Daily Archives: 08.09.2021

Donegal’s E&I Engineering bought by Vertiv for $1.8bn

The founder and CEO of E&I Engineering Philip O’Doherty at the company’s plant in Burnfoot, Co Donegal E&I Engineering Ireland, a Donegal based provider of electrical switchgear and power distribution systems to data centres, has been bought by US based Vertiv Holdings for at least $1.8 billion. The deal, which also includes E&I Engineering affiliate, Powerbar Gulf LLC, carries the ...

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Cosmic Opportunities №48

Space Odyssey Greetings to our fellow readers! Our today’s publication can be fairly named “Summer Summary”. The last two months were full of interesting news, too much for one publication, we will definitely cover them in the next several publications. Enjoy the reading! Thomas Beeton – 08’21 has left the “Cobham”, he was Procurement/Commercial Consultant Director. Took office as Senior ...

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NASA’s Perseverance Rover Collects First Mars Rock Sample

NASA’s Perseverance rover today completed the collection of the first sample of Martian rock, a core from Jezero Crater slightly thicker than a pencil. Mission controllers at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in Southern California received data that confirmed the historic milestone. This sealed titanium sample tube contains Perseverance’s first cored sample of Mars rock. The rover’s Sampling and Caching ...

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Astra rocket fails after early engine shutdown

Astra’s Rocket 3.3 tilts before flying sideways after liftoff from the Pacific Spaceport Complex in Alaska. Credit: Astra Astra’s small satellite launcher suffered an engine failure just after liftoff from Alaska Saturday, causing the rocket to tilt sideways before recovering and climbing into the upper atmosphere with its four remaining engines. The rocket later veered from its flight corridor, and ...

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There are Natural Features on Mars That Could Serve as Radiation Shelters

Mars is bombarded with radiation. Without a protective magnetic shield and a thick atmosphere like Earth’s, radiation from space has a nearly unimpeded path to the Martian surface. Our machines can roam around on the surface and face all that radiation with impunity. But not humans. For humans, all that radiation is a deadly hazard. How can any potential human ...

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