Rolls-Royce plans for take-off in flying taxi market
FARNBOROUGH, England (Reuters) - British jet engine maker Rolls-Royce has designed a propulsion system for a flying taxi and is starting a search for partners to help develop a project it hopes could take to the skies as soon as early next decade.
SpaceIL plans to land hopping robot on the moon by end of 2018
Isreali startup SpaceIl plans to launch a lunar lander and robotic rover to the moon in December, 2018. SpaceIL had been competing in the Lunar Xprize contest. The Lunar XPrize had a few deadline extensions but was finished with no winner earlier thi
First space tourist flights could come in 2019
Virgin Galactic, founded by British billionaire Richard Branson, and Blue Origin, by Amazon creator Jeff Bezos, are racing to be the first to finish their tests -- with both companies using radically different technology.
Flying Trains Could Be Coming Your Way
(Bloomberg) -- It sounds like something Q, the tech guy in James Bond movies, would create: A plane that lands on a runway, shrugs its wings off, turns into a train and rolls on to rails to drop you off at your local station.
Israeli company plans lunar landing next year
An Israeli organization said Tuesday that it hopes to become the first non-governmental entity to land a spacecraft on the moon when it attempts to launch a module later this year.
Kroger to bring driverless cars to grocery delivery
Kroger is partnering with autonomous car company Nuro to introduce driverless cars to its grocery delivery.
Kroger has made a number of investments toward expanding its digital and online delivery business.
"Last mile delivery" is one o
Tesla Supercharger Tally Now Exceeds 10,000
The number of individual stalls in the Tesla Supercharging network now exceeds 10,000… several months behind the schedule, but still it's the biggest such network by far in the world.
First Phantom Express spaceplane engine completed
Assembly has been completed on the first test engine that will power DARPA's Boeing-built, next generation spaceplane. Built by Aerojet Rocketdyne , the first updated AR-22 rocket engine for the Phantom Express project will be used in ground tests to
Strong, Machinable Aerogels Now Commercially Available
Airloys™ are a new class of mechanically robust aerogels with the strength to stand up to real-world applications. In this video, classic silica aerogel is compared with a new material called Airloy X100 which has the low density and superinsulatin