Orion Articles

Star Trek Controls Going into New U.S. Spacecraft

Star Trek-style technology is becoming reality around us everyday. We have cell phones that look like the old communicators that Kirk flipped open. E-readers like the Kindle and tablets like the iPad are a lot like the Next Generation-era padds …

NASA tests Orion Space Capsule Parachutes

This week, NASA completed tests on the Orion spacecraft’s parachutes. The capsule is being designed as part of a project to send humans into deep space. The tests were conducted at the U.S. Army Yuma proving Ground in Arizona. The …

NASA Tests Liquid Hydrogen/Oxygen Engine For Upcoming Heavy Rocket

NASA on Thursday tested the powerpack assembly for the J-2X engine, an important component of NASA’s next-generation heavy-lift rocket. The J-2X powerpack assembly was test-fired at the Stennis Space Center in Mississippi. The engine will power the upper stage of …

NASA Takes Delivery Of Orion Space Capsule NASA Takes Delivery Of Orion Space Capsule

NASA’s plan for the immediate future is quite simple. Go to the Moon, go to an asteroid, go to Mars. Not in that specific order but that it what we are looking at as the essential missions in the next …

Court’s Ruling On Trademarked Keyword

It appears that US courts are getting more and more savvy about Internet marketing (or US attorneys are getting more and more savvy about their “expert” witnesses in these cases!).

SES – The Orion Panel
Orion Panel: Universal, Blended and Vertical Search: Search result multiplicity is not a new phenomenon, but recent advancements will guarantee the world of search and marketing will be changing forever. Before you attend this week’s optimization and best practices sessions, hear from industry gurus about how search, marketing and information seeking is changing the industry that follows the search.

Structured Search Coming Soon from Yahoo?

Barry Schwartz reports that Yahoo plans to roll out a "structured search" functionality in the near future.

Google Already Testing Orion Technology?

PC Magazine reports Google is testing expanded entries in their search results.

Google Goes Extract Hunting With Orion

A student from Israel developed an advanced search algorithm, and his work landed him a job with Google and a windfall for the University of New South Wales.

Orion Points Arrow Toward Future of Search

A story floating around some science/computing journals right now is Orion. I don’t mean the ancient Greek god, I’m referring to a search engine in development at the University of New South Wales by PhD student Ori Allon. The Orion search engine is based on tightening searches even further by examining content that is STRONGLY related to the topic at hand.