Her times were among the WORST for growth...
It is fair to say that she has presided over the worst growth-period versus EVERY other IBM Chief Executive.
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The Orion space capsule has a 'predictor' mechanism that tells astronauts to get-inside special 'radiation suits'. Perhaps similar detection technology can be improved to meet a broader need. Ref: https://www.popsci.com/this-is-how-orion-astronauts-might-protect-themselves-from-radiation-storms/
Coverage with SuperCruise in Canada is well established. 'Above' Quebec-City to Detroit is mapped. Winnepeg to Calgary and Edmonton is also mapped. Maine to Halifax has also been added. They have LOTS of work to complete their 'map', GM is CLEARLY trying to reap price-margins to pay for this infrastructure investment.
An interesting (and much lower selling) alternative to Autopilot is GM's Supercruise. Its literature/marketing is quite different. Consumer Reports rates it 'safer' than Autopilot. You cannot get it in the UK, so far. It coordinates car-data with a very detailed road-surface map and will assimilate V2V (vehicle to vehicle) information, too. Supercruise spends a LOT of its focus by tracking the driver's eyes and doesn't need any hands on the steering UNTIL. When UNTIL happens, it begins a warning regimen that could result in stopping the vehicle. It doesn't change lanes for you. It only works on 200,000 miles of limited access highways. It will stop driving when roads are merging, etc. Supercruise is only offered on SOME Cadillacs until Fall 2020, when it expands to some non-Cadillac SUVs.
Hmmmm, some may not appreciate the breadth and depth of US support at Ascension. The sidewinder missiles were put on scores of Harriers and were KEY to the protection of tankers and bombers. 250 plane-take-offs and landings in 10 days. This did more damage at Ascension than at Stanley airport. Both were repaired quickly, though. Falklands was won by ships, but the RAF parried the threat from mainland-based Argentinian air assets.
Nothing to do with GPS, but since you mentioned it. The USAF built the strip in 1942, under agreement with UK. USAF did landing strip improvements in 1980 (for Space Shuttle). No facilities for RAF existed before "provisioning" in 1982. The USAF was concerned about the integrity of the airstrip and refueling for such heavy wear. That was the only 'pushback', but it was real.
I went to work at an insurance company in the early 1980s where they still had a 360/50 bolted to the floor. They were using it for 7070 emulation. One of my key projects was to take an AO Smith 7070 emulator work on MVS/XA. The guy that built it, in the 1970s, was succumbing to disease. My company needed to be his last paying customer. With a little adapting, it worked.
Musk needs to get his rating with Dragon2 and Falcon9 before he can build with Dragon2 and FH. BFR would be another major step after that. Look for the first cert in the next 10 months (somewhere between August and January). FH has only one payload on its agenda (Air Force), and THAT doesn't have a timeframe, yet. BFR still awaits its first full-size rocket-build for testing, it is not likely to fly for 3+ years. I wish Elon well, but the commercial-market for FH-size loads has not-yet developed (probably because such launches were $400Mn+, previously).
The "hydroxyl radicals/ions" found are a different thing than actually finding water. They don't have to be water at all. The current belief is that they are 'radicals' and NOT ions, on Luna. There also is no evidence (yet) of free Hydrogen on Luna. That means that these Hydroxyls are NOT doing what they do on Earth (i.e. bond to Carbon, Nitrogen and/or Oxygen to generate free-Hydrogen). IF you find peroxide, THAT would be very interesting, though.
Manifort is interesting because of his Yanukovych-Putin connection. He offered to work 'for free' for Trump's campaign in June, July and August of 2016. These document 'forgeries' are conceded by Gates in guilty plea. The 'accepting' of forged documents appear to be a quid-pro-quo agreement with a Bank Manager in Michigan, we will see. There is CLEARLY nothing 'truthy' about a document, just because it is a PDF.
NASA doesn't have a funded project that plans to return to Saturn, right now. They are focussing on Mars, Europa, Asteroids and near-Earth measurements. Things always change, especially when commercial lift begins to deliver more non-NASA payloads for 'basic research'...
Heart failure (CHF) and Heart Attach (MI) both CLEARLY affect the heart. They are REALLY different things, though. CHF does not typically take down 1/3 of its victims with its initial detection. MI really DOES end up with 1/3 of initial detection resulting in death.
CHF is what this study works on. GREAT, it is a very important thing. MI has different causes and aren't referenced in the article, so why is the title about Heart Attacks?
You need to compare similar systems before drawing conclusions. The Russians have famously tried their Gemini-like (Vostok) rocket systems vastly beyond what NASA did with Titan. It evolved into Soyuz, but kept the manned vessels in LEO for 54 years, now.
NASA redirected its basic research prime work to Apollo immediately after their FIRST Mercury/Redstone manned launch. Russia tried Energia for ONE launch, but it was unsuccessful and shortly abandoned. Russia has NEVER gotten a large rocket to 'work'.
Russia has also kept Proton in its quiver, but has never qualified it for manned use. It has a track record of severe failures 10 percent of the time, too. Proton is 4-5 times the lift of Soyuz, no where near the 25-30 times Soyuz for Saturn.
It is MUCH harder to build big rockets for manned work, especially for Lunar or Martian missions.
As part of the 1998 ISS agreement, the orbit of ISS is inclined 50+ degrees from the celestial equator. That was a special dispensation to the Russians to enable more Russian monitoring and cheaper Russian launches. NASA would have MUCH preferred a ZERO degree orbit.
That being said, at least the Russians exploited the arrangement.
Von Braun did not get a job on American rocketry until 1957. The Redstone and Titan ICBM projects (even the F-1, which became central to Saturn V) predated this time. He was reviled for his wait-and-be-sure approach with Redstone rockets for project Mercury. There WAS a way for the USA to get someone in space before Russia, but his cautiousness caused the USA to not-risk a person on the March 1961 Mercury/Redstone successful launch. The next one would be May. The Russians launched in April.
He was part of a team for Apollo (started RIGHT after the May 1961 Redstone launch). He had nothing to do with the capsule and his design for LEM was merged with others. The second & third stage (HydroLOX) rockets were mainly outside of his control, too. He had a LOT to do with adapting F-1 to Saturn V and refining the RP-1/LOX design. None of the electronics was derived from German technology.
He stood on his head and did a LOT of work, but he was a member of a team.
He did care VERY little for the human cost at Peenemünde
Suffice it to say that, in the northeastern US, true end-to-end carrier diversity is QUITE available. There are resellers that vend a mixture of circuits (usually to meet a price). Certainly the internet can have surprising conduit non-diversity. Most companies do business with backup circuits that have clear carrier separation, though.
I get it that the press ALWAYS cites noisy dissenters for less-mature aircraft (e.g. A350). F-35 will be much cheaper to operate than F-22. F-22's special paint and other stealth technology is quite expensive to maintain (not quite as bad a space shuttle 'tiles', but it give you the idea). F-35 is more practical, in that regard.
F-35 is not going to 'linger', like A-10 did. It is designed to function in contested airspace, where A-10 is VERY susceptible to Drones and faster Aircraft. ISIS has been getting quite good with Drones, that is why you don't hear much about A-10 in the middle east, these days.
Harrier is a completely different thing than A-10. A-10 is just very susceptible whenever other aircraft or drones are nearby. It drags refueling craft within 250 miles of the warzone, too. It is NOT useless, just becoming more limited in scope. A-35 and Drones are supposed to take-on this work, but they will do it very differently.
There are no more Hawker Siddeleys in active service, since the late 1980s.
@Dial, the Constitution enabled slavery. It did not allow women to vote in elections (statements about their eligibility to serve as electors and representatives miss this key point). Remember that the first 10 amendment showed that other foundational requirements were not met with the original Constitution.
@frj, for the USA, this one, they aren't declaring state supremecy. They are advising that a general ruling by the FCC goes beyond the FCC's charter. The FCC can still force a break in the logjam, they will just need to use a bigger hammer and o get on-the-street wifi available label with reluctant providers. New competition for frequency awards and federal rights-of-way will just be used, while the consumers wait...
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