Clinton Crosier, a retired US Air Force major general who assisted in the formation of the US Space Force, recently marked his one-year anniversary with cloud giant AWS as the leader of the company’s newly formed Aerospace and Satellite business division. Crosier spoke with SpaceNews at the Space Symposium in Colorado about AWS’ intentions for […]
The City’s Transportation Goals are Complemented by an All-Electric Car Share Program. A new mode of transportation is making its way into a downtown parking garage. Colorado CarShare members will be able to use an all-electric shared vehicle at 1500 Pearl parking garage starting today. Erika Vandenbrande, Director of Transportation and Mobility remarked, “We are happy to […]
The Starliner capsule is still in the workshop as Boeing tries to figure out what’s wrong with its malfunctioning valves. Starliner has no latest launch date established for the Orbital Flight Test 2 (OFT-2) journey to International Space Station, following a series of delays, as Boeing team members continue to “work day and night” to repair the […]
A brilliant idea hatched in a University of Central Florida research lab has grown into a thriving company directly affecting space exploration. Some of the equipment that will arrive on the Moon and the procedures that will be utilized to grow food and construct shelter are likely to have been evaluated first on experimental soil […]
In the future, “gigafactories” in the UK might be producing millions of electric vehicle (EV) batteries. Electric vehicles are expected to substitute much of today’s fleet, as the government already has committed to a prohibition on selling the latest petrol and diesel-engined automobiles by 2030. Nissan has pledged to increase electric vehicle manufacturing at its Sunderland facility […]
Renewable energy accounted for one-quarter of the electricity consumption in 2020, up from 8% in 2010. There’s more on the way, with the solar capacity expected to quadruple by the year 2024 from current levels. Renewables require backup from many other power facilities to supply electricity demand because their availability is unpredictable. Meanwhile, Texas’s older coal, nuclear, […]
While the primary goal of power networks has historically been to maintain the lights on, the grid operators are now faced with the task of keeping the wheels turning as transportation decarbonization increases demand for electricity. As per the International Energy Agency, the proportion of electric vehicles sold worldwide increased by more than 40% year on […]
The Ontario government has agreed to support part of Telesat’s Lightspeed constellation, which will commit some of its satellite capability to enhance communication links in the Canadian province. According to the Ottawa, Ontario-based satellite operator, the five-year arrangement, worth 109 million Canadian dollars ($87 million), concentrates on expanding cellular networks and high-speed internet to unserved and […]
Jeff Bezos launched his Blue Origin rocket into orbit on July 20. As he embarked with his brother and safely returned to the surface, the entire world watched in astonishment. Bezos and others hope to increase space trips in the future to create a colony on Mars.
Lucid Motors, an electric vehicle startup, has become a publicly traded business after completing a transaction that netted them $4.5 billion in fresh funding.