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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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Drones are making the rounds in Asia

Across the continent, unmanned aerial vehicles are already in use across a broad spectrum of industries.

By April 17, 2015

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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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Insurer AIG gets green light to use drones in processing claims

Federal Aviation Adminstration gives insurance powerhouse approval to use unmanned aerial vehicles to examine disaster sites, assess risk and get claims rolling.

By April 8, 2015

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Play that funky music, second missed SpaceX landing

For the second time, SpaceX didn't quite manage to land a Falcon 9 rocket after it visited the ISS Tuesday, but the effort did yield a cool Vine and super-geeky satirical music video.

By April 15, 2015

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UN should ban 'killer robots' before it's too late, report urges

Human rights watchdogs want the UN to put an end to the fully autonomous and weaponized drones before they even exist.

By April 9, 2015

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Jeff Bezos' rocket company to start suborbital test flights this year

After an extensive series of test flights, Blue Origin hopes to begin launching people, payloads or both as a commercial endeavor.

By April 7, 2015

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Get an Acer 11.6-inch touchscreen Chromebook for $179.99

This lean machine was priced at $300 when it debuted just over a year ago. Plus: super drone deal!

By April 2, 2015