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Google Already Developing UAV's for Disaster Response

GoogleX is building and flying UAVs in the Australian outback. Codenamed Project Wing, Google’s super stealthy initiative was just announced to the public via The  660 more words

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GM Does About-Encounter On Misleading Payload Ratings, Ford Sees No Problem by Auto Blog Via

Standard Motors has made the decision to advertise truthful payload excess weight ratings on all of its 2015 pickups after a current report by Automotive Information known as out the automaker for stripping out standard components to make the trucks seem much more capable. 19 more words

Nissan Frontier Prototype Powered by Cummins Diesel

When Nissan dropped the Frontier Diesel Runner Concept with a 2.8-liter Cummins diesel four-cylinder under its transparent hood at the 2014 Chicago auto show, it was like a bomb had exploded at McCormick Place. 802 more words

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NASA selects instruments for upcoming 2020 Mars rover

(Preliminary sketches of the 2020 rover – Photo Credit: NASA/JPL – Caltech)

In 2020, NASA will send a new rover on a mission to Mars, and the space agency have now revealed the seven carefully-selected instruments which will be used to conduct unprecedented science and exploration investigations on the Red Planet.  990 more words


The Search for our Missing Balloon: Closing in on the Landing Zone

In late May, Jared Sabater of Soleil Multimedia and I launched a high altitude balloon from south Chapel Hill, North Carolina. The balloon was carrying three cameras to capture spectacular high resolution video images of North Carolina from 20 miles in the air. 969 more words

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