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Joby Air Taxi Completes Longest eVTOL Test Flight on a Single Battery Charge
Joby Air Taxi Completes Longest eVTOL Test Flight on a Single Battery Charge

28 Jul 2021, 08:50 UTC · By: Florina Spînu / Joby Aviation has recently announced that its air taxi prototype successfully completed the longest eVTOL flight test to date.

 
Jeff Bezos Reaches Out to NASA, Offers $2B in Exchange for Moon Lander Contract
Jeff Bezos Reaches Out to NASA, Offers $2B in Exchange for Moon Lander Contract

27 Jul 2021, 13:00 UTC · By: Florina Spînu / In an open letter to NASA Administrator Bill Nelson, Jeff Bezos offers to cover $2 billion of the agency's costs in exchange for a lunar lander contract.

 
Hyundai to Roll Out 30 XCIENT Fuel Cell Trucks on the U.S. Roads by 2023
Hyundai to Roll Out 30 XCIENT Fuel Cell Trucks on the U.S. Roads by 2023

27 Jul 2021, 09:08 UTC · By: Florina Spînu / Hyundai plans to deploy 30 hydrogen fuell cell electric heavy-duty trucks in the U.S. by 2023 for projects aimed at improving California's air quality.

 
Single-Engine DA50 RG to Make Its Debut at the EAA AirVenture This Summer
Single-Engine DA50 RG to Make Its Debut at the EAA AirVenture This Summer

26 Jul 2021, 13:18 UTC · By: Florina Spînu / Diamond Aircraft will debut its single-engine five-seat aircraft, the DA50 RG, in special livery at the 2021 EAA AirVenture in Oshkosh.

 
Basketball-Playing Robot Steals the Show During Halftime at the Tokyo Olympics
Basketball-Playing Robot Steals the Show During Halftime at the Tokyo Olympics

26 Jul 2021, 11:04 UTC · By: Florina Spînu / Named Cue, the basketball-playing robot stole the show during halftime at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. The robot treated the onlookers to some free throws.

 
Wildfire Smoke Across the U.S. Is So Bad You Can See It From Space
Wildfire Smoke Across the U.S. Is So Bad You Can See It From Space

25 Jul 2021, 15:27 UTC · By: Florina Spînu / This week, the wildfire smoke rose to alarming levels, spreading from the West Coast all the way the the northeast and Canada.

 
Tonight’s Orange-Tinted Full Moon, Known as the Buck Moon, Comes With a Warning
Tonight’s Orange-Tinted Full Moon, Known as the Buck Moon, Comes With a Warning

23 Jul 2021, 07:02 UTC · By: Otilia Drăgan / Depending on when you are, you can watch the full moon tonight or tomorrow, but be warned - this unusual moon has an important message.

 
Magnetic Concrete Could Act as a Wireless Charger for EVs in Indiana
Magnetic Concrete Could Act as a Wireless Charger for EVs in Indiana

21 Jul 2021, 17:06 UTC · By: Florina Spînu / Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) has announced plans to test an innovative concrete on a highway section that will charge EVs while driving

 
Starliner Spacecraft Connects With Atlas V Rocket Ahead Test Flight to the ISS
Starliner Spacecraft Connects With Atlas V Rocket Ahead Test Flight to the ISS

19 Jul 2021, 13:59 UTC · By: Florina Spînu / On July 17th, Boeing's Starliner got integrated with the Atlas V rocket in preparation for its second uncrewed test flight.

 
A Moon "Wobble" Could Wreak Havoc on the U.S. Coastal Cities
A Moon "Wobble" Could Wreak Havoc on the U.S. Coastal Cities

16 Jul 2021, 07:51 UTC · By: Florina Spînu / The Moon wobble may cause serious issues next time it happens. Together with rising sea levels due to global warming, it could flood the U.S. coastal cities.

 
Tiny Satellites Could Play a Big Role in Tracking Hypersonic Missiles
Tiny Satellites Could Play a Big Role in Tracking Hypersonic Missiles

13 Jul 2021, 09:00 UTC · By: Florina Spînu / The Missile Defense Agency has launched on June 30th two nanosatellites that could play a major role in tracking missiles before they get to reach their target.

 
This Solution Acts Like a Sunscreen for the Streets, "Eats" the Smog Too
This Solution Acts Like a Sunscreen for the Streets, "Eats" the Smog Too

6 Jul 2021, 09:18 UTC · By: Florina Spînu / Pavement Technology Inc. has created an emulsion for the streets whih includes titanium dioxide, the same ingredient that sunscreens use.

 
Hyundai XCIENT Fuel Cell Trucks Exceed 1 Million KM Milestone
Hyundai XCIENT Fuel Cell Trucks Exceed 1 Million KM Milestone

3 Jul 2021, 08:06 UTC · By: Florina Spînu / Hyundai XCIENT Fuel Cell trucks have surpassed 1 million kilometers (621,371 miles) of driving on the Swiss roads since their introduction in October last year

 
General Motors Will Source Lithium in the U.S. for Its Next-Gen EV Batteries
General Motors Will Source Lithium in the U.S. for Its Next-Gen EV Batteries

3 Jul 2021, 07:57 UTC · By: Florina Spînu / General Motors has formed a strategic partnership with California-based company Controlled Thermal Resources to source local lithium

 
Hyzon’s 154-Ton Monster Is Now the Heaviest Fuel Cell-Powered Truck in the World
Hyzon’s 154-Ton Monster Is Now the Heaviest Fuel Cell-Powered Truck in the World

2 Jul 2021, 09:56 UTC · By: Otilia Drăgan / Hyzon Motors premiered the heaviest truck in the world that is powered by hydrogen fuel cells, proving that sustainability doesn't need to hinder performance.

 
Blade Orders 60 Air Taxis to Be Flown Across Southern Florida and West Coast
Blade Orders 60 Air Taxis to Be Flown Across Southern Florida and West Coast

25 Jun 2021, 15:22 UTC · By: Florina Spînu / Eve will provide up to 60 air taxis to Blade Air Mobility that will be operated in 2026 across Southern Florida and West Coast.

 
These WWII Military Aircraft Can Still Blow Everyone Away With Their Skills
These WWII Military Aircraft Can Still Blow Everyone Away With Their Skills

25 Jun 2021, 12:39 UTC · By: Otilia Drăgan / Known as the "pilot makers", these WWII training aircraft can still teach others a lesson or two, with high-level maneuvers and impressive skytyping skills

 
Go for Uphill Thrills with Husqvarna’s Mountain e-Bikes, Now Coming to the U.S.
Go for Uphill Thrills with Husqvarna’s Mountain e-Bikes, Now Coming to the U.S.

25 Jun 2021, 09:35 UTC · By: Otilia Drăgan / An incredible selection of Husqvarna mountain e-bikes, from trail to downhill, are available for the first time in North America

 
Brace Yourself: Hennessey’s 1,000 Horsepower Mammoth Hypertruck Comes Roaring
Brace Yourself: Hennessey’s 1,000 Horsepower Mammoth Hypertruck Comes Roaring

24 Jun 2021, 07:56 UTC · By: Otilia Drăgan / Texas-based Hennessey turned a Dodge Ram 1500 TRX into the fastest, strongest and meanest pickup truck out there, only a couple of hundreds built

 
Ford-Owned Spin Introduces "Tough" E-Scooter Built for the Concrete Jungle
Ford-Owned Spin Introduces "Tough" E-Scooter Built for the Concrete Jungle

24 Jun 2021, 05:35 UTC · By: Florina Spînu / Ford-owned company Spin announced its latest addition to its e-family, the new Spin S-100 T, in which "T" stands for tough.