Nowhere Left To Run: HyTAQ Robot Is At Home In The Air And On The GroundThis is HyTAQ, the latest demonstration of quadcopter technology from the Illinois Institute of Technology. Unlike standard quadcopters we've shown you before, though, HyTAQ is a little more versatile. If weather conditions or other factors leave the copter unable to fly, it can keep chugging along courtesy of it's convenient cage, which acts as a sort of robotic hamster ball, allowing HyTAQ to move along the ground -- including rough terrain like sand dunes -- as easily as it glides through the air. The bot has been in development for sometime, but footage of it in action dropped only recently, and you've got to see this thing in action for yourself.Read on...
The Space Shuttle Enterprise Finally Barges Into Its New Home On The Intrepid [UPDATED]
The Space Shuttle Enterprise made the last leg of its epic journey today and barged on over (literally!) to its new resting place on the deck of the Intrepid Sea, Air, and Space Museum. Like every part of the trip so far, the process has been equal parts awesome and complicated, but possible thanks to some true masters of logistics. Starting on June 19th, you'll be able to go see the Enterprise in person, but until then, you'll have to settle for these awesome shots of it settling in.Read on...