China Launches final satellite to complete GPS- like navigation system.

China has launched the final satellite to complete the Beidou satellite navigation system to rival the US GPS satellite navigation system. The launch took place at the satellite launch center in Xichang, Southwest China on June 23 2020. It was carried by a Long March 3B rocket and was successfully placed 30 minutes later into…

SpaceX successfully launches crew into space.

SpaceX the company founded by Elon Musk has successfully launches two NASA astronauts into space. The launch took place from NASA’s launch center in Cape Canaveral , Florida yesterday 30th of May 2020. Elon Musk is also the founder of Tesla the company that produces electric vehicles. The crew are expected to dock with the…

China Launches Most Powerful Rocket Yet For Deep Space Exploration

China launched it’s most powerful rocket yet on May 5 2020 into orbit carrying it’s next generation space capsule to test it’s ability to carry astronauts and it’s overall performance while in space. The purpose of the launch is to verify the rocket’s workability and it’s reliability to carry astronauts and supplies to a future…

Electric Ferry begins operations.

An electric ferry developed in Denmark has began commercial operations. Named the ‘ Ellen’, the ferry which is said to be the world’s largest ferry completed it’s maiden journey in August 2019. The ferry is powered entirely by lithium ion batteries and has been praised by passengers and crew as far less polluting to the…

Largest LNG powered container ship launched.

The world’s largest LNG powered container ship was launched in Shanghai in September 2019. It is the first ultra large vessel that will be powered entirely by liquified natural gas. Unlike other vessels that install expensive scrubbers to clean the exhaust gases of high sulphur content or other vessels that use low sulphur fuel to…