I have no idea what the heck you're doing with that sort of data - but I think you must accept that you're so far outside the envelope of "normal use" that you're on another planet. These drives aren't for you!
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What's big, blue, and short on Intel? The supercomputer world's podium: USA tops Top500 with IBM Power9
Get KeePass (http://keepass.info/) instead - available for just about every platform you want and has no cloudy gubbins.
Just back up your vault to whatever offline\online service you trust. (There's even plugins to do the backups for you - if you want to trust those). The point being you have a choice and control over where the data goes.
Samsung's Bixby totally isn't a Siri ripoff because look – it'll go in phones, TVs, fridges, air con...
The issue I see is if they had to do an emergency escape and then land - you'd need enough fuel for both parts (rather than enough for an escape OR a landing).
And if the rockets failed for any reason, having no parachute at all would result in astronaut pancakes... Though I suppose at the point you would discover the thruster failure (a few hundred metres from the ground) it would be too late for a parachute to make any difference anyway.
Still; I'm sure many minds better than mine have considered all of this.
Re: Click-Bait much?
Summed up my thoughts exactly. I really can't see what market this serves - it's way to expensive for schools and relies on old hardware that most people will have chucked out by now - keyboards and mice haven't even come with PS/2 adaptors for years. You could fit out a whole class worth of Pis for the cost of one of these.
Re: @Alexander J. Martin
Red Vultures are staff; the other colours are for people with too much time on their hands... erm... valued contributors!
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"Analysis of the remains found non-terrestrial life"
Eh? What? And this didn't make the news around the world and radically change the way we think about life?
No; because it didn't happen and it's highly dubious "science" from an unreliable source. http://doubtfulnews.com/2013/03/fossil-claims-from-the-fringe-life-in-a-meteorite-not-likely/
Re: Split the company
Why? All the R&D that drives AWS (and it's profits) came about as a direct result of needing to support the box shifting. Which then provides savings and new products (Prime Video) etc back to the selling arm. An ideal system driving both parts forward. Split it up and you end up losing all that synergy (in the non joss-stick & whale song sense).