Elon Musk announces December 19 launch date for next Falcon 9 rocket [feedly]

domingo, 13 de diciembre de 2015

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Elon Musk announces December 19 launch date for next Falcon 9 rocket
// Gizmag Emerging Technology Magazine

SpaceX is heading back into orbit with founder and CEO Elon Musk announcing that a Falcon 9 rocket launch is scheduled for December 19. The improved version of the rocket is set to lift off from Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida and will carry 11 Orbcomm OG-2 communication satellites into low Earth orbit. This marks the first flight of the Falcon 9 since the June 28 mid-air explosion of the CRS-7 mission shortly after launch.

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Section: Space

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Metal makes for a promising alternative to fossil fuels [feedly]

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Metal makes for a promising alternative to fossil fuels
// Gizmag Emerging Technology Magazine

Clean fuels come in many forms, but burning iron or aluminum seems to be stretching the definition – unless you ask a team of scientists led by McGill University, who see a low-carbon future that runs on metal. The team is studying the combustion characteristics of metal powders to determine whether such powders could provide a cleaner, more viable alternative to fossil fuels than hydrogen, biofuels, or electric batteries.

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Section: Environment

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US air force plans to double drone squadrons [feedly]

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US air force plans to double drone squadrons
// Air Force Technology News Press Releases

The US Air Force plans to double its remotely piloted aircraft (RPA) squadrons, and increase the manning and associated workforce by 2,500-3,500.
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Queen Elizabeth-class carrier program nears completion

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Tata to make parts for Sukhoi Superjet - The Hindu

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Northrop: Beating heat leads sixth-generation fighter challenges

http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/northrop-beating-heat-leads-sixth-generation-fighte-420006/

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Northrop Grumman offers sneak-peek of full TX concept - Flightglobal

https://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/northrop-grumman-offers-sneak-peek-of-full-t-x-conce-420004/

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Stanford team develops software to predict and prevent drone collisions - Stanford University News

http://news.stanford.edu/news/2015/december/drones-avoid-collisions-121015.html

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Embraer's KC-390 To Join Canada's Search-and-Rescue Bid - DefenseNews.com

http://www.defensenews.com/story/defense/air-space/support/2015/12/13/embraers-kc-390-join-canadas-search-and-rescue-bid/77031896/

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New Drone Is Both A Submersible and UAV: Think of the use cases ... - CTOvision (blog)

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Germany To Lead Development of European UAV - DefenseNews.com

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Tokyo police reveal bizarre 'UAV drone catcher' - Daily Mail

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Germany Just Successfully Fired Up A Nuclear Fusion Reactor | IFLScience

http://www.iflscience.com/technology/germany-just-successfully-fired-their-nuclear-fusion-reactor

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