Aerospace

  • Google buys Titan Aerospace, maker of solar-powered drones 15-04-2014 06:30 AM

    New York: Google has bought Titan Aerospace, a maker of solar-powered drones, saying it could help bring Internet access to remote parts of the world as well as solve other problems. Financial terms were not disclosed. Google said Monday that atmospheric satellites could also be used in disaster relief and...
  • Facebook in talks to buy drone company Titan Aerospace for $60 mn: Reports 05-03-2014 10:12 AM

    San Francisco: Facebook Inc is in talks to buy drone maker Titan Aerospace for $60 million, according to media reports. The high-flying drones would give Facebook, the world's No.1 Internet social network, the ability to beam wireless Internet access to consumers in undeveloped parts of the world, according to the...
  • Private firms may travel to lunar surface: NASA report 25-05-2013 05:08 AM

    London: A study of future human missions has indicated corporate researchers could be living on the moon by the time NASA astronauts head off to visit an asteroid in the 2020s. The study by Bigelow Aerospace, commissioned by NASA, shows "a lot of excitement and interest from various companies" for...
  • China join rush to live on Mars, 600 apply for project 29-04-2013 07:00 PM

    Beijing: Over 600 Chinese have applied to join an ambitious Dutch aerospace project that plans to send humans on a one-way trip to Mars for permanent settlement. The Dutch project, while triggering enthusiasm to explore outer space, is also under fire with the trip being viewed by some as a...
  • India joins select band of titanium producers 27-02-2011 04:40 PM

    Kollam: India on Sunday join a select band of titanium sponge producers with Defence Minister AK Antony inaugurated a 500 tonne-capacity plant at Chavara near here. A select group of nations like the US, China, Japan and Britain have the technology for industrial-scale production of titanium sponge. Titanium and its...
  • ISRO Olympiad plays host to bright kids 29-10-2006 05:58 PM

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  • Boeing to invest $118 mn in Maharashtra 29-08-2006 08:33 PM

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