In May, this programme revealed that 200 million items of personal protective equipment (PPE) in the UK stockpile had expired by the time Covid-19 was declared a pandemic. (Subscribe: https://bit.ly/C4_News_Subscribe) The government and Public Health England insisted at the time that all the expired PPE had been tested and was safe to use. But tonight … Read more Safety fears over 85 million masks and respirators | Covid-19 UK
(June 30) Watch live as SpaceX attempts the launch a Falcon 9 rocket to deliver an upgraded global positioning satellite (GPS) into orbit for the U.S. Space Force. Subscribe to our YouTube channel: https://bit.ly/2TwO8Gm QUICKTAKE ON SOCIAL: Follow QuickTake on Twitter: twitter.com/quicktake Like QuickTake on Facebook: facebook.com/quicktake Follow QuickTake on Instagram: instagram.com/quicktake Subscribe to our … Read more SpaceX Launches Falcon 9 Rocket with Advanced GPS Satellite for the U.S. Space Force
SpaceX just launched a Falcon 9 rocket to deliver an upgraded global positioning satellite (GPS) into orbit for the U.S. Space Force from Cape Canaveral, Florida, on Tuesday, June 30, 2020. Subscribe to our YouTube channel: https://bit.ly/2TwO8Gm QUICKTAKE ON SOCIAL: Follow QuickTake on Twitter: twitter.com/quicktake Like QuickTake on Facebook: facebook.com/quicktake Follow QuickTake on Instagram: instagram.com/quicktake … Read more SpaceX Launches Falcon 9 Rocket Carrying GPS III Space Vehicle for U.S. Space Force
China has placed the last of the BeiDou Navigation System satellites in orbit. The system has been under development since 2000, and includes satellites in both geo-stationary and non-geostationary orbits. With more satellites than America’s GPS system, BeiDou offers greater accuracy, and can now compete with Russia’s GLONASS and Europe’s Galileo systems. We talk to … Read more What are the unique features BeiDou offers that GPS doesn’t?
China has placed the last of the BeiDou Navigation System satellites in orbit. The system has been under development since 2000, and includes satellites in both geo-stationary and non-geostationary orbits. With more satellites than America’s GPS system, the BeiDou offers greater accuracy, and can now compete with Russia’s GLONASS and Europe’s Galileo systems. So what … Read more What will BeiDou make possible?
#China celebrates a technological feat that Chinese engineers have been working on for nearly three decades. On Tuesday, China launched its final satellite to form its own complete global navigation network, called the #BeiDou Satellite Navigation System. The constellation of satellites now gives the country its own navigation system that rivals GPS. The system is … Read more BeiDou Up and Running: The Significance
Hundreds of volunteers are to take part in the trial of a new vaccine against coronavirus over the coming weeks, as part of a project led by scientists at Imperial College London. Researchers at Oxford University are already conducting a separate trial of another vaccine. The studies are among more than a dozen vaccines undergoing … Read more Trial of revolutionary new vaccine for coronavirus begins in London – BBC News
Health leaders are calling for an urgent review to ensure Britain is properly prepared for the “real risk” of a second wave of coronavirus. Ministers have been warned that urgent action is needed to prevent further loss of life and to protect the economy amid growing fears of a renewed outbreak over the winter. The … Read more Health leaders say UK must start preparing for second Covid-19 wave | ITV News
China successfully put into orbit the final satellite of its Beidou navigation network, rival to the U.S.-owned GPS. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking news video from around the globe. Our reputation for accuracy and impartiality is unparalleled. Get the latest news on: http://reuters.com/ Follow Reuters on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Reuters Follow … Read more China puts final satellite for Beidou into orbit
Citing technical reasons, China has delayed the launch of the final satellite to complete its Beidou Navigation Satellite System constellation that emulates the U.S. Global Positioning System. The official Xinhua News Agency said Tuesday’s mission aboard a Long March-3 rocket from the southwestern satellite launch base of Xicheng was scrubbed after pre-launch checks discovered “product … Read more China Launches Beidou Satellite to Emulate U.S. GPS
General practitioners are pushing for a greater say on planning for the coronavirus pandemic, saying they will be “crucial” in a possible second wave. Many have been doing it tough financially and mentally, and are calling for more support from the Federal Government. Claire Moodie reports. Read more here: https://www.abc.net.au/news/2020-06-22/gps-reveal-coronavirus-mental-health-toll-amid-second-wave-fears/12369620 For more from ABC News, … Read more GPs reveal the mental toll of spending weeks ‘on edge’ during the coronavirus pandemic | ABC News
Six former eBay executives and employees have been charged with cyberstalking after allegedly harassing a couple who was critical of the company in a blog. Last year, EBay’s then-Chief Executive Officer Devin Wenig fired off texts to a colleague expressing his ire over unflattering coverage by a blogger of his oversight of the e-commerce site. … Read more Former eBay Executives Charged with Cyberstalking
There’s been a dramatic drop in the number of people being seen by cancer specialists during the pandemic. NHS England figures show a big fall in cancer referrals by GPs in April this year – down 60% – compared to 2019. Urgent breast cancer referrals saw an even larger drop – down by 78% Cancer … Read more Huge fall in cancer patients seeing specialists during coronavirus pandemic – BBC News