CDC Approves Moderna and Johnson & Johnson Booster Dose Against COVID-19 and Allows Vaccine Mixing

Millions of Americans will be able to receive a booster of the COVID-19 vaccine from the pharmaceutical companies Moderna and Johnson & Johnson after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC, in English) gave its final approval this Thursday for the night, as they had done weeks before with the one made by Pfizer. … Read more

Rocket Lab’s next launch will include booster recovery experiment – Spaceflight Now

A view inside Rocket Lab’s factory in New Zealand, where Electron boosters are lined up in an assembly facility. The rockets with red markings are tagged for recovery missions. Credit: Rocket Lab Rocket Lab said this week that its next mission, set for launch Nov. 10 after delays caused by a coronavirus lockdown in New … Read more

Corona pandemic: too slow with booster vaccinations?

Exclusive Status: 10/21/2021 4:53 a.m. So far, only about 1.35 million people in Germany have received a booster vaccination. Studies and current figures show that vaccination protection is decreasing. Is Germany too slow with booster vaccinations? By Patrick Gensing, tagesschau.de The oldest people were vaccinated first at the beginning of the year and in the … Read more

for Emmanuel Macron, the electoral stake of the success of the vaccine booster campaign

A woman receives a second booster injection of the Pfizer vaccine in a retirement home in Strasbourg on Friday, September 24, 2021. JEAN-FRANCOIS BADIAS / AP In an election, there is a much more formidable adversary than a political competitor, it is the unforeseen. Emmanuel Macron, who lived the 2017 campaign full of twists and … Read more

SpaceX ignites Starship booster: first manned flight planned for July

Elon Musk ignites the turbo in July: The miracle rocket Starship is to be launched into orbit. The SpaceX founder is fine-tuning the dawn of commercial space travel. Starship during a successful test flight. Photo: SpaceX/flickr.com The first flight of the giant rocket Starship is imminent. After landing attempts of various Starship prototypes, which were … Read more

the High Authority for Health recommends not to use Moderna’s vaccine for booster shots, pending a European decision

Moderna’s Spikevax vaccine at a vaccination center in Staten Island, near New York, USA on October 14, 2021. ANGELA WEISS / AFP For the third dose of vaccine against Covid-19, the French health authorities recommended, Friday, October 15, to use exclusively the vaccine from Pfizer-BioNTech and to wait for an opinion from the European Medicines … Read more

Panel votes unanimously in favor of a booster of the Modern Pharma vaccine | Univision Health News

A panel of external experts advising the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recommended this Thursday a booster of Moderna’s vaccine. at least six months after the second dose. The only dose would be for people over 65 or adults with certain medical conditions o en high risk due to the characteristics of their jobs, very … Read more

SpaceX installs full set of car-sized grid fins on second Super Heavy booster

SpaceX appears to have installed a full set of car-sized grid fins on Starship’s second flightworthy Super Heavy booster, leaving the massive rocket just a few steps away from completion. Measuring ~69m (~225 ft) tall and 9m (~30 ft) wide, Super Heavy Booster 5 (B5) – like B4 before it – will be one of … Read more

the Haute Autorité de santé recommends a booster dose of vaccine to professionals in charge of vulnerable people

A healthcare professional administers a dose of Pfizer-BioNTech’s vaccine against Covid-19, in Nantes, September 14, 2021. STEPHANE MAHE / REUTERS The High Authority for Health (HAS) approved, Wednesday, October 6, the administration of a booster dose of vaccine against Covid-19 for “ professionals who support or support [des] vulnerable people (caregivers, medical transport and professionals … Read more

SpaceX ships hardware for first 33-engine Super Heavy booster to Starbase

SpaceX appears to have delivered hardware that will eventually become part of the first 33-engine Super Heavy booster to its South Texas ‘Starbase’ factory. Coming either from SpaceX’s Hawthorne, California headquarters and Falcon rocket factory or a smaller fabrication shop colocated on the company’s McGregor, Texas development and testing campus, the giant coin-like structure was … Read more