Daily Archives: 27.11.2020

Northrop Grumman names Scott Stapp as Chief Technology Officer

(25 November 2020 – Northrop Grumman) Northrop Grumman Corporation has named Scott Stapp chief technology officer (CTO). Stapp will report to Kathy Warden, chairman, chief executive officer and president and will work closely with the executive leadership team. Scott Stapp, Chief Technology Officer (courtesy: Northrop Grumman) As CTO, Stapp will lead the company’s technology strategy. He will help to ensure ...

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How Rockets are Made – Factory Tour

Needless to say, it is not easy to construct a rocket. Anyone who has tried building model airplanes or even miniature rockets can certainly tell that this task is not an easy one even on a very small scale. Lots of knowledge and hands-on experience is involved in every stage of manufacturing process. Here in this video you can see ...

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Live coverage: Rocket Lab launches Electron, booster parachutes into sea

Live coverage of the countdown and launch of a Rocket Lab Electron rocket from Launch Complex 1 on Mahia Peninsula in New Zealand carrying 30 small payloads into low Earth orbit. The mission will feature Rocket Lab’s first attempt to recover an Electron booster intact for refurbishment and reuse. Text updates will appear automatically below. Follow us on . Rocket Lab’s live ...

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SocialGood Blockchain Project Aims to Improve Society – With a Tokenized Donation Machine

SocialGood is an ambitious blockchain project that has the soaring aim to rewrite capitalism as we know it today by utilizing Blockchain along with Artificial Intelligence (AI) to create what is, essentially, a donation machine. You can get the SocialGood app today on Google Play for Android and at the Apple Store for iPhones. The blockchain-fueled platform creates a win-win ...

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ABB and Nüvü to deliver exo-planet cameras for NASA future telescope

(25 November 2020 – ABB) A two-year contract awarded to ABB from NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory will see key ABB/Nüvü Camēras technology fly onboard the Nancy Grace Roman Space Telescope in 2025, on course to capture the first spaceborne images of planets outside our solar system. The Nancy Grace Roman Space Telescope, NASA’s future space observatory, is due to launch ...

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The Moon has Resources, but Not Enough to Go Around

It’s no secret that in this decade, NASA and other space agencies will be taking us back to the Moon (to stay, this time!) The key to this plan is developing the necessary infrastructure to support a sustainable program of crewed exploration and research. The commercial space sector also hopes to create lunar tourism and lunar mining, extracting and selling ...

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Govt seeking special status for ‘Irish Grass Fed Beef’

If the EU approves the proposal it will mean that Irish grass fed beef will have protected status and cannot be replicated anywhere else The Government is to seek EU approval to grant “Irish Grass Fed Beef” special status under the Union’s Protected Geographical Indication Status.  If approved it will mean that Irish grass fed beef will have protected status ...

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Black Silicon Photodetector Breaks the 100% External Quantum Efficiency Limit for the First Time Ever

In a surprising twist, researchers from Aalto University have recently developed a black silicon photodetector that has reached above 130% external quantum efficiency, sending the research team into a brief state of disbelief. An external quantum efficiency of more than 100% means that one incoming photon generates more than one electron to the external circuit – a phenomenon that hasn’t ...

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