The “Power Driven Articulated Dummy” was designed by the IIT Research Institute for NASA to testing the space suits at first half of 1960s. The testing conducted in the 1960s on a NASA Android.  The hydraulically powered life-size robot with weight of 104.326 kg (230 pounds) was controlled by the operator from a…
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Philae lander was found by Rosetta’s high-resolution camera on Comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko. Comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko. 1 Philae found! / Rosetta / Space Science / Our Activities / ESA http://www.esa.int/Our_Activities/Space_Science/Rosetta/Philae_found 1 This file is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 IGO license. Attribution: ESA/Rosetta/NAVCAM, CC BY-SA IGO 3.0.
Multi-aircraft complex “Gorlytsa” is designed by SE “Antonov”, in cooperation with leading enterprises of Ukraine. This will be the first domestic tactical unmanned complex, which can carry armament. The practical distance of its flight is over 1,000 km. Aerodynamically shaped model of unmanned aircraft multifunctional complex “Gorlytsa”. Tactical Unmanned multipurpose vehicle “Phantom” is a…
The technology startup company “nuTonomy” launched autonomous taxi service, a first in the world, as a pilot project in Singapore on 25 August 2016. Now the car fleet of “nuTonomy”, based on Mitsubishi i-MiEV, is small – initially it includes the six cars and the quantity of cars will grow to dozen till the end…
Military parade in honor of the 25th anniversary of Independence of Ukraine in Kiev on August 24, 2016. Video was obtained with help of quadcopter. Парад в честь 25-й годовщины Независимости Украины (Съемка квадрокоптером 60 fps)/ Українські Новини https://youtu.be/zJuyKVtS8i0 Военный парад к 25-летию Независимости Украины. Полное видео https://youtu.be/6Xg5ZA9tLIw
The final stage of practical training of operators of Unmanned Aircraft Vehicles (UAV) was held on Training Ground of Airborne Troops of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, which is located in Zhytomyr area. Начальник Генерального штабу генерал армії Віктор Муженко перевірив підготовку операторів безпілотних авіаційних комплексів http://www.mil.gov.ua/news/2016/08/22/nachalnik-generalnogo-shtabu-general-armii-viktor-muzhenko-pereviriv-pidgotovku-operatoriv-bpak–23156/
In Ukraine there are only three autonomous modules for mine clearance and verification of risk areas in case of terrorist threats and battle actions. Minister of internal affairs promises to extend the quantity and nomenclature of robots on service. Аваков обіцяє закупити автономні модулі для саперів http://www.ukrinform.ua/rubric-society/2069794-avakov-obicae-zakupiti-avtonomni-moduli-dla-saperiv.html
SPARCS (which is an acronym for “Soldier Parachute Aerial Reconnaissance Camera System”) – a disposable reconnaissance miniature Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) in form of grenade, developed by Singapore Technologies Kinetics Ltd (ST Kinetics), that is subsidiary of Singapore Technologies Engineering Ltd (ST Engineering, an integrated engineering group with headquarters in Singapore). SPARCS.  SPARCS (S407…
A-12 “Uragan” – Ukrainian unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) of the vertical take-off and landing (VTOL), that was created by Kharkov Design Bureau “Vzlet” of “Naukovo-promyslovi systemy” Ltd.[1-5] A-12 Uragan UAV.  Flight tests of the “Uragan” UAV are underway since 2005. The device has a secure lift fan, which allows to operate safely in confined…
“Kaiko” – a remotely operated underwater vehicle (ROV) built by the Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology (JAMSTEC) for exploration of the deep sea. The research vessel (RV) “Kairei” serves as the support ship for “Kaiko” ROV. Designed for a full-depth ocean scientific research, “Kaiko” ROV consists of two separable parts: launcher and vehicle….
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