DARPA

US Military's 'Gremlin' Program Lets Pilots Launch and Snag Drones in Midair

The U.S. military is developing a fairy-tale-inspired "Gremlin" program that aims to launch and retrieve drones in midair.<p>"Gremlins" are a swarm of …

Drones

Why DARPA Funded a Farm Tech Startup

When you think of New Mexico, you probably think of the atomic bomb (the first detonation of a nuclear weapon took place in the "Land of …

Agriculture

DARPA is calling for proposals to detect minuscule magnetic forces in the body

Why it matters to you<p>Poker tables may need special shielding when pocket-size wands can detect thoughts and intentions.<p>Uncle Sam’s intrepid …

Physics

DARPA Sea-Hunter Goes on Offensive Attack

The Navy is expanding the mission portfolio of its emerging submarine-hunting drone ship so that it can conduct surface warfare missions, fire …

Military

OneWeb Breaks Ground on a Florida Factory That Will Build Thousands of Satellites

WASHINGTON — OneWeb Satellites, the joint venture between rising satellite operator OneWeb and manufacturing giant Airbus, broke ground March 16 on a …

Aerospace

DARPA Begins Phase 2 of Gremlins UAS Carrier Program

DARPA has announced that it has awarded Phase 2 contracts for its Gremlins program to two teams, one led by Dynetics, Inc. and the other by General …

Aerospace

thINKthursday - Aurora Blue Black

thINKthursday<br>Aurora Blue Black<p>Aurora has seemingly perfected blue and black fountain pen ink.<br>This week we see how they did with their newest …

DARPA’s Brain Chips Could Be the Next Big Mental Health Breakthrough—Or a Total Disaster

<i>How did a Massachusetts woman end up with a four electrodes implanted into her brain? Why is the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency developing</i> …

The Brain

The Race to Put Robots in Space Has Begun

And one of the space companies leading this race hails from Canada.<p>The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) serves as the "mad …

Aerospace

Mind-blown: Google is working on a satellite constellation

Google is working on a new a global-scale communication system that includes a large number of satellites (over 1000 satellites) and ground stations. The communication system aims to increase the satellite signal coverage of the populated world, reduce satellite collision between satellites as they …

Space

Inside DARPA’s Top-Secret Program to Protect the President

Days after President Kennedy was assassinated, a Pentagon agency was given a top-secret assignment to protect the president. What they looked at was a lesson in the futility of perfect security.<p><i>Days after President John F.</i><i>Kennedy was assassinated, a Pentagon agency was given a top-secret assignment</i> …

Conspiracies

Bezos and Blue Origin Reportedly Pitch 'Amazon-like' Delivery for the Moon

In a January white paper circulated within NASA and the Trump transition team, Blue Origin proposed developing a cargo lander called Blue Moon that …

Space Travel

DARPA Turned Washington D.C.'s Ambulances Into Dirty Bomb Detectors

Would-be terrorists may have a harder time using a disastrous weapon on Washington D.C. now that DARPA (Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency) …

Radiation

M&A In Indian FM Radio Sector — Why The Dearth?

The Indian FM radio industry has been projected to grow at a CAGR of over 17 per cent between 2016 and 2021 , backed by an increase in advertising …

Malin to build camera for DARPA and SSL’s satellite-servicing mission

WASHINGTON – Malin Space Science Systems, of San Diego, California, has won a $10.9 million contract to build a camera for a government-funded …

D.C. Ambulances Doubled As Dirty Bomb Detectors For Seven Months

In a time where getting the components to make a “dirty bomb” in the U.S. can be frighteningly easy, a federal government agency used D.C. ambulances …

Washington D.C.

Bezos and Blue Origin reportedly pitch “Amazon-like” delivery for the moon

Jeff Bezos’ space company, Blue Origin, reportedly pitched the new administration on setting up an “Amazon-like” delivery service for the moon.In a …

Space Travel

Lockheed Martin, BAE Systems Vie For Australia Radar Upgrade

Australia is close to choosing between BAE Systems and Lockheed Martin to upgrade the Jindalee over-the-horizon radar system by implementing …

Aerospace

Inside DARPA's Plan To Create GPS Systems For Undersea Submarines

GPS is one of those amazing technologies we use every day and kind of take for granted, allowing us to navigate our hometowns and any other …

Military

DARPA's Tailsitting Drone Could Someday Take Off From Ever Smaller Ships

Extending the reach of drones even further.<p>Based around the idea of vertical takeoff, DARPA's new long-range drone project, TERN aims to make a drone that can take advantage of small-deck ships as landing sites.<p>TERN stands for Tactically Exploited Reconnaissance Node, or basically a scouting vessel …

Drones

LIVE ISROs record-shattering act: PSLV launches 104 satellites in single mission

Indian Space Research Organisation's workhorse rocket PSLV created a record today by launching 104 satellites in a single mission from the space …

Space Travel

DARPA Tests "GPS-Like" UnderSea Drone Tech

The Pentagon’s research entity and BAE Systems are working together to develop a next-generation undersea drone communications technology to help …

Military

ISRO Sets World Record With 104 Satellite Rocket Launch

ISRO Sets World Record With 104 Satellite Rocket Launch<p>India breaks Russian record held since 2014 using ISRO's Polar Satellite Launch …

Space

ISRO’s record of innovation: From bullock cart to launching 180 foreign satellites

In 1981, when India’s space scientists grappled with the challenge of finding a metal-free transportable platform for its new satellite, they turned …

India News

Orbital ATK Sues DARPA

Orbital ATK Inc.(NYSE: OA) does not appreciate being overlooked by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) for a contract to build a …

Modi congratulates ISRO for launch of 104 satellites

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday congratulated ISRO for the successful launch of 104 satellites at one go and said it was a proud moment for …

ISRO

India creates history by launching 104 satellites in a single mission

India broke Russia's record wherein it had launched 37 satellites in 2014 in one attempt.<p>India has set a new benchmark in launching satellites in a …

SpaceX

ISRO ups its space game, takes foreign satellite tally to 180 with record launch

With the record launch of 104 satellites on Wednesday morning, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) took its tally of foreign satellites …

ISRO

Isro launches a record 104 satellites at the same time from Sriharikota

The Indian space agency's Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle is carrying a payload of 103 nano satellites and an Earth observation instrument.<p>The Indian …

Space