As you shove an air conditioner into your window to ward off the summer heat, you may wonder why such a small appliance is so incredibly heavy.
It's so powerful that it could set a next-generation mission to the Moon. That's what SpaceX's Elon Musk said today about his new rocket, the Falcon Heavy. In fact, it's going to be the most powerful rocket in history this side of a Saturn V.
Japan is launching the Kizuna satellite, which will bring high-speed internet access to Japan's remote territories and neighboring countries, as well as providing continuous networking in case of emergency. The $342 million project, spearheaded by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. and the Japan Aerospace Exploration…