NASA considers stingray-like drone to fly the skies of Venus

NASA considers stingray like drone to fly the skies of Venus

As the world’s space agencies gear up for missions to the moon and Mars, another set of missions has its sights on a less understood body in our solar system: Venus. Since 1966, space agencies have conducted more than three dozen missions to Venus, yet there remain many open questions about the second planet in … Read more

US Navy Actively Deploying Laser Weapons In The Middle-East To Counter Hostile Drone Activity – CENTCOM Admiral

The US Navy is working on laser weapons in the Middle East to counteract a significant upsurge in Iran’s deployment and use of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) in the region, top Central Command (CENTCOM) naval officer and US Fifth Fleet commander Vice Adm. Bradley Cooper said. “There is a growth in the missile defense force … Read more

Predator B Drone: As India Keenly Awaits World’s ‘Most Lethal UAV’, US Is Already Planning Its Replacement

The US Air Force is all set to develop a next-generation drone that will succeed the currently operational MQ-9 Reaper, also known as the Predator B, in its arsenal. MUST READ: India’s ‘Big Ticket’ MQ-9 Reaper Drone Deal ‘Stuck’ With The US; Can PM Modi Fast-Track The Acquisition? When it comes to selecting and deploying … Read more

US military responsible for drone strike in Kabul will not be prosecuted

US military responsible for drone strike in Kabul will not

Partially burnt shoes in the rubble of the house damaged on August 29 by a drone strike by the United States Army in Kabul. HOSHANG HASHIMI / AFP They thought they were hitting members of the Islamic State organization in Khorassan (EI-K) and “Remove an imminent threat” three days after the suicide bomber attack at … Read more

Electronic nose on a drone sniffs out wastewater treatment plant stink

Journal Reference: Javier Burgués, María Deseada Esclapez, Silvia Doñate, Santiago Marco. RHINOS: A lightweight portable electronic nose for real-time odor quantification in wastewater treatment plants. iScience, 2021; 103371 DOI: 10.1016/j.isci.2021.103371 Conventionally, a wastewater plant’s odor is measured by dynamic olfactometry, where a human panel whiffs and analyzes bags of air collected from the plant. Although … Read more

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