RS21 earns patent for AI-based monitoring

By Debra Werner, Published by SpaceNews, 10 March 2023 SAN FRANCISCO – Someday, satellites may operate autonomously, dodging debris and resolving their own software issues. For now, engineers continuously monitor satellites to detect and diagnose problems. “Satellites are not ready to make decisions about what to do because they don’t

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Countering the “China Threat”–At What Price?

By Koohan Paik-Mander, Published by Foreign Policy in Focus, 25 June 2022 The Pentagon is upgrading its full-spectrum dominance, with China as the primary target. In early June 2021, in a classified directive to Pentagon officials, U.S. Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin slammed the former Trump administration for talking big but never

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Concept of near future when robot dogs are used to assist police forces on assignments. The robot dog in the image has a camera mounted on top of the body. mikkelwilliam / GETTY

What 5G Will Actually Do for the U.S. Military

By Patrick Tucker, Published by Defense One, 10 June 2021 Lots of sensors, lots of data, open up the possibilities of energy conservation, better security, robot teaming, and much more, military experiments show. Imagine a city where self-driving electric cars anticipate when and where their passengers will need a lift

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