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SpaceX’s new Dragon 2 docks at ISS as part of CRS-21 mission

SpaceX, with its new Dragon capsule, completes CRS-21, another launch mission by meeting the supply of cargo to the International Space Station. The Dragon spacecraft was launched on December 6th from NASA's Kennedy space center in Florida and successfully docked at its destination on December 7th....

SpaceX to test the Starship SN8 prototype today. Watch live here.

SpaceX starship prototype, serial number 8 (SN8), is standing tall at the launch pad in Boca Chica, Cameron County, Texas. SpaceX has hinted that its first high altitude test flight could soon take place. The flight is scheduled for Tuesday 8th December, 11 AM EST.  However,...

What we learned about COVID-19 pandemic masks in 2020

Face masks in 2020 reach a totally new level of importance because of the Coronavirus pandemic. A mask that people barely used other than surgeons performing surgery became the most essential product in the world. The focus was shifted towards the best prevention...

Pfizer/BioNTech Covid vaccine may save 90% of people from pandemic

Pfizer and BioTNech have brought a piece of good news to the world, claiming that their vaccine is more than 90 percent effective against COVID-19. As announced on Monday, while the countries around the world are observing a fluctuating number of new coronavirus cases and...

FDA approves Gilead’s Veklury remdesivir for COVID-19

The US Food and Drug Administration announced on 22nd October that it has approved the first COVID treatment, remdesivir. The drug is approved for patients over 12 years of age, weighing at least 40 kilograms. Only the patients who require hospitalization can be...

SpaceX Crew Dragon successfully docks with the International Space Station

SpaceX Crew Dragon, commercially-made spacecraft, has finally arrived to the orbiting laboratory at the International Space Station after launching from Kennedy Space Center in Florida. On Sunday, NASA astronauts Douglas Hurley and Robert Behnken made the space trip successful while docking at ISS...

FDA approves ‘Pixel’ at-home COVID-19 test kit by LabCorp

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has given emergency approval to America's first at home COVID-19 testing kit by LabCorp known as 'Pixel.' The new at-home coronavirus testing kit comes with a nasal swab for sample collection, which patents can then send to LabCorp's lab...

Mayo Clinic in Florida using self-driving shuttles for tests and medical supplies

Mayo Clinic has announced that it is using autonomous vehicles to safely transport medical supplies and COVID-19 tests in Florida. Jacksonville Transportation Authority (JTA) has joined hands with two autonomous driving companies i.e. Beep and NAVYA to make the Mayo Clinic in Florida...

Apple donating over 20 million face masks, producing protective face shields to fight against COVID-19

Tim Cook, CEO of Apple, has said that the tech giant donated 20 million N95 respiratory face masks to help combat the ongoing activities against coronavirus pandemic in the United States. The N95 masks, recommended by CDC, protect against most airborne particles, including...

FDA approves Abbott ID NOW test kit

Food and Drug Administration - FDA - approves portable testing kit 'ID NOW' by global pharma giant Abbott Laboratories for its test kit that detects and gives the final results for positive coronavirus testing in just 5 minutes. The testing device has received...

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Elon Musk isn’t a personality who’s new to controversy. Even when he wasn’t Twitter’s CEO, controversy was more like his middle name. Of course, this has further increased after he...