Daily Archives: 09.05.2021

It’s Official, Astronaut Bill Nelson is NASA’s new Administrator

On March 19th, 2021, the Biden Administration announced that they had nominated a successor for the role of NASA Administrator. Their nominee was Sen. Clarence William Nelson II (aka. Bill Nelson), a Democratic Senator from Florida, an attorney, and a former payload specialist at NASA. On Monday, May 3rd, he assumed the role of 14th NASA Administrator during a ceremony ...

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What supports are available for first-time buyers?

A combination of tighter supply, higher savings by some, and a lengthening queue of new entrants to the market is serving to drive prices higher It was undoubtedly a week of mixed emotions for prospective first-time buyers. On the one hand, a glimmer of hope came through the clouds of affordability with details announced of the government’s shared equity scheme. ...

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Historic Cape Launch Pad Observes 125th Launch With First 10x-Flown Falcon 9

B1051 spears skyward for the tenth time. Photo Credit: Alan Walters/AmericaSpace SpaceX has achieved its long-sought-after goal of at least ten missions for a single Falcon 9 booster, following Sunday’s pre-dawn liftoff of the veteran B1051 core from storied Space Launch Complex (SLC)-40 at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station, Fla. Launch occurred on time at 2:42 a.m. EDT and saw ...

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Live coverage: SpaceX launches Falcon 9 rocket from Cape Canaveral

Live coverage of the countdown and launch of a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from pad 40 at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station in Florida. The mission will launch SpaceX’s next batch of 60 Starlink broadband satellites. Text updates will appear automatically below. Follow us on . EDITOR’S NOTE: SpaceX’s live webcast begins about 15 minutes prior to liftoff. The “SFN view of ...

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Smart magnetic soft materials to develop artificial muscles and therapeutic robots

Developing a new generation of artificial muscles and soft nanorobots for drug delivery are some of the long-term goals of 4D-BIOMAP, an ERC research project being undertaken by the Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (UC3M). This project develops cross-cutting bio-magneto-mechanical methodologies to stimulate and control biological processes such as cell migration and proliferation, the organism’s electrophysiological response, and the origin ...

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