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Autonomous drone helps unmanned helicopter fight fires (Tomorrow Daily 283)

Jeff discusses an autonomous drone's help in assisting an unmanned helicopter put out a test fire and a sensitive photon camera that can detect objects around corners.

By December 8, 2015

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Drone and helicopter work together to put out a test fire (Tomorrow Daily 283 show notes)

Lockheed Martin's autonomous firefighting drone recently underwent tests that involved spotting a blaze, alerting an unmanned chopper, and directing the helicopter to douse the fire with water.

By December 8, 2015

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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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Don't even think about flying a drone near Super Bowl 50

Temporary flight restrictions issued by the FAA make flying any model aircraft near Levi's Stadium off limits for the big game.

By February 4, 2016

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Drones hit new heights at CES 2016

Judging by CES' Unmanned Marketplace that was full of drones of all shapes, sizes and capabilities, this category is only getting bigger and better for consumers who want to take to the skies.

By January 10, 2016

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Twitter envisions drones controlled by your tweets

The company is granted a patent for unmanned aerial vehicle piloted by users' likes, tweets and replies.

By December 23, 2015

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Drone owners must register with FAA, starting December 21

The new rule covers all unmanned aircraft weighing more than 0.55 pounds. And yes, this applies to the drone you're getting for Christmas.

By December 14, 2015

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Amazon delivery drones get a new look

Two years on from its unveiling, Amazon Prime Air now features a sleeker, smarter unmanned aircraft. When it will be cleared for takeoff remains anyone's guess.

By November 29, 2015

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US Department of Transportation will require drone registration

A task force will develop a registration process for unmanned aircraft systems for consumer and commercial pilots for the holiday shopping season.

By October 19, 2015