Daily Archives: 25.11.2020

Record-Setting 100th Falcon 9 Delivers Starlinks to Orbit, Lands Safely

B1049 springs away from SLC-40 to begin SpaceX’s 100th Falcon 9 launch and its own record-setting seventh flight. Photo Credit: Jeff Seibert/AmericaSpace Two days later than planned, and despite windy conditions on the Space Coast, SpaceX has successfully lofted another 60-strong batch of Starlink low-orbiting internet communications satellites from Space Launch Complex (SLC)-40 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla. ...

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Rewarding Savers: HMBradley Raises $18.25M To Bank On Consumer Saving Habits

As consumers look for ways to make their money earn more money, digital banking platform HMBradley is developing programs to reward savers. The Santa Monica, California-based startup closed on $18.25 million in Series A funding to build on its credit program and savings offerings. Acrew Capital led the round, which gives HMBradley approximately $22 million in venture-backed funding since the ...

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SpaceX launches 60 more Starlink satellites on 100th Falcon 9 flight

A Falcon 9 rocket climbs away from pad 40 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station on Tuesday night. Credit: SpaceX The 100th flight of a Falcon 9 rocket delivered 60 satellites to orbit for SpaceX’s Starlink network Tuesday night, adding another building block to a planned fleet of thousands of solar-powered space-based relay stations to beam broadband connectivity around the ...

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Australian Border Force to work with Singapore on blockchain-based cross-border trade

The Australian Border Force (ABF) has launched a trial with Singapore Customs to use blockchain technology for enabling simpler cross-border trade. The project, alongside Singapore Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA), will use blockchain to test digital verification systems. As regular readers of this publication will know, the Australian government has put an extensive roadmap in place to explore how the ...

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Integrasys awarded ESA project for interference cancellation and removal technology

(25 November 2020 – Integrsys) Integrasys has been awarded a 1.5M€ ESA project for interference cancellation and removal technology. CDTI, the Spanish Delegation for ESA, has funded a project for developing the first Spanish and European Interference Cancellation Technology for satellite signals without requiring a second antenna or knowing about the interference parameters. This new technology can play a critical ...

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Solar astronomers can now predict future sunspots. There should be a big one in a couple of days

The surface of the Sun is a turbulent dance of gravity, plasma, and magnetic fields. Much like the weather on Earth, its behavior can seem unpredictable, but there are patterns to be found when you look closely. The first pattern to be observed on the solar surface was that of sunspots. Sunspots were noticed by a few ancient astronomers, but ...

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€2.2m in receipts uploaded to Stay and Spend initiative

Initiative introduced to encourage spending in the tourism and hospitality industries Just 14,000 receipts worth €2.2m have been uploaded to Revenue under the Government’s Stay and Spend initiative since it was launched at the start of last month, new figures from the tax collector show. The initiative was introduced to encourage spending in the tourism and hospitality industries, by offering ...

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Center to advance predictive simulation research established at MIT

MIT is among nine universities selected as part of a program sponsored by the DoE to support science-based modeling and simulation and exascale computing technologies. Understanding the degradation of materials in extreme environments is a scientific problem with major technological applications, ranging from spaceflight to industrial and nuclear safety. Yet it presents an intrinsic challenge: Researchers cannot easily reproduce these ...

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Logic Enters Crypto Game With USD 6M Bitcoin Investment

Logic. Source: Twitter/@Logic301 American retired rapper, record producer and streamer Sir Robert Bryson Hall II, aka Logic, said he bought USD 6m worth of bitcoin (BTC) last month. The artist subsequently changed his Twitter account name to Bobby Bitcoin in a reference to his crypto investment, but also one of the rapper’s aliases, Bobby Tarantino, which is also the name ...

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