Mission successful! For the first time this weekend, a private company allowed two American astronauts to join the international space station. SpaceX thus becomes one of NASA’s main partners for the next manned flights to the low orbit. Find our article on this historic launch as well as the other news that will start the week off right.
SpaceX’s Crew Dragon capsule moored with the ISS
After a 19-hour trip aboard SpaceX’s Crew Dragon capsule, American astronauts Bob Behneken and Doug Hurley joined the International Space Station (ISS) this Sunday, May 31 at 4:20 p.m. (hours in metropolitan France). The company, led by Elon Musk, will allow the United States to send manned missions into the low orbit on its own.
The aid plan for the auto sector makes way for Factory 4.0 and the “clean vehicle”
On May 26, the President of the Republic, Emmanuel Macron, presented a plan to help the automotive sector, which was severely affected by the Covid-19 crisis. Of the more than 8 billion euros planned, 1.5 billion will be used to develop the vehicle of tomorrow and modernize factories.
StopCovid approved by parliament
The contact case smartphone app, which has sparked much controversy since its announcement a few weeks ago, was approved by parliament on May 27. But some technical uncertainties remain, especially on cybersecurity issues.
Towards a better understanding of covid-19 clusters
With the deconfinement, the appearance and evolution of clusters now polarize attention. Already identified since the start of the pandemic, these groups of at least 3 cases of Covid-19 detected in the same enclosed space are the main vectors of the spread of the SARS-CoV-2 virus, some researchers believe.
With CHESS, SystemX brings together manufacturers on cyber defense issues
The CHESS industrial cyber defense platform, the result of a five-year research project in industrial cybersecurity led by the IRT SystemX and nine academic and industrial partners (including Airbus, Thales and Engie) is entering its second phase. It will be transformed into a cyber service offer open to all French manufacturers.