October 22 is going to be a big day for Virgin Galactic. The company confirmed last week that it is preparing the SpaceShipTwo for a new round of flight tests beginning on this date. Should the launch go according to plan, this marks the first time the vehicle is driving out of the company̵
Remember the Howe brothers? The guys made that DARPA supertank a few years back called Ripsaw? Thought is not all they do. Their company has also designed and marketed a super-powered robot firefighter, called the RS3, and has just sold one in use at the Los Angeles Fire Department.
Tesla buyers who decided to expand Tesla’s $ 3,000 $ third row option for Model Y are lucky. CEO Elon Musk announced via Twitter this week (after recently disbanding the company’s PR department) that production of Ys with extra seating will begin in November with deliveries taking place some time before the end of the year.
Perhaps the biggest news of the week came on Tuesday when Apple unveiled its new iPhone 12, the first Apple product to use 5G connectivity. In addition to the standard model, the company also sells mini and Pro versions.