India test-launches first space shuttle

Brooks HaysNEW DELHI, May 23 (UPI) — India’s space agency successfully test-launched its first space shuttle. The unmanned shuttle is known as the Reusable Launch Vehicle-Technology Demonstrator.

U.S. evaluates new Tether Eye ISR platform

Richard TomkinsTAMPA, Fla., May 23 (UPI) — Tether Eye, a tethered unmanned aerial system by AeroVironment for intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance use, is being evaluated by the U.S. military.

Study: Protein capable of measuring distance

Brooks HaysTRIESTE, Italy, May 23 (UPI) — A new study confirms the ability of a protein to measure distance. The protein is a nucleosome remodelling motor and controls the organization of DNA strands.