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US military looks for the elusive mothership

It’s a Hollywood sci-fi fantasy that has long eluded the Pentagon: a flying “mothership” that launches smaller aircraft.

The Pentagon’s research agency put out a request to industry this month to outline how a large cargo plane could release drones to spy on or attack an enemy and then return to the flying aircraft carrier. 644 more words

Defence Talk

Comet lander shuts down as batteries go flat after sending data

(Reuters) – A pioneering robotic spacecraft shut down on Saturday after radioing results of its first and probably last batch of scientific experiments from the surface of a comet, scientists said. 167 more words

Technology

Classic Rock Almanac November 13, 2014

TRIVIA

Today’s Question:  On November 13th, 2007, Led Zeppelin released a career-spanning, two-disc retrospective — containing 24 of their songs in chronological order.

What is the title of this collection? 318 more words

Features

Helios Lightship One

A couple of posts ago, I described a dream/vision of getting credentials in a space program as a pilot. The “badge” I was given had HL-1 on it with a logo. 819 more words

MOTHERSHIP: Dallas, Texas Riff Lords Reveal "Priestess Of The Moon" via Terrorizer; Mothership II out Nov 11th

Dallas, Texas-based, supersonic, intergalactic heavy rock trio and family unit Mothership have revealed the riff-heavy anthem “Priestess Of The Moon” from their forthcoming sophomore album, Mothership II. 265 more words

Metal

Circles: A Stream of Consiousness Saturday Post on Shape

“Look with care for the shape of a square.” That children’s song from Close Encounters of the Third Kind, has been in my head all these years. 575 more words

Earth And Nature