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Engine failure suspected in explosion of unmanned rocket

Company tasked with resupplying the International Space Station says it may replace the decades-old, Soviet-made engines for future launches.

By November 5, 2014

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Unmanned rocket bound for International Space Station explodes

An Orbital Sciences Corp. rocket laden with supplies for the ISS suffers a fiery first-stage engine failure before falling and exploding at a NASA flight facility.

By October 28, 2014

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RMIT researchers bring bird-like flight to unmanned drones

RMIT University researchers are aiming for a world-first by developing unmanned drone aircraft that mimic the flight patterns of birds.

By April 6, 2014

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The Navy's unmanned X-47B flies again

Picking up where it left off during the summer, the futuristic aircraft carries out at-sea maneuvers on and around its third aircraft carrier.

By November 11, 2013

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Flying the dream: Martin Aircraft puts jetpack joyrides within reach

From the James Bond jet belt to a "Jetsons"-inspired "motorbike in the sky," one New Zealand company is bringing the dream of jetpack travel to reality -- and thanks to a significant new investment, it could be here sooner than you think.

By February 23, 2015

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FAA offers framework to legalize commercial -- but not delivery -- drones

The long-awaited rules for unmanned aircraft could open the door for much more regular use of the devices. However, delivery drones don't fit in the new proposed regulations.

By February 15, 2015

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FAA's proposed drone regulations have Amazon grounded

The FAA has proposed new regulations for commercial drones, Sony's smart glasses will be available soon for developers and new rumors surface about the Apple Watch. CNET's Dan Graziano sums up the news in under 3 minutes.

By February 17, 2015

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​FAA's liberal proposed rules win allies in drone business

The US government agency's suggested regulations won't let Amazon deliver packages, but they generally make it very easy for businesses to use drones.

By February 17, 2015

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Drones for Good offers a cool million to lifesaving, forest-replanting, landmine-hunting UAVs

An international competition will reward people with ideas for unmanned aerial vehicles that make the world a better place.

By January 26, 2015

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​FAA eases barrier to commercial drone use

The US regulator grants another exemption to its ban on commercial drone use -- this time to oil refineries for monitoring flare stacks.

By February 4, 2015