Daily Archives: 17.09.2021

Fears of ‘excessive’ inflation overstated – Makhlouf

Central Bank Governor Gabriel Makhlouf said current price pressures reflect ‘transitory factors that will fade out over time’ Central Bank Governor Gabriel Makhlouf has said fears of “excessive” euro area inflation are “overstated”. The Governor made his remarks in a speech this lunchtime at the annual Dublin Economics Workshop, which is being held online this year. The Governor, who is ...

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Engineers create 3D-printed objects that sense how a user is interacting with them

Advance incorporates sensing directly into an object’s material, with applications for assistive technology and “intelligent” furniture. MIT researchers have developed a new method to 3D print mechanisms that detect how force is being applied to an object. The structures are made from a single piece of material, so they can be rapidly prototyped. A designer could use this method to ...

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Inspiration4 crew chats with Elon Musk, works through first full day in space

STORY WRITTEN FOR  & USED WITH PERMISSION A view of the cupola window on SpaceX’s Crew Dragon Resilience spacecraft. Credit: SpaceX The first all-civilian, privately-funded crew to reach orbit came through their initial hours in weightless environment of space “healthy, happy and resting comfortably,” SpaceX reported Thursday. Company founder Elon Musk added: “Just spoke with (Inspiration4) crew. All is well.” But ...

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Dragon Resilience Primed for Wednesday Launch, As Inspiration4 Prepares to Inspire

The first all-civilian spacefaring crew poses for a portrait in their SpaceX pressure suits. Commanding Inspiration4 is Jared Isaacman (top), with Sian Proctor at left, Hayley Arceneaux at right and Chris Sembroski at the bottom. Photo Credit: John Kraus/Inspiration4.com Favorable weather is expected for Wednesday night’s much-anticipated launch of Dragon Resilience and the Inspiration4 crew, touted as the first “all-civilian” ...

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SpaceX Launches Four Civilians to Space with Inspiration4!

Update: SpaceX has posted footage of what its like to see Earth from space when peering through the Resilience‘s cupola! View from Dragon’s cupola pic.twitter.com/Z2qwKZR2lK — SpaceX (@SpaceX) September 16, 2021 Today, history was made when the first all-civilian spaceflight launched from Launch Complex 39A at the NASA Kennedy Space Center in Florida. The purpose of this flight was to ...

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