The significance of SpaceX flying humans to space

ORLANDO, Fla. – We all agree, space is hard. So much work goes into just getting humans to blast off it makes you wonder if the effort is worth it.

The answer is yes, a gazillion (it’s a real number because we’re talking about space) times over. On this week’s edition of Florida’s Fourth Estate, News 6 anchors Ginger Gadsden and Matt Austin speak with Laura Forczyk. She is the founder of Astralytical, a space consulting firm.

You heard right, she’s the person who can help you get your space-related career off the ground. She swears space isn’t just for rocket scientists.

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We are all ears.

In case you haven’t noticed, Florida’s Space Coast is once again the center of the space universe.

You know, like how it used to

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Oregon Tesla crash sends battery cells flying into homes

A Tesla Model 3 crash on Tuesday night sent battery cells flying into nearby homes, which started at least one fire, Corvallis, Ore., police reported.

Corvallis Police Department

Corvallis Police Department

Dylan Milota, 21, was driving the car through a residential neighborhood at approximately 100 mph when it struck and knocked down a power pole and two trees, according to police.

Corvallis Police Department

Corvallis Police Department

The impact was so severe that the electric car’s battery pack ripped open and hundreds of the cylindrical cells inside escaped. The Tesla’s pack is comprised of about 3,000 to 4,400 of the cells, depending on the model.

(Corvallis Police Department)

Police said some of the cells landed in someone’s lap while they were in bed and ignited the bedding.

NHTSA EXPANDS INVESTIGATION INTO THIS TESLA SAFETY FEATURE’S FAILURE

Milota fled the scene with minor injuries, but was captured nearby and charged with driving under the influence of marijuana,

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Tesla crash sends batteries flying, starts fire, OR cops say

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A driver lost control of a Tesla going 100 mph, Oregon cops say. The damage caused batteries to fly into people’s homes, one catching bedding on fire.

City of Corvallis Police Department

A driver lost control of his Tesla and the crash caused pieces of battery to go flying into two homes, Oregon police said.

A driver going 100 mph drove off the road Tuesday and destroyed a power pole “as well as striking and knocking over two trees and a telephone junction box,” the Corvallis Police Department said.

“The damage from the collision caused the batteries from the Tesla to enter two different residences by breaking through the windows, one landing on a person’s lap and the second landing on a bed, catching the bedding on fire,” police said.

A tire from the car also slammed into an apartment building and ruptured water pipes within the wall and destroyed

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KJ Apa Pandemic Thriller ‘Songbird’ Flying Into Homes

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Eros STX’s acquisition Songbird will be skipping theaters in exchange for a PVOD release starting Friday, Dec. 11.

STX picked up the KJ Apa and Sofia Carson Invisible Narratives’ pandemic thriller back in August. The movie was one of the first to actually shoot in Los Angeles during the pandemic under newly created COVID-19 safety guidelines.

Songbird will be available for $19.99 for a 48-hour rental on all transactional platforms. Following Songbird‘s nesting on PVOD, it will premiere on a major streaming service in 2021.

From producer Michael Bay and director Adam Mason, Songbird follows Riverdale‘s Apa who stars as Nico, a bicycle messenger in a near post apocalyptic future where COVID-19 has mutated to COVID-23. He’s smitten with his g.f. Sara (Carson) who he hasn’t been able to see during the pandemic. Complicating life greatly is that the government is

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Flying taxi startup Lilium outlines Florida air network plan for 2025

German electric aviation startup Lilium has announced details about its first mobility network hub in the U.S., with plans to connect Florida residents and tourists over a 185-mile radius in 2025.

The company has teamed up with real estate development company Tavistock and the City of Orlando to establish Florida as the “first advanced aerial mobility region” in the U.S., according to a statement. The first Lilium “vertiport” is to be located at Orlando’s Aerotropolis, in the planned community of Lake Nona.

While the arrival of flying taxis is still some way off, Lilium has emerged as one of the frontrunners in the burgeoning space, using electric takeoff and landing (eVTOL) aircraft to bypass expensive, space-intensive runways. The company had previously committed to commercializing its aircraft by 2025, and this latest announcement confirms that plan.

Up and away

Founded in Munich in 2015, Lilium is building compact all-electric jets that

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Homes are still flying off the shelf in metro Denver and pretty much everywhere else

A year ago in September, it took 15 days on average for a home to go under contract in metro Denver, according to Zillow. Last month, homes took only six days to find a buyer.

Entry-level homes were snapped up in just four days on average, and even the most expensive homes, which can linger, took only 10 days to find a buyer.

Metro Denver’s market has run this hot before, but always in the spring and summer, not at the start of fall when the kids are already back in school.

“Normally, the housing market begins to slow down around this time of year as the weather cools and buyer activity fades, but it’s 2020, and nothing is normal this year,” said Zillow senior economist Chris Glynn in his report. “Instead of slowing down, we’re seeing the housing market continue to speed up as autumn continues.”

Nationally, homes spent

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