October twenty second 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 assessments starting on that date. Ought to the launch go in line with plan, this may 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 known as the Ripsaw? Properly, tanks aren’t all they make. Their firm has designed and marketed a super-powered robotic firefighter as nicely, dubbed the RS3, and have simply bought 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 by way of 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 top of the 12 months.
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 nicely.