Space mining could turn out to be a trillion-dollar industry, say experts

The Space Race was originally driven by national prestige, scientific curiosity, and technological prowess. Tourism eventually joined those lofty reasons, being backed by big names and big money. In a CNBC article, the potentially huge profits of space mining are the newest reason to get into space. Space tourism is slowly but steadily becoming a […]

Source: www.newstarget.com/2018-07-08-space-mining-could-turn-out-to-be-a-trillion-dollar-industry.html

High-altitude, autonomous, solar-powered aircraft flexes wings to ace flight tests

Autonomous aerial vehicles known as High Altitude Pseudo Satellites (HAPS) can soar at the edges of space for long periods of time. Now, UAVOS has conducted test flights of its ApusDuo prototype, an autonomous, solar-powered aircraft with flexible wings that bend and bounce to keep it aloft.

Source: newatlas.com/uavos-apusduo-autonomous-aircraft-test-flights/54829/