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Category Archives: New technology
Source: Gizmodo – gizmodo.com By Andrew Liszewski Satellites and autonomous drones have reduced our need for cutting-edge spy planes and stealth fighters. So Lockheed’s famed Skunk Works, creators of the SR-71 Blackbird, have now built a unique robot called the … Continue reading
Source: Oxford University – ox.ac.uk A new approach to gas exploration has discovered a huge helium gas field, which could address the increasingly critical shortage of this vital yet rare element.
Source: Space Daily – spacedaily.com Decades ago when he was in grade school, Christopher Walker stepped outside with his father to see the NASA all-aluminized Echo balloon cross the nighttime sky in Earth’s orbit. That early space spectacle stuck with … Continue reading
Source: Bristol Post – bristolpost.co.uk By mdisalvo Production of the world’s first solar-powered hot air balloon is now under way in a Bristol factory. After years of research, the Cameron Balloons factory in Bedminster revealed the materials yesterday.
Source: Lockheed Martin – LockheedMartin.com and Hybrid Enterprises – hybridhe.com Hybrid Enterprises LLC, acting on behalf of Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), announced they will be taking orders for Hybrid Airships with deliveries planned as early as 2018.