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SPACEX PLANS FOR GLOBAL BROADBAND
Starlink Constellation of Internet Satellites
Launchdate - Tomorrow April 22
SpaceX plans to launch its seventh group of
Starlink Satellites on April 22, 2020.
The batch of 60 new satellites will join
thousandsalready in orbit. Starlink is entrepreneur
Elon Musk's system to deliver broadband internet
connectivity to the world and provide faster and
stronger communications services.
New FCC Request From Musk for Starlink
Musk has just sought US Federal Communications
Commission approval to operate all of his
4,400 first generation Starlink sats at a lower
level than previously approved. The request is
for approved orbits at 550 kilometers for some
of the launched satellites. Most of his sats had
been okayed for about 1200 kilometers orbit
above the Earth.One reason cited by
SpaceX for this request is that it will result in
less space debris. Because at a lower altitude,
expended satellites would be pulled to Earth by
gravity over 25 years. That's an interesting
prospect for the FCC to consider.In all, Musk plans
to launch 12,000 satellites to build his
global broadband network.
NASA just released the image (above) of Starlink
internet satellites and their faint light
trails orbiting over the Earth's
lime-green auroras. The tiny satellites' trails
were shot by an astronaut aboard the International
Robot, Cut My Lawn Source: Husqvarna Mowers Robo Mowers Powered by Batteries - No Gas It's at the top of my robotic wish list. A robot lawn mower. No astronomical bills and upselling from lawn service companies. Just a nicely cut lawn and no hassles. Innovation seems to be knocking at the front door with news on robotic mowers. Green Robots at the Cutting Edge There's a slew of new robot mowers. Models include Worx Landroid for smaller lawns, Honda that cuts and feeds lawns, Robomow for all-purpose mowing and Husqvarna that's loaded with cell & GPS tech. These mowers aren't cheap. Prices range from $1000 to $3500. They're powered by rechargeable batteries so they're quiet. You pay more for online enhancements. And, if your lawn is loaded with trees and hills, your robot mower is going to be a lot more expensive. Grass Vacuums Robot mowers look a lot like big robot vacuums such as iRobot's Roomba. They roam and groom your lawn. Their
1st Test for CTE, Sports-Related, Traumatic Brain Injuries in the Living Source: Stock images of football players Breakthrough Research and Discoveries by Boston University Scientists CTE is the danger for players inherent in any contact sport. Repeated hard hits to and rattling of the head in the course of games taking a cumulative toll and resulting in traumatic brain injury CTE which is a fatal disease. Until now, there was no way to detect it in the living. The only reference points for doctors were changes in mood and behavior in the patient following a bad hit to the head and concussion.. But now, there is a brain scan test to detect the abnormal protein tau which is an indicator that the disease condition is present. It's an important breakthrough just announced by scientists at Boston University. For a great news blog, go to Important Innovations Collection: Breakthrough on CTE Brain Injuries from Sports : First Test for CTE in the Living Source: Stock
Superstar Robot Packers Source: CMC CartonWrap Superstar Customers The Italian packaging company CMC in the medieval town of Citta di Castello has robot machines at the cutting edge of 2019 filling some very big orders for big clients and it delivers. The robotic packaging machine is called CartonWrap. It can box and seal 600 to 1000 items of every shape and size every hour, 24/7, including in tailor made boxes. Clients of the automated packaging machines include Amazon, Walmart and Gucci. Big Business in Italy CMC and CartonWrap are one of 630 companies in Italy making automated packaging machines. This is the new robotic, automated economy and it is one of Italy's fastest growing industries. In fact, the sector is accelerating 9X's faster than the overall Italian economy. It's another example of robotic technology cutting time, costs and in this case packaging waste and creating a whole new avenue of global business that's a disruptor.