Category Archives: New technology

Boeing Patents Drones That Never Need to Land

Source: Discover- By Carl Engelking Limited flight times are such a drag — and Boeing seems to agree. The company just received a patent for its design for a drone that can remain airborne in perpetuity.

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Aeros Awarded Patent for Cargo Airship Technology Breakthrough

Source: Innovation Enables Cargo Airships Capable of Infrastructure Independence and Cost-Efficient Global Freight Transport.

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UK Team Eyes Solar-Powered Airship Potential

Source: The Engineer – Researchers from the University of Lincoln, UK, have completed a three year investigation into stratospheric passenger airships as part of a multi-national engineering project designed to provide a future sustainable air transport network.

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NASA Study Proposes Airships, Cloud Cities for Venus Exploration

Source: IEEE Spectrum – By Evan Ackerman Should crewed exploration of Venus come before we try to go to Mars?

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Pentagon Wants Ideas for Flying Aircraft Carrier

Source: CNN Tech – By Brad Lendon Pentagon wants aerial platform to carry drones Defense Advanced Research Products Agency is seeking proposals Pentagon wants to use existing aircraft to launch and recover drones

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