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Lockheed

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Lockheed Martin's Compact Fusion Reactor could lead to a clean nuclear age (or not)

Lockheed Martin claims to have figured out a way to make nuclear fusion a reality, in a reactor that could fit on the back of a truck. The potential is incredible, but is it reality?

By October 16, 2014

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Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin to make rocket engine for Boeing, Lockheed Martin

Amazon CEO's aerospace company enters into a partnership with the United Launch Alliance to develop BE-4, a rocket engine to replace Russian-made launch jets.

By September 17, 2014

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Bezos' space company tests suborbital rocket

Blue Origin pulls off its first unmanned test flight from a site in west Texas. The spacecraft, which reached an altitude of 58 miles, is designed to become a reusable vehicle for space tourists someday.

By April 30, 2015

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The world's first 3D-printed, battery powered rocket engine destined for space

New Zealand-based Rocket Lab has built a rocket engine that's not only 3D-printed -- it uses electric motors to drive the turbopumps.

By April 15, 2015

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Lockheed envisions Mach 6 successor to SR-71 Blackbird

Over at the Skunk Works, aircraft designers are hard at work cooking up a hypersonic scion to the legendary SR-71, the superspeedy recon jet of the Cold War.

By November 1, 2013

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NES and SNES games on your iPhone? Not so fast, everyone (Tomorrow Daily 145)

Lots of people are excited about Nintendo's newly announced plan to make mobile games; unfortunately, if you're under the impression you'll be playing your favorite 8-bit games on your smartphone, we've got some bad news for you...

By March 17, 2015

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Nintendo's mobile game plans might not be what you're hoping for (Tomorrow Daily 145)

On today's show, Ashley is joined by guest co-host Armen Atoyan ("Hey Armen!"), and they discuss a self-driving car that's going on a cross-country road trip, Nintendo's mobile gaming and new console plans, and Lockheed Martin's next-gen space cargo proposal.

By March 17, 2015

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Rejoice -- a laser disables a truck from a mile away

Technically Incorrect: In another small step toward being able to eliminate things "Star Wars" style, Lockheed lauds the success of its own 30-kilowatt fiber laser weapon system.

By March 6, 2015

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Lockheed's ADAM enters the laser weapons stakes

But belay your Death Star wishes. The Area Defense Anti-Munitions system sports a very modest 10-kilowatt fiber laser and for now just shoots small fry.

By November 28, 2012

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NASA's Orion landing as seen from the USS Anchorage

This video taken aboard the USS Anchorage Friday shows NASA's Orion spacecraft making its glorious descent into the Pacific Ocean.

By December 5, 2014