Boeing Delays First Crewed Test Flight to ISS—Again

The Boeing CST-100 Starliner spacecraft is guided into position above a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket. (Photo Credit: Cory Huston / NASA)

Boeing’s first crewed test flight to the International Space Station has been delayed. Again.
The launch—initially postponed to August, then rescheduled for Dec. 17—is now targeted for the morning of Thursday, Dec

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The Best Imaginary Friends In Movies

In this week’s Daniel Isn’t Real, a college student attempts to cope with the trauma of his childhood by bringing back his imaginary friend Daniel. Unfortunately, our spectral companion doesn’t have good intentions in mind, and under his influence things quickly go from bad to worse. Imaginary friends have been a solid staple of movies in many different genres, from comedy to horror, because they’re a potent and reliable metaphor that can be used in many different ways. Here’s a playlist of 11 imaginary friend movies that approach the idea from all sorts of angles.

Harvey
One of the all-time classics in the imaginary friend genre, 1950’s Harvey stars Jimmy Stewart as Elwood P

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ERTICO: Drones and the Internet of Mobility

Urban Air Mobility (UAM) is a major theme at Amsterdam Drone Week (ADW).  These discussions are about big, high level ideas – but ideas that have the potential to change the way that everyday people get to and from work and move from place to place in their daily lives

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eHang: Getting Close to Commercial Applications in Drone Taxis

Since first displaying the prototype to huge hype at CES in 2015, Chinese company eHang has created a vision of passenger taxis. Now, Andreas Perotti of eHang says that the company has not only moved beyond prototypes and proof of concept, they’re very close to full commercial applications

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Rescue Drone Pilot? Check: Australian Man Lives His Dream

Doctors told Bevan Lyons he’d be dead by Christmas 2018. They were wrong

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