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.
SoftServe is expanding its presence and opening new office spaces in four cities — Vinnytsia, Khmelnytskyi, Uzhhorod, and Odesa. They are available for 250 people working in these regions as well as other employees. The coworking in Vinnytsia where SoftServe has around 50 employees is already fully operating. Odesa is the next — office space […]
COMBINE ROAD AND COMFORT Shell is launching a new coffee brand Shell Café all over Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) (to replace […]
Radisson Hotel Group is proud to be the world’s first hotel group to make all meetings and events across 400+ hotels in its EMEA portfolio carbon negative. For every event taking place at its participating hotels, Radisson Hotel Group will offset double the carbon footprint, to ensure that every meeting has a positive impact on […]
During trading on Monday, October 11, the price of a barrel of Brent oil rose by 2% to $ 84.01. She reached this mark for the first time since October 2018. US WTI oil rose by $ 1.62 to $ 81.3 – the highest price since 2014, according to Reuters. It is noted that Brent […]
The agreement on a single corporate tax rate of at least 15 percent was signed by 136 states, which account for more than 90 percent of world GDP. The agreement is aimed at combating tax evasion by international corporations. The initiative was also signed by countries that were initially opposed to tax reform, such as […]
The savings of Ukrainian citizens outside the banking system are estimated at $ 30-35 billion. This estimate was given by the chairman of the National Bank Kyrylo Shevchenko during the Kyiv Economic Forum. There are different estimates of the “gray” economy. We in the National Bank believe that this is up to 30% of GDP. […]
During the week, the National Bank of Ukraine bought $ 228 million on the interbank foreign exchange market. At the same time, the central bank did not sell currency on the interbank market. So the NBU continued to buy currency on the interbank market, the bank increased it compared to last week ($ 15 million) […]
The new Tesla factory in Berlin may release the first electric cars next month. CEO Elon Musk stated this. Speaking at the plant, Musk said he hoped to get the green light to begin production in the coming weeks. The last consultation on public concern about the plant ends on October 14, after which the […]
The famous American billionaire George Soros decided to invest to the development of Ukrainian IT-sphere. On the 18th of November 2015, he spoke about buying the part of the Horizon Capital in IT company Ciklum, and a certain amount of assets of Majgaard Holdings Ltd, which is owned by the head of Ciklum Torben Maygaarda. […]Next
The attractiveness of Ukraine for many foreign investors has been very high and still remains so. However, due to a number of circumstances, the business climate is not yet conducive to the inflow and growth of investment. The main investors in Ukraine are the Netherlands, Germany, the Russian Federation, Austria, the United Kingdom, the British […]Next
On Friday, Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway announced that it has lost $2 billion on its IBM investment. That’s 15% of the more than $13 billion worth of IBM’s stock that Berkshire has purchased over the past four-plus years. Berkshire says it is still committed to IBM, calling the downturn in IBM’s stock “temporary.” “IBM continues to […]Next
For the first time, the National Bank has identified a list of critical infrastructure facilities in the banking system of Ukraine. This was reported on the regulator’s website on Friday, April 23. It is noted that such powers of the NBU are provided by the Law on Basic Principles of Cyber Security of Ukraine. “Objects […]Next
The Swiss government has signed an agreement with the American biotechnology company Moderna, which will provide the country with early access to the coronavirus vaccine. Under the agreement, Switzerland will receive 4.5 million doses of the vaccine. Following this news, Moderna shares on the market on August 7 increased by 1.68% and reached $ 75. […]Next
The Economic court of Vinnytsia region decided to recognise the Rosinka Kiev plant of the Dewdrop soft drinks entity as the bankrupt. The information on preliminary judicial review had been posted on the Court solutions register website with links to the corresponding court orders. The majority of them is a credits payment liability. There is […]Next
On Wednesday, April 28, the only currently operating third power unit stopped at the Zaporizhzhya TPP, DTEK’s press service reports. The shutdown occurred at 11:01 due to the operation of the turbine valve protection. “The reasons for the operation are being clarified. The power unit was disconnected without interruptions in the power supply of its […]Next
On October 7, 2016, the protest action was organised by Council of lawyers of the Kyiv city and Lawyers Council of Kiev region took place in Kyiv. Though this action will take place under walls of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine. However, the problems to which lawyers will pay attention, don’t concern people’s deputies. It […]Next
China’s industrial growth, which began in the country a year ago, has slowed markedly since the crisis caused by the coronavirus pandemic. According to the Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) released by the Chinese State Statistics Office on Saturday, July 31, the figure fell to 50.4 points in July. In June, it was 50.9 points. A […]Next
And again we return to the theme of PrivatBank: not because of the desire to discuss again , perhaps, one of the most resonant events in the past year, but from a desire to understand and clarify some of the nuances of the case. To do this, we asked for a comment to one of […]Next
Apple has announced that it will hold a presentation of new products next week – the third since the beginning of 2020. According to the company’s website, the event will be broadcast from the head office in California on Tuesday, November 10. The company announces the event with the words “One More Thing”. This phrase, […]Next
The European Union has launched an antitrust investigation against Google to determine whether the company has violated EU rules by giving priority to advertising its services to the detriment of competitors. The Financial Times reports. According to the European Commission, the investigation will find out whether Google undermines competition rules by restricting third party access […]Next
“Metinvest Holding” LLC, the management company of the largest Ukrainian mining and steel group “Metinvest”, filed a lawsuit to the Alchevsk Metallurgical Plant (ALMK, registered in Severodonetsk, Luhansk region), included in the corporation “ISD” and “Metinvest-SMC” LLC on totaling more than 5.8 billion UAH. The Commercial Court of Kiev began the production and adopted a […]Next
Economic Court of Odessa region has introduced the procedure of readjustment PJSC “Odessa Oil and Fat Plant”, 29 July 2016. This is stated in the relevant court judgment in the case №916/4932/15. The case of bankruptcy of PJSC “Odessa Oil and Fat Plant” Court of Odessa region was initiated December 28, 2015. Manager of readjustment has […]Next
By the information of Interfax-Ukraine, the state Oschadbank and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development have signed the memorandum of the association about corporate management state bank support on the 25th of November 2016. The parties also have concluded the memorandum about supporting of 50 million euros due to a trade financing program. As […]Next
As informs investment media of Ukraine InVenture, the European Commission, which is an organ of the executive branch of the European Union and is responsible for the preparation of draft laws, should provide Ukraine € 100 million if the Verkhovna Rada will take on the Energy Efficiency Fund bill. Conditions for EU investment funds in […]Next