SpaceX successfully tested Crew Dragon’s first in-flight launch escape system on January 19 in Cape Canaveral, Florida. The test is to see if the system can keep the crew alive during a failed launch. This marks a big step forward for a crewed launch later this year.
2019 just became the second hottest year in history since recordkeeping began in 1880, according to data released by NASA. The average temperature of 2019 is 1.8 degrees Fahrenheit or 0.98 degrees Celsius higher than the average temperature between 1951 and 1980.
Amazon introduced a new drone for its upcoming Prime Air service at its Re:MARS event in Las Vegas. The aircraft can switch between a vertical drone-like flying mode and a forward flying mode. The company said you will see the new delivery drone in the field in the “coming months.”