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ATLANTIC OCEAN (April 17, 2012) Chief Fire Controlman Kevin Barnett uses an LA9P laser dazzler to deter a simulated small boat attack aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Forrest Sherman (DDG 98) during Exercise Joint Warrior 2012. Joint Warrior serves as a certifying event for ships deploying with coalition forces in future operations. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Katerine Noll/Released) 120417-N-XR557-121 Join the conversation http://www.facebook.com/USNavyhttp://www.twitter.com/USNavyhttp://navylive.dodlive.mil
141116-N-PO203-042 ARABIAN GULF (Nov. 16, 2014) The Afloat Forward Staging Base (Interim) USS Ponce (ASB(I) 15) conducts an operational demonstration of the Office of Naval Research (ONR)-sponsored Laser Weapon System (LaWS) while deployed to the Arabian Gulf. (U.S. Navy photo by John F. Williams/Released)
Our most precious resource is running out. The question is – can we stop our blind consumption before it’s too late? Anja Bless discusses the future implications of water scarcity and what it means when the taps run dry.
Elon Musk’s SpaceX has unveiled its plan to get humans to Mars. Check out the Private Sector’s answer to making humanity a multi-planet civilisation.
The Falcon 9 achieves its first successful landing for re-usability
CEO Elon Musk in the mission control room at the Hawthorne, California-based Space Exploration Technologies Corp., on April 19, 2012. If successful, it will be the first time a private company will dock with the International Space Station. The launch is scheduled for Saturday, May 19, 2012. (Brian van der Brug/Los Angeles Times/MCT) ORG XMIT: 1122559
Determined to curb pollution and crippling traffic, a Chinese company is pioneering new ways to move people. Cheaper than traditional forms of public transport, and with projections to cut traffic by up to 30%, the vertical but may be the transport option of the future.