Month: February 2021

SAN FRANCISCO – MDA is designing the follow-on to Radarsat-2, the C-band Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) satellite the Canadian firm built through a public-private partnership with the Canadian government. “We are announcing today that we are well into our project to design and develop our next generation of radar-based Earth observation capabilities to ensure that
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SAN FRANCISCO – General Atomics announced the acquisition Feb. 1 of Tiger Innovations, a Herndon, Virginia small business focused primarily on satellite systems, and related hardware and software. General Atomics plans to integrate Tiger Innovations with its General Atomics Electromagnetic Systems (GA-EMS) group to “complement GA-EMS’ portfolio of advanced space systems and technologies,” according to
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Date/Time: February 23, 2021 (11AM-12PM ET / 8-9AM PT) The environmental degradation inherent in the current global models of production and consumption have reached critical levels. To address this crisis, we need to radically transform these systems. One tool to enable this shift in manufacturing and operations is the virtual twin, a real-time virtual representation
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Animal lovers around the world are heartbroken over the death of a rare white kangaroo named “Angel.” Angel died on Friday in Victoria and since then messages and condolences have been coming in from around the globe. Caretakers of Angel expressed their gratitude for the hundreds of messages online lending support to them. They have
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WASHINGTON — An entrepreneur has purchased a SpaceX Crew Dragon mission slated for launch late this year that will include three other people as part of a project that is a mix of charity and commerce. SpaceX announced Feb. 1 that Jared Isaacman, the founder and chief executive of online payment processing company Shift4 Payments,
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This article originally appeared in the State of Green Business 2021. You can download the entire report here. Over the past few years, as companies have come under steadily increasing pressure to tackle climate change, nature-based solutions have emerged as a particularly exciting method for shrinking corporate carbon footprints. Investing in forests can be a
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WASHINGTON — A Maine startup made its first, albeit small, step towards space Jan. 31 with the successful launch of a rocket testing the engine technology it plans to use on future small launch vehicles. The Stardust 1.0 rocket by Braunschweig, Maine-based bluShift Aerospace launched at about 3 p.m. Eastern from the Loring Commerce Centre,
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A vehicle passes an Exxon Mobil Corp. gas station in Arlington, Virginia, U.S., on Wednesday, April 29, 2020. Andrew Harrer | Bloomberg | Getty Images The CEOs of Chevron and ExxonMobil last year discussed the possibility of merging the two companies, The Wall Street Journal reported Sunday, citing unnamed people familiar with the talks. The
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Join the audience for a live webinar at 2 p.m. GMT on 18 February 2021 exploring DNA nanotechnology that can enable new applications in single-molecule biophysics and biosensing Want to take part in this webinar? In recent years, DNA nanotechnology has matured to enable robust production of complex nanostructures and hybrid materials. We have combined
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