Watch Blue Origin launch its reusable New Shepard rocket live, with a key NASA system test on board

Blue Origin is set to return to active flight today, after a hiatus of nearly a year since its last launch in December 2019. Today’s launch is a mission for the company’s New Shepard reusable sub-orbital rocket – a record-setting sixth flight for this particular rocket, which first flew and landed back in December 2017. Today’s launch includes a system design to test elements of NASA’s Deorbit, Descent and Landing Sensor technology, which will provide key automation for use in future landers for the Moon and Mars that will be able to intelligently identify and avoid potential hazards on target landing zones.

This test will include recover of both the rocket and the capsule for the New Shepard launch vehicle. The Rocket will land back at the West Texas launch and landing site with a controlled, engine-powered descent, and the capsule will descend via parachute. The capsule will contain a

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CBSE Class 10 Information Technology Question Paper of Board Exam 2020

CBSE question papers of previous years’ board exams are very helpful to analyse the pattern of the exam and know important topics and questions which must be prepared for the upcoming board exam. We are providing here the CBSE Class 10 Information Technology Question Paper of Board Exam 2020. Students who have opted for Information Technology as their sixth subject must practice with this previous year question paper to score good marks in their upcoming exam. CBSE Class 10 Information Technology Question Paper 2020 is available here for free PDF download.

CBSE Class 10 Information Technology Question Paper 2020:

SECTION A

(Employability Skills) (10 Marks)

Answer any 4 questions out of the given 6 questions of 1 mark each:

1. __________ are a group of words that work together to communicate an element of speech.

2. __________ refers to focusing human efforts for maintaining a healthy body and mind capable

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Potomac Institute for Policy Studies Promotes Dr. Jennifer Buss to Chief Executive Officer and General Al Gray to Chairman, Board of Directors

ARLINGTON, Va., Oct. 5, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — The Board of Directors of the Potomac Institute for Policy Studies is pleased to announce the promotion of Dr. Jennifer Buss to Chief Executive Officer, and selection of General Al Gray as the new Chairman of the Board. Dr. Buss will immediately assume all duties and responsibilities that accompany the CEO position at the Institute. She was also named a member of the Board of Directors.

“I am incredibly humbled and honored to lead the Institute. I’ve been invested in its mission since I arrived,” Dr. Buss said. “I am committed to progressing the Institute and its contributions to policy in ever-changing science and technology.”

Dr. Buss replaces Mike Swetnam, who passed away in September. “Mike challenged and inspired me every day. It is because of his mentoring, and the leadership of General Al Gray, that I am ready for this new opportunity.”

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Artificial Intelligence Technology Solutions Announces Board of Advisors

Artificial Intelligence Technology Solutions, Inc., (OTCPK:AITX), is pleased to announce the formation of a Board of Advisors for its wholly-owned subsidiaries Robotic Assistance Devices (RAD) and Robotic Assistance Devices Mobile (RAD-M). The advisory board is opening with twenty-two advisors from a cross section of law enforcement, security, technology startups, and finance industries.

“The response to our invitations to join this board was overwhelming,” said Steve Reinharz, president of RAD and RAD-M. “We’ve been able to assemble a world-class Board of Advisors to help lead our companies into the future, and given that a nominal payment for time spent was offered – which many declined to accept as a term of their engagement – this board is tangibly demonstrating a commitment to the RAD and RAD-M missions.”

Additional details and bios on the Board of Advisors can be found here: https://roboticassistancedevices.com/rad-board-of-advisors/. It is expected that board members will be added and

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NorthStar Medical Technologies, LLC Announces Promotion of CFO Paul Estrem to Executive Vice President and Appointment to NorthStar Board of Managers – Press Release

BELOIT, Wis.–(Business Wire)–NorthStar Medical Technologies, LLC, a global innovator in the development, production and commercialization of diagnostic and therapeutic radiopharmaceuticals, today announced the promotion of Chief Financial Officer Paul Estrem, to Executive Vice President. Mr. Estrem has also been appointed to the NorthStar Board of Managers, effective October 12, 2020, and continues to report to President and Chief Executive Officer Stephen Merrick. Mr. Estrem joined NorthStar in November, 2018, as Senior Vice President and CFO. He has more than 30 years of relevant financial experience in the life science and medical technology industries.

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Paul Estrem, Executive VP and CFO, NorthStar Medical Technologies (Photo: Business Wire)

Paul Estrem, Executive VP and CFO, NorthStar Medical Technologies (Photo: Business Wire)

“Paul’s strong combination of leadership and financial experience in growing successful organizations has served NorthStar exceptionally well since he joined the Company,” said Stephen Merrick, President and Chief Executive Officer of NorthStar. “As a

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California Ushers In A Bold New Era Of Board Diversity

Efforts to secure diversity on corporate boards have reached a new level of intensity. Governor Gavin Newsom of California signed a statute into law on Wednesday, September 30, which will require publicly held corporations whose principal executive offices are located in California to satisfy mandated levels of racially, ethnically and other diverse directors beginning in 2021.

By emphasizing the interests of “underrepresented communities,” the new legislation promises to significantly increase the level of boardroom engagement on matters of leadership diversity. In so doing, it serves to broaden existing concepts of diversity to include specific ethnic groups and matters of sexual orientation. It is also a dramatic supplement to 2018 California legislation that required public companies headquartered in the state to assure the appointment of specified numbers of women to the board of directors—a groundbreaking development

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Julie (McCoy) Wurmlinger, Retired Chief Engineer from Ford Motor Company and President/Owner of OhmTek, LLC joins Exro Board of Directors

Exro Technologies is pleased to announce Julie (McCoy) Wurmlinger to the Board of Directors

  • Retired Global Chief Engineer from Ford Motor Company and current President/Owner of OhmTek, LLC Technical Consulting joins Exro Board of Directors
  • Possesses decades of experience in the automotive industry
  • Committed to accelerating commercialization of Exro’s technology into global powertrain sectors and automotive applications

CALGARY, AB / ACCESSWIRE / September 29, 2020 / Exro Technologies Inc. (TSXV:EXRO)(OTCQB:EXROF), a leading technology company which has developed a new class of power electronics for electric motors and powertrains, is pleased to announce that Julie (McCoy) Wurmlinger, an accomplished engineering leader in the automotive industry, has joined the Exro Board of Directors (“Board of Directors”).

 

As a retired Global Chief Engineer from Ford Motor Company and current President/Owner of OhmTek, LLC, with more than 30 years of experience, Ms. Wurmlinger brings a global perspective to innovation and product development in the

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EarthLink President Mike Toplisek Appointed to Technology Association of Georgia Board

The Technology Association of Georgia (TAG), the state’s leading association dedicated to furthering Georgia’s technology ecosystem to advance the innovation economy, has appointed EarthLink President Mike Toplisek to its Board of Directors. Toplisek joins a group of senior executives and leaders from other prominent technology companies and organizations across the state.

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The Technology Association of Georgia (TAG) has appointed EarthLink President Mike Toplisek to its Board of Directors. (Photo: Business Wire)

“We are very pleased to welcome Mike to our Board of Directors,” said Larry K. Williams, Technology Association of Georgia President and CEO. “TAG’s mission is to connect, promote, influence and educate Georgia’s technology ecosystem to advance the innovation economy. Mike has brought back the iconic EarthLink brand to Georgia. His experience will be an asset to the Board and we look forward to working with him.”

“I

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Lexaria Receives Conditional Ethics Board Approval for Pilot Human Study Using its DehydraTECH technology in Delivering Antiviral Drugs

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Company Raises Commitment to Antiviral Research with Launch of Rodent Antiviral Drug Delivery Study with Potential COVID-19 Applications

Lexaria Bioscience Corp. (OTC:LXRP) (CSE:LXX) (the “Company” or “Lexaria”), a global innovator in drug delivery platforms, today provides an update on a previously announced antiviral research initiative and introduces a new research project with potential COVID-19 applications

On March 19 2020, Lexaria announced that it planned to conduct a pilot human pharmacokinetic exploratory study in healthy volunteers of antiviral drugs that have previously been studied against other coronavirus strains, comparing Lexaria’s DehydraTECH TM formulations to controls without Lexaria’s technology.

The ethics board approval required as a first step in this pilot study has now been received, conditional on further government regulatory approval also being granted. Lexaria will now begin the process of pursuing the necessary steps to file for approval from federal regulators.

In parallel with this, Lexaria is also announcing

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National Science Board – News

September 28, 2020

Today, the National Science Board (NSB) announced that Roderic Pettigrew will receive its prestigious Vannevar Bush Award. The award honors science and technology leaders who have made substantial contributions to the welfare of the nation through public service in science, technology and public policy.

“Roderic Pettigrew’s passion and creativity have spurred innovation in biomedicine,” said Victor McCrary, Vice Chair of the National Science Board and Chair of the 2020 NSB Honorary Awards Subcommittee. “His reimagining of healthcare solutions is helping converge science fields, narrowing gaps between disciplines in a way that really impacts society. Pettigrew is helping us to see what might be, what could be, and what is possible.”  

Throughout his career, Pettigrew has worked to break down the boundaries between those working in the physical sciences and engineering and those working in medicine.

“It is an incredible honor to receive the Vannever Bush Award, which

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