NASA has suspended a contract with SpaceX to build a monthly landing module, which cost $ 2.89 billion.
It is noted that the company of Amazon founder Jeff Bezos Blue Origin and Dynetics have protested the decision to outsource the construction of the SpaceX module to the US Central Audit Office (GAO).
SpaceX must now suspend any work related to the contract until GAO considers all claims.
A year ago, NASA selected three American companies that will develop and create a lunar module for landing astronauts on the moon – SpaceX of Ilon Mask, Blue Origin of Jeff Bezos, and Dynetics.
In the spring of 2019, NASA announced that the new American lunar exploration program was named Artemis and will consist of three stages.
The first involves an unmanned flight of the Orion spacecraft around the moon and its return to Earth. It is scheduled for the second half of 2020.
The second – the flight of the Earth’s satellite with a crew on board – is scheduled for 2022. The third phase of the mission is to land astronauts on the moon in 2024.
Apple Inc, according to a lawsuit filed by Epic Games Inc., must allow mobile app developers to redirect users to alternative resources to pay for services in the App Store. The Wall Street Journal reported this. A 30% commission is now charged on each purchase. Judge Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers concluded that Apple’s practice was uncompetitive […]
The World Bank will provide Ukraine with a second tranche of $ 350 million, but subject to certain conditions. WB Vice President for Europe and Central Asia Anna Bjerde told Interfax-Ukraine what exactly is expected from Kyiv. “The prospects for the second tranche of the Economic Recovery Development Policy Loan depend on maintaining an adequate […]
September 13, 2021 — Stockholm, Sweden — Beetroot AB, the tech division of the Beetroot ecosystem, opens a new location in Mariupol, Ukraine. The company is currently accepting applications for over fifty software development vacancies in its international client projects. In Mariupol, Beetroot will focus on building teams of tech specialists to work on a […]
The American multinational corporation Google, fined in France for copyright infringement, has announced its intention to appeal the decision of the French regulatory authorities. This was announced on Wednesday, September 1, the chairman of the board of Google France Sebastien Missoff. “We do not agree with some legal nuances and consider the amount of the […]
As of September 1, 11,499 agreements have been concluded within the land market. Poltava (2,873.6 ha) and Kharkiv (2,747.4 ha) regions are in the lead. This was reported by the press service of the Ministry of Agrarian Policy. It is noted that 4836 notaries have applied for access to the State Land Cadastre. A total […]
In the first half of 2021, Metinvest earned $ 2.769 billion compared to a loss of $ 240 million a year earlier, according to the company’s press service. According to the financial report, as of June 30, the Group’s net debt decreased by 52% since the beginning of the year – to $ 1.016 billion, […]
The State Property Fund of Ukraine has put the Vinnytsia diamond processing plant Crystal up for privatization auction for almost 90 million hryvnias. This is stated in the message of the Foundation. It is noted that the plant not only cuts and grinds precious stones, but also makes jewelry. They produce more than five thousand […]
In the first half of the year, the National Bank suffered UAH 12 billion in losses, according to the central bank’s press service. In this regard, next year, according to the forecast, the NBU will transfer to the budget UAH 13.6 billion, which is 1.8 times less than this year (UAH 24.4 billion). It is […]
According to the Business Europe magazine, Dutch companies have expanded the export by 4% to 1.2 billion euros. To compare with 2015, this year foreign companies have exported more products to Ukraine. Particularly, the export concerns the agricultural business. The Dutch party has concluded the contract with the Ukrainian party in the beginning of this […]Next
The streaming service Netflix published quarterly reports, which did not meet analysts’ expectations on a number of indicators. In this regard, the company’s shares fell by 5.7% during electronic trading. For example, Netflix’s earnings per share were $ 1.74, while analysts surveyed by Refinitiv expected $ 2.14. The number of new paid subscribers was 2.2 […]Next
On Sunday, Dominion Energy, one of the largest energy companies in the United States, announced a final agreement to sell virtually all of its assets in the gas transportation and storage segment of Berkshire Hathaway Inc. under a deal valued at $9.7 billion, including its current debt of $5.7 billion. The deal with Dominion will […]Next
Inflation in Ukraine in 2017 has an upward trend. Experts predict the order of 8%. With regard to the dollar – the assumption is not very comforting. All these things and more were discussed at the general meeting of the EBA Ukraine’s Business Climate-Global Outlook, which took place on January 26, 2017. In 2017 on […]Next
In every company sooner or later there comes a time when the manager asks a question of legal support for business. Solutions may be very different: someone delegate such powers to accountant and it really works, it is true, as long as does not need an expert with deeper legal competence, and someone is trying […]Next
Back in 2016, Apple CEO Tim Cook called augmented reality (AR) a “new big market” comparing its size to the smartphone market. According to most analysts, Apple smart glasses will be a new wearable device sold as an additional gadget to the iPhone. Apple itself does not give any details or disclose plans about its […]Next
The IMF said that the continuation of Ukraine’s financial support program depends on the independence of NABU, SAP and HACCUkraine. This was stated by the representative of the International Monetary Fund Jerry Rice, on September 10 in Washington. “I can say that the creation of an effective anti-corruption base for Ukraine has been a crucial […]Next
Tesla shares reached their new peak on Thursday jumping 7.95% to a price of $1208.66. The manufacturer of electric cars Tesla was rated as the world most expensive automaker (in terms of market capitalization), overtaking the world leader Toyota Motor. Since the beginning of the year, Tesla shares have risen by 189% having climbed 166% […]Next
The Windscribe privacy tool, based in Canada, failed to encrypt corporate VPN servers recently confiscated by the Ukrainian authorities. The company provides services through the OpenVPN program. The Android app has over 5 million installs, indicating that the user base is probably much larger. “On June 24, 2021, our monitoring systems informed us that two […]Next
Gallery Portal11 presents exhibition by Astian Rey “Gold and Rust” at str. Triokhsviatytelska 11 Kyiv 02.07.2021 – 02.07.2021 “Gold and Rust” is an exhibition by Kyiv artist Astian Ray, who became one of the winners of the Portal 11 Art Prize 2020. Gold and rust are two mutually exclusive concepts that underlie the structure of […]Next
China, Australia, Japan and 12 other countries in the Asia-Pacific region have formed the world’s largest free trade area. The agreement was signed during the online summit of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations. We are talking about the creation of a free trade area called the Comprehensive Regional Economic Partnership (CREP). The following countries […]Next
Alfa-Bank intends to consolidate its Ukrainian unit with Ukrsotsbank, said the Chairman of the Board of Directors Peter Aven. “Association of Alfa-Bank and Ukrsotsbank can take years. Various options are possible for future transactions with UniCredit in Russia”, – Quotes Bloomberg agency his statement to journalists in Kiev. According to Aven, “Alfa-Bank” is going to […]Next
International rating agency S&P Global Ratings forecasts the hryvnia exchange rate at 29.5 per dollar by the end of 2021. This is stated in the review of the agency. At the same time, in 2022 the hryvnia exchange rate is projected as 30 per dollar, in 2023 – 30.5 hryvnias per dollar. and at the […]Next
From the sale of enterprises of “Ukrspirt” the state plans to raise between 200 and 400 million dollars. This was announced by Minister of Agricultural Policy Taras Kutovojs in an interview. “The market itself will determine the amount. According to the forecasts, I think it should be from 200 to 400 million dollars “, – the […]Next
Unfortunately, most businesses in our country learn about foreign investments from the media but not directly from their own production facilities. Despite the recent positive changes in the state, we still can’t talk about a high or at least a satisfactory level of foreign direct investment in the Ukrainian economy. FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENT According to […]Next
Last month, the demand for foreign currency increased and the hryvnia exchange rate adjusted. This is stated in the macroeconomic and monetary review of the National Bank in June. It is noted that for most of June 2021 in the foreign exchange market supply exceeded demand. This took place against the background of favorable external […]Next