James Cook: The Voyages opens at the British Library

James Cook: The Voyages opens at the British Library

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  • New major exhibition marks 250 years since James Cook’s ship Endeavour set sail from Plymouth
  • Featuring original maps, artworks and journals alongside contemporary films, the exhibition allows visitors to follow the course of his voyages and consider their legacy
  • Accompanying website and events programme further explore the different perspectives and competing narratives surrounding the voyages

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Chinese Airline Brands Take Off as Americans Hit Turbulence

Air China 737-800 at Boeing Field, Seattle WA
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  • Big Chinese airlines grow brand value up to 21%
  • American, Delta, and United Airlines brands still most valuable despite bumpy 2017
  • Aeroflot continues as strongest airline brand with AAA brand rating
  • Lufthansa enters top 10 ranking with 29% brand value increase
  • Valued at US$5.3 billion, Emirates first in Middle East despite macro challenges

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Another top position in the region – Budapest is the first carbon-neutral airport!

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Another top position in the region: Budapest is the first carbon-neutral airport!

 Another major international environmental award has been received by Budapest Airport: ACI (Airports Council International) confirmed that Budapest Liszt Ferenc International Airport achieved the so-called “carbon-neutral” accreditation. The accreditation program launched by ACI has found that the operation of Budapest Airport maintains a balance of energy consumption and energy production. Carbon neutrality means this balance has been achieved, as using conventional fossil-based energy always entails emission of CO2, that is, carbon emission, or in other words, a carbon footprint. All around Europe, only about thirty airports belong to the carbon-neutral group.

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Arkyd-6 mission success, and imagery!

We are excited to share that our latest spacecraft has satisfied all of its mission requirements. We launched the Arkyd-6, a 6U CubeSat, this past January. It’s a demonstration platform for technology intended to detect water resources in space. The data obtained from the Arkyd-6 is valuable in the development of the Arkyd-301, Planetary Resources’ next spacecraft platform and the beginning of the company’s space resource exploration program.

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Boeing, German Aerospace Companies Partner for STH Heavy-Lift Helicopter Competition

Business opportunities on the H-47 Chinook include manufacturing, long-term support and training

BERLIN, Germany, April 25, 2018 – Boeing [NYSE: BA] and ten German aerospace companies reached agreements today to partner on a range of business opportunities on the H-47 Chinook, a contender in Germany’s STH heavy-lift helicopter competition.

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Wärtsilä partners with the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore to promote maritime technologies

The technology group Wärtsilä partners with the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) to promote maritime innovation and R&D. The partnership covers four different streams: digital acceleration, cyber-physical security, intelligent vessel and port operations. Wärtsilä and MPA have also agreed to support and leverage start-ups and small and medium enterprises in Singapore in these four streams.

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Orangeworm targeting UK healthcare for cyber-attacks – a bittersweet wake-up call for the industry, BlackBerry

Almost a year after Wannacry took control of the NHS IT infrastructure, Orangeworm has been identified by Symantec as a new threat to healthcare. The group has targeted a number of countries – 32% of which are in Europe (5% in UK) and primarily targeting the healthcare industry (39%).

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