Japan 'drone-brella' promises hands-free sun cover

It's the hands-free experience you never knew you needed—a Japanese company has developed a drone-powered parasol it says can hover over users, protecting them from the sun.

The PARASOL Satellite Moving Off the A-Train's Track

(PhysOrg.com) -- After nearly 5 years of concurrent operations with the Afternoon Constellation, known as the "A-Train," the PARASOL satellite is going on another orbit "track." The A-Train includes a number of NASA satellites ...

NASA's A-Train of satellites 'on track' with hurricane research

NASA has several satellites that orbit the Earth one behind the other on the same track. They're called the "A-Train" and one of the things they study is tropical cyclones. There are also other satellites outside the A-Train ...