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In yet another instance in a long line of attempting to bring science fiction to real life, DARPA has invited scientists to help them create Vanishing Programmable Resources, or VAPR. In other words, hardware that self-destructs on command.
One new satellite repurposing program could bring old satellites out of retirement, giving them a new goal as they remain in orbit.
Similar to RADAR, laser detection and ranging, or LADAR, scans a field of view to determine distance and other information, but it uses optical beams instead of RF waves.
While in the process of inventing methods with which to quickly deploy drones to the other end of the world, DARPA has come up with an idea that resembles something from a Michael Bay movie.
NASA will join the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and high school student teams from the United States and abroad for the fourth annual Zero Robotics SPHERES Challenge Friday, Jan. 11.
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