Vehicle autonomy is the wave of the future—not just for cars anymore, we’re seeing automated technology in trains, buses, ships and even planes. The major transport, logistics and shipping companies are scrambling to develop operator-less technology just to stay relevant. Here’s a look at what else is going driverless.
The historic X-Plane program pioneered numerous aerospace firsts—supersonic and hypersonic flight, reusable spaceplanes, and unmanned vehicles. Now, NASA is resurrecting the famous program to push the limits of new aerospace technology. So we thought it’s a good time to explore the past and future of X-planes.
This item will give Boeing 777x its wings.
Houston, we have a market.
Before going to Mars, these companies must first step on the ISS.
The much-derided AR tech is slowly finding its space in the manufacturing world.
Boeing patented a plane, but not for transportation purposes. It acts like a satellite, but costs far less, and it employs solar panels as a power source.
A savings of some 120 million dollars. These are the fruits of a broken monopoly.
Boeing has developed an airplane bathroom that self-cleans with far UV light to kill germs and microbes. Additionally, this prevents the lavatory from developing any wretched odors.
The Starliner is one of history’s first privately developed "Space Taxis," vehicles that are destined to carry humans to space in place of federal agencies like NASA, and it just got new orders.
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