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Comment Re:We had one, it was called the Shuttle. (Score 0) 71

So, how much has NASA's budget declined from when the shuttle was retired? Some, but not a lot. They used to be able to launch at least something with their budget, at the moment they can't launch anything and not even pay for the development of a new system. I wonder where all the money is going.
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Japanese Researchers Create Skiing Robot 52

An anonymous reader writes "In a bid to better understand the art of an effective ski turn researchers have recently built a robot to simulate the exact movements of a skier. The team of researchers from Kanazawa University in Japan built the ski robot to investigate the existing movements of skier's turns and see if there is any room for improvement on current techniques."

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