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Boeing revealed one of the secrets of the construction of the mini-shuttle X-37B

Boeing has published a short footage on the global network where we can see a reusable mini-shuttle located at a research and outer space facility. The most interesting element of the presentation, however, is the solar panel assembly system. Photovoltaic devices are located in the central hold. While in orbit, the cargo bay doors open and the panel system unfolds.

Do you want to go to the ISS? In this TV show, it can be won

Space Hero, because that's what we're talking about, is a new reality show whose goal is to send one of the participants into space, and more specifically on a 10-day vacation to the International Space Station. However, it is worth emphasizing that those interested must win this award on their own, because, according to the Deadline website, there will be a series of backbreaking trainings on the way, during which specialists will test their physical, mental and emotional strength. The final of the competition can be followed live, because the idea is that in the last episode, it is the viewers who will decide by voting who deserves the most victory and the unique prize, which will be realized in 2023.

Elon Musk announces a small electric Tesla for less than PLN 100,000

Musk once said he would build a fully electric vehicle that would be within reach of every American. Now we are learning that it may see the light of day in the next 3 years. It is supposed to be a hatchback vehicle with decent parameters. Unfortunately, the billionaire did not reveal any details about it, except for the range, which may be around 300 kilometers, and its price. This is not to exceed $ 25,000, or about PLN 95,000.

Air highways for drones will be built. The first one will appear in Great Britain

The government is creating a project to build the first air highway for transport drones. In the future, such special air corridors will connect all the cities of this country, and thanks to them, the highest level of safety for residents will be ensured and the quality of delivery services of the largest companies, used by millions of British people, will increase.

Volocopter presents the production version of its flying taxi

One of them is Volocopter. It is currently considered to have the most advanced flying vehicles of this type. Last year, the company successfully tested its latest incarnation of the invention, the Volocopter 2X, in a German city. The machine took off from the airport located near the Mercedes headquarters. Engineers tested all machine systems.

The Beirut explosion was one of the most powerful in human history

200 victims, 6,000 injured, 300,000 people homeless and damaged buildings in the middle of Lebanon's capital. A team of researchers from Sheffield University set out to find out exactly how powerful the outbreak that took place in the Lebanese capital on August 4 this year was. Research has shown that it had the strength of 1/20 of the bomb dropped on the Japanese Hiroshima.

The UK is starting with vaccine trials that will intentionally infect willing CoVID-19

... tests with the use of deliberate infection of those willing to verify the effectiveness of the action - this is a controversial method that in most cases is not approved, but it seems that this time it will be different. Scientists from the UK have informed that they will start such a program in January next year and will initially only invite young and healthy volunteers to participate in it to verify how small doses of the virus lead to the acute course of the disease. As we well know, under normal conditions, vaccine production takes a very long time and only at the last stage larger groups are vaccinated to verify the effectiveness - only in a very specific way, because the vaccinated people simply return to normal life and are monitored for many months, and then the number of infections is compared between this group and the unvaccinated placebo group.