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NASA has started the clock ticking on rescue operations for the robotic Opportunity Mars rover. With the Martian skies clearing after a months-long global dust storm, the space agency has started a 45-day operation to send radio signals via the Deep Space Network to the unmanned explorer in hopes of reawakening it... Continue Reading Opportunity Mars rover rescue effort begins as skies cle
a series of tweets show how a multi-billionaire engineer muscles in on a search and rescue mission happening on the other side of the world. The post thai cave rescue: engineering behind elon musk’s ‘kid-sized’ submarine reveals a multi-billionaire’s attempts at heroism appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
Elon Musk is insisting that the escape pod he hand delivered to the cave rescue team in Thailand is fully functional, after being criticised by the head of the mission. Read more
A Falcon X rocket tube converted by Elon Musk into a "kid-size submarine" is on its way to Thailand, to help rescue the last of the boys trapped in an underwater cave. Read more
A lot of unknowns continue to surround the precarious situation in northern Thailand, where a group of boys remain trapped deep underground in a cave system with floodwaters rising. As rescuers place the mission on hold to restock supplies, the team will soon have a new option at their disposal in the form of a kid-sized submarine built by Elon Musk and a team of SpaceX engineers... Contin
Three years ago we heard about the SkySaver, a rescue backpack that lets you descend from a burning high-rise via an integrated reel of steel cable. Well, now it's in for some competition from the SkySpider, which offers at least one unique feature... Continue Reading SkySpider gives rescue backpack-users a brake Category: Good Thinking Tags: Backpacks Escape
Scientists from ETH Zurich have developed what they claim is the "smallest and cheapest" electronic nose for sniffing out people, designed with earthquake and avalanche rescue in mind. The nose is an array of sensors to detect various substances which, when found together, would provide the crucial "chemical fingerprint" showing the presence of human life... Continue Reading Scientists dev
There's plenty to be excited about when it comes to the possibilities of drones, but two Australian beachgoers have learnt first-hand how they can have a big impact today. After being swept away by the surf off the coast of New South Wales, the two found themselves safely back on shore after a local lifeguard used a drone to deliver them a lifesaving flotation device. ..Continue Reading Drone
Adobe has released Lightroom Downloader app, an application that pulls original image and video files from the cloud and stores them locally in a folder.The Lightroom Downloader app is available for both Windows 10 and macOS High Sierra, and requires users to log in with their Lightroom account. Once the login is complete, users are prompted to choose a hard drive location to which the cloud cont
built for the outdoors - when you and your smartphone are not - the AE1120/00 portable surival-kit radio promises to provide the bare necessities.The post philips comes to the rescue with portable survival-kit radio appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.


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