ICYMI: Laser-powered spacecraft, upgraded Atlas bot and extra

In the present day on In Case You Missed It: A professor from California is engaged on a plan to make use of photonic propulsion to get a spacecraft to Mars inside seventy two hours. It might use get the craft off of earth with the facility generated by photons leaving a laser.

Boston Dynamics is displaying its newest Atlas robotic and never solely is it method slimmer — right down to one hundred eighty kilos from 330 — however it could actually get utterly knocked down and stand again up. Look out, DARPA Problem.

The Micro Drone three.zero is on sale on Indiegogo for $one hundred seventy five and is sufficiently small to not have to be registered by the FAA.

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