SpaceX to attempt 150th Falcon recovery on Starlink Group 3-4

SpaceX is set to launch another batch of Starlink satellites into orbit on their Starlink Group 3-4 mission. Launching from Space Launch Complex 4 East (SLC-4E) at the Vandenberg Space Force Base in California, the Falcon 9 Block 5 is scheduled to lift off at 10:40 PM PDT on Tuesday, August 30 (05:40 UTC on … Read more

Transportation recovery after disasters: A collaborative university/community model

Credit: Unsplash/CC0 Public Domain Transportation systems play a critical role in maintaining supply chains for effective post-disaster recovery. The March 2020 COVID-19 lockdowns coincided with a 5.7 magnitude earthquake in Salt Lake City, Utah, resulting in supply chain disruptions throughout the region. A team of researchers collaborated with local agencies and transportation organizations to use … Read more

Protected areas can be the beating heart of nature recovery in the UK, but they must be more than lines on a map

Credit: CC0 Public Domain A new report launched today (22 April) by the British Ecological Society (BES) says that the UK government’s commitment to protect 30% of land and sea by 2030 offers the opportunity to revitalize the contribution of protected areas to nature recovery. But it warns also that this ambitious pledge will fail … Read more