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A Team of Scientists Want to Land a Drone on Saturn’s Largest Moon

[ad_1] A Close-Up View We got our best glimpse of Saturn’s largest moon Titan when European Space Agency’s Huygen probe was successfully dropped off on its surface by NASA’s Cassini spacecraft on January 14, 2005 — the farthest ever landing from Earth of a spacecraft. But the probe ran out …

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Vanuatu trials vaccine drone deliveries | Vanuatu News

[ad_1] Life-saving vaccines by could soon be delivered by drone. On-demand drone deliveries of vaccines have several advantages over more traditional means of transport to remote locations and Vanuatu’s government has commissioned two companies to test such a programme. The tests under way on the remote Pacific island could revolutionise …

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Drone just feet from hitting plane carrying 220 passengers as near misses soar by a third | UK | News

[ad_1] A report published by the UK Airprox Board, which notes near-misses, showed that an Airbus A321 heading for Heathrow came within feet of hitting a drone at 9,500ft. The incident, which happened on September 16, was given the most serious “category A” rating meaning that “definite risk of collision …

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UNIAN: Ukraine soldiers shoot down drone equipped with fragmentation explosives

[ad_1] Russia’s War Against Ukraine Published Jan. 19 at 3:21 pm A screenshot from the video, released by Ukrainian military on Jan. 19, 2019, shows a drone shot by Ukrainian soldiers in Donbas. Photo by Facebook/93th Kholodniy Yar brigade The Ukrainian forces in Donbas have shot down an enemy drone …

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NYPA to Integrate Lidar Technology With Its Drone Program

[ad_1] The New York Power Authority (NYPA) has received a $125,000 grant from the American Public Power Association (APPA) Demonstration of Energy & Efficiency Development (DEED) program to research and integrate light detection and ranging (LiDAR) technology into its existing in‑house Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) program for vegetation management inspections …

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Ukraine forces in Donbas shoot down enemy drone equipped with fragmentation explosives (Video)

[ad_1] 13:58, 19 January 2019 War 750 The terrorists tried to drop fragmentation ammunition on the Ukrainian positions from a small height. Video screenshot The Ukrainian forces in Donbas have shot down an enemy drone equipped with fragmentation explosives. Read alsoUkraine’s air defense unit shoots down Russian Orlan-10 drone in Donbas …

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9 of the best drones according to Amazon reviews

[ad_1] The ANAFI drone from Parrot is one of the most impressive options in this round-up. It’s very small, foldable, and lightweight at only 10.9 ounces. While it’s compact and portable, it’s also one of the very few drones out there that can take photos directly above because it features …

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Govt forces cordon Srinagar city centre, launch searches; drones pressed into service

[ad_1] Srinagar: Government forces Saturday afternoon launched a search operation in Lal Chowk area of Kashmir’s capital city Srinagar. Eyewitnesses said that a contingent of forces includingJammu and Kashmir police and paramilitary CRPF personnel cordoned the area, erected barricades and started a search operation. They said that the forces searched …

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One of World’s Top Battlefields for Drones

[ad_1] This post is also available in: עברית (Hebrew) Extremists continue to explore ways to surprise their enemies. The Iranian-aligned Shiite Houthi group in Yemen operated a drone strike on a attacked a Yemeni government military parade at Al Anad military base earlier in January, killing at least six people. …

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Himachal Pradesh uses drones to map rivers | Shimla News

[ad_1] MANALI: Himachal Pradesh has started using drone cameras in its drive to save the rivers from pollution. Himachal Pradesh State Pollution Control Board (HPSPCB) is using drones to check its seven major rivers and their tributaries for pollution with the help of videography. Officials are bringing in record the …

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Kolkata rally: Drones, CCTVs, 10,000 boots on the ground to keep vigil

[ad_1] A health kiosk at the Central Park camp Thursday. (Express photo/Partha Paul) With a host of political leaders set to attend the Brigade Rally on Saturday, the Kolkata Police has taken security measures including the deployment of 10,000 personnel as well as drones and CCTV cameras. Police sources said …

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QuadSat drones test satellite antennas

[ad_1] SAN FRANCISCO – QuadSat, a Danish company focused on testing and calibrating satellite antennas with quadcopters drones, plans to recruit satellite engineers with 700,000 euros ($796,000) raised in a seed investment round announced Jan. 16 led by a Danish investment fund and with support from Seraphim Capital. “We intend …

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