New York City's Fire Department Will Soon Be Using Drones

viernes, 9 de septiembre de 2016

To send images and video from a crisis to firefighters The New York City Fire Department is about to debut a drone that, appropriately, is painted fire engine red. The aircraft will soon be responding to fires and other emergencies, giving firefighters a clearer view of what they are facing. The ...

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NASA to Shine Lasers on Future Aircraft Concept

http://www.spacedaily.com/reports/NASA_to_Shine_Lasers_on_Future_Aircraft_Concept_999.html

Hampton VA (SPX) Sep 08, 2016
As NASA aeronautics engineers prepare to develop a series of greener, quieter, faster X-planes, they are already testing concepts that could be candidates. One of those is a blended wing body (BWB). A six-percent scale model of a Boeing BWB is being tested for six weeks in the 14-by 22-Foot Subsonic Tunnel at NASA's Langley Research Center in Hampton, Virginia. "We're happy to have t

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SpaceShipTwo returns to flight after nearly two years [feedly]

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SpaceShipTwo returns to flight after nearly two years
// Flight Global HEADLINES

A Virgin Galactic spaceship returned to flight in a captive carry test for the first time in nearly two years since the fatal crash of the original prototype.
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Google's drones to deliver Chipotle burritos in upcoming trials [feedly]

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Google's drones to deliver Chipotle burritos in upcoming trials
// Gizmag Emerging Technology Magazine

Project Wing, a drone-delivery moonshot started by Google and now under control of parent company Alphabet, hasn't quite attracted the same publicity as some other big companies in the space. But since it was first unveiled in 2014, the team has been quietly toiling away in the shadows and is now looking to ramp things up, partnering with fast food chain Chipotle to deliver burritos to students at Virginia Tech in new trials starting this month.

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