Daily Archives: 08.03.2021

Artemis Team Duo Prepare for Sunday Morning Spacewalk

Kate Rubins, seen here on her second spacewalk with Jeff Williams in September 2016, will join fellow “Artemis Team” astronaut Victor Glover for a 6.5-hour session of Extravehicular Activity (EVA) on Sunday. Photo Credit: NASA A pair of Artemis Team astronauts, who may—just may—someday leave their bootprints on the rugged terrain of the Moon’s South Pole, will begin an extensive ...

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Increase in women taking up leadership roles

Globally, 30% of women hold senior leadership roles in businesses, according to Grant Thornton report The number of women holding senior leadership roles in Irish businesses improved in the past year, growing from 31% in 2020 to 33% in 2021, according to research included in the Women in Business 2021 Report published by Grant Thornton. Globally this figure sits at ...

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Energy and Water Autonomy for Off-Grid Waterfront Floating Structures

Waterfront communities are the most susceptible to climate change and to extreme weather events. Beyond the risk of flooding itself, centralized water and energy systems are prone to failure under dynamic storm conditions; the connectivity of sewage and water supply in waterfront neighborhoods is often compromised during storms. For instance, in 2012, during Hurricane Sandy, supply and distribution chains to Red ...

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Another Big Iceberg Just Broke off from Antarctica

Glaciologists have been closely monitoring ice shelves in Antarctica for signs of cracks and chasms that indicate breakups. The loss of ice around the Earth’s polar regions is one of many consequences of climate change, which is leading to rising ocean levels and various feedback mechanisms. Recently, the ESA’s Copernicus Sentinel-1 satellite witnessed a giant iceberg breaking off from Antarctica’s ...

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Next Falcon 9 Targets NET Tuesday for Starlink Launch

Since its maiden voyage last 30 May, B1058 has lifted one Crew Dragon, one Cargo Dragon, a military communications satellite for South Korea, dozens of Starlinks and the largest single load of primary payloads ever flown atop a U.S. booster. Photo Credit: Mike Killian/AmericaSpace Only days after it triumphantly launched and brought the life-leading B1049 core to a smooth touchdown ...

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