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Tuesday, November 19, 2019

What is Santa's Official Address?


What is Santa's Official Address?


Article Excerpt: "... According to the U.S. Postal Service, Santa's Official Address is ..."


Reference: Santa's Official Address

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Friday, November 15, 2019

Within 10 Years, We’ll Travel by Hyperloop, Rockets, and Avatars


Within 10 Years, We’ll Travel by Hyperloop, Rockets, and Avatars


Article Excerpt: "... Musk wants to use SpaceX’s megarocket, Starship, which was designed to take humans to Mars, for terrestrial passenger delivery. The Starship travels at 17,500 mph. It’s an order of magnitude faster than the supersonic jet Concorde. Think about what this actually means: New York to Shanghai in 39 minutes ..."


Reference: singularityhub.com

Traverse City Based Atlas Space Operations Announces New Partnernship


Traverse City Based Atlas Space Operations Announces New Partnernship


Article Excerpt: "... Traverse City based Atlas Space Operations is launching into new territory. They just announced a new partnership with Alabama based space logistics company Aevum ..."


Reference: www.9and10news.com

Huntsville’s iconic Saturn V rocket gets brilliant new nighttime look


Huntsville’s iconic Saturn V rocket gets brilliant new nighttime look


Article Excerpt: "... something needed to be done for the rocket at night. And the rocket city unveiled those improvements..."


Reference: www.al.com

Black Hole Ejects Star


Star Ejected by Supermassive Black Hole at Heart of Milky Way at Over 3.5 Million MPH


Article Excerpt: "... Astronomers have spotted an ultrafast star, traveling at a blistering 6 million km/h (~3.7 million m/h), that was ejected by the supermassive black hole at the heart of the Milky Way five million years ago. The discovery of the star, known as S5-HVS1 ..."


Reference: scitechdaily.com

Thursday, November 14, 2019

Huntsville Police catch man accused of robbing multiple business


Huntsville Police catch man accused of robbing multiple business


Article Excerpt: "... Comarrius Cooper, 20, was arrested on multiple charges. Police say they've connected him to three robberies. Investigators believe he robbed Al's tobacco outlet, Jersey Mike's Subs on University Drive, and a Dollar General on Jordan Lane at the beginning of the month ..."


Reference: www.waaytv.com

NASA's Curiosity rover makes a baffling oxygen discovery on Mars


NASA's Curiosity rover makes a baffling oxygen discovery on Mars


Article Excerpt: "... oxygen acted differently. It only makes up a tiny amount of the Martian atmosphere (around 0.16%), but it doesn't follow the expected rises and falls. During spring and summer, the concentration of oxygen was much higher than expected. In fall, it dropped back to predicted levels. Then in winter, it fell below predicted levels. What's going on here? ..."


Reference: www.cnet.com
NASA, Curiosity rover, Mars, #STEM, @STEM, STEM,

Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Improving care for North Alabama veterans priority for top VA official new to Huntsville


Improving care for North Alabama veterans priority for top VA official new to Huntsville


Article Excerpt: "... The VA’s failure to provide timely and quality health care for veterans has been front and center for years..."


Reference: www.waaytv.com

NASA, University Of Alabama To Collaborate On Advanced, In-Space Manufacturing


NASA, University Of Alabama To Collaborate On Advanced, In-Space Manufacturing


Article Excerpt: "... NASA is actively partnering with universities and industry from across the country to leverage and accelerate technology development in key areas, especially areas that will make it possible to sustainably live and work on the lunar surface, achieving the Artemis vision," Singer said ..."


Reference: www.aero-news.net

Economic case study: Huntsville capitalizes on 'Rocket City' roots


Teeming with engineers, Alabama’s Rocket City USA is luring hot new industries to town


Article Excerpt: "... From 2000 to 2017, the Huntsville metro area grew employment by 32%, or twice the rate of the broader U.S., according to the Huntsville/Madison County Chamber. Wage growth has also kept pace, increasing at nearly twice the rate of the country over that same period, according to the Bureau of Economic Analysis ..."


Reference: www.cnbc.com

Monday, November 11, 2019

SpaceX launched its second batch of 60 of Starlink satellites on a Falcon 9 rocket


SpaceX launches Starlink satellites with first reused rocket nose


Article Excerpt: "... the first time SpaceX reused a rocket booster for the fourth time, which landed and will now be used for a fifth time. Starlink is SpaceX's entry into a new industry, an effort to provide high-speed reliable Internet service through a network of hundreds of satellites in low-earth orbit. The company has plans for up to 30,000 satellites ...founder and CEO Elon Musk said he had tested the network, tweeting Oct. 22 that he was "Sending this tweet through space via Starlink satellite..."


Reference: www.upi.com

Sunday, November 10, 2019

Wealthy, Anti-Worker, Gun Control Advocate Bloomberg Files to Run in Alabama Democratic primary


Michael Bloomberg files to run in Alabama Democratic primary


Article Excerpt: "... Bloomberg has privately expressed concerns about the strength of the 2020 field, according to a person familiar with his thinking. And a Democratic strategist who has previously worked with Bloomberg said the former mayor is reconsidering his options, in part, because of the outcome in this week’s elections in Virginia, where investments from his gun control group helped Democrats win control of the General Assembly ..."


Reference: wqad.com

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    Career Chats: Scott Sweetow, Acting Director, FBI Terrorist Explosive Device Analytical Center (TEDAC) at ATF


    Career Chats: Scott Sweetow, Acting Director, FBI Terrorist Explosive Device Analytical Center (TEDAC) at ATF


    Article Excerpt: "... As of May 2019, Supervisory Special Agent (SSA) Scott Sweetow is the Acting Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation's (FBI) Terrorist Explosive Device Analytical Center (TEDAC) in Huntsville, Alabama ..."


    Reference: www.hks.harvard.edu

    President Trump loudly cheered in patriotic Alabama at Alabama vs LSU game


    President Trump loudly cheered at Alabama vs LSU game


    Article Excerpt: "... President Donald Trump was overwhelmingly cheered by the crowd at the Alabama Crimson Tide vs LSU game this afternoon in Tuscaloosa. Trump and First Lady Melania Trump were shown on the large video screens as they stood at one of Bryant-Denny Stadium’s luxury boxes..."


    Reference: www.al.com

    Friday, November 8, 2019

    U.S. Air Force Taps Space Startup For $12 Million Worth Of Contracts


    U.S. Air Force Taps Space Startup For $12 Million Worth Of Contracts


    Article Excerpt: "... When Skylus studied rocket science at the University of Alabama-Huntsville, he volunteered at a nearby NASA facility because the agency did not accept interns through his program, he said. He changed oil at a Toyota dealership to make ends meet ..."


    Reference: www.forbes.com

    Boeing proposes lunar lander for NASA crews, rivaling Blue Origin


    Boeing proposes lunar lander for NASA crews, rivaling Blue Origin


    Article Excerpt: "... Boeing says it has submitted its proposal for a lunar lander capable of putting astronauts on the moon by as early as 2024, joining a competition that includes Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin space venture ..."


    Reference: www.geekwire.com

    Authorities found the “largest distribution of narcotics” in North Alabama


    Authorities found the “largest distribution of narcotics” in North Alabama


    Article Excerpt: "... Seven search warrants were executed in the Huntsville, New Market, and Toney areas. 5.4 pounds of cocaine, 1.4 ounces of marijuana, 11 guns, more than $500,000 in cash, and a car were found and taken ..."


    Reference: whnt.com

    481394 (2006 SF6): Enormous 2,000-foot-wide Asteroid to Speed Past Earth at 18,000 Miles Per Hour in November


    481394 (2006 SF6): Enormous 2,000-foot-wide Asteroid to Speed Past Earth at 18,000 Miles Per Hour in November


    Article Excerpt: "... 481394 (2006 SF6) according to NASA projections, there won't be another approach as close as the one on November 20 over the course of the next two centuries ..."


    Reference: www.newsweek.com
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    Elon Musk says building the first sustainable city on Mars will take 1,000 Starships and 20 years


    Elon Musk says building the first sustainable city on Mars will take 1,000 Starships and 20 years


    Article Excerpt: "... SpaceX CEO Elon Musk went into a bit more detail about the timelines and vehicle requirements to not only reach Mars, but to set up a sustainable base on the Red Planet that can serve as an actual city, supporting a local population. That’s the long-term vision for Musk and his space technology company..."


    Reference: techcrunch.com

    Thursday, November 7, 2019

    Madison won’t reveal public money from Trash Pandas stadium naming rights


    Madison won’t reveal public money from Trash Pandas stadium naming rights


    Article Excerpt: "... The revenue is public money, earmarked to help repay the taxpayer dollars spent to build the $46 million stadium known as Toyota Field. Mayor Paul Finley refused to reveal the amount in both an interview with AL.com and later via email..."


    Reference: www.al.com