Emerging Tech

Scientists use drone to map Icelandic cave in preparation for Mars exploration

[embedded content] When the first humans colonize Mars, they may seek refuge in the red planet’s lava caves. Here, the pioneering martians will find protection from the extreme temperatures, radiation, and asteroids that pound the surface of the planet while establishing a subterranean base of operations. These caves may even contain water, but before they […]

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SoftBank’s solar-powered drone could dispense 5G internet from the skies

NASA and AeroVironment’s high-altitude drone, Helios Prototype. NASA An experimental, solar-powered drone capable of beaming internet down to Earth is set to take off. The drone, called the Hawk 30, is the product of a tightlipped partnership between Softbank and AeroVironment, an American aerospace company. The joint venture is aimed at delivering 5G and Internet […]