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Perseid Meteor Shower Peaks Tonight

The Perseids are a prolific meteor shower associated with the comet Swift–Tuttle. The meteors are called the Perseids because the point from which they appear to hail (called the radiant) lies in the constellation Perseus. The peak of the shower starts tonight and after midnight will go on through sunrise Saturday.

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Communities throughout central and northern Vancouver Island receive funding to revitalize public spaces and enhance tourism experiences

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NANOOSE BAY, BC /CNW/ – Safe and inclusive public spaces and dynamic tourism attractions are key to vibrant communities. They bring together people of all ages and abilities, supporting businesses and boosting economic vitality. Throughout Vancouver Island, communities are ready to welcome back residents and visitors to enjoy new and improved public spaces and tourism experiences. Upgrading existing infrastructure and building…

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Techstars Adds Woman of Color Co-founded Technology Based Company VR Eval to Roster of High Powered Accelerator Program

Techstars announces VR Eval, the company behind groundbreaking virtual technology called EVAL designed to help mental healthcare clients and those suffering from trauma, will participate in its new multi-million dollar accelerator program powered by J.P. Morgan MIAMI /PRNewswire/ — VR Eval, the company synonymous with advanced patented case management and virtual reality system EVAL designed to help anyone with a mental…

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Bespin Global, named ‘a Visionary’ in 2022 Gartner® Magic Quadrant™ for Public Cloud IT Transformation Services

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–       Only 20 companies in the world are named in this category, after the establishment of the new market last year, Bespin Global has been recognized as ‘a Visionary’ this year–       Bespin Global, recognized for its vision and execution–       Bespin Global named on Gartner® Magic Quadrant™ for 6 years SEOUL, South Korea /PRNewswire/ — Bespin Global (https://www.bespinglobal.com, CEO HanJoo Lee), a cloud delivery platform company, announced on…

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Southern Delta Aquariids Meteor Shower Tonight!

The Southern Delta Aquariidsare a meteor shower visible from the middle of July to mid August yearly with peak activity around July 29 to 30th. The meteor shower’s origin is not fully known or, for that matter, known with certainty. A probable source is Comet 96P Machholz. Some, in the past, thought that it probably originated from the Marsden and Kracht Sungrazing comets….

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Vita Inclinata Expands Vita Rescue System (VRS) Sales to Africa and South America Through United Aero Group (UAG) Partnership

WASHINGTON, July 28, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Vita Inclinata (Vita), developer and producer of precision aerospace and industrial stabilization devices, today announced a partnership with United Aero Group (UAG), an OEM authorized independent service provider focused on rotary support for both commercial and military customers around the world. The partnership will enable UAG to resell the Vita Rescue System (VRS) to search and rescue/combat search and rescue/emergency medical services…

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AMTRAK CELEBRATES 32ND ANNIVERSARY OF THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT

Progress continues in creating an accessible network WASHINGTON – Amtrak is commemorating the anniversary of the landmark Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), signed into law on July 26, 1990. This pivotal moment for Americans with disabilities led to the creation of barrier-free access in all areas of public life, including services like transportation, with Amtrak passengers seeing upgrades to its…

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NASA Goddard Center Director Shares Plans to Retire

Dennis Andrucyk, director of NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland, has announced his intent to retire after more than 36 years of federal service, including multiple leadership roles at NASA and as Goddard’s director since January 2020. Andrucyk will continue to serve as Goddard center director while NASA conducts a nationwide search and open competition for a new…

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NASA Air’s Space Station R&D, Benefits to Humanity Conference

NASA will highlight groundbreaking discoveries, benefits for humanity, and how the agency and its commercial and international partners will maximize research and development aboard the International Space Station at the 11th annual International Space Station Research and Development Conference. The conference runs Monday, July 25 to Thursday, July 28 in Washington. The full conference agenda is available online. NASA will provide live…

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First Egyptian and Portuguese Astronauts to join Dude Perfect Cofounder on New Shepard’s 22nd Flight

Blue Origin today announced the crew flying on its NS-22 mission will include Dude Perfect cofounder Coby Cotton, Portuguese entrepreneur Mário Ferreira, British-American mountaineer Vanessa O’Brien, technology leader Clint Kelly III, Egyptian engineer Sara Sabry, and telecommunications executive Steve Young. Sara will become the first person from Egypt to fly to space; Mario will become the first from Portugal. Vanessa will become the…

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