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Elizabeth M
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posted in April 2012

Video: 'Batman Hook' Elevates BYU Students
4/27/2012  13 comments
Engineering students at Brigham Young University have built a "Batman-like" ascension hook as part of an Air Force Research Lab competition.
Shockwaves Caused Crash of DARPA Hypersonic Aircraft
4/26/2012  15 comments
Stronger than expected shockwaves on the outer shell of a hypersonic vehicle designed by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) caused it to crash during a test flight last year.
NASA Tests Unmanned Flight With Next-Gen Air Traffic Technology
4/25/2012  7 comments
NASA has completed its first test of the Next-Gen air traffic control system in a commercial-sized, unmanned aircraft.
Air Force Designs Unmanned Lightweight Aircraft for NASA
4/24/2012  10 comments
The Air Force Research Laboratory is developing a new unmanned airplane to test the effect of air flow on flexible wings.
DARPA to Design Atomic Sensor System as GPS Alternative
4/23/2012  7 comments
The Department of Defense wants to design a new miniature atomic sensor system for missiles and other military technology platforms to eliminate their dependence on GPS.
Boeing Completes Flight Using Biofuel
4/20/2012  40 comments
A 787 Dreamliner flight across the Pacific Ocean used a combination of biofuel and jet fuel.
DARPA Wants Your Danger-Seeking Robot
4/18/2012  13 comments
The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) is offering $2 million to engineers who can design and build a robot to perform a series of disaster-response tasks that are too dangerous for humans.
Navy Eyes Unmanned Vehicles for Dangerous Missions
4/17/2012  14 comments
Textron said the Common Unmanned Surface Vessel is the first designed from the ground up to be operated remotely to perform risky Navy activities without endangering lives.

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