China plans to finish the space station and set a new launch record in 2022

In 2022, China hopes to break a new national launch record achieved last year while also finishing its 3-module space station and six related missions. In the following months, the China National Space Administration plans to launch two new space station modules, Mengtian and Wentian, on separate Long March 5B rockets. The modules are going to dock… Continue reading China plans to finish the space station and set a new launch record in 2022

Is it possible to harness the power of the stars to satisfy our energy requirements? It is something to look forward to

Take a peek at the night sky for confirmation that the nuclear fusion process can produce energy on a large scale someplace in the universe: every pinprick of light is a physical nuclear fusion-powered reactor. Scientists have been attempting to bring the source of power of the stars down to Earth for decades, and the… Continue reading Is it possible to harness the power of the stars to satisfy our energy requirements? It is something to look forward to

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Israel’s Ministry of the Environment has set a target of producing 40% renewable energy by 2030

The Environment Ministry announced a strategy that aims to have Israel generate 40% of its power from renewable sources by 2030, saving the economy roughly $1.85 million (NIS 6 billion) by the end of the decade. The government’s current target is a 30 percent reduction in renewable energy infrastructure with 3.5 gigawatts of storage by 2015,… Continue reading Israel’s Ministry of the Environment has set a target of producing 40% renewable energy by 2030

Electric cars can safely charge at high speeds, but range suffers as a result

The good news is that most electric car owners won’t have to worry about their batteries being damaged by repeated quick charging while driving long distances; regrettably, chronic range loss from high-speed highway cruising isn’t going away anytime soon. The problem of a Nissan Leaf user who utilized motorway fast-chargers up to four times a… Continue reading Electric cars can safely charge at high speeds, but range suffers as a result

Despite bad reviews, the European Union is moving through with its broadband constellation

Although the European Union’s proposed broadband constellation has received two negative internal evaluations, the project is still moving forward. The European Union formally tabled legislation on February 15 to establish a safe connectivity satellite constellation to support European governments and citizens. The Union Secure Connectivity Programme was unveiled a day prior to the European Space Summit… Continue reading Despite bad reviews, the European Union is moving through with its broadband constellation

Duke Energy intends to phase out all coal and boost its renewable energy production

As part of a big — and costly — clean energy drive, Duke Energy Corp. plans to retire the remainder of its coal power stations by 2035 and over double its renewable output by 2030. Duke Energy announced Monday that it intends to over $130 billion on investments and projects during the next decade, with 80% of… Continue reading Duke Energy intends to phase out all coal and boost its renewable energy production

Lockheed Martin pulls out of a deal to buy Aerojet Rocketdyne

Lockheed Martin stated on February 13 that it has chosen to cancel a $4.4 billion plan to buy rocket engine maker Aerojet Rocketdyne. The ruling comes under three weeks after the FTC launched a lawsuit to stop the merger. Lockheed Martin revealed its intention to purchase Aerojet Rocketdyne, the only independent US producer of missile propulsion… Continue reading Lockheed Martin pulls out of a deal to buy Aerojet Rocketdyne

Tesla fans take a victory lap after Biden finally admits Elon Musk created the world’s largest EV manufacturer

A communal sense of validation swept the Tesla community, capped off by Elon Musk’s restrained celebration: a simple emoji expressing maximum satisfaction. No, the quirky CEO had not been chosen business leader of the year for the second time. Tesla’s stock price, like the Roadster he shot into geostationary orbit (GEO) four years ago, has not reached… Continue reading Tesla fans take a victory lap after Biden finally admits Elon Musk created the world’s largest EV manufacturer

The Space Force is considering creating its own metaverse

According to Lisa Costa, the Space Force’s chief technology and innovation officer, the service could take advantage of the sector’s significant expenditures in immersive digital technology and establish a virtual environment for guards. Costa suggested at AFCEA Space Force IT event on February 10 that “we may develop our version of the metaverse.” In the… Continue reading The Space Force is considering creating its own metaverse

Mercedes-Benz has added electric vehicle modules to its popular ADAM courses

Mercedes-Benz, India’s leading luxury automobile manufacturer, reaffirmed its commitment to developing the country’s future talent pool and preparing people for industry through academic upskilling projects. In its extremely popular ADAM (Advanced Diploma in Automotive Mechatronics) programme, the business has included an industry-focused, one-of-a-kind EV module. Mercedes-EV Benz’s module is initially offered to the Maharshi Karve… Continue reading Mercedes-Benz has added electric vehicle modules to its popular ADAM courses