Monthly Archives: July 2021

Blue Origin First Human Flight

Jeff Bezos, Mark Bezos, Wally Funk, and Oliver Daemen have become the first humans to fly in Blue Origin’s New Shepard from the West Texas launch site. Funk, an 82-year-old aviation pioneer, became the oldest person to fly in space. … Continue reading

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Open Educational Resources – Vue and OpenVCE

This is a blog post to prepare resources from the Virtual University of Edinburgh (Vue) and Open Virtual Collaboration Environment (OpenVCE) activities to make them available on http://open.ed.ac.uk. Contact – Stephanie Farley (Charlie). Files being prepared in http://openvce.net/resources/downloads/open.ed/ Vue is … Continue reading

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Virgin Galactic – Unity 22 Mission

On 11th July 2021 Virgin Galactic plans flew its first fully crewed mission in “VSS Unity” spaceplane launched from under the carrier aircraft “VMS Eve”. The crew included Sir Richard Branson, founder of Virgin Galactic. See this press release for … Continue reading

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Nue Vue – New (Virtual) University of Edinburgh

Austin Tate has acted as the Coordinator for the Virtual University of Edinburgh (Vue) since 2007 and acts as the administrator for the various collaboration facilities. These notes are intended as resources to assist in the transition of the assets … Continue reading

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