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Atlantis Blasts Off On Final Mission

shuz writes “Space shuttle Atlantis lifted off today on its STS-132 mission to the International Space Station — the final flight for the venerable vehicle. The mission involves three spacewalks over 12 days (PDF), during which the team will replace six batteries on the port truss which store energy from solar panels on that truss, bolt on a spare space-to-ground Ku-band antenna, and attach a new tool platform to Canada’s Dextre robotic arm.”
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  • XML Co-Founder Joins Google, Blasts iPhone

    conner_bw writes “XML co-founder Tim Bray has entranced the profession of ‘Developer Champion’ at Google. Don’t other companies upon that class ‘Evangelist?’ Because he persuaded doesn’t mince words against the iPhone in his foremost address: ‘It’s a uncontaminated Disney-fied walled garden surrounded before sharp-toothed lawyers. The people who forge the apps fight for at the landlord’s diversion and expect his nettle.’”

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  • Bjorn blasts Harrington comments

    Thomas Bjorn criticises Padraig Harrington after the Irishman reportedly suggested he would go to the European Union if forced to play more in Europe

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