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NASA's Robonaut To Receive Its Legs
2014-03-13 06:42:07

The International Space Station's Robonaut 2 will be receiving new legs built and sent by NASA aboard the SpaceX-3 cargo supply mission. The SpaceX mission is due to launch March 16 from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station.

2014-03-07 16:20:18

WASHINGTON, March 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S.

Looking Back At X-29A Aircraft In 'Sweeping Forward'
2014-02-14 13:56:40

It looked like someone had installed the wings on backwards, and it was so unstable in flight that no pilot could fly it without the help of a computer, but the X-29A was a marvel in its day and provided research information useful for many aircraft designs still to come.

2014-02-13 12:20:50

SAN DIEGO, Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) and the U.S. Navy successfully flew the second MQ-8C Fire Scout unmanned helicopter for the first time.

This Page Will Self-Destruct In Five Seconds: DARPA Working On Mission Impossible-Style Vanishing Devices
2014-02-07 11:24:41

The Cold War-era spy series Mission Impossible began nearly episode with a self-destructing tape recorder and now the United States Department of Defense’s research branch is developing similar technology.

DARPA Releases Open Catalog Site To The Public
2014-02-07 04:23:47

The Open Catalog site features a list of DARPA-sponsored software and peer-reviewed publications, which are intended to encourage those interested in software and research to build on the agency’s past work.

2014-02-06 08:21:04

DARPA's Plan X is creating potentially revolutionary technologies for DoD cyber mission operations DULLES, Va., Feb.

2014-02-04 08:21:10

PCAS designed to provide quicker close air support for ground troops TUCSON, Ariz., Feb.

2014-01-28 23:01:39

The University of Colorado Boulder has been awarded a cooperative agreement worth up to $14.6 million from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to develop a new technological


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.