Dubai's 'space simulation city' aims to pave the way for life on Mars

Dubai in the UAE is planning to build a huge “space simulation city” in the desert so scientists can develop life-supporting systems on Mars. Last year the UAE said it wanted to build a city on the red planet within 100 years.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/10/02/dubais-space-simulation-city-aims-to-pave-way-for-life-on-mars.html

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Surviving the Security 'Skills Desert'


If you’ve ever spent time in a desert, it may seem inconceivable to you that creatures actually can live there. The fact that animals not only survive, but also thrive in those conditions seems counterintuitive. In fact, a number of animals do so — in many cases, they are aided by an array of specialized adaptations that allow them to leverage the environment to their advantage. For example, the thorny dragon lizard literally absorbs water through its skin, and the fennec fox has oversized ears that it uses as natural “radiators.”

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/84513.html?rss=1

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This rocket could change travel … and war

A rocket went up over the Australian desert on May 18, but this successful test launch was no ordinary feat: The experimental rocket hit a speed of Mach 7.5—or 7.5 times the speed of sound—qualifying it for “hypersonic” status, reports Gizmodo.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/05/23/this-rocket-could-change-travel-and-war.html

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Air Force maglev sled breaks record at 633 mph

In the New Mexico desert last month, a rocket-powered magnetically-levitated sled broke a world record after it blasted down a track at 633 miles per hour.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/04/21/air-force-maglev-sled-breaks-record-at-633-mph.html

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Mysterious 'Area 6' landing strip in Nevada desert baffles experts

A mysterious, mile-long landing strip in the remote Nevada desert could be the home base for testing sensors on a top-secret fleet of drones, security experts speculate

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The $1 billion city that nobody calls home

In the arid plains of the southern New Mexico desert, between the site of the first atomic bomb test and the U.S.-Mexico border, a new city is rising from the sand.


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DSEI: Desert Hawk drone soars in London

Drone Desert Hawk appeared at DSEI without any pomp and circumstance, but its performance speaks for itself. Lockheed walked away with yet another contract for this steadfast favorite.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/09/21/dsei-desert-hawk-drone-soars-in-london/

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