October 22 is turning out to be a big day for Virgin Galactic. The company confirmed last week that it was preparing Spaceship Twoview for a new round of flight tests starting on that date. The launch should go according to plan, marking the first time the vehicle has operated from the firm’s new headquarters in Spaceport America.
How do you remember the brothers? People made that DARPA super-tank called Ripsaw a few years ago? Okay, tanks are not all they make. His company has designed and marketed well as a super-powered robotic firefighter, dubbed the RS3, and sold just one in service with the Los Angeles Fire Department.
Tesla shoppers who chose to participate on Tesla’s $ 3,000 third-line option for the Model Y are in luck. CEO Elon Musk announced via Twitter this week (recently dissolved the company’s PR department) that production of additional seating Ys will begin in November, at some point before the end of the year.
Perhaps the biggest news of the week came on Tuesday when Apple revealed its new iPhone 12, the first Apple product to use 5G connectivity. Apart from the standard model, the company is also selling the Mini and Pro versions.