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Building a Bigger Bird
| | Courtesy airliners.net | Having passed its emergency-evacuation test last weekend, the Airbus A380 is officially certified to haul...
A Change of Venue for the Armchair Astronaut
Only six degrees separate you from zero gravity, or at least from its thrilling physiological side effects. According to recent...
Slideshow: The Sharpest Ship
Take a tour of the Navy's new M80 Stiletto
World’s Most Inexpensive Rocket Lost
Dot-com “thrillionaire” Elon Musk and his company SpaceX of California suffered a painful setback today when their low-cost rocket Falcon...
The Sonic Fence
Painful sound waves could keep wetsuit-clad terrorists away from ships
The Mars rover Spirit landed on the Red Planet on January 3, 2004, for a mission that was scheduled to...
The Full-Tilt Flying Machine
Twenty years in development, the new Osprey tilt-rotor flies faster and farther than any helicopter and goes places airplanes never could
| | Courtesy NASA/JPL-Caltech/UCLA via Space.com| Astronomers and astrophysicists have their knickers in a twist over a cosmic double helix...
When NASA’s Stardust capsule flew within 149 miles of the comet Wild 2 in January 2004, its main goal was...
Virtual Mars Visit
A real trip to the Red Planet might not be imminent, but this video version is a fine first step