Unmanned

10.18.14
Air Force's mysterious space drone returns after two years in orbit
10.18.14

Air Force's mysterious space drone returns after two years in orbit

Following its longest-ever mission by far, the 11,000 pound X-37B unmanned spacecraft has returned...

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10.06.14
Watch the US Navy's swarm of robotic boats take to the sea
10.06.14

Watch the US Navy's swarm of robotic boats take to the sea

Overwhelming numbers can help win a sea battle, but sailors are far too valuable to simply throw a...

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03.25.14
US Navy's Triton UAV completes initial flight testing
03.25.14

US Navy's Triton UAV completes initial flight testing

One of Northrop Grumman's new war/spy gadgets, the Triton unmanned aerial vehicle, just got closer...

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09.21.12
SpaceX to start International Space Station cargo runs on October 7th, kick off routine private spaceflight
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SpaceX to start International Space Station cargo runs on October 7th, kick off routine private spaceflight

SpaceX just put a date on when private space travel becomes a seemingly everyday affair: October 7th...

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08.05.12
Army seeking proposals for casualty-carrying UAVs
08.05.12

Army seeking proposals for casualty-carrying UAVs

Combat is a grizzly business, and despite the best efforts of medical evacuation crews, it's not a...

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07.14.12
BAE Systems speaks about unmanned ASTRAEA: no reason it can't stay in air 'for weeks'
07.14.12

BAE Systems speaks about unmanned ASTRAEA: no reason it can't stay in air 'for weeks'

BAE Systems' ASTRAEA isn't a new concept -- the company's been playing up its unmanned potential f...

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06.18.12
X-37B finally touches down, completing its not-so-secret classified mission (video)
06.18.12

X-37B finally touches down, completing its not-so-secret classified mission (video)

After more than a year of circling the globe, the US Air Force's X-37B has finally touched down at...

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06.14.12
Solair Altius unmanned aerial vehicle, eyes-on (video)
06.14.12

Solair Altius unmanned aerial vehicle, eyes-on (video)

It could just be us, but we tend to dwell on some fairly negative connotations when we hear the ph...

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03.09.12
Happy Biiiirthday Mr. USAF X-37B Robot Space Plane
03.09.12

Happy Biiiirthday Mr. USAF X-37B Robot Space Plane

The X-37B was only meant to stay up in space for a gestational nine months, but a full year has now...

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