This week on WDD’s HotSpot:
Solar-Powered, Autonomous Boat is Crossing the Atlantic
The Solar Voyager is an autonomous, solar-powered kayak, currently making its way across the Atlantic Ocean.
SpaceX To Relaunch Used Falcon 9 Rocket
According to SpaceX CEO Elon Musk, the first reflight of a used rocket will happen in September or October of this year.
Park Your Car With Your Smartphone
Auto-parts-maker Bosch recently demonstrated its latest partially automated driverless car system in Michigan last week. It’s called “home zone park assist,” and Bosch expects the system to make a North American debut in cars in 2019.
Taxi Drone Flight Testing
Ehang’s 184 single-seater electric drone is designed to offer an aerial transport option for people traveling short-to-medium distances. The idea is that passengers hop in, enter their destination on a 12-inch touchscreen and hit the take-off button.
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