The UAE is buying 80 upgraded Rafale warplanes in a deal the French Defense Ministry said is worth 16 billion euros ($18 billion) and represents the largest-ever French weapons contract for export. But it’s not all: France will also sell sell 12 Airbus-built combat helicopters to the UAE.
NASA announced on Thursday it has awarded $415.6 million to billionaire Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin, stalwart contractor Northrop Grumman Corp (NOC.N) and venture-backed Nanoracks to develop privately-owned and operated commercial space stations, as the iconic actual International Space Station potentially retires at the end of the decade.
Germany on Thursday announced a nationwide lockdown for the unvaccinated people after crisis talks with regional leaders. Those who have recently recovered from Covid-19 are not covered by the ban. Unvaccinated people will have a lot of major interdictions and can only meet two people from another household.
Tesla has launched the Cyberquad, a $1,900 four-wheel all-electric ATV for kids designed for kids 8 years old and up. It has some unconventional style features sci-fi-inspired elements.