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Astronaut drives rover on Earth -- from space

Traveling in orbit at over 17,000 miles per hour, an ESA astronaut maneuvers a remote-controlled vehicle in the Netherlands to demonstrate "space Internet."

By August 11, 2014

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8 ways to transform your current ride into a cutting-edge tech car

We round up eight car technologies that you can add to update the ride you already own.

By August 20, 2014

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Carrier-bound X-47B drone passes remote-control test

On dry land, Northrop Grumman and the U.S. Navy show that they can use a handheld controller to maneuver the drone as if around the tight quarters of an aircraft carrier.

By November 15, 2012

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Why Raytheon dumped a decades-old way to make missiles

When Raytheon decided to build a new missile factory, it brought in new technologies and replaced a manual-intensive process that was prone to mistakes.

By June 16, 2014

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Rolls Royce said to be developing drone cargo ships

Within a decade, unmanned freighters could be operating in regions like the Baltic Sea, and some think they could be safer, cheaper, and cleaner than manned cargo vessels. But regulatory and labor concerns remain.

By February 25, 2014

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Super tool: Canada enshrines robot space arm in museum

For 30 years, the Canadarm was the space shuttle's right hand in orbit. It now has a place in the Canada Aviation and Space Museum.

By May 5, 2013

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Smartphone powers Star Wars-inspired NASA robot

Miniature satellites resembling the flying robot that helped Luke Skywalker with his light saber training are now serving as mission control's eyes and ears aboard the International Space Station.

By April 1, 2013

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RIM's secret weapon is actually pretty cool

Research In Motion CEO Thorsten Heins has been hinting that BlackBerry 10 will capitalize on the strengths of the QNX operating system.

By July 6, 2012

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Spy-camera robot penguins infiltrate bird colonies

A BBC documentary team unleashed 50 spycams into penguin colonies, including cameras that served as eyes for robotic penguins, to capture stunning close-up footage of the unusual birds.

By February 12, 2013

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White House shoots down petition to build Death Star

Obama Administration says construction of the universe's ultimate weapon would be cost-prohibitive and not in keeping with its policy of galactic peace.

By January 11, 2013