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Falcon 9 nails barge landing as Dragon returns to space

A Falcon 9 booster made the first post-mission powered landing on a sea barge

SpaceX scored a double first today as the Dragon spacecraft returned to service and the Falcon 9 booster nailed the first ever powered landing at sea. At 4:43 pm EDT, the CRS-8 mission lifted off from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station Launch Complex 40 in Florida for the International Space Station (ISS) and after delivering the unmanned cargo ship into orbit the Falcon 9 first stage rocket made a safe touchdown on the drone barge "Of Course I Still Love You" stationed in the Atlantic Ocean.

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Shoei X Spirit III helmet gives European riders an edge

The Shoei Spirit X III is the flagship helmet in the company's racer lineup

Shoei has always had a reputation for building technologically advanced motorcycle helmets. Its latest flagship model, the X-Spirit III, is no exception with improvements in safety, comfort and aerodynamics over previous flagship models in the company's premium X-series race helmet lineup.

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Techrules thinks it will get micro-turbines spinning in a production car

Techrules reveals the GT96 concept

Describing itself as an automotive research and development company, China's Techrules is hell-bent on putting turbines into road-going vehicles. Its first concepts use an ultra-potent, turbine-charged series hybrid powertrain, promising supercar levels of performance and Prius-like fuel economy. While Techrules' claims necessitate a "believe it when we see it" response until the company actually develops something concrete and market-ready, the company does preview the possibility of a bold turbine future.

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