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  • MEDIA

    Are Robot Cities the Future of Cities?

    The fourth industrial revolution – the fusion of the physical, digital and biological with the use of robotics, nanotechnology, artificial intelligence and the Internet of Things – is closer than we think.

  • MEDIA

    The Artificial Intelligence Race: Is China in the Lead?

    Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning are the hot topics of conversation in Shangai, reports DW. With AI conferences held twice a month, China has big plans to become the global leader in the field.

  • Blockchain

    World Economic Forum Touts the Power of Blockchain for Environmental Issues

    According to new research from the World Economic Forum (WEF), there are more than 65 ways blockchain technology can be implemented to address some of the most pressing environmental challenges facing planet Earth. Since Asgardia as the goal of protecting Earth from space threats, this research could prove useful. As stated in a press release,

  • Blockchain

    Here are 3 Major Blockchain Partnerships in the Energy Sector

    In August, Energi Mine a U.K.- based blockchain company revealed a big partnership. In fact, the company stated that for each week of the month they would be announcing a new partnership. Why? Mostly because of the state of the energy blockchain market. Early innovators like Energi Mine, which rewards users for saving energy, have

  • MEDIA

    Is Space Propulsion Possible Without Fuel? Pentagon and UK Scientists to Find Out

    Could the spacecraft and satellites of the future be launched into space without fuel? Scientists at the UK’s University of Plymouth say that it’s a distinct possibility. They are about to spend the next four years testing this idea, with the help of a $1.3 million grant from the United States Defense Advanced Research Project Agency (DARPA). 


  • Space

    JAXA Believes Real-World Avatars will Transform the Exploration of Space

    For most of history, space has been inaccessible due to its extreme environment. However, JAXA, the Japanese space agency believes that real-world Avatars will transform the exploration and discovery of space by allowing anyone to transport their skills and presence into the final frontier immediately. Avatars are a vital infrastructure that will extend humanity’s reach


  • Science

    Robots Alone Probably Won’t Find Life on Mars

    When the Senate subcommittee asked for reasons why they should send crewed missions to Mars. Ellen Stofan, NASA’s former chief scientist who now leads the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum, stated that if we genuinely want to discover and understand any possible traces of ancient life on the Red Planet, robots can’t do it


  • Science

    New Bio-Mimicking Robot Sheds Light on the Way Insects Fly

    When it comes to robot research, the animal kingdom often serves as inspiration. Now, a new bio-mimicking robot addresses one of nature’s most annoying pests to prevent the real-life equivalent from destroying plants. In recent research published in Science, a new fruit fly-inspired bot, dubbed the DelFly Nimble, tested the abilities of robots flying without


  • Science

    Could the Future of Medicine Lie in Nanobots?

    According to futurist Ray Kurzweil, we should have armies of microscopic robots flowing through our bodies by the year 2030. These tiny bots will be used to diagnose diseases and deliver drug treatments directly to where we need them. A technology which could prove useful to treat Asgardians living on habitable platforms in low-Earth orbit.


  • Tech
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    Asgardia Space News

    Australia’s Autonomous Underwater Drone Will Help Protect the Great Barrier Reef

    After many years of development and testing, Australian researchers are getting ready to roll out an autonomous underwater drone engineered to help protect the Great Barrier Reef. This mission involves neutralizing a coral-eating species of starfish that threatens the reef’s health by way of a lethal injection. These types of Robots could be useful to


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