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NASA’s Langley Research Center Honored

NASA's Langley Research Center honored for its vertical flight contributions. / NASA

NASA engineers from the Langley Research Center have completed the flight test of a 10-engine, battery-powered prototype aircraft called Greased Lightning, which the agency plans to eventually develop into a personal air vehicle. The remotely piloted GL-10 prototype has transitioned from vertical ...

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Vintage Apple 1 Computer Sold For $365,000 At Christmas Auction

A press preview at Christies this week 2014 displays The Ricketts Apple-1 Personal Computer, as part of the auction houses inaugural Exceptional Sale in New York, taking place on Dec. 11 at Rockefeller Center. Named after its first owner Charles Ricketts, this example is the only known surviving Apple-1 documented to have been sold directly by Steve Jobs to an individual from his parents garage.

Today, in New York City, a vintage Apple-1 personal computer made out of Steve Job’s garage 38 years ago was sold for $365,000 at Christie’s auction house, apparently thousands of dollars under the auction house’s lowest estimate. Previously, Christie’s had ...

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