WASHINGTON — U.K. Export Finance’s $325 million loan to Turkey this April is the most the agency’s has ever provided for a space industry deal. Adam Harris, head of civil, infrastructure and energy activity at U.K. Export Finance. Credit: UKEF Britain’s export credit agency has long discussed more involvement in the satellite industry, but didn’t
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In the wake of Shanahan’s resignation, speculation has swirled in the Pentagon about how the transition might affect efforts to stand up a Space Force and modernize the military’s satellites. WASHINGTON — President Trump made a “good choice” naming Army Secretary Mark Esper acting defense secretary following the resignation of Patrick Shanahan, said former Air
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Wisconsin resident and snake enthusiast Tim Friede allows himself to be bitten (twice) by the deadly black mamba snake. How does Tim survive a bite that often kills victims within 20 minutes? | //science.discovery.com/tv-shows/outrageous-acts-of-science Catch OUTRAGEOUS ACTS OF SCIENCE Saturdays at 9/8c on Science! Check out more videos of Tim and his snakes! //www.youtube.com/user/timfriede578/videos Watch
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Share to facebook Share to twitter Share to linkedin How much down time do astronauts on the ISS have per day? originally appeared on Quora: the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world. Answer by Robert Frost, Instructor and Flight Controller at NASA, on Quora:
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WASHINGTON — Boeing announced June 19 it will move the headquarters of its space division from the Washington, DC area to Florida as a number of its major programs shift from development to operations. Dennis Muilenburg, chief executive and president of Boeing, announced the headquarters move from Arlington, Virginia, to Titusville, Florida, in a speech
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Car headlights are created separately from the car, with durable plastic and reflective aluminum for maximum efficiency. Manufacturers can alter certain features, but ease of changing the bulbs stay the same. | //www.sciencechannel.com/tv-shows/how-its-made/#mkcpgn=ytda1 Watch full episodes: //bit.ly/HowItsMadeFullEpisodes Subscribe to Science Channel: //www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=sciencechannel Check out SCI2 for infinitely awesome science videos. Every day. //bit.ly/SCI2YT Download the
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Heads Together Team Heads Together In today’s turbulent business world, employees and their colleagues frequently face uncertainty and challenge which can have a negative impact on their performance. It has been shown that resilience is one of the most key indicators of success. Particularly,  personal and team resilience is needed to bounce back from adversity and
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SANTA BARBARA, California — Problems with an unnamed component supplier are the reason the first launch of a ViaSat-3 high-throughput satellite won’t happen until 2021. Carlsbad, California-based Viasat, which is building a trio of ViaSat-3 satellites with Boeing for global broadband connectivity, informed the U.S. Federal Communications Commission that it will need an extension of
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The two planets are located within the habitable zone around Teegarden’s Star University of Göttingen, Institute for Astrophysics Scientists have found two rocky, possibly Earth-like inner planets orbiting a star called Teegarden’s Star just 12.59 light years from our solar system that are in precisely the right place for any inhabitants to see Earth move across
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Gummy vitamins were invented in the late the 20th century by a couple looking for a way to entice their daughter to take her vitamins. Stream Full Episodes of How It’s Made: //www.sciencechannel.com/tv-shows/how-its-made/ Subscribe to Science Channel: //bit.ly/SubscribeScience Like us on Facebook: //www.facebook.com/ScienceChannel Follow us on Twitter: Tweets by ScienceChannel Follow us on Instagram: //www.instagram.com/ScienceChannel/
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You can now visualise our climate crisis for almost anywhere on Earth, thanks to a stunning interactive tool that will make you see red in every possible way. Last year, climate scientist Ed Hawkins unveiled a powerful schematic for visualising global temperature changes: coloured ‘warming stripes’ communicating how the world has been getting hotter since
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Atomic and molecular configurations come in a near-infinite number of possible combinations, but the specific combinations found in any material determine its properties. While diamonds are classically viewed as the hardest material found on Earth, they are neither the strongest material overall nor even the strongest naturally occurring material. There are, at present, six types
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SAN FRANCISCO – RBC Signals, a startup creating a global network of satellite ground stations, announced it’s first U.S. Air Force Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR) award June 17. Under the Phase 1 SBIR award managed by the Air Force Research Laboratory Space Vehicles Directorate, Seattle-based RBC Signals will explore “multi-mission intelligent edge computing infrastructure
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Overcrowding. Violence. Infectious diseases. Environmental degradation. It may sound like the worst of modern mega-cities. A researcher excavates the ruins of Catalhoyuk, a prehistoric settlement located in south-central Turkey that was inhabited from about 9,100 to 7,950 years ago, in this photograph released from Istanbul, Turkey, June 17, 2019. Scott Haddow/Handout via
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Firefly Aerospace’s Alpha second stage undergoes integrated testing on the 100-foot Firefly vertical test stand. Firefly Aerospace In a bid to attract more customers and employees into Firefly’s aerospace activities, the startup plans to offer valuable payload space to these two groups on its first Alpha rocket flight in December. The mission, called Dedicated Research
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The most concerning trends are China’s stealth investments in U.S companies, and the country’s coordinated public-private efforts to dominate markets. WASHINGTON — The United States has a vibrant space industry that is poised to become both an economic engine and a national security asset. At the same time, U.S. space companies are receiving unprecedented amounts
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Nothing lasts forever. Humans, planets, stars, galaxies, maybe even the Universe itself, everything has an expiration date. But things in the quantum realm don’t always follow the rules. Now, scientists have found that quasiparticles in quantum systems could be effectively immortal. That doesn’t mean they don’t decay, which is reassuring. But once these quasiparticles have
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