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UK Space Agency-funded DETECT project to use satellites, dro…

A new project has been launched to curb the spread of malaria in Guyana by using satellites to detect mosquitos breeding locations and drone technology to destroy the larvae without causing harm to other species. The project, titled “DETECT: Integrated Space Technology Vector Control for Enhancing Community Health and Resilience …

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US Government Allocates $84 Million in Drone, Space Tech, Sh…

World 02:17 GMT 11.07.2020Get short URL https://cdn1.img.sputniknews.com/img/107878/97/1078789773_0:221:2100:1403_1200x675_80_0_0_cec87b3f070cdd0c4e6db53da6237433.jpg Sputnik International https://cdn2.img.sputniknews.com/i/logo.png Sputnik https://cdn2.img.sputniknews.com/i/logo.png https://sputniknews.com/world/202007111079853812-us-government-allocates-84-million-in-drone-space-tech-shipbuilding-contracts/ WASHINGTON (Sputnik) – The US government has approved $84 million in contracts to protect unmanned aerial vehicles, space technology and shipbuilding during the COVID-19 crisis, the Department of Defence said in a press release. “As part of …

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Shape-Shifting Technologies to Expand Military and Space Exp…

Shape-Shifting Technologies to Expand Military and Space Exploration CapabilitiesJacob Bourne posted on June 26, 2020 | Futuristic autonomous craft provide versatile travel and reconnaissance missions. (Image courtesy of U.S. Army.) The realm of autonomous vehicle development has made great strides and is now poised to make what was previously considered …

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US launches unmanned reusable drone for space experiments

WASHINGTON: The US Air Force on Sunday successfully launched its high-tech drone X-37B, placing the reusable vehicle into orbit for its sixth secretive mission in space. The drone, which resembles a smaller version of the manned space shuttles retired by the US space program in 2011, was launched from Cape …

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KFC Launches Chicken Sandwich Into Space Next Week

It’s one small step for a rooster sandwich, and one large leap for quick meals. On June 21, KFC plans to launch its Zinger rooster sandwich into an area by way of a high-altitude solar-powered balloon often known as a “stratollite,” a phrase combining “stratosphere” and “satellite.” The rooster sandwich will …

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