Officials say initial phase of the heavy-lift rocket project, known as the Space Launch System Program, will now move from formulation to development, something no other exploration class vehicle has done since the creation of the space shuttle. The first generation rocket will be the most powerful ever built, with 130 metric tons of lift, enough to carry an Orion spacecraft beyond low earth orbit.
After 60 years, emergency ambulance service came to an abrupt stop at Doctors Medical Center in San Pablo Thursday morning as the financially embattled hospital struggles to staff its emergency room.
A state appellate court has handed a big win to California’s high-speed rail project, overturning two lower court rulings that stalled funding for the $68 billion train.
California’s high-speed rail project could be getting a financial shot in the arm from the private sector.
Congress is expected to approve $5 million to expand an early earthquake warning system to the entire West Coast.
After Facebook funded a cop’s salary and police substation in Menlo Park, questions are being raised over the role of private corporations funding public services like police departments.
A San Francisco high school senior set-up a crowdfunding campaign after he was denied financial aid to attend a prestigious summer school program.
Unlike the jet-fueled Wile E. Coyote footwear of your childhood, the lithium-ion powered “Rocket Skates” will strap on right over your shoes. The skates are foot rather than remote controlled, and can reach speeds of up to 12 MPH. The inventors say you can even track your routes and skate performance through your smartphone. Here’s a demo:
Gov. Jerry Brown scored a big win for the $68 billion high-speed rail project this week by persuading fellow Democrats to dedicate a steady future funding source for it in the state budget.
A Bay Area start-up trying to develop a free vaccine to end HIV and AIDS is using crowd sourcing to fund the project.