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“We want to become the UPS or FedEx on the moon”: A startup’s big goal

Credit: CC0 Public Domain A California startup is joining much bigger players in the drive to explore settlement on the moon, as plans by NASA to send astronauts back there heats up the commercial lunar market. Aerospace firm Venturi Astrolab Inc., better known as Astrolab, based in Hawthorn, California, is building an all-purpose truck that…

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FedEx doesn’t plan to add lasers on its planes

It looks like the FAA may have made a whoopsie. Remember when the US aviation authority suggested that FedEx might possibly potentially maybe be able to stick a laser onto its cargo planes to knock missiles out of the sky? Yeah, no: “further internal study is necessary,” the FAA wrote on Thursday (via Reuters), adding…

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FedEx cargo jets could soon be equipped to destroy missiles

Assuming the company gets permission from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), some future FedEx cargo planes may be equipped with anti-missile laser systems designed to help protect them from man-portable air defense systems (MANPADS). The laser systems, should they be used, would work to disrupt a missile’s ability to target these cargo jets. Carlos Yudica/Shutterstock…

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FedEx plans to equip cargo aircrafts with anti-missile radars

FedEx jets might soon pack defensive weaponry. NBC News and Reuters report FedEx has asked the Federal Aviation Administration for permission to equip an upcoming fleet of Airbus A321-200 aircraft with an anti-missile laser system. The proposed hardware would disrupt the tracking on heat-seeking missiles by steering infrared laser energy toward the oncoming projectiles. The…

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FedEx Driver Fired For Refusing To Deliver Packages To Customers Who Support President Biden And #BlackLivesMatter

#Roommates, in the latest instance of social media costing someone their job, a FedEx worker is now looking for a new job because of his racist TikTok video. In the now-viral clip, the former FedEx driver states that he refuses to deliver packages to any customers who openly support the #BlackLivesMatter movement and President Biden.@YahooNews…

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Costco, Nike and FedEx are warning there’s more inflation set to hit consumers as holidays approach

A worker wearing a protective mask removes rotisserie chicken from skewers inside a Costco store in San Francisco, California, on Wednesday, March 3, 2021.David Paul Morris | Bloomberg | Getty ImagesShipping bottlenecks that have led to rising freight costs are cooking up a holiday headache for U.S. retailers.Costco this week joined the long list of…