Mobile World Congress 2018: Hewlett Packard Enterprise in the International Space Station

NASA and HPE have partnered on a supercomputer that's gathering data for a potential Mars mission

NASA and Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) are now six months into a one-year experiment taking place on the International Space Station. There, two HPE servers comprising the “Spaceborne Computer” have been met with an unending battery of information and tasks—with no traditional space hardware “hardening” before they commenced. The surface goal here is to prove that such a system can handle immense stress through its …

Link About It: This Week’s Picks

Role-reversing frogs sing, comfortable trips to Mars, a museum of failures and more in our look around the web

1. Art Basel’s Best Instagram Moments If there’s one thing we’ve all learned from art fair attendance, it’s the unending opportunity for unique Instagram images one simply won’t find elsewhere. With industry-leading Art Basel’s 2017 Switzerland iteration wrapped, the best way to look back might just be through what people captured on social media and the Observer has compiled a strong list. While no Anish …

Fun and Games on the SpaceX Interplanetary Travel System

As SpaceX works toward launching humans into space—first with astronauts to the International Space Station in the next few years, under contract with NASA which will yield incredibly valuable information in return—founder Elon Musk’s vision extends beyond cost-saving, reusable rockets. In his master plan to take people to Mars, he’s recently shared with the New Science journal that he hopes for a very comfortable, engaging …