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Have you ever wished you could have a business address located in space? Well Blue Origin and Sierra Space are about to make that a possibility with the Orbital Reef space station. Michael Scott would surely be watching with enthusiasm, with Dwight and Jim competing to be the first paper supplier in space! Blue Origin recently made headlines when it sent Capt. Kirk, aka William Shatner, into space. Millions watched as he viewed the earth from low orbit aboard Blue Origin's New Shepard tourist rocket. Shatner became the oldest human to reach space at 90 years old since Mary Wallace "Wally" Funk did so at the age of 82, on a previous New Shepard mission. Orbital Reef will be a commercially developed,... Read more...
Last month we talked about the incredibly transparent glass walls that Apple used for its new Cupertino spaceship campus. Those walls are so clear that distracted Apple workers keep smashing into them face first. 911 transcripts for a few of the injuries have now surfaced and it looks as if for some of these people, the results of walking into the walls are more than bruised egos. Image via Apple At least three people who have taken headers into the wall have required paramedics, with some needing stitches to close cuts on the head and facial areas. The transcripts show that back on January 2, 911 was called to the Cupertino facility twice because of workers that smashed into the virtually... Read more...
Apple is nearing completion of its spaceship campus, which first began construction over two years ago. Apple co-founder and former CEO Steve Jobs spoke before the Cupertino, California city council in June 2011 to get the ball rolling for the new Apple headquarters, which today has been officially christened “Apple Park”. Apple Park, which was designed in collaboration with Foster + Partners, sits on 175 acres of land and will see the first employees stream into its doors in April. There are currently roughly 12,000 people working at Apple’s current HQ at 1 Infinite Loop, and it will take six months to transfer all of those employees to Apple Park. To honor their late and famed CEO, Apple Park’s... Read more...