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Outernet Joins The Space Race For Internet Accessibility

The space race to launch satellites providing internet coverage to the roughly 4 billion people living in unconnected or nominally connected communities around the world is no longer just the purview of billionaire moguls and the world’s biggest Internet companies. Continue reading

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World’s first ‘Jetman’ flies over Dubai desert (VIDEO)

The world will never be the same. We can now fly wearing nothing but a jetpack on our backs. And its awesome. Check out this amazing video below: Continue reading

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White House Petition Calls On FAA To Ban Flights From Ebola-Stricken Countries

The WhiteHouse.gov petition was started on October 1 by M.H. in Lebanon, PA. The petition, which has over 26,000 signatures, needs 100,000 people to sign it by October 31 to garner a response from the Obama administration. Continue reading

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Raffaello D’Andrea: The astounding athletic power of quadcopters

. Published on Jun 11, 2013 In a robot lab at TEDGlobal, Raffaello D’Andrea demos his flying quadcopters: robots that think like athletes, solving physical problems with algorithms that help them learn. In a series of nifty demos, D’Andrea show … Continue reading

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NASA/SPACEX HIGHLIGHT SCIENCE PAYLOAD FOR CRS-3 MISSION

Photo Credit: NASA SCOTT JOHNSON APRIL 14TH, 2014 KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla. – On Sunday afternoon, in the lead up to  Monday’s anticipated SpaceX launch, NASA held a news briefing to shed some light on a few of the science payloads … Continue reading

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Facebook in talks to acquire drone company for $60 million

Facebook Inc is in talks to buy drone maker Titan Aerospace for $60 million, according to media reports.

The high-flying drones would give Facebook, the world’s No.1 Internet social network, the ability to beam wireless Internet access to consumers in undeveloped parts of the world, according to the technology blog TechCrunch. TechCrunch first reported the deal late on Monday, citing an anonymous source. Continue reading

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