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Pre-Cooler For Hypersonic Spaceplane Cools From 1,000°C In Less Than 0.05 Seconds

Posted in Hardware on 23rd Oct, 2019
by Alex Muller

“This is a major moment in the development of a breakthrough aerospace technology which has seen Reaction Engines’ precooler tested at Mach 5 airflow temperature conditions, smashing through previous achievements at Mach 3.3 temperatures and paving the way for hypersonic flight."

NASA Buying Ten SLS Rocket Launches Through 2035

Posted in Hardware, Science on 19th Oct, 2019
by Alex Muller

Next Big Future's opinion: The Lunar Gateway will not actually improve lunar exploration. It is a system designed to justify SLS.

UK To Send 'walking' Spider Robot To The Moon In Its First Lunar Rover Mission

Posted in Hardware, Science on 13th Oct, 2019
by Alex Muller

The UK's first ever moon rover will launch into space in 2021 in a bid to unlock the secrets of the lunar surface.

Google Brain’s ROBEL Benchmark Lets Devs Track AI Quality On Affordable Robots

Posted in Business, Hardware, Software on 11th Oct, 2019
by Alex Muller

More affordable robots designed to work with platforms and performance benchmarks make adoption more likely by developers, students, or startups interested in iterating to advance the field.

NASA Tests Mars 2020 Rover Descent Stage Separation

Posted in Hardware, Science on 7th Oct, 2019
by Alex Muller

NASA engineers have completed a successful separation test of the Mars 2020 rover and its descent stage that will deliver it to the surface of the Red Planet.