Daily Archives: 10.07.2021

SEAT employed tiny but mighty autonomous robots in its smart factory

As you imagine, car factories are filled with robots. Huge arms are moving car bodies around, welding, assembling and painting. But there are some jobs that robots are only picking up now. For example, Spanish car manufacturer SEAT recently introduced an autonomous, collaborative mobile robot EffiBOT in its Martorell  factory. EffiBOT is completely autonomous and doesn’t need to follow any ...

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The Earth’s Atmosphere is Storing Energy Twice as Quickly as it did 15 Years ago

These days it seems you can’t walk through a bookstore without bumping into a book or magazine pointing out the negative consequences of climate change.  Everything from the hottest years on record to ruining astronomy can be tied to climate change.  Now some new science lays another potential problem at climate change’s feet – the Earth is retaining more than ...

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Landsat-9, Booster Arrive at Vandenberg, As ULA Prepares for Busy Launch Manifest

The Atlas V Common Core Booster (CCB) for September’s Landsat-9 mission arrived safely at Vandenberg Space Force Base, Calif., on 8 July. Photo Credit: NASA As United Launch Alliance (ULA) readies the next member of its Atlas V fleet to lift the second Orbital Flight Test (OFT-2) of Boeing’s CST-100 Starliner to the International Space Station (ISS) at the end ...

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Confusion over future of Kerry-Dublin route

The Department of Transport said Ryanair would begin flights on 19 July, but Ryanair says no agreement has yet been reached There is confusion over the future of the Kerry-Dublin air route, following conflicting statements from the Government and Ryanair. The Department of Transport this afternoon announced that Ryanair would begin operating flights between Dublin and Kerry on a commercial ...

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