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Flying Humans

  Those of you who have read the first two books in the  Milijun series will be familiar with the sentient flying robots called RNasia. This month I thought we’d put the boot on the other foot, so to speak, and check out Flying Humans. Whilst Superman is the fictional extreme of this mode of…

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The Latest and Strangest in Robotics

Time this month to have a look at what’s happening in the field of robotics. Just a list to peruse at your own leisure and let your mind run riot. Walking Cars This looks like a great rescue vehicle in certain circumstances. Hyundai says its Elevate concept marks the first “Ultimate Mobility Vehicle,” a neat…

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Perseverance on Mars

Introduction  It seems that every time we land on Mars the search for water and life gets stronger. The well-named Perseverance spacecraft is no exception. The vehicle is a car-sized rover designed to explore the crater Jezero as part of NASA’s Mars 2020 mission. It was made by the Jet Propulsion Laboratory and launched on…

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Spaceships and SpaceX

Introduction You have to admire the drive and enthusiasm of Elon Musk and his team in developing their own way to future space flight. The pictures of the shiny SN 9 Starship and its partner SN10 remind me of 1950’s science fiction novel book covers. The view of SN9 and SN10 next to each other…

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