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DRONES: Why it’s time to start developing a drone security strategy?

In the wrong hands, drones can be life-threatening Everyone is familiar with the military use of drones. You’ve probably heard aboutAmazon’s plans to deliver commercial goodsto consumers via drones. And Google is reportedly developing solar-powered drones that will deliver high-speed Internet. There’s no limit to the beneficial uses of drone technology. Dropping Zika-fighting pesticides or [...]

By |2018-11-27T12:42:05+00:00September 21st, 2016|Blog|Comments Off on DRONES: Why it’s time to start developing a drone security strategy?

Auto-GCAS Saves Unconscious F-16 Pilot—Declassified USAF Footage

Guy Norris | AviationWeek.com This newly declassified video footage from the head-up-display of a U.S. Air Force Arizona Air National Guard F-16 records the dramatic moment when its unconscious pilot is saved from certain death by the aircraft’s Automatic Ground Collision Avoidance System (Auto-GCAS).  The event is considered the fourth confirmed "save" of an aircraft by [...]

By |2018-11-27T12:42:26+00:00September 13th, 2016|Blog|Comments Off on Auto-GCAS Saves Unconscious F-16 Pilot—Declassified USAF Footage

Could The U.S. Military Lose Its Connection To Space?

Eric Tegler | Aviation Week & Space Technology The American military leverages and relies on an uninterrupted flow of data, communications and sensing like no other. The use of space-based assets to facilitate intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR), precision navigation and targeting, and command and control is extensive, and the information is distributed widely to [...]

By |2018-11-27T12:42:39+00:00September 6th, 2016|Blog|Comments Off on Could The U.S. Military Lose Its Connection To Space?

NASA’s spacecraft ‘Juno’ is expected to make its first pictures of Jupiter

NASA's 'Juno' spacecraft is expected to make its first pictures of Jupiter after a 53 day turn around the planet. NASA's 'Juno' spacecraft set to arrive at Jupiter. NASA's four-tonne weighing probe Juno reaches Jupiter, the largest planet in our solar system. Juno was launched from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station on August 5, 2011. [...]

By |2018-11-27T12:43:02+00:00August 14th, 2016|Blog|Comments Off on NASA’s spacecraft ‘Juno’ is expected to make its first pictures of Jupiter

Stealth Technology: How Not To Be Seen

Stealth is not a single technology, but a group of aligned disciplines. Those disciplines, in turn, need to be brought together in a workable, affordable and practical vehicle. Bill Sweetman | Aviation Week & Space Technology Measuring Stealth Predicting the radar cross-section (RCS)—a measure of a target’s apparent size on radar—of a complex shape over [...]

By |2018-11-27T12:43:26+00:00August 14th, 2016|Blog|Comments Off on Stealth Technology: How Not To Be Seen

Boeing’s 747 Struggles Indicate Large-Aircraft Market Decline

Aug 1, 2016 Guy Norris and Jens Flottau | Aviation Week & Space Technology To find the first official hint of the possible end of an aerospace icon, read page 17 of the July 27 Form 10-Q filing to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), signed by Robert E. Verbeck, senior  vice president and corporate [...]

By |2018-11-27T12:45:14+00:00August 9th, 2016|Blog|Comments Off on Boeing’s 747 Struggles Indicate Large-Aircraft Market Decline

NASA Moving Toward A Post-ISS Commercial Space Station

The door to a private-sector economy in low Earth orbit (LEO) is opening a little wider on the International Space Station (ISS). NASA is formally seeking ideas that could lead to a “self-sustaining commercial marketplace” there, and preparing to fly at least one experimental manufacturing unit that could produce something to sell at a profit. [...]

By |2018-11-27T12:45:01+00:00March 24th, 2016|Blog|Comments Off on NASA Moving Toward A Post-ISS Commercial Space Station