Unmanned Vehicles

Blue Origin Announces Giant New Rocket »

Blue Origin, the aerospace company founded by tech billionaire Jeff Bezos, announced Monday a new family of heavy boosters capable of putting manned and heavy cargo payloads into earth orbit and beyond. Bezos, Amazon's CEO, said there will be both two- and three-stage versions of the booster and that one version will be capable of landing for reuse. More

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New York City Firefighters... »

Drones hovering over fires have often been the bane of firefighters, but now special versions of the unmanned aircraft are going to be put to work on... More

Military Needs More Drone... »

There’s been a lot of talk lately about a shortage of pilots for both military and civilian jobs, and now the U.S. Air Force says it has to hire private... More

Rocket Blows Up, Smug Smile... »

It's cheap and tawdry to gloat about billionaire Mark Zuckerberg's satellite being blown to bits. So I won't. (It wasn't really his, anyway.) Wonder if that... More

What To Tell Kids About... »

How about what passes for truth, namely that for military and commercial operations, computer programming and engineering will be more in demand than flight... More

Facebook's Internet Drone... »

Facebook's new high-altitude drone flew for the first time and its mission, according to CEO Mark Zuckerberg, is nothing short of changing the world. But... More

Autopilots: Can Cars Learn... »

Probably not. A much-reported fatal crash of a Tesla reveals that car autonomy is more complicated. More