Engineering Aerospace, Defence & Marine

Ingenuity Mars helicopter sends positive status update

1 day ago — Quick Read

NASA is reporting a positive status update from its Ingenuity Mars helicopter after it touched down onboard the Ingenuity rover last week. The update comes before the craft prepares for...

SpaceX set world record for satellites launched

4 weeks ago — Quick Read

SpaceX has set a new world record by launching 143 satellites on a single rocket!

Will AI ‘SantaNet’ end up destroying the world?

2 months ago — Quick Read

The ghost of Christmas yet to come: how an AI 'SantaNet' might end up destroying the world Within the next few decades, according to some experts, we may see the...

Engineering Ideas – Can we make drones sound less annoying by factoring in humans at the design stage?

2 months ago — Long Read

These days almost everyone has either flown a drone or listened to the nasty whining sound they produce. Although small drones (up to 20kg) are about 40 decibels quieter than...

Meet the USAF robot dogs

2 months ago — Long Read

The United States Air Force has revealed its first generation of semi-autonomous quadrupedal unmanned ground vehicles (Q-UGV) ... aka robot dogs! The US will be the first nation to put...

What future do airlines have? Three experts discuss

10 months ago — Deep Dive

Airlines face an unprecedented international crisis in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. The International Air Transport Association (IATA) estimates that the global industry will lose US$252 billion in 2020....