1. The European Space Agency recently announced that it will support two consortia to design specific projects to develop future satellite constellations to orbit the moon and provide navigation and telecommunications services for lunar exploration missions. Europe wants to develop a GPS service that runs on the moon, and the European Space Agency hopes to be the first provider of this service on the moon.
2. Tesla: data centers have been established in China to localize data storage, and more local data centers will be added one after another. All data generated from the sale of vehicles in the Chinese mainland market will be stored in China. At the same time, Tesla will open the vehicle information inquiry platform to car owners.
3. On the 4th, the US State Department adjusted the travel warning level for Japan to the highest level four, saying that the epidemic in Japan was serious and advised citizens not to travel to Japan. The adjustment of the warning level added to the shadow of the upcoming Tokyo Olympic Games. The Tokyo Olympic Games will be held from July 23 to August 8, but the number of confirmed cases in Japan has continued to increase since March. Due to the slow pace of vaccine promotion, only about 2% of Japanese people have completed vaccination. There are also growing calls in Japan to cancel or delay hosting the Olympic Games. In early May, a petition about the suspension of the Tokyo Olympic Games received 350000 signatures in nine days as soon as it was posted online.
4. French health authorities have confirmed that more than 50 people in a residential area of Bordeaux have been diagnosed with a “very rare” mutation of novel coronavirus. French health authorities believe that the mutation novel coronavirus was mutated on the basis of novel coronavirus, a mutation found in the United Kingdom.
5.The European Space Agency recently announced that it will support two consortia to design specific projects to develop future satellite constellations to orbit the moon and provide navigation and telecommunications services for lunar exploration missions. Europe wants to develop a GPS service that runs on the moon, and the European Space Agency hopes to be the first provider of this service on the moon.
6. The latest figures released by the Office for National Statistics show that total merchandise trade (including imports and exports) between the UK and non-EU countries exceeded that of EU countries in the first quarter of 2021 (January-March). China, on the other hand, overtook Germany to become Britain’s largest source of imports.
7. Tokyo TV: Nomura Comprehensive Research Institute predicts that if the preparations for the Tokyo Olympic Games are terminated, the economic loss suffered by Japan will reach about 1 trillion 800 billion yen.
8.Japan working Machinery Association: orders from Chinese mainland rose 3.3 times year-on-year to 37.8 billion yen in April. The amount is second only to November 2017, reaching the second highest level in history. Investment in equipment such as semiconductors and personal computers remains strong, while demand for machine tools in areas such as automobiles and construction machinery is also expanding.
9. Global smartphone revenue broke through the $100 billion mark in the first quarter, a new high for the same period. In terms of sales share and revenue share, Apple’s iPhone was the best-selling model in the first quarter. In the first quarter, the iPhone 12 series accounted for 34% of smartphone revenue.
10. [Tokyo Television, Japan] Nomura Comprehensive Research Institute predicts that if preparations for the Tokyo Olympic Games are terminated, Japan’s economic losses will reach about 1.8 trillion yen, or about 15.7 billion US dollars.
11. Canada is planning to land a Canadian lunar rover on the moon in the next five years in cooperation with NASA. According to the Canadian Space Agency’s plan, the Canadian lunar rover will land on one of the polar regions of the moon within five years with at least two scientific equipment from Canada and the United States to collect images and data on the lunar surface.
Post time: May-28-2021