SpaceX will use Dragon XL, a new variation of cargo spacecraft, to carry supplies to astronauts to NASA’s Gateway space station in orbit around the moon.

On Friday, SpaceX was awarded a big contract, as it was picked by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration as the first supplier to bring cargo to NASA’s Gateway station in orbit around the moon.

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The COVID-19 pandemic is having a major impact on our daily lives. As we all continue through these unprecedented challenges, we want you to know that InterPlex is here for you during the Covid-19 outbreak. Steps we are taking:

1. Staying up to date with local rules and regulations about lock-downs and curfews.

2. Monitoring our Chauffeurs’ health conditions and screening them on a daily bases.

3. Deep cleaning and Disinfecting vehicles.

4. Providing on-board sanitizers, gloves, and other protective gear.

5. Networking with other small businesses, restaurants, and stores to assist with deliveries.

6. Offering service / donating to health institutions and their patients.

 Thank you for being an InterPlex customer and for the trust you place in us every day. We are here to help!

State of Ohio approves man’s application for the ‘COV1D19’ license plate.

This Ohio man started taking coronavirus seriously. Brandon C. decided to get a custom plate for his 1986 Ford Mustang over two years ago, but couldn’t come up with an idea for what it should say.

Brandon and his friend were drinking at a local bar, which is, no doubt, the best place ever for brainstorming while discussing the coronavirus and he came up with the idea to check whether “COV1D19” was available from the Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles.

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The Securities and Exchange Commission has been investigating German automaker BMW. The news was confirmed by a company spokesperson a few days ago. The investigation is regarding BMW’s sales practices, specifically whether the company is “punching” its sales.

The German automaker confirmed it has been contacted by the Securities and Exchange Commission, however, declined to provide further comment on the ongoing investigation.

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The first connectors will soon be available at EVgo’s charging stations in the San Francisco area.

Tesla owners will be able to charge their vehicles at EVgo charging stations and a Tesla Supercharger station will no longer be the only public option. EVgo announced via Twitter that it will now accept any Tesla model as it starts distributing the company’s connectors at all public fast-charging stations in the city.

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An airport in Lithuania is getting in the holiday spirit with a Christmas tree made of banned items that passengers had to leave behind during screening at the airport in Vilnius, Lithuania. The confiscated items surely landed some passengers on Santa’s naughty list this year.

The festive display of knives, toy guns, and corkscrews – all taken from passengers’ carry-on luggage during security screenings at the airport over the year is a friendly reminder on the importance of aviation security, said the officials from the airport. 

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A Denny’s waitress was surprised by Texas couple who gave her a brand new car when they found out she walks over five hours to and from work every day.

Adrianna Edwards’ walking days are finally over. A couple she served at the restaurant a few days ago bought her a new car, just hours after they had met.

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Chinese authorities have recently given Tesla the green light for production in its huge factory in Shanghai. Europe could be next.

Tesla’s new Gigafactory in Shanghai started trial production ahead of schedule this month and is starting to build “full vehicles”, “from the body to paint”, officials from the company told investors Wednesday.  In addition, Tesla CEO Elon Musk said the company is planning to announce the location of its Gigafactory that will be built in Europe by the end of the year.

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A $1.5billion electric guitar-shaped hotel opened in Hollywood, Florida Thursday with a star-studded red carpet event.

The 36-story venue that boasts a 7,000-seat casino floor, 1,200 hotel rooms, and more than 3,000 slot machines and gaming tables, is the latest creation of the wealthy Native American Seminole Tribe who boast a huge Hard Rock empire.

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The Starlink constellation may soon have 42,000 satellites in low Earth orbit.

SpaceX has filed documents with the International Telecommunication Union, to launch up to 30,000 more satellites for its Starlink global broadband constellation. That number is in addition to the 12,000 satellites already approved by the Telecommunication Union and the US Federal Communications Commission. There are 20 filings submitted in total, each for 1,500 satellites structured in various low Earth orbits between 204 and 360 miles in altitude. SpaceX says that it’s about ensuring its network can meet anticipated demand “responsibly.”

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