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• Italy, Spain, US, Canada, Greece and UK were the main markets for MECASOLAR in 2011, a year in which the company manufactured more than 5,169 solar trackers, installed in 203 solar farms equivalent to 61 MW. • Of MECASOLAR sales in 2011, 85% were exports. • The multinational company has manufactured and supplied 343 MW in trackers that have been installed in 498 solar PV farms worldwide since its establishment. Since 2005, MECASOLAR has delivered 27,169 solar trackers....
NASA will launch the first human-like robot to space later this year to become a permanent resident of the International Space Station. Robonaut 2, or R2, was developed jointly by NASA and General Motors under a cooperative agreement to develop a robotic assistant that can work alongside humans, whether they are astronauts in space or workers at GM manufacturing plants on Earth. The 300-pound R2 consists of a head and a torso with two arms and two hands. R2 will launch on space shuttle...
- A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
- A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
- In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
- The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
- A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.