End of mission for InSight, Ramon Fernandez leaves Orange, an ultra-connected farm… The five images of the week
End of mission for NASA’s InSight probe
After four years of detecting “Marsquakes” with its ultra-sensitive seismometer, the InSight probe gave up. A statement from NASA said Wednesday, December 21, 2022 that its engineers, after two unsuccessful attempts to communicate with the device, concluded that the spacecraft’s batteries had discharged. They had almost no power for several weeks due to the Martian dust that had accumulated on the solar panels. The data sent by InSight will allow scientists to learn more about the inner layers of Mars and its seismic activity.
Ramon Fernandez will leave the financial management of Orange for CMA CGM
Financial Director for 8 years within Orange, Ramon Fernandez will leave his functions and join the financial management of CMA CGM, the telecommunications operator announced in a press release Tuesday, December 20, 2022. He he will take up his new duties from the beginning of the second quarter of 2023 and his successor will be announced in the coming weeks, Orange said.
Jungle leverages digital tools in its ultra-connected vertical farm
In Château-Thierry, in the Aisne, he installed the French start-up Jungle its vertical farm Advanced technology. A total of twelve species of edible herbs and seven species intended for perfume and cosmetics are produced. The company entered into agreements with Monoprix, Intermarché, Carrefour and even Grand Frais, its biggest client. Within the culture rooms, everything is automated. Two robots load and unload these spaces with the growing trays, water the plants and take pictures to measure plant growth and look for pathogens.
At Roland-Garros, Suzanne Lenglet’s court is about to receive its pleated cover
Court Suzanne Lenglen, the second most important stadium in Roland-Garros, will soon be equipped with a mobile cover. Strategic investment in the preparation for the Paris 2024 Olympic Games, which the Olympic facilities delivery company is co-financing. While in this penultimate week of the year 2022, the metal frame is being placed, the installation of the canvas should take place after the 2023 edition of the Roland-Garros tournament.
Airseas has revealed the images of tests in real conditions of its giant Seawing site
Mounted on the “Ville de Bordeaux”, a freighter belonging to Louis Dreyfus Armateurs that transports Airbus aircraft parts, Seawing, the flying wing developed by the company Airseas based in Nantes, took to sea in -end of year 2021. So far. , Airseas had only disclosed computer generated images of the device. In early December 2022, she revealed the first photos and videos of the sails. This, according to the company, allows a 20% reduction in CO2 emissions and fuel consumption.
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