Showing posts from November 23, 2023

AI news: Specsavers Launches Glasses into Space to Aid in Astronauts' Tool Search

In a surprising turn of events, eyewear brand Specsavers has taken an unprecedented step by launching a pair of glasses into space. This unique initiative is aimed at assisting NASA in the search for missing tools dropped by astronauts Jasmin Moghbeli and Loral O'Hara while working on the International Space Station (ISS). The frames, boldly venturing into the cosmos from Sheffield in the UK, are now part of an unconventional effort to contribute to the recovery of the lost equipment, orbiting 2,550 miles above Earth. The saga began when astronauts Moghbeli and O'Hara accidentally dropped a tool bag while fixing a solar panel on the ISS. Astronomers on Earth later identified the bag orbiting the planet. The NASA team has been diligently working to retrieve the lost tools, and Specsavers has now joined the mission with an unexpected and creative contribution. Specsavers' Galactic Gesture: On November 22, 2023, Specsavers spokesperson Lisa Hale announced the launch of a pair