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Boeing opens commercial spaceship plant in Florida
By Reuters - Sep 04, 2015

By Irene Klotz CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (Reuters) - Boeing Co (N:BA) took the wraps off an assembly plant on Friday for its first line of commercial spaceships, which NASA plans to ...

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Snot-filled whale research takes flight
By Reuters - Sep 04, 2015

By Ben Gruber Gloucester, Mass. (Reuters) - Snotbot is a drone whose name describes it perfectly, it's a robot that collects snot, specifically whale snot. Up until now, ...

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Robot mother builds and improves its own children
By Reuters - Sep 03, 2015

By Matthew and Stock Scientists from the University of Cambridge have built a mother robot that independently builds its own children and then tests their performance to inform ...

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20 kilometer high space elevator tower planned
By Reuters - Sep 03, 2015

By Jim Drury Ambitious plans to build a twenty kilometer (12.4 miles) tall space elevator tower have been announced by a Canadian space technology firm. Although this distance is ...