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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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Drone maker draws $60M investment from Intel

A bastion of the PC chips industry, Intel says its deal with Yuneec will be a "game changer" in the burgeoning field of drones.

By August 27, 2015

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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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Man shoots down drone hovering over house

A Kentucky man thinks it's unacceptable when a drone floats over his property. So he shoots it down. Then the drone's owners come calling.

By July 30, 2015

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Let's go to Mars! The future of space travel

SpaceX, Virgin Galactic and other private endeavours are paving the way for a future Mars landing.

By August 6, 2015

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Drone flies through whales' spouts to sample their breath

Getting a breath sample from a whale isn't the easiest task in the world. But with the help of a hexacopter, scientists are getting the job done.

By August 5, 2015

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What you need to know about artificial intelligence, and the imminent robot future

From autonomous warfare to still-distant sentience, artificial intelligence in 2015 is nothing like we expected. Here are three things every geek who dreamed of a robot future needs to know.

By August 4, 2015

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Amazon proposes a slice of the sky for commercial drones

At a conference hosted by NASA, the e-commerce company calls for a high-traffic strip of the sky to support the wider use of robotic aircraft.

By July 28, 2015

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Sony takes flight with drone joint venture

As part of its push into new businesses, Sony's mobile division teams up with robotics company ZMP to form a new company that will offer drone-based services to business customers.

By July 22, 2015