October 22nd is shaping as much as be an enormous day for Virgin Galactic. The corporate confirmed final week that it’s readying SpaceShipTwo for a brand new spherical of flight exams starting on that date. Ought to the launch go in response to plan, this can mark the primary time that the automobile has operated out of the agency’s new headquarters at Spaceport America.
Keep in mind the Howe brothers? Guys made that DARPA super-tank just a few years again referred to as the Ripsaw? Nicely, tanks aren’t all they make. Their firm has designed and marketed a super-powered robotic firefighter as properly, dubbed the RS3, and have simply offered one into service with the Los Angeles Hearth Division.
Tesla consumers who determined to splurge on Tesla’s $3,000 third row possibility for the Mannequin Y are in luck. CEO Elon Musk introduced through Twitter this week (having just lately dissolved the corporate’s PR division) that manufacturing of the extra-seating Ys will start in November with deliveries taking place some level earlier than the tip of the yr.
Maybe the most important information of the week occurred Tuesday when Apple revealed its new iPhone 12, the primary Apple product to make the most of 5G connectivity. Along with the usual mannequin, the corporate can also be promoting mini and Professional variations as properly.