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…

8 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…

9 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…

11 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…

12 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…

13 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…

13 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…

13 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…

14 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…

15 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…

17 years ago