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NASA testing helicopter drone to accompany next Mars rover

Engineers at NASA JPL are still testing the Mars copter design to see if it will head to the Red Planet with the rover.The helicopter design isn’t a magic bullet, though.

New evidence suggests Amelia Earhart died as a castaway on a desert island

New evidence suggests Amelia Earhart died as a castaway on a desert island But — and this is critical — these skeleton measurements are the merest tip of the iceberg as far as the evidence TIGHAR has encountered.The discovery of a water catchment system in 1944 that could’ve been built using materials carried aboard Earhart’s Electra.

Yes. Playing as an X-Wing pilot in VR is as amazing as you want it to be

Yes. Playing as an X-Wing pilot in VR is as amazing as you want it to be We bonded over it, talked about it constantly, and wondered what it would really be like to be an X-Wing pilot.And if I did, you already know what I’m going to say next… X-Wing VR is the fulfilment of that fantasy, albeit without the actual destruction of a virtual Deathstar.

Virgin Galactic's new VSS Unity spacecraft completes test flight

Virgin Galactic's new VSS Unity spacecraft completes test flight The accident resulted in the death of one of the ship’s two crew and set back Virgin Galactic’s plans dramatically.The slightly redesigned VSS Unity vehicle has now made its first untethered test flight.