Daily Archives: April 8, 2010

New Satellite Ready for Action

“What can $500 million and a NASA Delta IV rocket do for you?” That’s not quite as catchy as the no-longer-used motto from United Parcel Service (“What Can Brown Do For You?”), but it’s certainly more direct — and without that unpleasant aftertaste that lead to the demise of that silly mantra. $500 million can […]

Vietnam Faces Power Shortage as Drought Continues

The demand for electricity in Vietnam has increased nearly 22 percent in the first few months of 2010. As demand goes up with the economic expansion, the water levels in reservoirs used for hydropower production have gone down due to ongoing drought across Vietnam since late last year. The government now says the country may […]