SpaceX drone ship heads to the Bahamas for its ride to California

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lol so it sounds like OCISLY will be piggybacking on MS1 from the Bahamas through the Panama Canal – and possibly all the way to Port of Long Beach. The post SpaceX drone ship heads to the Bahamas for its ride to California appeared first on TESLARATI.

EGEB: IEA zero emissions roadmap’s bombshell: no new fossil-fuel investment beyond 2021

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The Bahamas installs a hurricane-resistant solar hybrid microgrid on Highbourne Cay. In today’s Electrek Green Energy Brief (EGEB): The International Energy Agency’s new report details the global transition to clean energy by 2050.

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SpaceX preparing for back-to-back Starlink launches from California and Florida

Teslarati

The fact alone that SpaceX was able to convince both the Bahamas and the US’ FAA to allow it to fly the trajectory shown above is extremely impressive and belies a deep trust in SpaceX’s expertise and Falcon 9’s safety and reliability.

SpaceX drone ship to ride transport vessel through the Panama Canal

Teslarati

After a quick jaunt from Port Canaveral to the Bahamas, SpaceX drone ship Of Course I Still Love You (OCISLY) has been loaded onto the deck of a much larger semi-submersible transport vessel. SpaceX drone ship heads to the Bahamas for its ride to California.

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US DOE and US Army collaborate to develop hydrogen fuel cell vehicle technology for emergency disaster relief

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Over the last year, fires in California and various hurricanes on the East Coast and in the Caribbean, including the recent Hurricane Dorian in the Bahamas, have prompted interest in specialty disaster and emergency relief vehicles.

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SpaceX drone ship Of Course I Still Love You arrives at Panama Canal

Teslarati

The five thousand mile (~8000 km) journey began almost exactly on June 10th and saw drone ship OCISLY towed to the Bahamas – an unanticipated development. SpaceX drone ship heads to the Bahamas for its ride to California.

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SpaceX navy deploys for back-to-back Italian radar satellite, Starlink launches

Teslarati

Continuing what appears to be SpaceX’s preferred pace of activity in 2022, several ships in the company’s navy have deployed to support two Falcon 9 launches scheduled later this week.

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SpaceX kicks off jam-packed new year with Starlink launch and Falcon landing

Teslarati

SpaceX has successfully completed its first launch – a Starlink mission – of 2022, kicking off the most ambitious annual launch manifest in the company’s history and marking the world’s first orbital launch of the year.

SpaceX drone ship heads to sea for first 2022 Falcon launch

Teslarati

Barring delays, drone ship ASOG will arrive about 640 km (400 mi) downrange at its recovery site – just northeast of the Bahamas – a day or two before Falcon 9’s first launch and landing attempt of the year.

SpaceX drone ship leaves port for sixth back-to-back Starlink launch

Teslarati

In 2022, SpaceX chose to move to an easterly trajectory so that Falcon boosters and fairings could land near the Bahamas, where seas tend to be calmer than those in the wintry mid-Atlantic.

ABS issues Approval in Principle for LNG-fueled design concept for bulker

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of Nassau, Bahamas. ABS, a leading provider of classification and technical services to the marine and offshore industries, has granted Approval in Principle (AIP) for the Seatransporter-DF , a dual-fuel design concept developed by Algoship Designers Ltd. The design has the capability to accommodate multiple engine types as well as Type-C or membrane containment systems for LNG fuel.

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SpaceX prepares third Falcon 9 booster for eleventh launch and landing

Teslarati

Starlink 4-7, an East Coast mission, launched 49 satellites into a 336 x 210 km parking orbit on February 3rd, losing three satellites to account for extra performance needed to safely dodge the Bahamas.

SpaceX drone ship leaves port for Starlink mission during a Falcon 9 launch

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satellites to low Earth orbit, using an odd slightly southeastern trajectory to allow both the booster and payload fairing to land near the Bahamas.

SpaceX aces 12th launch of 2022, delivering dozens of satellites to orbit

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The Falcon 9 looked at the weather and decided to go land near the Bahamas for a cruise back to Florida aboard Just Read the Instructions for a few days.

SpaceX gears up for busiest April yet

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Tug Finn Falgout is back and towing ~530km downrange to The Bahamas. SpaceX says it’s finished encapsulating 40 spacecraft inside a Falcon 9 rocket’s payload fairing, paving the way for the company’s fourth Transporter rideshare mission early next month.

SpaceX set to launch two Falcon 9 rockets in 26 hours [webcast]

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Falcon 9 B1061 will attempt to land about 640 km (~395 mi) downrange – slightly northeast of the Bahamas to minimize the risk of losing a valuable booster to the wintry mid-Atlantic.

2018 Environmental Performance Index: Air quality top public health threat

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Burundi, Central African Republic, Madagascar, the Bahamas, and Latvia slipped significantly in environmental performance, largely due to sub-par performance on climate change. The 2018 Environmental Performance Index (EPI) finds that air quality is the leading environmental threat to public health. The EPI uses three indicators to measure air quality: household solid fuel use; PM 2.5 average exposure, and PM 2.5 exceedance of WHO thresholds.

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SpaceX Falcon 9 launch scrubbed by wayward cruise ship

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For the fourth time in four days, SpaceX has been forced to scrub Falcon 9’s launch of an Italian Earth observation satellite.

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Digital Currency and Trade Systems Are Tearing up the Rules

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A 2021 report from the Bank for International Settlements found that 86 percent of central banks surveyed were exploring the possibility of issuing a central bank digital currency, and the first ones are now live in the Bahamas and Bermuda.

From Intel Intern to Inventor of the Year

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He grew up in the Bahamas, then moved to Florida for high school and college. This is a sponsored article brought to you by Intel. This can't be real," Jack Kavalieros recalls saying to himself. The factory data from a batch of seven silicon wafers "was a little too good to be true."

ICCT study examines current & projected use of heavy fuel oil in Arctic shipping; growth in BC emissions points to need for policies

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The majority of HFO carriage in the Geographic Arctic is attributable to ships flagged to non-Arctic states with major ship registries like Panama, the Marshall Islands, Liberia, Malta, and the Bahamas. A new study by the International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT) estimates heavy fuel oil (HFO) use, HFO carriage, the use and carriage of other fuels, black carbon (BC) emissions, and emissions of other air and climate pollutants for the year 2015, with projections to 2020 and 2025.

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Satellite Imagery for Everyone

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These underwater sand dunes adorn the seafloor between Andros Island and the Exuma islands in the Bahamas. Every day, satellites circling overhead capture trillions of pixels of high-resolution imagery of the surface below.

Climate Talks End In Copenhagen Accord; Countries Settle On Non- Binding 2 ºC Warming Limit

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Rasmussen, who had succeeded Danish Climate and Energy Minister Connie Hedegaard as COP President just two days prior, was quickly replaced by Philip Weech, Director of the Bahamas Environment, Science, and Technology Commission. by Jack Rosebro.

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Prince & Duchess Ride In BYD Tang EV in the Bahamas, Bosch Acquires Autonomous Driving Leader — More EV News

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Electric vehicle and autonomous vehicle stories keep flowing, and below are several from the past week that we appreciate but didn’t cover in full.