It's time for the first flight of the SN10 Starship prototype. When will the start take place?
Elon Musk announced that his team trusted the Raptor engines too much during the SN9 flight, which resulted in a failure of one of them ended with a meeting with the test facility plate and a beautiful explosion of the vehicle. Three engines were installed in the prototype. During the return to Earth, two were commanded to run to maneuver the vehicle. However, one of the two failed to start and the flight ended as we all saw.
See how beautiful the launch of the SpaceX rocket with space Internet satellites looked like
Currently, there are over 1,000 satellites of the space Internet from SpaceX in orbit. Another package will join them in the following days. The launch as part of the Starlink-17 mission took place with the rocket's main stage previously used 4 times. It has already participated in the Starlink-14, Starlink-11, GPS III-3 and Turksat 5A missions. Cargo covers also participated in the missions. One of them in the SAOCOM 1B mission, and the other in GPS III.
Watch the spectacular explosion of the Starship prototype just before landing
The SN9 prototype was unlucky from the beginning. During construction in the hangar, it tilted slightly and hit the hangar wall. The damage was not serious, so the engineers decided to allow the vehicle for testing and flight. Unfortunately, Starship had another bad luck during the take-off. Experts believe one of the Raptor engines has failed.
The Netherlands is on the final straight to legalize the suicide pill
Euthanasia is a very controversial topic that arouses the most emotions in the Netherlands, where the famous Dutch Association for Voluntary Ending of Life (NVVE) was founded. Despite the fact that it has been practiced in this country for a long time, the organization has now started discussing the legalization of the pill that allows someone to commit suicide, even without the doctor's consent to euthanasia and his presence.
It's time for the first smartphone with a 200 Mpix camera and 16K movies. The Chinese are preparing the premiere
He talks here about the ZTE company, which is known in Poland, but not very popular. It is a pity, because few people are aware of the fact that it was she who released the first smartphone in the world with a selfie camera hidden under the screen for mass sale. It is about the ZTE Axon 20 5G, which has already been available for purchase since last October.
Speed in Poland increased by as much as 23 percent during the pandemic
It is safe to say that things are going well in the Polish space of the global network, and it will keep getting better. At least that's what telecoms say. In the last year, the speed of access to the network from stationary devices increased by 23 percent (to 78.8 Mb / s), and mobile devices by 27 percent (to 26.3 Mb / s). It was also great in the case of 5G, which is still developing in our country (100 Mb / s).
We know the names of the daredevils that Axiom Space will send Dragon to the cosmic home
The company seems to have very ambitious plans for space tourism. The interest in space travel is growing every year among wealthy travelers. This news is very happy, as increased competition should positively affect the price of such trips. For now, it will be an Earth orbit in the form of the International Space Station, and then private hotels, bases on the Moon and Mars.
This year you will shoot movies with smartphones in 4K quality and 120 frames per second
Now that is about to change for the better. You will be able to create beautiful slowmotion videos with stabilization. The first smartphone that can handle 4K at 120 frames per second is to be Samsung Note 21 and S21 Ultra. Yesterday the premiere of the latter took place, but with the current software, the smartphone will not allow recording in more than 60 frames per second. This will change in a few months with the new update.
The oldest work of figurative art was found in an Indonesian cave
This is an ocher painting of a pig that has been located on the wall of one of the Indonesian caves, more specifically Leang Tedongnge in South Celebes. Most likely, it is one of the still living locally species of wild pig, ie the Celebes pig, whose population, although protected, unfortunately declines every year, all due to poaching. According to the researchers, the animal has the characteristics of this species, such as a vertically positioned hair or a pair of preorbital appendages on the face, was painted with ocher and looks as if it was watching a fight or other type of interaction of other pigs.
The British are preparing an innovative vaccine for CoVID-19 in the form of slices
If panic fear of needles prevents you from vaccinating against the coronavirus, then you should be interested in the new solution presented by experts from Swansea University. We are talking about a patch that we stick to the skin like those that help fight nicotine addiction and wear for 24 hours. A working prototype will be presented by April, and although it should not be expected that it will be possible to use it later this year, with a less optimistic variant, we will vaccinate Covid-19 as for the flu, i.e. every year, we will ultimately have a less invasive route of administration.