Month: May 2018

This post was originally published on this siteSpaceX has released the first high-quality photos of Falcon 9’s payload fairing recovery hardware in action, showing the massive carbon fiber-aluminum halves gliding by parafoil less than a rocket-length away from recovery vessel Mr. Steven’s massive net. If anything, these photos demonstrate just how close SpaceX is – […]

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This post was originally published on this siteIn a press release on Thursday, General Motors announced that SoftBank would be investing $2.25 billion in the automaker’s self-driving unit, GM Cruise Holdings LLC. The Detroit-based auto giant would also be investing an additional $1.1 billion into its self-driving division. These investments are aimed at boosting the […]

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This post was originally published on this siteAccording to SES chief technical officer Martin Halliwell, SpaceX intends to “thread the needle” with a unique hybrid Falcon 9 launch of his company’s SES-12 communications satellite on June 4th. In the case of this launch, Halliwell’s “needle” refers to unsavory weather conditions present at Florida’s Cape Canaveral […]

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This post was originally published on this siteCalifornia lawmakers recently blocked proposed restrictions for the sale and use of The Boring Company’s Not-a-Flamethrowers in the state. The suggested restrictions were authored by LA Assemblyman Miguel Santiago (D-Los Angeles), who earlier this year issued a strongly-worded criticism of the device. The Boring Co. Not-a-Flamethrower was launched […]

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This post was originally published on this site After ordering thousands of Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid minivans in January, Waymo is drastically expanding its self-driving fleet with an 62,000 more vehicles. It comes ahead of the Alphabet division’s first ride service this year, while the company is also in discussions to allow others to sell cars that feature […]

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This post was originally published on this site Norway is at the forefront of electric vehicle usage with the largest per capita Electric Vehicle adoption rate which is already putting the squeeze on the local oil industry. That’s why it’s not surprising to see global EVs debut there early and because of that, we now […]

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