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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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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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Quadcopter drone crashes on White House grounds

The crash on the southeast side of the compound early Monday sends the White House into lockdown. But the Secret Service determines there's no threat.

By January 26, 2015

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Drone operator fined after posting flight videos on YouTube

An Australian man has been fined for breaking aviation safety regulations while flying his drone, but while he wasn't caught in the act, the man was busted after posting videos of the flights to YouTube.

By January 22, 2015

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Russia's combat robot fails to impress Putin

Vladimir Putin looked less than thrilled when watching a slow-moving military robot riding a four-wheeler. Hey, not all cyborg bikers look like the Terminator.

By January 21, 2015

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SpaceX lands $1 billion from Google and Fidelity

The search giant says its interest in SpaceX is rooted in satellite imaging, as well as other "space-based technologies."

By January 20, 2015

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SpaceX reveals fiery end to rocket on Twitter, Vine

Instead of landing softly on the bobbing ocean platform meant to receive it, SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket tipped, crashed and burst into flames. It's all on display via Twitter and Vine.

By January 16, 2015