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The International Space Station is open to business
This morning, NASA officials announced the removal of restrictions on the for-profit marketing activities of the International Space Station. The agency announced that it would make the ISS available for short-term stays of commercial astronauts traveling via a private spaceship, which could begin as early as next year. NASA will also lease the latest open ISS port for use by private companies, thus continuing the organization's pivot to the private sector to better fund its work.
California vaccination rate slips
After a measles outbreak in Disneyland, California, I tried to increase vaccination rates by preventing parents from retiring because of their personal beliefs. So parents turn to medical exemptions; those who have now played a role in the vaccination rate down for the second year in a row. The decline in the number of kindergarten children vaccinated in the state may be less than 1%, but keep in mind that California has about as many kindergarten children as the Wyoming.
It seems that electric buses would be obvious, but currently Only 17% of the world's buses run on electricity. Why wait? Well, unlike gasoline vehicles, a city can not just buy the bus and call it a day. Electric buses require heavy investments in a complete system to make them work, and this transition takes time. As one transport official notes, "If the diesel bus was a first-generation phone, we do not tend to approach the smartphone.
WIRED recommends: Father's Day Gifts
Be careful: you only have a little more than a week to get a gift for your soft drinks for Father's Day. Fortunately, we are not quite in procrastination, so you still have time to give him something awesome. WIRED sorted by hand some of the best gift ideas through the Internet to help.
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