US military says doomsday planes not mobilized in response to Trump COVID-19 diagnosis – Business Insider

Two Boeing E-6B Mercury planes were detected flying along both coasts of the U.S. mainland early Friday, around the time President Trump announced he and first lady Melania Trump were diagnosed with coronavirus — but the flights were “pre-planned” and the timing was “purely coincidental,” a U.S. Strategic Command spokesman told Fox News. More about this article in the link below… […]

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5 ways SpaceX is changing Crew Dragon flight for next NASA astronauts – Business Insider

SpaceX’s Crew Dragon spaceship and Falcon 9 rocket at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida, on May 24, 2020. Credit Ben Cooper/SpaceX https://www.businessinsider.com/spacex-upgraded-crew-dragon-spaceship-for-next-nasa-astronaut-mission-2020-9?amp#referrer=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.google.com&amp_tf=From%20%251%24s

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US Demonstrates Technology To Launch A ‘Drone From A Drone’ & Recover It Back Mid-Air

General Atomics, the American defence giant has stated that it has carried out captive carry tests of its new air-launched and air-retrievable drone prototype called the Sparrowhawk. According to initial specifications, it would be carried by and work with the larger unmanned aircraft like the Predator-B or Gray Eagle, increasing their capabilities. “The Sparrowhawk aircraft […]

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US Space Force developing a strategy to improve satellite communications

WASHINGTON — As the U.S. Space Force builds out its fiscal 2022 budget, the nascent service is developing a new strategy to govern how it builds and leases satellite communications and services, Lt. Gen. Bill Liquori explained during the Defense News Conference Sept. 9. The strategy follows the Enterprise SATCOM Vision the Space Force released in […]

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The big Delta IV Heavy rocket will try to loft a classified mission tonight – Ars Technica

Is anyone ready to see a heavy-lift rocket take flight? Especially one that creates a giant fireball mere seconds before liftoff? United Launch Alliance’s largest booster, the Delta IV Heavy, has not launched since January, 2019. Now the big rocket—the second-most-powerful launch vehicle in the world after SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy—is back on the pad to loft a […]

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