NASA postpones debut launch of megarocket again following fuel leakage

For the second time in five days, NASA on Saturday halted a countdown in progress and postponed a planned attempt to launch the debut test flight of its giant, next-generation rocket, the first mission of the agency’s moon-to-Mars Artemis program. The latest attempt to launch the 32-story-tall Space Launch System (SLS) rocket and its Orion… Read More NASA postpones debut launch of megarocket again following fuel leakage

NASA postpones debut launch of megarocket to moon following engine malfunction

NASA postponed the planned Monday debut launch of its next-generation rocketship on an uncrewed, six-week test flight around the moon and back, hoping to kick off the space agency’s multibillion-dollar Artemis program, successor to Apollo. The announcement was made on its Twitter account. The launch of #Artemis I is no longer happening today as teams… Read More NASA postpones debut launch of megarocket to moon following engine malfunction

U.S. President Joe Biden signs bill to boost domestic semiconductor production, research

President Joe Biden on Tuesday signed a landmark bill to provide $52.7 billion in subsidies for U.S. semiconductor production and research and to boost efforts to make the United States more competitive with China’s science and technology efforts. “The future is going to be made in America,” Biden said, calling the measure “a once-in-a-generation investment… Read More U.S. President Joe Biden signs bill to boost domestic semiconductor production, research

Israel signs $3.1billion defense deal with U.S. for purchase of helicopters, planes

Israel has signed a deal with the United States to buy 12 Lockheed Martin Corp CH-53K helicopters and two Boeing Co KC-46 refuelling planes, the Israeli Defence Ministry said on Friday, estimating the total price at around $3.1 billion. The deal, signed on Thursday, is part of an upgrade of Israel’s air force capabilities and… Read More Israel signs $3.1billion defense deal with U.S. for purchase of helicopters, planes

U.S. approves sale of heavy lift helicopters to Israel

The U.S. State Department said on Friday it has approved the potential sale of 18 CH-53K heavy lift helicopters to Israel in a deal valued at up to $3.4 billion. The package would include engines, navigation systems, weaponry, support equipment, spares and technical support. Lockheed Martin Corp and General Electric Co are the prime contractors… Read More U.S. approves sale of heavy lift helicopters to Israel