NASA Pinpoints Cause of Earth’s Recent Record Carbon Dioxide Spike

NASA Pinpoints Cause of Earth’s Recent Record Carbon Dioxide Spike

The last El Nino in 2015-16 impacted the amount of carbon dioxide that Earth’s tropical regions released into the atmosphere
The last El Nino in 2015-16 impacted the amount of carbon dioxide that Earth’s tropical regions released into the atmosphere, leading to Earth’s recent record spike in atmospheric carbon dioxide. The effects of the El Nino were different in each region
Credits: NASA/JPL-Caltech

A new NASA study provides space-based evidence that Earth’s tropical regions were the cause of the largest annual increases in atmospheric carbon dioxide concentration seen in at least 2,000 years.

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Top secret data stolen from Australian defence contractor

It has been reported that the Australian Signals Directorate (ASD) was alerted by a “partner organisation” that an attacker had gained access to the network of a 50-person aerospace engineering firm that subcontracts to the Department of Defence. The attack was said to have happened in November 2016.

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Serious flaw discovered in thermal security cameras

It has been reported that there are secret hard-coded accounts in thermal security cameras manufactured by FLIR Systems, Inc., one of the largest vendor of such products. Depending on the FLIR camera version, the following username-password combos will grant an attacker access over the device.

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Sikorsky Launches Customer Experience 2.0

LAS VEGAS, Oct. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin Company (NYSE:LMT) today announced the launch of its Next Generation Customer Portal for customers, providing an enhanced and more direct web-based location for all customer needs regarding maintenance and questions about their aircraft. The announcement was made at the 2017 NBAA’s Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition.

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Rostec assembles the 300th SaM146 current engine for the Sukhoi Superjet 100 at UEC – Saturn

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The 300th Russian-French SaM146 current engine for the Sukhoi Superjet 100 (SSJ100) aircraft has been assembled at UEC – Saturn (operating as part of Rostec’s United Engine Corporation) and delivered to Sukhoi Civil Aircraft Company. To date, the SaM146 engine fleet has logged over 700,000 flight hours.

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Jeppesen, Universal Avionics to Offer Integrated Data Display

Data to enhance situational awareness and increase operational efficiency for business aviation operators

LAS VEGAS, Oct. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Boeing [NYSE: BA], through its subsidiary Jeppesen, today announced that it reached an agreement to provide its high-fidelity Airport Mapping Database to Universal Avionics’ new InSight Display System, providing the business aviation market with timely and accurate airport diagrams and other essential information to enhance operational efficiency.

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