Branson to land fresh £400m funding injection for pandemic-hit Virgin Atlantic Airways | Business News

Virgin Atlantic Airways is drawing up plans for a fresh £400m funding injection as prospects fade for an initial public offering (IPO) of Sir Richard Branson’s flagship company. Sky News has learnt that the transatlantic carrier is in talks with its shareholders and other financial stakeholders about raising additional capital to see it through the … Read more

NASA Ingenuity Mars Helicopter Preparing To Glide Over “Raised Ridges” and Land Near Edge of “South Séítah”

Animation illustrating NASA’s Ingenuity helicopter flying on Mars. Credit: NASA With Flight 15, Ingenuity began the journey back towards “Wright Brothers Field” at “Octavia E. Butler Landing,” the site where Perseverance touched down with Ingenuity in February. This flight was performed with the recently-increased rotor speed of 2,700 rpm. After reviewing the data from Flight … Read more

Land Military Robotic Market Size, Growth (2021-2028)

New Jersey, United States,- The Land Military Robotic Market study offers information on each vendor’s revenue, trends, prospects, and industry profiles. It presents a demand-supply picture for each end-use market. A regional analysis has been provided in terms of market share, development prospects, and key nations. The study involves a thorough evaluation of industry rivalry … Read more

the success of solidarity land organizations, an anti-speculative tool

A Parisian apartment, September 27, 2018. STRINGER / AFP In Paris, to boost social home ownership, the municipality renounces zero-interest loans and changes its strategy by strengthening its solidary land organization (OFS), an anti-speculative tool which is now developing throughout France. Read also Article reserved for our subscribers Social housing: “A new way to significantly … Read more

Singhbhum in India could have been first land mass to rise from oceans 3 billion years ago

Study says zircon grains reveal that Singhbhum sandstones were deposited around 3 billion years ago | Twitter Text Size: A- A+ Continents rose above sea level around 3 billion years ago A new study estimates that the first large continents rose above sea level around 3 billion years ago, much earlier than previously thought. More … Read more

The astronauts of SpaceX’s Crew-2 mission talk toilet trouble in space and more, but when will they land?

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — Thanks to Mother Nature, NASA is weighing when to bring the four astronauts of its Crew-2 mission with SpaceX home, even as their replacements wait on Earth for a launch of their own. The Crew-2 astronauts, NASA’s Shane Kimbrough and Megan McArthur, Akihiko Hoside of Japan and Thomas Pesquet of France, … Read more

In Jharkhand, land of forests, charcoal on the rise

Par Ravi Pinto Posted today at 02:31 Reserved for our subscribers ReportageIn this state of India, which has the majority of the national coal reserves, the populations have long been opposed to the exploitation of their basements. But new extraction projects, intended to meet the needs of an entire country, threaten them with eviction. Dozens … Read more

In Forcalquier, in the land of “alternative medicine”, the slow penetration of the vaccine

By Delphine Roucaute and France Keyser / MYOP Posted today at 07:30 Reserved for our subscribers ReportageFragments of France | In this commune of Alpes-de-Haute-Provence, the vaccination campaign against Covid-19 is slipping. Whether they accept or refuse the injection, the inhabitants speak about their fears and defend their freedom to choose. BUILD INFO ========== Time: … Read more

Environmentalists sue Texas Land Office and Cameron County over SpaceX beach closures

Looking to end frequent beach closures to accommodate tests by Elon Musk’s rocket company SpaceX, a South Texas environmental group has filed suit in Cameron County claiming the practice violates the state constitution. Save RGV alleges in the complaint filed Monday that officials’ repeated closure of Boca Chica Beach for rocket tests and launches violates … Read more

United States to reopen land borders with Canada and Mexico to vaccinated visitors

Queue at the Canada-U.S. Border at Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada, August 9, 2021. GEOFF ROBINS / AFP After having already announced the impending end of restrictions for travelers vaccinated against Covid-19 arriving by air, the United States will open ” beginning of November “ their land borders with Mexico and Canada, also to visitors vaccinated, … Read more