News tagged with air traffic controller

Hard cold work and unsung science heroes

The Sierra went down over the Arctic Ocean, about 60 miles from the northernmost tip of North America. One moment the unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) with its 20-foot wingspan was up in the sky, gathering ...

dateOct 21, 2013 in Earth Sciences
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NASA: Sector 33 app

Welcome to Sector 33! – A new air traffic control game for iOS and Android mobile devices.

dateSep 23, 2013 in Software
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The limits of phenomenology

What's wrong with the science of science? Do the methods we use to explore new innovations in psychology, drug testing and engineering design really work? A new paper has troubling answers: Big Data isn't ...

dateAug 22, 2013 in Computer Sciences
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Toward harmonised aircraft communication

A key requirement for aircraft security is an efficient and modern communication network. The procedure carried out before each take-off requires input by multiple individuals at each stage. A fail in communication ...

dateAug 02, 2013 in Telecom
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3Qs: The rules of cyber-engagement

The Obama administration is close to approving the nation's first set of rules for how the military can defend or retaliate against a major cyberattack, according to a report last month in The New York Ti ...

dateMar 06, 2013 in Internet
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How will sequestration affect NASA?

It seems the US in not going to avoid the sequester—the $85 billion worth of federal spending cuts due to kick in March 1, 2013. There will be across the board cuts to government agencies, applying equally ...

dateMar 01, 2013 in Space Exploration
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