Drone World

Enlarge / A Block 5 variant of the Falcon 9 rocket launches in July. (credit: Trevor Mahlmann) On May 11, SpaceX launched the new, optimized-for-reuse Block 5 variant of its Falcon...

Enlarge / The Disclose.io project: open source contracts to keep white-hat hackers and developers out of legal trouble. (credit: Disclose.io) Not a week goes by without another major business or Internet...

Enlarge / The Block 5 variant of the Falcon 9 rocket, on the launch pad, with its Telstar 19V payload. (credit: SpaceX) Having worked through its fleet of used Block 4...

The Rotem “suicide drone” in action. In early July, Israel Aerospace Industries demonstrated the Rotem UAS—a proof-of-concept quadcopter drone capable of providing both airborne surveillance and an explosive punch. The lightweight...

Enlarge / A US Air Force MQ-9 Reaper awaits maintenance December 8, 2016, at Creech Air Force Base, Nevada. Training materials for the Reaper Aircraft Maintenance Unit were stolen by a...