flight

Google Exec Hands Silicon Valley the Stratospheric Jump Record

Just a little over two years since Felix Baumgartner broke USAF Colonel Joseph Kittinger's stratospheric jump record, Alan Eustace from…

7 years ago

On The Hunt For High-Altitude Microorganisms

[/caption] The United States Rocket Academy has announced an open call for entries in its High Altitude Astrobiology Challenge, a…

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…

9 years ago

Will the Dream of a Flying Car Finally Become a Reality?

[/caption] We’ve all dreamed of having a flying car, but two companies are working to make this dream a reality.…

9 years ago

Iran Claims They’ve Built a Flying Saucer

[/caption] Iran’s Fars News Agency revealed that the country has built an unmanned flying saucer, named "Zohal" (Saturn in Persian)…

11 years ago

Manned Solar Plane Will Attempt Flight Around the World

[/caption] A man who circled the globe in a balloon in 1999 has a new global adventure planned. Bertrand Piccard…

12 years ago

Today is Wright Brothers Day

Almost all of us take for granted that we can get to virtually any destination in the world by flying…

13 years ago