Showing posts from December 11, 2023

The Clash of Titans: Tesla Cybertruck Crash Test Raises Safety Concerns

Automotive safety experts are raising alarms after the crash test results for the Tesla Cybertruck were revealed. Contrary to expectations, the heavy steel body of the vehicle might pose greater risks to passengers and pedestrians compared to traditional cars. In the crash test conducted by Tesla, the Cybertruck collided head-on with another vehicle at a speed of 35 miles per hour. According to Jeffrey Brown, the Executive Director of the Institute for Road Safety Insurance Research, "The Cybertruck doesn't exhibit the same level of passenger protection as other contemporary vehicles. It also has the potential to cause significant harm to pedestrians." A primary concern among experts is the absence of a hood cover on the Cybertruck, a component that typically helps prevent engine parts from entering the cabin during a collision. This lack of protection could lead to severe injuries for passengers. The Cybertruck's Unique Design Tesla's Cybertruck, known for its an

The Cosmic Cleanup: Orbit Fab's Ambitious Mission to Tackle Space Debris

Since the dawn of the space age in 1957, over 15,000 satellites have been launched into orbit, half of which remain operational. However, the other half, depleted of fuel and past their service life, pose a significant threat to the International Space Station and other satellites. According to the European Space Agency, there have been over 640 incidents leading to fragmentation. This has resulted in a vast cloud of space debris around the Earth, consisting of 36,500 objects larger than 10 centimeters and a staggering 130 million fragments between 1 and 10 centimeters. Cleaning up this mess is both costly and complex, with several proposed plans but no tangible results yet. One innovative solution to this problem is to stop producing more debris by refueling satellites rather than retiring them when their fuel runs out. "You can't refuel satellites in orbit right now," says Daniel Faber, CEO of Orbit Fab. But his Colorado-based company aims to change that. When satellite