Daily Archives: October 30, 2018

Toyota and Pizza Hut collaborate on truck-mounted autonomous oven

https://www.autoblog.com/2018/10/30/toyota-pizza-hut-pie-pro-truck-oven-sema/ If you can’t bring more customers to your pizza oven, bring more pizza ovens to your customers. That seems to be the idea behind Pizza Hut’s Pie Pro, a Toyota Tundra with an automated robotic pizza oven mounted in … Continue reading

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Stratolaunch’s Rocket Carrier, the Biggest Airplane Ever Built, Aces Fastest Runway Test Yet

https://www.space.com/42281-stratolaunch-rocket-mothership-runway-test-video.html The biggest airplane ever built, which will tote a variety of satellite-launching rockets into the sky, just got a step closer to flight. Stratolaunch Systems, which was established in 2011 by the late Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen, … Continue reading

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NASA’s Parker Solar Probe Just Smashed Two Records in a Single Day

https://gizmodo.com/nasa-s-parker-solar-probe-just-smashed-two-records-in-a-1830094588 Artist’s depiction of the Parker Solar Probe. Image: NASA NASA’s historic mission to “touch the Sun” just reached two important milestones: It now holds the record for the closest approach to the Sun by a human-built object—and also the … Continue reading

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Heads Up, Some DJI Drones Are Just Falling Out of the Sky

https://gizmodo.com/heads-up-some-dji-drones-are-just-falling-from-the-sky-1830097643 DJI booth at CES Las Vegas 2018Photo: Getty DJI has revealed that one of its drone products is having issues that are causing some to plummet from the sky. The company released a warning on Friday: DJI is aware … Continue reading

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China’s First Privately Funded Rocket Launch Fails to Reach Orbit

http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/d-brief/?p=28311 China’s first privately funded rocket maker, LandSpace, failed to put a microsatellite in orbit on Saturday during its inaugural flight. The solid-fueled, three-stage Zhuque 1 rocket launched from the Jiuquan space center in the Gobi Desert at 4 a.m. … Continue reading

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