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Blue Origin Approaches Crewed Flights, Following NS-15 New Shepard Success

Spectacular window-seat view for Mannequin Skywalker during Wednesday’s NS-15 mission. Photo Credit: Blue Origin Blue Origin’s effort to send tourists to the edge of space moved one step closer Wednesday, when its previously-flown NS4 New Shepard launch vehicle roared aloft from Launch Site One in West Texas, kicking off this particular booster’s second flight of the year. It also marked ...

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Taking the vital signs of the global ocean with biogeochemical floats

As the researchers and crew aboard the research vessel, Thomas G. Thompson continue to deploy biogeochemical floats in the western North Atlantic, the arrival of the first profile data marks an exciting step forward for the U.S. National Science Foundation-funded Global Ocean Biogeochemistry Array, or GO-BGC, a global robotic network of profiling floats. The first float deployed for the GO-BGC array was adopted by ...

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Low Pay Commission to investigate move to living wage

The move to a living wage of €12.30 per hour is included in the Programme for Government The Government has formally authorised the Low Pay Commission to investigate how Ireland can move towards a living wage, and must report in the second half of this year. Last year’s Programme for Government committed to move the wages floor from the current ...

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Q&A: Dianna Cohen Of Crown Affair On Hair Care, Daily Rituals And Starting A Consumer Brand Right Before A Pandemic

Skin care and hair care have been on many of our minds for a while now, given the increased amount of time at home over the past year. In fact, startups in the hair care space have raised at least $240 million in the past few quarters, as we previously reported. New York-based Crown Affair is one of those companies. ...

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Team studies collective behavior of nanosatellites

Scientists from the Skoltech Space Center (SSC) have developed nanosatellite interaction algorithms for scientific measurements using a tetrahedral orbital formation of CubeSats that exchange data and apply interpolation algorithms to create local maps of physical measurements in real time. The study presents an example of geomagnetic field measurement, which shows that these data can be used by other satellites for ...

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131 jobs at risk at Paypal in Dublin and Dundalk

The company employs 2,800 here in Ireland Up to 131 roles could be lost at Paypal’s operations in Dublin and Dundalk, staff have been told. The online payments firm is proposing to relocate a selection of positions in a limited number of teams in both locations to other locations around the world. Impacted workers will be able to apply for ...

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