aeronautics

NASA Brings Back the X-Plane, and This One’s Electric

While NASA has had a long and storied history of building and testing experimental aircraft – called X-planes -- it…

6 years ago

Dramatic Imagery from NASA of Supersonic Shock Waves

NASA is using a 150-year-old photographic technique with a few 21st century tweaks to capture unique and stunning images of…

7 years ago

Say Goodbye to Boring Airline Safety Presentations

No more falling asleep before takeoff during those boring safety presentations – at least on Virgin America Airlines. Delta Airlines…

9 years ago

The Awesome Complexity of Hypersonic Flight

Researchers at Stanford University are working on solutions to the inherent difficulties of hypersonic flight -- speeds of over Mach…

11 years ago

Star Lab: Space Science on the Wings of Starfighters

[/caption] CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla – A NewSpace company based out of New Port Richey in Florida is working to provide…

11 years ago

Your Flying Car is Here

[/caption] Here’s your flying car. And it’s just gotten approval from the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to hit…

11 years ago

Stealth Unmanned Combat Vehicle Makes First Flight

[/caption] Looking like something straight from a 1950’s science fiction magazine, the stealthy Phantom Ray unmanned airborne system (UAS) successfully…

12 years ago

Solar-Powered Airplane Makes Maiden Voyage

A solar powered airplane that one day will attempt an around the world non-stop flight took its maiden voyage yesterday…

13 years ago

NASA’s Version of Star Trek Replicator Ready for On Orbit Test

[/caption] It's not quite like requesting "Tea, Earl Grey, hot" and having a steaming drink appear, but almost. The Electron…

13 years ago

Controversial NASA Aviation Report Released

NASA released the results on Dec. 31 from an $11.3 million federal air safety study. The agency previously withheld the…

15 years ago