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futureChina’s H-20 long-range stealth bomber will start operating in 2025

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China will reveal its H-20 stealth bomber in 2019. The H-20 will be similar to the US B-2 bomber. It will be slower with a heavy focus on stealth capabilities. The expectation are * a maximum take-off weight of at …

carsChina will have over 14 million partial autonomous cars sold in 2020

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China expects one in every two new cars sold to be equipped with smart and at least partial autonomous functions by 2020. China has 25 million car sales in 2018. This usually increases by 3% to 8% each year. China …

airplanes1000 mph Supersonic business jet on track for 2023 first flight

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Aerion Supersonic is still on track to its first supersonic flight in 2023. Complete certification is targeted for 2025. Supersonic business jet developer Aerion has launched preliminary design of its 12-seater, Mach 1.4-capable AS2 and revealed ambitions to develop bigger …

futureBlue Origins Bezos predicts trillions of humans in the solar system

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Blue Origin founder and Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos predicts there will be 1 trillion humans in the solar system one day Blue Origin rocket company plans to help get us there. Bezos will spend a little more than $1 billion …

futureWhat will be the big changes from 2018 to 2028?

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Over the last ten or so years there have been technological changes to our daily lives and there have been noticeable changes to our world. Eleven years ago there was the introduction of the iPhone. Airbnb started in 2008. Uber …

artificial intelligenceSelf-driving taxis will take half of US driving by 2024

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Google’s self-driving car program, Waymo, is allowing cameras inside their autonomous minivans in Arizona as Google prepares to launch the nation’s first self-driving taxi service. Analysts predict self-driving revenue will hit $2.3 trillion by 2030 with Waymo capturing 60 percent …

futureAtlas Robot Can Do Parkour

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Robotics company Boston Dynamics has a robot is hopping over a log and then up a series of blocks, an activity called parkour. Boston Dynamics was sold by Alphabet to SoftBank last year. This two-legged robot, called Atlas, is the …

futureFirst US hypersonic weapon will be based on old Sandia work

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Sandia National labs developed the hypersonic prototype – “Sandia Winged Energetic Reentry Vehicle Experiment” from 1979 – 1985. This cone-shaped system will be the basis for a $13 million project led by the Charles Stark Draper Laboratory in Massachusetts. Sandia …

electric carsElectric car domination in 2025-2030

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August plug-in car sales record in the U.S. of 36,380 (up 120% year-over-year). This was 2.4% of the overall 1.5 million August US car sales. 93,000 plug-in electric cars were registered in August in China. Overall car sales are down …

coolingRenewable power of 2050 will be powering air conditioners

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The world has about 3.5 billion cooling appliances (fridges and air conditioners). That number is projected to grow to about 9.5 billion cooling appliances by 2050. If we actually want to deliver cooling for all, with no one left behind, …