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Boeing Invests in Drone Startup

Matternet drone over Zurich, Switzerland

Airplane maker Boeing said Tuesday it is investing in California drone startup Matternet, to develop vehicles for the drone air cargo business. “Matternet’s technology and proven track record make the development of a safe, global autonomous air mobility system a near-term reality,” Brian Schettler, managing director of Boeing HorizonX Ventures …

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Watch: YouTube Guy Makes Test Flight in Flying Car

Kitty Hawk Flyer

Disruptor Watch: The Kitty Hawk flying machine has been on more than 1,000 test flights, but this week it got a little extra attention as the company handed the controls to YouTuber Casey Neistat. The Flyer, is not yet available for purchase because an invite-only group of “founders” gets first …

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SpaceX Satellite Launch Delayed

Falcon 9 Rocket

SpaceX Won’t Launch Today Because of High Winds. Hoping to Go Thursday David Royse | LedeTree Elon Musk’s SpaceX said early Wednesday it was postponing a planned launch until at least Thursday because of high winds. The launch will take into orbit satellites that are part of the company’s effort …

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