DARPA Current Affairs, GK & News

Fedor: The Robot

The FEDOR (Final Experimental Demonstration Object Research) robot is the humanoid robot sent to the International Space Station (ISS) on a planned two-week mission to support the crew and test its skills. How will it work? The FEDOR will be operated manually by ISS astronauts wearing robotic exoskeleton suits. The robot mirrors their movements. This ..

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100-Year Starship Study of Darpa

Darpa, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, is best known as a Government agency in United States which helped invent the internet. The first hypertext system and an important precursor to the contemporary ubiquitous graphical user interface was an invention of Darpa only. This organization had now recently come up with a plan to begin ..

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Falcon Hypersonic Technology Vehicle 2 (HTV-2)

HTV-2 is an unmanned, rocket-launched, manoeuvrable aircraft that can glide through the Earth’s atmosphere at a top speed of 21,580 kmph. The US Defence Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) launched it atop a rocket recently from Vandenberg Air Force Base, but lost contact with it after the vehicle successfully separated from the booster and entered ..

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