Elon Musk Calls Starship Raptor Engine Program a “Disaster,” Warns SpaceX Risks Bankruptcy Next Year – Parabolic Arc
In an internal email to employees, SpaceX CEO Elon Musk said that development of the Raptor rocket engine that will power the Super Heavy/Starship launch system is in “crisis,” adding the company risks bankruptcy if the company can’t turn the situation around, according to media reports.
The problems pose a risk not only to SpaceX and its multi-billion dollar Starlink satellite broadband program, but to Musk’s plans to colonize Mars and NASA’s Artemis program to return astronauts to the moon. The U.S. space agency has awarded SpaceX a $2.9 billion contract to develop a lunar lander based on the Starship vehicle.
Uncertain future? From Overtourism to Re-starting tourism
The notion of overtourism captures the situation when tourism has grown out of proportion, either in terms of societal implications or natural impacts. It is the situation when tourism is not improving the quality of life for inhabitants but rather decreasing it and also when tourists are experiencing deteriorating service and a widening gap between what they pay for and what they get … With the current global halt of tourism due to COVID-19 the attention of researchers, policymakers and tourism entrepreneurs has swiftly moved away from overtourism towards the state of no-tourism and further how to re-start tourism in post-covid times.
Tokenomics on Terra. Using TheDefiEdge’s tokenomics ideas to… | by defi_dm | Apr, 2022
A recent thread by @TheDefiEdge on Twitter went over the basics of Tokenomics, as it relates to Defi in general. The thread is a great read and very informational as all material by @TheDefiEdge is. He details tokenomics concepts and pointers, as well as a few examples of projects that implement them. To piggyback on his thread, provide further reach for his ideas, as well as provide some more specific insight from my own experience, I want to analyze his tokenomics thread as it relates to specific projects on Terra. I won’t be covering twice what he already did, so I’d recommend you read his thread first.
A Practical Approach to Circular Buildings –
A new strategic framework has been developed through a collaboration with the Dutch Green Building Society (DGBC), Metabolic, SGS Search and Circle Economy that defines circular buildings.It describes indicators that could be included in the sustainable certificate BREEAM-NL to better evaluate circ…
Single-Use Coupons: A Multi-Pronged Strategy for Each Phase of the Customer Journey
A savvy marketer can select a solution that enables her to launch personalized promotions that perfectly suit a target customer for a given phase. For example, an offer designed to acquire new customers should differ from the one that goes out with a view to retaining lapsed customers or further…
FACTBOX-The Ever Given’s stranding in the Suez Canal
The Ever Given, one of the world’s largest container ships, has been cleared to leave the Suez Canal after the canal authority reached a settlement with the vessel’s owner and insurers. The Ever Given, one of the world’s largest container ships, has been cleared to leave the Suez Canal after the canal authority reached a settlement with the vessel’s owner and insurers. The ship blocked the canal for six days in March, disrupting world trade. Grounding the Ever Given, operated by Evergreen Line, ran aground on March 23 in the southernmost stretch of the Suez Canal, which has a single lane that ships pass through in convoys.