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Army’s Super Secret Hypersonic Weapon Undergoes Testing
2011-11-18 11:52:49

The US Army conducted its first flight test of its new Advanced Hypersonic Weapon (AHW), launching the high-tech bomb from the Pacific Missile Range Facility in Kauai on Thursday.

DARPA To Increase Funding For Cyber Research
2011-11-08 10:58:53

The US government’s advanced research unit said Monday it will boost investments in cyber research by 50 percent over the next 5 years, in response to the increased threat of cyber terrorism and warfare.

DARPA Hopes To Retrieve, Reuse Components From Dead Satellites
2011-10-22 04:43:28

DARPA has announced a new program that would recycle parts from non-functioning satellites to help save money when constructing replacement satellites.

100 Year Starship Conference: Sex In Space
2011-10-05 07:47:02

Experts, gathering at DARPA’s 100 Year Starship conference in Florida which ended Oct. 2, discussed the possibility of making space flights to distant planets within the next 100 years.

2011-08-19 06:15:00

VANDENBERG AFB, Calif., Aug. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- TASC, Inc. provided independent mission assurance, launch site and engineering support for the August 11 launch of a Minotaur IV Lite launch vehicle.


Word of the Day
gazingstock
  • A person or thing gazed at with wonder or curiosity, especially of a scornful kind.
The 'stock' of 'gazingstock' comes from an Old English word meaning 'tree trunk' or 'wood'.
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