Musk Narrows Hyperloop Pilot Possibilities
Entrepreneurs

Musk Narrows Hyperloop Pilot Possibilities

Few mass transit projects have garnered the attention of Elon Musk’s Hyperloop. For those needing a refresher, this is the high-speed, mag-lev-driven super train that will rely on powerful magnets and electric motors to shoot pressurized pods containing passengers or freight through long tubes at speeds reaching 750 mph.

Over the last few months, Musk has successfully built some test...

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Motorsports Engineering Leads to Specialized Drone Tech
Automation

Motorsports Engineering Leads to Specialized Drone Tech

Key to many new and innovative technologies, especially in the aerospace realm, have been partnerships that have allowed for the merging of closely related concepts. This idea was most recently put on display when Lockheed Martin unveiled a new and uniquely smaller-sized drone.

The newly launched Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) is called OUTRIDER. The roughly four-pound, 4”,...

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Defense Agency Could Help Spur Industry 4.0
Additive Manufacturing / 3D Manufacturing

Defense Agency Could Help Spur Industry 4.0

In bringing many science fiction-like ideas to the real world, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has been breaking ground in the areas of aerospace, renewable fuels, and advanced materials for nearly six decades. Now, however, it looks like the agency’s impact could reach even further.

One is its most recent projects is the Flying Missile Rail drone development....

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