Study tests performance of electric solid propellant

[ad_1] Photograph of PTFE (left) and HIPEP (right) propellant samples used in the test. Credit: University of Illinois Department of Aerospace Engineering Electric solid propellants are being explored for use in dual-mode rocket engines because they aren’t susceptible to ignite from a spark or flame and can be turned on and off electrically. Researchers from […]

South Korea tests drone delivery in remote regions

[ad_1] Seoul began testing delivery by drone in the country’s remote regions Wednesday, with the hope of improving residents’ quality of life, the government said. The project, jointly launched by the interior and safety ministry and Korea Post, among other government agencies, aims to establish a “public drone delivery system” to serve the country’s dispersed […]

English Heritage tests video review tech for jousting

[ad_1] Medieval is meeting modern as English Heritage tests video review technology for jousting. English Heritage, a charity which manages monuments and castles, says accuracy is vital in jousting, a sport in which participants on horseback charging at speeds of up to 30 miles per hour (48 kph) win points by using 12-foot (3.7-meter) lances […]