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PopMech: first color HD Earth video from space

Yesterday at a press conference in the Flatiron district in NYC, I and a few other journalists were treated to a showing and presentation of some spectacular video footage of the Earth from space by...
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Qualcomm Tricorder XPRIZE enters final round

Science fiction can do more than predict the technologies of the future. It can inspire them as well. Case in point, the medical diagnostic devices built for the Qualcomm Tricorder XPRIZE. The...
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Businessweek: hybrid drones

Bloomberg Businessweek has my writeup in the May 11-17, 2015 issue on Top Flight’s hybrid power drones. A gasoline engine on board charges the batteries that run the rotors, giving the drones 2...
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PopMech: SpaceX crew capsule first flight

This morning at about 9 a.m. Eastern Time, SpaceX launched the crew version of its Dragon space capsule for the first time. The capsule launched from a pad at Cape Canaveral using its onboard Super Drago...
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Team Grit’s DARPA Robotics Challenge robot

Karl Castleton, head of Team Grit, the all-volunteer DARPA Robotics Challenge (DRC) contender out of Grand Junction, Colorado, sent me this photo of the team’s robot, Cog-Burn. The DRC Finals is...
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