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McDonald’s to Celebrate Lunar New Year in Metaverse with Karen X

Global fast food chain, McDonald’s, to celebrate this Lunar New Year in the metaverse in collaboration with award-winning, viral digital content creator Karen X Cheng. According to the press release, “Cheng, a longtime brand fan, is excited to bring her heritage and that of the AAPI (Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders) community to life in […]

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McDonald’s Will Enter Metaverse This Lunar New Year

For a Lunar New Year campaign, McDonald’s has collaborated with Karen X Cheng, a well-known digital content creator. Cheng’s work frequently goes viral and incorporates AI and AR, as well as a variety of cutting-edge technologies. The 30-second commercial is based on Cheng’s fond childhood memories of the occasion and includes a QR code call-to-action […]

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In Diablo Immortal’s Lunar New Year Event, Giving Gifts Is Just

The latest update for Diablo Immortal is around the corner, and it’s set to ring in the Lunar New Year with an event that will have players rewarded for their generosity. They say that the act of giving a gift is its own reward, and that is certainly true of the upcoming Tong-Shi’s Renewal event […]

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Breathtaking Views of Earth, Moon Revealed by Danuri Lunar

South Korea’s first-ever lunar orbiter Danuri has sent black-and-white photos of the Moon’s surface and Earth, the national space center said Tuesday. Danuri – a portmanteau of the Korean words for “Moon” and “enjoy” – was launched on a SpaceX rocket from the United States in August 2022 and entered lunar orbit last month. Its […]

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NASA develops artificial-intelligence–powered lunar navigation

NASA is teaching artificial intelligence (AI) to use features of the lunar landscape to help future missions navigate across the Moon. The AI will compare views of the lunar surface with pre-existing topographic models of the Moon in order to pinpoint the user’s location down to within 30 feet. The system will act as a backup […]

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SpaceX launches lunar lander for Japanese venture ispace, which

A long exposure photo shows the path of SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket as it launched the ispace mission on Dec. 11, 2022, with the rocket booster’s return and landing visible as well. SpaceX Japanese lunar exploration company ispace began its long-anticipated first mission on Sunday, with a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launching the venture’s lunar […]

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NASA posts high resolution images of Orion’s final lunar flyby |

Orion just made its final pass around the moon on its way to Earth, and NASA has released some of the spacecraft’s best photos so far. Taken by a high-resolution camera (actually a heavily modified GoPro Hero 4) mounted on the tip of Orion’s solar arrays, they show the spacecraft rounding the Moon then getting […]

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SpaceX Is Preparing to Launch The World’s First Private Lunar

SpaceX is set Wednesday to launch the first private – and Japanese – lander to the Moon. A Falcon 9 rocket is scheduled to blast off at 3:39 am (0839 GMT) from Cape Canaveral, Florida, with a backup date on Thursday. Until now, only the United States, Russia, and China have managed to put a […]

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10 Days After Its Launch, Orion Has Successfully Entered Lunar Orbit

NASA’s Orion spacecraft was placed in lunar orbit Friday, officials said, as the much-delayed Moon mission proceeded successfully. A little over a week after the spacecraft blasted off from Florida bound for the Moon, flight controllers “successfully performed a burn to insert Orion into a distant retrograde orbit,” the US space agency said on its […]

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Artemis I Snapped Stunning Pics of a Setting Earth on Its First Lunar Flyby

The Orion spacecraft made its first close flyby of the Moon on Monday 21 November, coming as close as 81 statute miles (130 kilometers) from the lunar surface. As the Artemis 1 mission’s uncrewed spacecraft flew past the far side of the Moon, Orion’s orbital maneuvering system engine fired for 2 minutes and 30 seconds […]