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Hybrid airship deal could benefit oil, mining industries

A digital rendering of Hybrid Enterprises' hybrid airship. (Image courtesy of Lockheed Martin)

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — The long-held vision of giant airships nearly the length of a Canadian football field delivering workers and supplies to the oilsands and the North’s mining sector is a step closer to reality. U.S.-based Lockheed Martin has announced it has a letter of intent to sell 12 hybrid airships to Straightline Aviation of the United Kingdom. Straightline ...

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Advanced Composite research to draw in millions for Colorado Universities

Colorado universities will receive up to $14 million over five years to research and develop uses for advanced composite materials, according to a Denver Business Journal article on Friday. The universities will be among 122 nonprofits, companies and universities comprising the newly announced Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation (IACMI). Financed by $70 million in federal funds and more than ...

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Will aliens be visiting your well site?

alien and spaceship

With ghosts and goblins trick-or-treating tonight, you may also want to keep an eye out for aliens and UFO’s. Former Lockheed Martin engineer, Boyd Bushman, passed away this year at the age of 78 but left photos and video explaining his encounters with aliens while working at Area 51. Bushman’s story has traveled through the World Wide Web and is ...

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