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Pentagon Wants To Build 'Disposable' Satellites
2012-03-15 11:28:01

The Pentagon's Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) said it is considering building "disposable" satellites for frontline warfighters.

DARPA Robot Sets Land Speed Record
2012-03-06 05:30:05

DARPA released a video on Monday of its Boston Dynamics-built robot setting a new land speed record for legged robots at 18-miles-per-hour.

2012-02-15 04:34:37

NITRD Symposium to be webcast; media encouraged to tune in and/or to attend the final session on big ideas for the future and an agency showcase.

Robotic Beast Of Burden Makes Outdoor Debut
2012-02-09 05:29:57

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) is previewing a mechanical beast of burden that would help lighten the load for soldiers.

2012-01-19 04:23:15

NASA will join the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and high school student teams from the U.S. and abroad for the third annual Zero Robotics SPHERES Challenge on Monday, Jan. 23.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.