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Higher tax take sees deficit dipping below €5 billion

Minister for Public Expenditure, Michael McGrath, and Finance Minister, Paschal Donohoe The deficit in the public finances narrowed to €4.9 billion in November, according to the latest Exchequer figures published this afternoon. Tax receipts for the period to the end of last month were ahead of government targets by €5.4 billion, or 9.4%, boosted by higher income taxes, VAT and ...

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Tendeg, a long way to success.

Many people believe that all space companies are engaged only in creating and launching rockets and satellites. However, the exploration and use of space require many complex technologies to complete various missions. One organization that makes such technologies is Tendeg, the developer and operator of space antennas and deployable structures. In other words, it creates components of satellites allowing scientists ...

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Something Ventured: After Series A, Repeat Focuses On Growing Company Through Community

Editor’s note: This profile is part of Something Ventured, an ongoing series by Crunchbase News examining diversity and access to capital in the venture-backed startup ecosystem. As part of this project, we’re following seven seed-stage entrepreneurs over the course of several months as they build their businesses. Read our previous profiles of Kim Stiefel, Sarah Wissel and Repeat here, here ...

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Towards Robust and Adaptive Motion Forecasting: A Causal Representation Perspective

Motion forecasting is essential for autonomous systems. However, current methods struggle to discover the physical laws from data and are inefficient for knowledge transfer. A recent study on arXiv.org proposes to tackle these challenges from a causal representation perspective. Motion forecasting can be applied in different fields. Image credit: Bicanski via Pixnio, CC0 Public Domain A new formalism describes human ...

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Two BlackSky satellites hitching ride on Starlink mission

BlackSky said Tuesday it is launching two optical Earth observation satellites as rideshare payloads on a SpaceX Starlink mission planned for liftoff this week from Cape Canaveral. The mission is set for launch Thursday, one day later than the previous schedule. The rideshare mission will mark the second time BlackSky satellites have hitched a ride into orbit on a SpaceX ...

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NASA is Building a Nuclear Reactor to Power Lunar and Martian Exploration!

Over the next fifteen years, multiple space agencies and their commercial partners intend to mount crewed missions to the Moon and Mars. In addition to placing “footprints and flags” on these celestial bodies, there are plans to establish the infrastructure to allow for a long-term human presence. To meet these mission requirements and ensure astronaut safety, several technologies are currently ...

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