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"bergen galactic" Discussed on WGN Radio

WGN Radio

06:02 min | 1 year ago

"bergen galactic" Discussed on WGN Radio

"Good morning, a 7 49 and New York City We go for the editor in chief of Lincoln, Dan Roth. And how you doing today? I'm doing great. How are you doing? I'm about 65% pretty much. OK, let's Ah, Let's talk about Richard Branson before we get to the workforce Confidence index and some interesting Numbers that you you got for us? It linked in. You broke a little news with Sir Richard, didn't you? Well, we talked about being able to take the first point on his Bergen Galactic, and that's coming up in January. And you think Virgin Galactic has been the real highlight of the Virgin Empire this year? It's been a rough year for Or virgin. So I think that talking, Mr Richard, it was pretty clear that this was one area He was very happy to talk about. Let's listen to a little bit of Dan Roth from linked in with Sir Richard Branson. Normal way of being a travel takes time, you know, So I think that off First challenge is getting myself to space early on in the new year and then started getting other people into space. But we also have a team that are working on a really high speed supersonic trouble on DH. We only want to do it if we can actually do that in an environmentally friendly way, So they were working on that in tandem on then we have Virgin orbit, which will be doing its launch before Christmas. Where we're going to launch a John rocket attacks to a 747 into orbit, traveling at 18,000 Miles an hour around the earth, dropping off satellites on doing actually doing testing for the NASA, So that's another exciting venture that is is on the verge doesn't sound like the pandemic is slowing him down, Dan Well, I think for that part the things in space there are working well, but things on the ground not so much If you look a TTE cruise line that he launched in April, Not great time to launch Cruise line, and Virgin Atlantic has really suffered as airlines have been grounded. Richard had to pull out of his own. Money to be ableto keep employees afloat during this time, so it's been it's been rough for, you know, he's really in the travel and leisure business, and people are traveling, so we talked a lot about this question. Whether that's going to come back or not, he really strongly believe it is. Does he give a timetable at all? Well, he didn't give a timetable. What he did say was that he is very frustrated with governments with the way that they're treating vaccines with the speed there that they are bringing out testing and it's just, you know, Look, we could just do testing faster. It opens the economy back up. And so one of the things that he could do is pick up the phone and get a head of state because they want to hear and talk to Richard Branson. And so that's where he's spending a lot of his time. You know, he's got people who run the airlines, Mother's other businesses and grandson becomes the diplomat. Who can try to force government to see the world as he thinks they should be seeing it. I met him once and you know, he's one of those guys. You talked to him for a while and you just think what's wrong with me? Why can't I be that productive? He is an amazing man, and he's been He's been productive for a long, long time as me. He has been, You know, he does it all from at least a pandemic. He's only left Necker Island in the British Virgin Islands once he doing all of this from, you know, not all of us have island but most of us down, But I think for my my cause that where I'm recording this in New York, um the I think that for Ah, Richard, he is someone who is he? One of the secrets to success. And being that productive is he'd never looks back. He. If there's a failure, he brushes it off and moves on to the next thing. We talked a lot about that because he is part of his working mentors. He and his team mentor, a lot of small businesses. Band, one of the biggest piece of devices No one You're failing. Cut it off, Move onto the next thing Don't look back. Don't beat yourself up like you have to understand that they're going to try a lot of different things in life and some are gonna work in many art and you can't dwell on your failures And he doesn't know I think that that's one thing that all of us couldn't probably try to replicate. Yes, for sure. Keep on banging, and he's one of those guys that when he hears the word no in his head, he hears next. He just moved. Moves right on. Let's talk about the workforce Confidence Index and What Lincoln has come up with. First of all explain. Explain what this with this survey is, Dan? Yeah, sure. So we, uh, talk to professionals across the world every two weeks, and we serve them on how they're feeling about job stability, financial situation and access to opportunity. And then we carve it up by seniority and by industry to get a sense of how confident professionals are in the work that you and whether they will be able to pay their bills. We know the confidence leads to a lot of decision making. Some people are more confident they're investing in. Their companies are investing and they're buying more stuff. And when they're not, they trench and it can grind the rest of the economy to a halt. So we wanted to see how people are feeling about things. And the answer is they're not feeling great. Was that the big takeaway and no surprise? I guess that that people are very concerned about This pandemic, which seems to be getting worse right now. Yeah, I think that the big surprise you're you're exactly right that it's not surprising. People worried. What is surprising is when you start diving into shoe is more worried is is the age groups where you start seeing some differences so as an example Millennials are the most concerned about returning to work over all baby boomers tend to be the least concern which really surprised me. Um, But if you if you think about Millennials are the increase of their anxiety probably has to do with they have been in the workforce by 10 15 years. Maybe they're just starting families..

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"bergen galactic" Discussed on WMAL 630AM

WMAL 630AM

12:01 min | 3 years ago

"bergen galactic" Discussed on WMAL 630AM

"What is new shepherd, and what is the success? New shepherd is these little spacecraft that Jeff Vasile is company. Blue origin has been building for last half decade or so for the all, but it'll terrorism and they have built in this ship, which they flew about seven times. And then after that that was like a prototypes if that works and so then they built a second ship new shepherd. This is a booster capsule. Implicates the Alan shepherd flights flights from the beginning of the space race. And so they've now flown and so this week they successfully flew the new shepherd seconds spacecraft on a sub orbital flight. They got it up to sixty five miles. Both the boost landed vertically liked SpaceX does was first stages and the capsule down gently who'd and the goal here is the tourism. They also put science payloads on this to make money they tested, and they did have a whole bunch of science payloads on this particular test flight, and they said during the test flight that they hope to be flying passengers by the end of this year. Now they've made that promise in multiple times before they haven't been as bad by any means as Richard Bryan. But they they opened to two years ago. And then they hope to do it last year. Now the same issue. Successful flight of this particular craft. And so that's sounds like getting very close to me the people on it. And and Bob this fly would be to my memory now. This would be the first commercial sub orbital flight, correct? I mean, the one that they're selling tickets to we've had a lot of promises, but this would be number one. If it happens if it happens, basically, you've got a race between virgin, galactic and blue origin to be the first company to put the tourists in on a sub orbital flight and Bergen galactic trying to do it. Since about two thousand four blue origin came along almost a decade later and started to build this craft and right now, it's neck and neck, and if I have to make a bed I would save a new shepherd a lot by a lot because even though both now gotten kind of into space new shepherd. On many more flights with their craft and it's much more than the situation that seems to be much more robust. I think that multiple we go to SpaceX the other commercial's success and the core stage for falcon heavy explain bait. Bob, what is that heavy is they're heavy lift rocket be most powerful rocket commercially operating in the world by two they've done two flights one was actual commercial flights month ago. And so the next commercial flight of of sunken heaviest set for June and talking to heavy has three its first stage is made up of three south in nine stages, a stage and two side boosters and decide these are identical. Falcon nine first stage on the call boost is an upgraded version take more stress, and so what SpaceX has done in the last week is say did a. Static fire test of the course stage that they're gonna use in June flight as far as we know that was excess if they get this off in June that will be two flights in less than several months. Both commercial. I think the delta heavy will be really open for business, and it's going to stop the fly. I think between four to six times a year and that puts what's against face. Absolutely. Disrupting the entire commercial space industry because this gives them a cake. This gives them a capability. No one else has if literally a small version of the SS rocket that has been trying to build for more than a decade almost two decades for billions and billions of dollars, but it's cheap, and it flies and its operational now, and that form of the things that's changing how Asser is going do space anyway excess until expected you launch falcon heavy John and Bava detail about the falcon heavy. This will be a commercial rocket, right? That this is not something that is just about going to the planets to the moon. This'll be for lease by the satellite companies. And also it will be reusable like the falcon nine I as the invention is the first day, which is made of these three boosters is to be able to land all three beasts reuse them. If you remember the launch last month, they got the two sides back they landed the core stage, but unfortunately, heavy seas knocked it over so they were able to cover most of it. But they was was damaged their goal. Go to be able to reuse these and they built designed to be able to use extra point out that the first side beast is on the June launch off the coast is they used last month they turn around and their again and commercial the losses face ex. And they built it to sell as a product of others to. And so the air force has been a customer. They used a private commercial private commercial. Satellite last month. And they already have seven launch contracts with a variety of customers of, you know, of course, SpaceX and musk wants to use it to go to the moon, but that the demars, but he can make money long life. We go to a another place in Texas other than SpaceX this is Texas country firefly aerospace. What is it Bob? And what have they succeeded? Is one of the news small rocket companies thought ups that are trying to grab the new launch business that is that's on the horizon. The gigantic number up to fifteen thousand satellites on Pm proposed to launch with the SEC a lotta satellite. So there's a whole plethora of large companies appearing that are trying to grab the business there firefly airspace is one of them. They're an interesting company because just to use ago that company was bankrupt and dead because of a loss of virgin, galactic. And yet they got a significant investment capital from from variety of people and they've come back from the dead, and they they successfully this week completed they fold relation static test-fire of the second stage engine they're gonna use on their Alfa rocket. Now static means day. They fired the wrenching to the full length of time. It would fire if it was doing a mission. Means works for me and this rocket. They hope to actually launch by the end of the year. If they do this stock for company will move from way back in the pack to the number two in the race. They will leapfrog Vechta virgin audit and in behind rocket laugh as as the only company put something in all interesting. It's good stuff. Are you go to Bob's page? And there's a link to a video showing the test firing of firefly very impressive. And the picture of the Texas. How country tells me that Texas is making a very strong play. Bob to be the spaceport of the twenty second century. Yeah. I mean, we should point out that the the blue origin. New Shepard launch was in Texas, and of course, face exited that cough test-fire at its disability in Texas and firefly based at the same thing. He has so yes, this is a may Texas has got business. There's no question on new version of go west man, if you're. Gonna reach the now we come to my favorite mystery. The x thirty seven b still flying after all these years, Bob. Yes. This is the airforce owns to exit seven Bs. They both flown a number of times the one that's in all that. Now has just passed six hundred days all of it is not even a record. They they've done two previous flights that will wall. Go one of the seven hundred days and one almost seven hundred days. And there's a lot of speculation, of course, about what the purpose of this mission is, but you know, they have some experience on that testing engineering over the long terms that they have told us about, but I would say almost certainly be no more test. That's going on here is the spacecraft itself. This is flown before a long duration flight. They bring it back to earth. They check it out to see how it survived space. They maybe make some engineering changes. And then they send it up for another six seven hundred days when they bring it back. They're gonna look at it to see. Well, how's it survive? Teaching them the engineering that you need to know if you're going to build into planetary spaceships. So it's it's it's totally not so peripherally connected to mand the man settlement. Listen, you need to know how to build these things. Now, obviously, I'm speculating about one of the engineering things. But there's no doubt that's part of the engineering testing going on. But it's been up there physics hundred days, and we don't know when it's gonna come back. I expect it will be up there for at least another three or four months to pass the previous records. I think that's all sir. Bob. The Trump administration wants a mission to the moon. They wanna mission to the moon by the time. They're they're ready to leave office, which would be twenty twenty four. However, Bob there depending upon NASA to deliver this mess to deliver this mission. Now in previous conversations. You have exercised your observation that Nasr's incapable has anything changed. Bob. Well, all right. I have an article that was a gory analysis of the situation about Trump's moon project by Eric Berger at odds Technica, and he he had some quotes in there. That were very to me significant. I mean for one thing Trump's got to convince congress the house the Democrats in the house to fund this. And it's it's unlikely they're going to do that and second because to get it them by twenty twenty four. He's probably gonna have to require switch to private rockets for a lot of the work. He's gonna get opposition from Richard Shelby, the Republican Alabama who's only interested in funding essay less for his ball. And so that's going to be an obstacle. He's gotta beat. But it turns out there's a third obstacle. And it has to do with the NASA bureaucracy who is also in love with F L S and gateway because they work very close with the vendors, Boeing and Lockheed mom that make money from this. This is not really a pleasure to go to the moon. This is a project to finance those vendors. And the quotes that Eric Braga had suggest that the man who runs the man pogo at NASA. Bill gersten by it. He's really running the show he can stalled play for time while congress and from fight over the budget and while he's doing this. He can continue to he continued to quote, Ed, Berga Poku elements of Luna gateway and also continues spend money to develop F L S. And why asked his weirdos Bill to my the legal authority to set policy decisions like this. He doesn't have the authority to develop policy. The space agency doesn't have a thirty to play a waiting game. And he doesn't have a thirty to spend money on developing F, L S or picture elements of Luna gateway though belong to congress and the president. Yeah, he's doing that the NASA bureaucracy this is a reflection of the all Russian clue who collusion's scam. Because what you've got here is once again the bureaucracy in Washington terminating the policy because they know best. And they don't care what the politicians.

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