CES 2021 - Microsoft announces the Surface Pro 7+ 2-in-1 PC and the deployment of its 85 ″ Surface Hub 2S

Microsoft is unveiling the Surface Pro 7+, a 2-in-1 laptop PC for business and education, which benefits from some improvements over version 7. The Surface Hub 2S digital board will ship in February. Rumors are rife that a Surface Pro 8 will be released soon. To be patient and to satisfy professionals, Microsoft unveils its Surface Pro 7+, a revised version of the Surface Pro 7 promised as more efficient.    Among the major evolutions of this new model, we note first of all the passage of the Intel Core processors from the 10th to the 11th generation. Storage will still be capped at 1TB, but a maximum of 32GB of RAM can now be installed, down from just 16GB previously. The SSD will also be removable and a Full HD webcam integrated into the Surface.  4G is now supported with a SIM card slot and eSIM support. Plus, battery life gets a big boost, from 10:30 am to 3:00 pm - on paper anyway - with a fast charge to 80% in an hour. The Surface 7 Pro +

SpaceX Crew Dragon capsule astronauts docked into the ISS

After being launched into space by SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket, the Crew Dragon capsule with two astronauts on board docked Sunday (May 31st) with the International Space Station. Robert Behnken and Douglas Hurley have already returned to the ISS.

SpaceX Crew Dragon capsule astronauts docked into the ISS

Carrying two NASA astronauts on board, the Crew Dragon capsule developed by Elon Musk SpaceX’s company reached the ISS after 19 hours of flight and docked safely at 2:16 p.m. Sunday, May 31.

Before the capsule hatch opened, the airlock between Crew Dragon and the space station was depressurized, after which astronauts Robert Behnken and Douglas Hurley entered the ISS to find the Russians Anatoli Ivanichine and Ivan Vagner as well as the American Christopher Cassidy.

Roscosmos sends its congratulations

Reacting to the event, Roscosmos general manager Dmitri Rogozine congratulated NASA administrator Jim Bridenstine.

"Well done! I know how much you wanted this important event to end in success. I want the NASA team to successfully rebuild its national space transportation system to the ISS, "he wrote on his Twitter page.

The successful takeoff of a SpaceX rocket

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket took off on Saturday May 30 from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida to conduct, for the first time in history, a manned space flight organized by a private company.

Since 2011, astronauts have been sent aboard the ISS only by Russian manned Soyuz spacecraft. The contract between NASA and Roscosmos, involving an astronaut's trip to the Station for $ 90 million, ends in October 2020.