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NASA Wraps Up Last Evaluation for Orion Parachute System

NASA has completed the eighth and final test for the Orion spacecraft’s parachute system at the U.S. Army’s Yuma Proving Ground in Arizona.

Orion parachute engineers deployed and assessed the system during normal and failed landing scenarios and various aerodynamic conditions to check if the technology can protect astronauts when they return to Earth from deep space missions, NASA said Thursday.

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Army Tests Speech Translation, Solar Panel Tech at Central Accord 2016

U.S. Army Africa has facilitated the demonstration of a language translation technology as part of the Central Accord 2016 exercise that included 1,000 military personnel from 14 countries. The Army said July 21 the exercise in Libreville, Gabon tested seven language-translation devices which worked to collect nine hours of speech from 130 civilians …

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