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3D printed next-generation satellite without support

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The Mountain View California based Nasa gave the award of $73.7 million to startup ‘Made In Space,’ for ‘Archinaut” spacecraft-assembly technology an orbital test.’

In accordance with Mr.Jim Reuter, associate administrator of NASA‘s Space Technology Mission Directorate, “In-space robotic manufacturing and assembly are unquestionable game-changers and fundamental capabilities for future space exploration. By taking the lead in the development of this transformative technology, the United States will maintain its leadership in space exploration as we push forward with astronauts to the moon and then on to Mars.
Archinaut features a 3D printer and robotic manipulator arms. Together, this tech will eventually allow the craft to perform a wide variety of valuable tasks off Earth, from fixing and upgrading satellites (with ultrapowerful solar arrays, for example) to building huge structures such as space telescopes.”

Zume Pizza cutting jobs

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Zume Pizza, Started four years ago in a Rex Manor industrial space, located at its Mountain View headquarters.

As reported by the San Jose Mercury News, “The company is now focusing on the packaging business and is “cutting 172 jobs in Mountain View, and eliminating another 80 jobs at its facility in San Francisco. The company expects some of these people will be able to apply for the 100 new jobs in its packaging business.”
According to Zume Pizza Chief Executive Alex Garden,” Zume Pizza is cutting 172 jobs in Mountain View and eliminating another 80 jobs at its facility in San Francisco.”

According to filings made with the state Employment Development Department, “Zume is terminating a total of 172 employees who worked out of the Mountain View headquarters at 250 Polaris Ave., as well as an additional 80 workers from the company’s San Francisco office. Other media outlets reported that 80 more Zume employees were let go from its office in Seattle. The total layoffs comprise 53% of Zume’s workforce, according to the company.”

 

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