Month: September 2021

WASHINGTON — NASA needs to ensure that commercial space stations are ready before the International Space Station is retired to avoid a “space station gap” with geopolitical consequences, industry officials and other advisers warn. NASA’s low Earth orbit commercialization strategy calls for the development of one or more commercial space stations by late this decade,
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An experimental COVID-19 vaccine that uses an atypical ingredient to stimulate an immune response shows promise against several variants of the coronavirus — at least in monkeys. Access options Access through your institution Change institution Buy or subscribe Subscribe to Journal Get full journal access for 1 year 199,00 € only 3,90 € per issue
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In this article FB Andrew Bosworth AKA Boz, an advertising expert for Facebook, gives a talk at the Online Marketing Rockstars marketing trade show in Hamburg, Germany, 03 March 2017. Photo: Christian Charisius/dpa | usage worldwide (Photo by Christian Charisius/picture alliance via Getty Images) Christian Charisius | picture alliance | Getty Images Facebook CEO Mark
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There exists a technology that lets scientists selectively target and color code cells. Quantum dots are tiny nanometer-sized particles that display unique physical properties that allow them to fluoresce across a rainbow of bright colors. They can also be molecularly functionalized, meaning that you can chemically attach other molecules and proteins to their surface which
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Contract with propulsion startup Aliena powers September 2022 launch of OrbAstro’s first 12U microsat WASHINGTON — OrbAstro, a space-as-a-service startup with visions of flying “tiny satellites in large flocks,” is ready to launch its first half-dozen smallsats in 2022 With a January launch lined up in India, spots reserved on upcoming SpaceX rideshare missions and
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Reprinted from GreenFin Weekly, a free newsletter. Subscribe here. Team ESG has had a tough quarter.  The sustainable investing space heard a cacophony of critiques these past months, as well as its first major investigation by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Those on the green finance frontlines have been sharing with me that the critiques
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SAN FRANCISCO – Exo-Space, a Los Angeles startup formed in 2020 to offer inexpensive easy-to-assemble cubesats, has pivoted in response to growing demand for on-orbit data processing. Exo-Space developed FeatherEdge, an image-analysis device that plugs into a satellite or balloon payload to provide onboard image processing. FeatherEdge will rely on machine vision algorithms to detect
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NATURE PODCAST 22 September 2021 The floating sensors inspired by seeds How tiny seed-like sensors could monitor the environment, and the latest from the Nature Briefing. Benjamin Thompson & Noah Baker Benjamin Thompson View author publications You can also search for this author in PubMed  Google Scholar Noah Baker View author publications You can also
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Cracks are appearing on the International Space Station (ISS), and retired NASA astronaut Bill Shepherd says they’re a “fairly serious issue.” After Russian cosmonauts spotted the cracks on the station’s Zarya module, Vladimir Solovyov, flight director of the Russian segment of the ISS, publicly revealed the discovery in August. The cracks don’t pose a danger to astronauts
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WASHINGTON, D.C. — Steep duties proposed by an anonymous group of petitioners would devastate thousands of U.S. solar companies and cause the industry to miss out on 18 gigawatts (GW) of solar deployment by 2023, according to the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA). The petitions now before the Department of Commerce would create 50–250% duties on
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