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This article was published on December 5, 2013

Amazon drones with 30-minute delivery time? Forget it, Amazon Rockets gets it done in 5

Amazon drones with 30-minute delivery time? Forget it, Amazon Rockets gets it done in 5
Emil Protalinski
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Emil Protalinski

Emil was a reporter for The Next Web between 2012 and 2014. Over the years, he has covered the tech industry for multiple publications, incl Emil was a reporter for The Next Web between 2012 and 2014. Over the years, he has covered the tech industry for multiple publications, including Ars Technica, Neowin, TechSpot, ZDNet, and CNET. Stay in touch via Facebook, Twitter, and Google+.

Amazon wants to use drones to cut down delivery times of its packages to under 30 minutes. Big deal. Amazon Rockets can get the job done in under five minutes:

Amazon of course has many obstacles to overcome before it can bring Prime Air or anything similar to market. Besides issues like weather and regulations, it has to worry about drones that hack and take over other drones.

See also – Amazon plans to deliver packages via drones within the next 4-5 years [Video]

Image Credit: NASA/MSFC/David Olive