Science and Technology
- DRACO (antiviral), a group of experimental antiviral drugs
- Draco (constellation), a constellation in the northern part of the sky
- Draco (dwarf galaxy), a dwarf galaxy orbiting the Milky Way
- Draco (genus), a genus of gliding lizards.
- Draco (programming language), a shareware programming language for CP/M and the Amiga
- Draco (rocket engine), an orbital maneuvering thruster being built for the SpaceX Dragon and upper stage of the Falcon 9 spacecraft
- Draco, the database engine used by FileMaker Pro
- DraCo, a partly Amiga compatible computer built by MacroSystem AG
- Draco GNU/Linux, a Linux distribution
- Draco, a drug produced at MIT
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