Numerica uses Air Force funds to deploy telescopes to observe space in full daylight

Numerica, which runs a network of ground-centered telescopes to detect deep-space objects, is testing new devices that can monitor celestial satellites in plain daylight. The telescopes were financed with $3 million from a pitch day project sponsored by the United States Air Force in 2019 to draw space industry companies to the military sector. According to […]

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Orsted to develop an offshore wind facility linked to an electrolyzer to generate green hydrogen

Fredericia-based multinational power company Orsted is waiting for a green light from relevant authorities to construct a large-scale offshore wind project in the North Sea that will be linked to an electrolyzer facility to generate renewable hydrogen. Major industrial firms support this project which will be “one of the world’s largest renewable hydrogen plants to […]

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Virgin Galactic debuts a modern suborbital spaceship

Virgin Galactic debuted the newest suborbital spaceplane on March 30, a spacecraft that resembles the company’s current SpaceShipTwo but includes major structural changes. VSS Imagine, the first vehicle in the firm’s “Spaceship III” series of vehicles, was revealed. The spacecraft is equipped for ground testing at Virgin Galactic’s facility in Mojave, California, with a test […]

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Officials from Florida’s space agency talk of a satellite factory called ‘Project Kraken,’ but it is not Project Kuiper

There is a probability of the anonymous space firm to have picked a code name with Seattle connotations during satellite consultations at the Floridian-based plant. However, the firm is still linked to Amazon. Amazon made it clear that its project Kuiper Broadband satellite mega-constellations is not ‘Project Kraken.’ The anonymous firm is still making negotiations […]

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Since the launch of the Long March 4C spy spacecraft, China now has three new spy satellites in space

Late Friday (March 12), China National Space Administration deployed another trio of the satellites into orbit, expanding its network of surveillance satellites monitoring areas near Chinese territories. China’s national space agency, the China National Space Administration (CNSA), coordinates the country’s space operations. Unlike the other space organizations worldwide, it is not a part of the Universal […]

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The UK reduces grants for electric car owners while maintaining funding for gasoline vehicles

Under Chancellor Rishi Sunak, the UK government has slashed electric car grants from £3000 to £2500. The government announced these changes on Thursday,18th March 2021, saying this will allow taxpayers money to help the less able consumers instead of the wealthy buyers of premium electric cars. EV grant eligibility was also lowered from £50,000 to […]

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Foxconn holds meetings with Vietnam-based VinFast Company on electric vehicle corporation

Foxconn, a Taiwan-based industry, is at its first stages of negotiating its partnership with VinFast automaker concerning electric vehicles. Foxconn proposed to start receiving electric vehicle production lines from VinFast. However, VinFast, which is the largest Vingroup JSC division, opts to make a deal to garner a brand of an eco-friendly vehicle manufacturer. The company […]

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