Boeing, Lockheed interested in launching rockets from Brazil, minister says

Boeing, Lockheed interested in launching rockets from Brazil, minister says BRASILIA (Reuters) – Brazil’s defense minister said on Thursday that Boeing, Lockheed Martin, SpaceX and other U.S. aerospace companies have expressed interest in launching rockets from its Alcantara military base near the equator and visited the site in December. “They were very impressed,” Defense Minister […]

Japanese scientists invent floating ‘firefly’ light

Japanese scientists invent floating 'firefly' light TOKYO (Reuters) – Japanese engineering researchers say they have created a tiny electronic light the size of a firefly which rides waves of ultrasound, and could eventually figure in applications ranging from moving displays to projection mapping. Named Luciola for its resemblance to the firefly, the featherweight levitating particle […]