Full-duration test of Aeon 1 rocket engine. Relativity Space said Monday that the company has successfully completed a full-duration test-firing of its Aeon 1 rocket engine, running it at full power for 187 seconds. The test at NASA’s Stennis Space Center in Mississippi took place with all of the engine’s key components—including turbopumps, injector, and […]
Drones & Dams They’re quiet, they capture crucial high-definition images and, most of all, they’re safer. Widely used in utility equipment inspections and wildfire mitigation efforts, drones have quickly become an essential tool for Southern California Edison (SCE) in its dam safety inspections, too. With 83 dams in SCE’s hydroelectric system stretching from Catalina Island to […]
How AI and machine learning algorithms redefine utility inspections as society faces this pandemic. The following is a guest post by Jaro Uljanovs, Lead AI Developer and Data Scientist at Sharper Shape, specialists in automated industrial inspections. Artificial intelligence (AI) boasts a wide range of potential applications, across nearly every industry imaginable — healthcare, automotive, […]
Business is ready for the drone economy: if we seize the opportunity, Britain can prosper, but only if we take the public with us Photo by Diana Măceşanu on Unsplash Mapping the UK drone sector Strong foundations exist in the UK The drone sector is growing fast. By 2030, PwC estimates that drones will have […]
The future of drone technology in UK cities Drones are both an opportunity and a threat; a strength for the UK economy but a potential unwelcome addition to our cities. The decisions the UK makes in the next few years will shape what path the country follows. UK cities need to consider what they want […]
Helix UAV drones are equipped with some amazing tech. This 4K 3D footage demonstrates the results of an aerial building scan.