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elon muskSpaceX Starship SN3 Prototype Fails Cryogenic Pressure Test

The SpaceX Starship SN3 prototype fails its cryogenic pressure test. Elon Musk speculates there could have been a test configuration mistake. This might mean different sections or tanks would need pressurization at different times. We will see what data review …

carnival of spaceCarnival of Space 657

1. Universe Today – This Powerful Ion Engine Will Be Flying on NASA’s DART Mission to Try and Redirect an Asteroid 2. Universe Today – Even More Repeating Fast Radio Bursts Discovered 3. Universe Today – Following Comet Y1 ATLAS: …

appCoronoavirus Contact Tracing Smartphone App

Singapore developed a contact-tracing smartphone app called TraceTogther. It allow Singapore to quickly track people who have been exposed to confirmed coronavirus cases. The app can identify people who have been within 2 meters of coronavirus patients for at least …

electric carsTesla Model Y in the Wild

I spotted my first Tesla Model Y being driven in the wild. It was in Lafayette, California in the San Francisco Bay Area. Tesla Model Y deliveries started about 2 weeks ago, but there has also been the shelter in …

futureSpaceX Dragon XL Will Supply 5 Tons to the NASA Lunar Gateway

NASA has selected SpaceX as the first U.S. commercial provider under the Gateway Logistics Services contract to deliver cargo, experiments and other supplies to the agency’s Gateway in lunar orbit. The NASA announcement also revealed a larger version of the …

exoskeletonRun 50% Faster With Catapult Exoskeleton Running Shoe Device

David Braun and his team and conceptually solved how to finally enable a high technology version of spring enhanced running where we could go 70% faster than Usain Bolt. They will have a prototype version in one year which with …

spaceSpaceX SN3 Starship Stacked and Will Test Hop 150 Meters Next Week

The SpaceX SN3 Starship is stacked and will have a test hop for 150 meters next week. This is assuming that the pressure tests and other preparations have no issues. SN3's been stacked: https://t.co/7wlGDbc0s5 — Chris B – NSF (@NASASpaceflight) …

internetInterest in VPN Increases as Users in Quarantine Look for Diverse Content

The coronavirus pandemic has forced many localities across the globe to declare quarantines and lockdowns. Due to these restrictions to physical activity, users are now turning to digital services for entertainment and work from home setups. Streaming services and gaming …

coronavirusUse Cruise Ships as Added Non-Coronavirus Hospitals For Italy and Elsewhere

During WW2, Four Kaiser Shipyards built 747 fourteen thousand ton Liberty ships. One ship was completed one in five days. In February, China built a new hospital in ten days. The 645,000-square-foot makeshift medical facility was two floors and has …

coronavirusFour-Way and Now Nine-Way Valve Hacks for Ventilators

Doctors have made four-way and now nine-way valve system to enable one ventilator to service 9 people. Elon Musk and others are working to help them get each with individual valve controls per patient to personalize care & avoid cross-flow …