Daily Archives: 01.07.2021

EVPropNet: Detecting Drones By Finding Propellers For Mid-Air Landing And Following

Aerial robots are ubiquitous nowadays and can be used for various applications in diverse fields. At the same time, the use of malicious drones has also increased. Therefore, automated drone detection systems are necessary. A recent paper proposes to detect drones from the most ubiquitous part of a drone – the propeller. Drone toy. Image credit: Pxhere, CC0 Public Domain ...

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China Releases Sound and Video of its Rover Landing

Remember the stunning video of the Perseverance rover landing on Mars? The Chinese National Space Administration (CNSA) has now released similar video footage from its Zhurong rover, including the sounds recorded as it plummeted through the Martian atmosphere on its way to landing in Utopia Planitia. The CNSA also released sounds of the rover driving off the landing platform. Huge ...

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SpaceX Launches Year’s 20th Falcon 9, Delivers Transporter-2 Rideshare to Orbit

After a one-day delay due to a Range violation, and dicing with the weather today, B1060 finally went airborne at 3:31 p.m. EDT Wednesday. Photo Credit: Alan Walters / AmericaSpace.com On the first anniversary since her maiden launch—and after a 24-hour delay due to a last-second Range violation—one of SpaceX’s most seasoned Falcon 9 boosters took flight for the eighth ...

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AIB not trying to circumvent bankers’ pay restrictions

AIB’s chief executive Colin Hunt is before the Oireachtas Finance Committee today The chief executive of AIB has moved to reassure politicians that the bank is not taking over Goodbody stockbrokers as a means of circumventing government pay restrictions on bankers. In an opening statement provided to members of the Oireachtas Finance Committee at the start of his appearance before ...

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