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FLYBi: Take drone, add goggles and grab shots

FLYBi is a drone that comes with virtual reality goggles. You can get a personal view of the flight. The concept involves the drone, goggles and a remote-control wearable that looks like a watch. Using these components, one ...

dateSep 28, 2015 in Robotics weblog
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Mission team ready for Galileo launch

When the next pair of Galileo satellites is boosted into orbit next Friday, a team of mission control experts in Darmstadt, Germany, will spring into action, working around the clock to bring the duo through their critical ...

dateSep 07, 2015 in Space Exploration
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FAA: software update may be responsible for malfunction

A technical problem at an air traffic control center in Virginia that caused hundreds of flights to be delayed or canceled along a large swath of the East Coast was possibly caused by a software upgrade, according to a statement ...

dateAug 17, 2015 in Other
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Learning early about late flights

A new study published in the Articles in Advance section of Transportation Science, a journal of the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS), improves how air traffic managers cope with unexpected ...

dateJun 25, 2015 in Other
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