Benjamin Kenobi

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The 30 Best Science Fiction Books in the Universe

When it comes to quality science fiction, there’s a lot to choose from. With competing classics from subgenres like cyberpunk and post-apocalyptic …

Splash Drone shrugs off water and launches rescue flares

When drone meets water, the videos can be amazing -- except that most drones hate water and can't even be flown in the rain. However, there's a new product on Kickstarter called the Splash Drone that isn't deterred by a little H20. The drone itself is waterproof, as are the circuits, wires and GPS, …

FAA:- Know Before You Fly - sUAS News - The Business of Drones

So now I know a rabbit can weigh 55lbs. I also know all UAS are multirotors.<p><b>Know Before You Fly</b> is an education campaign founded by the Association …

Exceptional pictures of Lyon (France) filmed using a drone

Giant Blast Shuts Down Starburst Galaxy

Astronomers spot gas bursts that may disrupt star formation.<p>For the first time, astronomers have spotted a critical moment in the life of galaxies: high-speed eruptions of gas that may halt the birth of stars.<p>Galaxies, such as our own Milky Way, are vast islands of stars littering space. How …

NASA's New Horizons spacecraft is awake and cruising toward Pluto

NASA's New Horizons spacecraft is awake and doing fine.<p>The spacecraft bound for Pluto roused itself from its latest hibernation on Saturday at noon PST. One and a half hours later, it sent a radio signal to Earth to confirm it had successfully turned itself back on.<p>The spacecraft is currently 2.9 …

Four hundred jobs coming to Reno with drone maker Ashima - sUAS News - The Business of Drones

Yvonne Beasley, RGJ<p>Ashima Devices, a manufacturer of unmanned aerial vehicles, will move its headquarters and jobs to Reno, the company announced …

Kopterworx Hammer X12 RTF flying DJI Ronin gimbal - sUAS News - The Business of Drones

Kopterworx has made a name for themselves as one of the most professional aerial photography/video companies in the world. And now they are ready to …

Stanford breakthrough might triple battery life

Annoyed by how often your cellphone needs recharging? Stanford researchers say they've made a major step toward the "holy grail" of energy storage — a pure lithium battery.<p>A team that includes former Energy secretary Steven Chu says it's building a lithium anode battery that might give electric …

Robots clean solar panels in Israel without using water

At Ketura Sun, a large commercial solar field in Israel, the solar panels are being cleaned in a unique way: by robots. That's not the most unique …

US lags as commercial drones take off around globe - sUAS News - The Business of Drones

By JOAN LOWY<p>WASHINGTON (AP) — A small, four-rotor drone hovered over Washington Nationals players for a few days during spring training in Florida …

Everything You Need to Know About Your Business-Class Drone - sUAS News - The Business of Drones

Jeff Bezos isn’t the only one who thinks drones will power tomorrow’s businesses. But as more companies incorporate drone delivery or photography …

Victorian mine drone in near miss with crop duster - sUAS News - The Business of Drones

An unmanned aerial vehicle surveying a mine owned by Iluka Resources came close to colliding with a crop duster late last year, Australia’s air …

General conditions for unmanned aircraft system (UAS) operations within the Luxembourg airspace - sUAS News - The Business of Drones

Currently Luxembourg does not have any particular regulation for UAS operations within the Luxembourg airspace. Until the coming into force of such a …

Getting after it with the #CineStar and #6Kdragon http://t.co/jcldG1xSTw

The Little-Known Feud That's Shaping the Future of Delivery Drones - sUAS News - The Business of Drones

What happens when you take your drone to public land in Pleasanton, California and start flying it around in first-person view, using the drone’s …

UAV firefighting technology in the sky - sUAS News - The Business of Drones

THE future is here when it comes to unmanned aerial vehicles or UAVs.<p>Firefighters meanwhile are always looking toward the latest technology with the …

Phantom FX-61 Flying Wing 114 km Flight

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EnsoMOSAIC for Hyperspectral - sUAS News - The Business of Drones

EnsoMOSAIC photogrammetry software supports now <b>multispectral</b> imagery collected by Tetracam Mini-MCA 4, 6 or 12 –band and other similar cameras, and</b> …

Delair-Tech fly by night above railways : World First - sUAS News - The Business of Drones

Delair-Tech has equipped its DT-18 with a thermal Infrared with navigation lights to make him fly, for the first time in the World, in fully autonomy …

United States Department of the Interior Office of Aviation Services - sUAS News - The Business of Drones

Number: 14-03<p>Distribution: All DOI Employees<br>Subject: Issuance of the Memorandum of Agreement (MOA), dated Jan 23,<br>2014 between the Department of …

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Terrestrial LiDAR and UAV Aerial Triangulation for Open Pit Mines - sUAS News - The Business of Drones

János Faust<p>Say what you will about the past few years, it has produced some useful tools for the surveyor. First, LiDAR technology made it possible …

Horizon:51 put Drones to Good use to Survey the Flooding on the Somerset Levels. - sUAS News - The Business of Drones

As the UK government declares the extensive flooding of the Somerset Levels as a major incident, calling in the assistance of the army and red cross …

High-flying drones may offer a down-to-earth farm option - sUAS News - The Business of Drones

GREELEY — Hiding in the shadow of the giant farming equipment at this year’s Colorado Farm Show in Greeley was something much smaller: an unmanned …

Open Source Laser Range Sensor Converts the Speed of Light into the Speed of Sound. - sUAS News - The Business of Drones

In a direct attack on both the laser rangefinder market and the ultrasonic rangefinder market, LightWare Optoelectronics (Pty) Ltd, a South African …

Watch A Drone Launch A Rocket

Put a flying thing on a flying thing so you can blast off while you take off.<p>This is a quadcopter that launches rockets. According to Scottsdale, Ariz.-based ukarmy04, the Flitetest forum member behind the project, it's more of a proof of concept than anything else. The body is mostly wood, with …

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