 19 from Cosmos Magazine

Death Generator lets you put custom text in all the classic video games

There exist a lot of meme generators on the internet, but few are better organized or authentically made than the Death Generator. Created by programmer Foone Turing, the open-source ...

Sat 23 Feb 19 from The Verge

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