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Tata Motors inaugurates vehicle scrapping facility in Bhubaneswar

Tata Motors has launched its second Registered Vehicle Scrapping Facility (RVSF) in Bhubaneswar, Odisha. Named ‘Re.Wi.Re - Recycle with Respect’, the state-of-the-art facility uses environmentally friendly processes and has the capacity to disassemble 10,000 end-of-life vehicles safely and sustainably each year. The RVSF is developed and operated by Tata Motors’ partner Empreo Premium to scrap end-of-life passenger and commercial vehicles of all brands. Tata Motors already has a facility in Jaipur, Rajasthan, and the new…

Amazon invests $120 million in internet satellite facility

Amazon said on Friday it will invest $120 million to build a satellite construction facility at NASA's Kennedy Space Center, as part of its plans to launch a space internet service to rival SpaceX's Starlink.The company founded by Jeff Bezos says its "Project Kuiper" will provide "fast, affordable broadband to unserved and underserved communities around the world," with a constellation of more than 3,200 satellites in low Earth orbit (LEO). "We have an ambitious plan to begin Project Kuiper's full-scale production…

Skyroot: Space startup Skyroot’s rocket engine successfully tested at ISRO facility

The Indian Space Research Organisation has enabled a successful rocket-engine test conducted by Skyroot, a Hyderabad-based space start-up, at ISRO Propulsion Complex (IPRC) at Mahendragiri in Tamil Nadu. Friday's test in the Liquid Thruster Test Facility (LTTF) in IPRC, involved the Raman-II engine, which was designed by Skyroot to generate 820 Newton (Sea Level) and 1,460 Newton (Vacuum) thrust, with a nominal chamber pressure of 8.5 bar absolute, Bengaluru-headquartered ISRO said in a statement on Saturday. The…

Amazon is building a $120M facility in Florida for Project Kuiper satellite processing

Amazon will spend $120 million on a new satellite processing facility at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center (KSC), as the company gears up to launch the first batch of Project Kuiper prototype satellites in 2024. Construction is already underway on the new facility, the company said Friday. It will be strategically located near the launch operators that will eventually send Kuiper satellites to orbit: Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin, which operates a massive campus at KSC and a launch complex at Cape Canaveral Space Force Base, and…

Amazon Funds $120 Million for Florida Satellite Facility

Amazon is building a facility in Florida for Project Kuiper, which aims to launch a projected 3,236 satellites into Earth’s low orbit. The company will build the $120 million facility at Space Florida’s Launch and Landing Facility (LLF) at Kennedy Space Center.Top 5 Shopping Tips for Amazon Prime DayThe company announced on Friday that construction is underway, and it’s the latest in a series of long-term investments into Project Kuiper—an initiative to bring high-speed internet access to underserved communities anywhere…

No major tornado damage to drug manufacturing in NC facility

In this aerial image, damage is seen to a Pfizer pharmaceutical factory after a tornado hit the facility two days earlier, on July 21, 2023 in Rocky Mount, North Carolina.Sean Rayford | Getty ImagesPfizer on Friday said there does not appear to be major damage to the drug manufacturing areas of its plant in Rocky Mount, North Carolina, after a tornado hit the facility two days earlier. The plant supplies nearly 8% of all sterile injectable medicines used in U.S. hospitals, including anesthesia, analgesia, therapeutics,…

Amazon builds new Florida satellite facility for its Starlink rival

Amazon’s Starlink rival, Project Kuiper, is moving closer to liftoff. The company announced today that a new $120 million satellite-processing facility for the initiative is under construction at Kennedy Space Center in Florida. Amazon plans to launch its first satellites “in the coming months,” followed by the first customer pilots next year. Like Elon Musk’s Starlink, Project Kuiper aims to provide fast and affordable satellite broadband to areas “unserved or underserved by traditional internet and communications…

Amazon Is Building $120 Million Processing Facility at NASA’s Space Center

Amazon is building a $120 million (nearly Rs. 980 crore) processing facility at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida for its thousands of planned Kuiper internet satellites, the company and state officials said Friday.The 1,00,000 square-foot building is part of the roughly $10 billion (nearly Rs. 82,000 crore) that Amazon has vowed to invest in its Kuiper project, a planned network of 3,200 low Earth-orbiting satellites designed to beam broadband internet globally.The Kuiper internet network, which will largely compete…

Amazon Kuiper to build satellite prep facility in Florida

An artist's rendering of the Project Kuiper satellite processing facility in Florida.AmazonAmazon will invest $120 million to build a satellite processing facility at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida, as the company prepares to launch the first satellites for its Project Kuiper internet network, the tech giant announced Friday.The facility will be built at the Launch and Landing Facility that was once where NASA landed Space Shuttle missions. The LLF is now leased and operated by Space Florida, which serves as the…

Tesla All-Set to Build Biggest EV Production Facility in Europe

Published By: Paras YadavLast Updated: July 20, 2023, 08:00 ISTTesla has requested approval from German local authorities to make sweeping changes to its factory near Berlin, a key next step in its ambitious plan to expand the site into Europe’s biggest car plant.A day after Tesla sought to assuage local concerns with a question-and-answer session on the expansion, application documents published by the local environment ministry and water authority on Wednesday showed the long list of modifications Tesla plans to make