Daily Archives: 09.03.2021

Cosmic Opportunities №22

The past few weeks were notorious for a huge amount of news which we’re glad to share with our fellow readers. Enjoy the reading. Robert Del Rio – 03’21 has marked that 03’20 has left the “Fore Dynamics”, he was CoFounder & CEO. From 03’20 – Chief Executive Officer in “Newton DDR”. William Readdy – 03’21 has left the “Astrobotic”, ...

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Looking Back, Looking Forward on International Women’s Day

Spacewalker Christina Koch is reflected in crewmate Jessica Meir’s helmet visor. The duo performed three sessions of Extravehicular Activity (EVA) together, the first all-female spacewalks, between October 2019 and January 2020. Photo Credit: NASA As the world observes International Women’s Day today (Monday, 8 March), the AmericaSpace team is reminded not only of the past accomplishments of female space voyagers—including ...

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TCarta awarded NOAA grant to enhance satellite derived bathymetry technology in Alaskan waters

(8 March 2021 – TCarta) TCarta Marine, a global provider of space-based hydrospatial solutions, has been awarded a Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase II grant from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). The research focuses on enhancing Satellite Derived Bathymetry technology for application in the coastal waters of Alaska. Satellite Derived Bathymetry (SDB) extracts water depth measurements from ...

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47% of homebuyers think prices will rise by up to 10%

Half of respondents agree that the home-buying market is more competitive now than it was before Covid-19 emerged     47% of prospective homebuyers think prices will rise by up to 10% in the coming year, according to a new survey from property website MyHome.ie. A similar survey carried out last November, showed that just 26% of respondents said the ...

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SARS-CoV-2 on target: torpedo-like device dives into wastewater to look for the deadly virus

COVID-19 pandemic is not going away any time soon. Wide population testing is very important, but there are other ways to understand how the virus continues to spread or leaves the population be. Scientists have been researching wastewater to look for SARS-CoV-2 virus. Now researchers in Victoria, Australia, have proven that their torpedo-like device is successful in detecting SARS-CoV-2 in ...

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Canada’s Bitcoin ETFs Losing Momentum, But Not Investors’ Interest

Source: Adobe/luzitanija Bitcoin (BTC) exchange-traded funds (ETFs) in Canada seem to have lost their initial explosive growth, waning with other major plays in the market, but analysts argue that the interest in ETFs is still there. The Purpose Bitcoin ETF (BTCC) was launched on February 18 as North America’s first ETF, soon picking up the pace and displaying an impressive ...

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OpenComp Closes $4.6M Seed To Help Companies Figure Out Pay

San Francisco-based OpenComp secured a $4.6 million seed round at a $30 million valuation as it hopes to help startups get employee compensation right. The round was led by TIME Ventures, Ev Williams from Medium and early executives from Dropbox, Salesforce1 and Twitter. OpenComp’s cloud-based platform is designed to help pre-IPO companies create competitive offers, budget accurately and understand their ...

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