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Disposable Drones Could Deliver Supplies Under Enemy Fire

Gliders offer many advantages on the battlefield, not the least of which are low cost and silent operation—two things the military loves. That …

Secretive military space plane lands, rattles Florida with sonic boom

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - U.S. military officials say an unmanned spacecraft orbiting Earth since May 2015 has landed in Florida.

Space Exploration
Aviation

California Reveals Plans to Tax Space Flight

While commercial passenger-carrying space flight is still at least a year away from reality, the state of California is getting ready. This week, the …

North Africa

SpaceX details plans to launch thousands of internet satellites

SpaceX and Tesla-founder Elon Musk has made some rather bold promises over the years. In addition to building a fleet of reusable rockets, an …

FCC

MIT spinout NVBots makes automated 3D printers for multi user environments- Technology News, Firstpost

Conventional 3D printers are time consuming. The designs have to be manually programmed in to the printer, and each 3D printed object has to be taken …

North Korea

Hong Kong Polytechnic University Opens Largest 3D Printing Research Facility in the Region

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU), one of the most highly ranked technology universities and research institutions in Asia, has officially …

3D Printing

Rolls-Royce targets engine work for Turkish jet fighter

Rolls-Royce has partnered with Turkish industrial group Kale with the aim of building engines for the country’s new domestically built fighter jet.<p>The FTSE 100 business will own 49pc of the joint venture with Kale, which will target both civilian and military aircraft engine deals, but will …

Aviation

HP to scale up its 3D printer business for use in mass manufacturing

After announcing its first revenue from sales, HP Inc. today said it is now focused on scaling up its Multi Jet Fusion 3D printing business that it …

3D Printing

Israel orders satellite-on-the-go for military vehicles

May 8 (UPI) -- Israel's Ministry of Defense has contracted with Elbit Systems Ltd to provide its satellite-on-the-move systems for land vehicles, the …

Military

F-35 heading to Paris Air Show after all

The Air Force’s F-35A fighter jet will fly at the Paris Air Show in June, despite earlier statements from the F-35 Joint Program Office that the …

Aviation

Link3D pitches a new platform for industrial additive manufacturing

Link3D is launching a new service to connect industrial businesses with additive manufacturers around the country.<p>Pitching itself as a more professional alternative to 3D Hubs, Formlabs and Shapeways, Link3D is the fruit of nearly two years of work from founder and chief executive Shane Fox.<p>For …

Manufacturing

Innovation at its Best as Knee Implants are Made Using 3D Printer

Because of the knee’s complex mechanism, it can be very difficult and expensive to repair if it does happen to become damaged in any way. It can also …

Why Stratasys Stock Popped 21% in April

Shares of the 3D printing company have been on fire in 2017. Here’s what investors should know.<p>What happened<p>Shares of <b>Stratasys</b> (NASDAQ:SSYS) jumped …

Investing

HP builds out partner, customer roster for 3D Jet Fusion printing systems

HP put some meat on its 3D Jet Fusion printing effort with resellers, partners, and new customers.<p>HP said it is building out its channel strategy and …

3D Printing

NASA has an ambitious $43 million plan to make electric planes a reality

Electric planes are set to become a reality sooner than most realize.<p>Boeing and JetBlue, both big names in the airline industry, have invested in electric-aircraft startup Zunum to explore using the planes at regional airports. Meanwhile, companies like Uber and Airbus are working on electric …

Aviation

China has a new jetliner—here's what that means

How the C919 airliner fits into China's larger aviation future.<p>On May 5, the COMAC C919 jetliner made its first flight. It's a major triumph for China, who has invested a lot to build up its civilian aerospace industry.<p>Let's talk about the plane: The twin-engined, narrow-body C919 has a maximum …

Aviation

SpaceX Set to Send the Same Rocket to Space Twice in Five Months

Scheduled for mid-June at the Kennedy Space Center, SpaceX will re-launch a used Falcon 9 rocket booster for the second time, nudging an event …

Space Travel

Minnesota researchers looking to create bionic humans by 3D printing sensors directly onto fingertips

May 8, 2017 | By Benedict<p>Researchers at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis have developed a silicone pressure sensor that can be 3D printed …

3D Printing

NASA Appears to Be Looking for Partners to Help Them Mine the Moon

NASA is looking to get deeply involved in the moon in the coming decades. The space agency has recently delivered a request for information to …

Space Exploration

GE Additive secures $20 million 3D printing investment, establishes new Customer Experience Center in Pittsburgh

May 8, 2017 | By David<p>Digital industry giant GE is continuing to expand its presence throughout the 3D printing world, with the announcement today …

Secret Military Spacecraft Lands in Florida With a Sonic Boom. What Was It?

Is it a bird? Is it a plane? Could it be Superman? No, just the sonic space boom of an aircraft returning from orbit.<p>No, just the sonic space boom of …

Military
Aviation

6 Solar System Missions NASA is Considering, Ranked by Intrigue

The agency has to pick between six radically different options.<p>NASA is reviewing 12 different proposals for an uncrewed mission to explore the solar …

Astronomy

NFL, College Sports, NBA and Recruiting

College Football

GE takes viewers through its process in digital series

General Electric (GE) has launched a nine-part digital video series, “GE in The Wild,” to take people behind-the-scenes of GE’s processes.<p>Following …

Manufacturing