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Richard Adhikari
Drones for Hire Take to the Sky
10/08/20 4:25 AM PT | TechNewsWorld | 1225 Words

Google in 2014 disclosed it had been working on a secret drone delivery project, and NASA in 2015 announced it was working on a cloud-based unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) traffic management system. Meanwhile, entrepreneurs began offering drones as a service by renting drones...

John P. Mello Jr.
Amazon Clears FCC Hurdle to Satellite Network
08/06/20 4:00 AM PT | TechNewsWorld | 1063 Words

Kuiper has submitted a preliminary plan to the regulators that calls for deorbiting satellites in no more than 355 days following completion of their mission, a shorter time frame than the 25-year standard established by NASA .

A final plan, however,...

Peter Suciu
World War II's Indelible Influence on Technology
07/31/20 4:00 AM PT | TechNewsWorld | 2278 Words

"It's fair to say that the German V-2 rocket of WWII was a technological ancestor of the giant Saturn rockets of NASA's moon program," suggested Dr. Douglas Lantry, historian at the National Museum of the United States Air Force.


Eduardo Santana
From the Moon to the Earth: Changing Perspectives
04/09/20 1:11 PM PT | TechNewsWorld | 2117 Words

Credit: NASA JPL An Awe-Inspiring Achievement In September 1962, John F. Kennedy delivered a breakthrough speech in which he defined space as the "new frontier," and successfully invoked the pioneer spirit in the name of humanity and peace. His " We choose to...

Jack M. Germain
The Path to Interstellar Travel Starts With Looking Up
07/19/19 9:38 AM PT | TechNewsWorld | 1483 Words

Following her career as an astronaut, Jemison left NASA in March 1993 to teach at Dartmouth College. She also founded the Jemison Group, which encourages a love of science in students and aims to spread advanced technology around the world.


Peter Suciu
The 50th Anniversary of Apollo 11: There and Back Again
07/19/19 2:43 AM PT | TechNewsWorld | 1834 Words

In addition to NASA's 33,200 federal employees, another 377,000 government contractors played a part in sending a man to the moon.

Mission Control During Lunar Surface Apollo 11 EVA

It may have been a small step for a single man,...

John P. Mello Jr.
5G Could Mess With Accuracy of Weather Forecasts
05/21/19 3:06 AM PT | TechNewsWorld | 1120 Words

The FCC began auctioning spectrum in the 24 GHz band despite the objections of NASA , NOAA and members of the American Meteorological Society, Wyden and Cantwell pointed out. Those organizations asserted that the out-of-band emissions from broadband transmissions in the 24...

Richard Adhikari
Alphabet's Wing Delivery Service Takes Flight in Australia
04/10/19 12:43 PM PT | E-Commerce Times | 1067 Words

The U.S. already has begun heading in that direction, as indicated by the following: the FAA's latest five-year roadmap; the NAS study; NASA's February selection of the Nevada Institute for Autonomous Systems and the Lone Star UAS Center for Excellence &...

Mick Brady
Star Explorer Mae Jemison: The Sky Connects Us
11/13/18 5:00 AM PT | TechNewsWorld | 2938 Words

All the work that I've ever done, since I've come out of NASA , is really about 'how do we connect with each other on this planet?'"

That conversation led to Look Up.

"One of the things we have to do...

Jim McGregor
In Technology We Trust... But Should We?
09/20/18 8:09 AM PT | TechNewsWorld | 845 Words

In the U.S., funding comes from multiple sources, including the Defense Advanced Research Project Agency (DARPA), the Department of Energy, the Department of Defense, NASA and many other organizations.

As a result, a new technology often is developed and implemented in a...

John P. Mello Jr.
Is the Path to Secure Elections Paved With Open Source Code?
08/08/17 5:00 AM PT | LinuxInsider | 810 Words

Defense Department, NASA and the U.S. Air Force, noted Woolsey and Fox.

Microsoft Resistance
Despite the benefits of open source software, Microsoft and other companies selling proprietary voting systems have lobbied aggressively against moving to open source, Woolsey and Fox...

David Jones
Massive Ransomware Attack Reaps Meager Profits
05/17/17 12:06 PM PT | E-Commerce Times | 982 Words

Organizations ranging from Sony Pictures to NASA in recent years have fallen prey to similar cyberattacks, with the latter hit by CryptoLocker malware in 2013.

Actual Tally Unknown
In the case of the WannaCry attack, it's still too soon...

Richard Adhikari
Zunum's Hybrid-Electric Planes Could Disrupt Commercial Flight Industry
04/05/17 3:18 PM PT | TechNewsWorld | 624 Words

NASA Langley researchers successfully flew a 10-engine electric plane in 2015.

Aurora Flight Sciences and the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, or DARPA, are working on the XV-24A LightningStrike VTOL experimental plane.

Zee Aero is working on its...

Jack M. Germain
Munich City Government to Dump Linux Desktop
02/15/17 3:59 PM PT | LinuxInsider | 992 Words

Different Levels of Linux
Desktop Linux mainly has caught on in technically savvy companies and organizations, such as Google, NASA , the U.S. DoD and CERN, King observed, citing a recent report showing the countries currently using custom Linux distros.

Jeffrey M. Kaplan
How Amazon Could Reshape More Industries in 2017
12/07/16 5:00 AM PT | E-Commerce Times | 737 Words

The company also did a terrific job of demonstrating the broad-based appeal and versatility of its rapidly expanding service capabilities with new customer success stories from NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory ; Matson, a leading ocean shipping carrier; leading SaaS vendors

David Jones
AWS Announces AI, Hybrid Cloud Innovations
12/03/16 10:35 AM PT | E-Commerce Times | 688 Words

Leader of the Pack
NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory presented a demo at re:Invent showing how AWS Greengrass is working with Rov-E, the agency's Remotely Operated Vehicle for Education. Technicolor is using AWS Greengrass for remote monitoring of set-top boxes,...

Richard Adhikari
Bezos Trots Out New Glenn Rocket Design
09/13/16 10:11 AM PT | TechNewsWorld | 649 Words

They're larger than all other rockets except the Saturn V, which NASA used for the Apollo program to send astronauts to the moon and other missions.

"The New Glenn 2-stage would be Blue Origin's foray into the satellite launch market," noted...

Denis Pombriant
In a Political Season
08/24/16 4:08 PM PT | CRM Buyer | 857 Words

You might not be aware of it, but every year since 1976, NASA has published a yearbook/magazine called Spin-off , which is exactly what you think it is. The book publishes in-depth analyses and descriptions of 50 inventions each year that can...

John K. Higgins
Feds Make Big Strides in Big Data Management
08/15/16 1:45 PM PT | E-Commerce Times | 1152 Words

Also, NASA has been working with Amazon to provide access to earth science data, and the National Oceans and Atmospheric Administration has partnered with Amazon, IBM and the Open Cloud Consortium to release all NOAA data for public access.

There is...

Richard Adhikari
Teal Pushes Drone Speed Limits
07/21/16 5:00 AM PT | TechNewsWorld | 664 Words

Teal and Neurala are codeveloping a Follow Me app that employs image recognition algorithms used by NASA and the U.S. Air Force. It will let the drone follow a person or object using real-time object recognition.

However, "I don't see a huge...

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