Drones or Dolphins?  Let’s Use Drones

Drones or Dolphins? Let’s Use Drones

When Sampriti Bhattacharyya read about a controversial US Navy scheme in which dolphins try to locate sea mines she realised the true potential of the robot she was working on. Bhattacharyya’s underwater device, about the size of a football, had been developed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) as a tool to detect cracks or splits in […]

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Google’s Solara 50 Crash Results Revealed

Google’s Solara 50 Crash Results Revealed

  A massive drone Google Inc. was testing as part of a project to provide Internet service with unmanned aircraft instead of satellites crashed after it encountered an updraft and one of its wings failed, U.S. accident investigators have concluded. The Solara 50 had just lifted off from a remote, desert landing strip in New Mexico on […]

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Google Testing Solor-Powered Drone For 5G Wireless Internet

Google Testing Solor-Powered Drone For 5G Wireless Internet

Source The Guardian Google is testing solar-powered drones at Spaceport America in New Mexico to explore ways to deliver high-speed internet from the air, the Guardian has learned. In a secretive project codenamed SkyBender, the technology giant built several prototype transceivers at the isolated spaceport last summer, and is testing them with multiple drones, according to documents […]

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Iran flew an unarmed drone over a US aircraft carrier

Iran flew an unarmed drone over a US aircraft carrier

SOURCE: BBC Iran flew an unarmed drone over a US aircraft carrier and took “precise” photographs during a naval drill in the Gulf, its state broadcaster said. Images purporting to show an unnamed US warship were shown on television. Iran’s navy commander praised the operation for getting so close to a warship “to get such […]

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