Dyson Sphere Concept Creator and Project Orion Co-Lead Has Died

https://www.npr.org/2020/02/28/810433230/physicist-and-iconoclastic-thinker-freeman-dyson-dies-at-96″>Freeman Dyson has died at the age of 96. In 1958, the Project Orion Pulsed Nuclear Propulsion Rocket was started and was led by Ted Taylor at General Atomics and physicist Freeman Dyson. Freeman took a year away from the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton to work on the project. In the 1960s, Project …

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Israeli Coronavirus Vaccine 10 Weeks From Testing and Fast Tracking to Deployment 90 Days After

Forfour years, MIGAL [The Galilee Research Institute] researchers has been developing a vaccine against infectious bronchitis virus (IBV), which causes a bronchial disease affecting poultry. The poultry coronavirus has high genetic similarity to the human COVID-19, and that it uses the same infection mechanism. This could be a lucky break for minor modification of the …

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California is Monitoring Many People Who Traveled to China Just in Case

There are 33 confirmed coronavirus cases in California and 8400 people are being monitored as possible cases of Coronavirus. Most of the confirmed cases were people who caught it on the Diamond Princess cruise ship. Newsom said his top priority is expanding the ability to do tests for the virus, saying the state currently only …

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Astra Rocket Vertical for Launch Rehersal

Astra rocket “1 of 3” has been vertical position at the Pacific Spaceport Complex – Alaska. Today the team is going through “wet dress rehearsal” in which the liquid propellant will be added to the rocket, but not fired. See updates at http://darpalaunchchallenge.org Astra Space is developing pump-fed, liquid bipropellant propulsion engines for DARPA and …

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Coronavirus Statistics from Clearly Identified People on the Cruise Ship

There are currently at least 705 confirmed cases of coronavirus that stemmed from the Diamond Princess cruise ship. Four Diamond Princess passengers have died. There were 3700 passengers on the ship. We know everyone who was on the ship and mostly know who they are contacting. Eight public servants who worked on the ship to …

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Iran Has More Coronavirus Deaths Other Than Hubei Province

Iran has officially reported 26 deaths from Coronavirus while the Chinese province with the second most coronavirus deaths is Henan with 20. There were unofficial reports yesterday that Iran had 50 coronavirus deaths. Iran has 245 cases and 26 official deaths. South Korea has 1766 cases and 13 deaths. Italy has 528 cases and 14 …

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Virgin Galactic Sees Demand for Million Dollar Premium Sub-orbital Tourism

Virgin Galactic sees demand for premium million-dollar packages for sub-orbital space tourism. They will first expand to spaceports on every continent. They want to expand their system and integrate with regular air ports. They want to get to high-speed point to point travel. They have the potential to fly anywhere in the world within an …

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