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Take Control of your Search Engine Space

Do a search on your favorite search engine for your company name. Look at the results. Hopefully your company web site is at the top of the pile. But what about the other 9 results in the top 10? What do they say about you? People searching for your company name will often look at all of these results – not just those relating to your homepage.

NASA Unearths 007 Space Suit

Plumbing the unlighted depths of a storage building, NASA staff find a relic from the Cold War.

Voyager Heads Toward Deep Space

Gene Roddenberry’s first Star Trek movie was about the Voyager space probe continuing its mission far beyond what anyone had conceived of. NASA’s Voyager 1 continues to move beyond expectations into what NASA calls our “solar system’s final frontier.”

India Space Program Goes A Little Closer to The Moon

The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) will send another rocket into space on May 5th 2005. At a time when NASA is dominating headlines, Indian pushes their program forward by two satellites into orbit.

Space Day Celebrates 8th Anniversary

Special activities at the National Air and Space Museum’s Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, VA to include shuttle crew.

Microsoft Enters MySQL Space With Express

Reduced functionality version of SQL Server aimed at hobbyists and non-professional developers.

Oracle Entering Open Source Testing Space

Potential move toward testing and certification of open source software puts Oracle up against Kim Polese’s SpikeSource.

Cosmonaut Wants Booze in Space

Want a wet bar in space? A Russian cosmonaut does. Salizhan Sharipov just got back from the International Space Station and thinks a little liquor would help them do their jobs better.

Corel Eyeing Microsofts Office Space

Dangling the low-cost alternative carrot in front of small businesses, Corel releases WordPerfect Office 12, complete with e-mail.

Cassini Space Probe Sees Earths Past in Titan

The Cassini probe, which circles Saturn’s moon, Titan, continues to find information which many scientists believe could be quite similar to Earth in it’s primordial past.

International Space Team Home Safely

The early evening sky of northern Kazakhstan was dotted by a descending space capsule en route to a soft landing on “saturated” ground. Landing upright, search-and-rescue helicopters followed the capsule as it touched down 50 miles north of Arkalyk.

NASAs Spitzer Spots Space Dust

NASA’s space telescope has spotted what may be dust from asteroids banging together much like in the old video game around a star quite similar to our own sun.

Rocket Takes Crew To Space Station to Relieve Current Crew

Yesterday a Russian rocket carrying a 3-man international crew was launched from Kazakhstan.

CNET Heats up Digital Photo Space

Congrats to James Park. He’s president of Windup Labs. That’s the company that did HeyPix and they just sold to CNET.

International Space Station Expecting New Cargo Ship

An unmanned Russian cargo ship is preparing to launch so that it can make the journey to re-supply the International Space Station.

NASA Reduces Shuttle Trips For Space Station Completion

With a number of exciting events occuring, the International space station has been the subject of much talk the last couple of days.

Space Station Crew Completes First Spacewalk

The two-man crew of the International Space Station completed their first spacewalk, performing maintenance on the facility.

The Earth-Like World of Titan

European Space Agency scientists report the first look at data from Huygens’ descent and landing on Titan shows the Saturnian moon has Earth-like geophysical processes operating on exotic materials in very alien conditions.

Intelsat Satellite Lost in Space

Intelsat’s IS-804 satellite experienced a sudden and unexpected electrical power system anomaly that caused the total loss of the spacecraft.

Yahoo and Google in Same Space, Different Business Models

Interesting report by Michael Liedtke that looks at how Yahoo and Google appear to compete in the same industry, but with different business models.

More About Web Hosting Differences – 1 of 3

A few Gnomies have been writing me ever since I posted my article about differences in the Web hosting world as it relates to the different plan options you have to choose from. Here’s one of those messages: