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After many delays, the James Webb telescope sees the launch pad
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After many delays, the James Webb telescope sees the launch pad

No offense to Thomas Pesquet, in the small space industry, it is James Webb who is now the star. Not the late James Webb, NASA administrator in the 1960s and conductor of the Apollo program, but the space telescope that bears his name.After more than ten years of delay and a budget now approaching ten billion dollars, the craft designed by American NASA, European ESA and Canadian CSA is all ready for launch. If all goes well, takeoff is set for next fall from the space center in Kourou, Guyana. If all goes well. Because this project is as pharaonic as it is complicated.Technical problems and permanent delayAs early as 1996, NASA looked into a replacement for the Hubble Space Telescope, launched six years earlier. Estimated cost: around a billion dollars, a more than r...
MagicBook 14 |  The laptop with which Honor wants to conquer the Peruvian market |  ANALYSIS
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MagicBook 14 | The laptop with which Honor wants to conquer the Peruvian market | ANALYSIS

According to the criteria ofKnow moreJust check the different local technology publications to see the campaign that Honor is developing in the Peruvian market to get noticed. They started by presenting some devices made in collaboration with other brands, then they launched a sports band as a completely independent product, until it was time for one of the first highlights: the MagicBook 14, a laptop that targets the current need of many people. .READ ALSO: Honor Band 6, the real debut is with a sports bracelet | ANALYSISEl Comercio has been one of the few media that has had access to the first units of the product for a week. What is the verdict? The MagicBook 14 from Honor it is an extremely attractive machine for those looking for a new laptop, having productivity as the main obje...
Launch of a giant insect farm in the Somme
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Launch of a giant insect farm in the Somme

An area of ​​45,000 m², a height of 36 meters and a production capacity of 200,000 tonnes of ingredients per year: Ÿnsect, world leader in the production of natural ingredients based on insects, is inaugurating this Thursday 6 May in Poulainville (Somme) its third production unit called ŸnFarm, in the presence of several ministers.→ INVESTIGATION. Insect-based nutrition is advancing at an ant's pace"It is a technological feat in many respects: the highest vertical farm in the world, the largest insect farm, the most digital also with more than a billion data processed per day, summarizes Anthoine Hubert, CEO of Ÿnsect. This technology is at the service of European food and agricultural sovereignty for jobs and the environment. »EU fire for human foodThe laying of the foun...
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SpaceX's Reusable Starship to Take NASA Astronauts Back to The Moon

NASA has selected SpaceX to land the first astronauts on the surface of the Moon since 1972, the agency said Friday, in a huge victory for Elon Musk's company.The contract, worth $2.9 billion, involves the prototype Starship spacecraft that is being tested at SpaceX's south Texas facility.  "Today I'm very excited, and we are all very excited to announce that we have awarded SpaceX to continue the development of our integrated human landing system," said Lisa Watson-Morgan, NASA's Human Landing System program manager.SpaceX beats out Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin and defense contractor Dynetics to be the sole provider for the system, a surprising break from the past when NASA has chosen multiple companies in case one fails.Industry analysts said the decision underscores the company, founded by ...