Rheinmetall Lynx is new modular infantry fighting vehicle

Rheinmetall Lynx is an advanced new modular family of vehicles that offers our customers the highest levels of survivability, mobility, lethality and capacity while utilizing proven technologies. Four core capabilities characterize the Lynx infantry fighting vehicle: firepower, force protection, situational awareness and mobility. Firepower: Lynx features a Rheinmetall LANCE turret armed with a stabilized, externally …

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NASA hints at historic discovery on Mars from device that can detect carbon-laden organic molecules

In an interview with NPR, John Grotzinger, the principal investigator for the Mars Curiosity rover mission, indicated that the data [that they are getting from Mars Science Laboratory Sample Analysis at Mars Instruments] is gonna be one for the history books. It’s looking really good. The announcement will be in a few weeks after more …

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Planetary Resources New Scientist interview

New Scientist – Planetary Resources would like to put up at least 10 or 15 asteroid spotting space telescopes into orbit in the next five years, some of them on Virgin Galactic rockets. The Planetary Resources telescopes will be a lot less capable than Hubble, which is a billion dollar space vehicle the size of …

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Space Elevator Games Beaming Competition Nov 2 to Nov 6, 2009

The Space Elevator Games beaming competition will be held Nov 2nd to Nov 6th, 2009 The power beaming games are now scheduled to be held on the week of 11/2 at NASA’s Dryden Flight Research Center at Edwards Air Force Base near Mojave, CA. The first two days of the week will be dedicated to …

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