Featured in Technology
He Feeds Uncle Sam’s Need for Speed
Dave Minto oversees hyper-speed ground tests of everything the Air Force shoots into the air.
Tales from the Astronaut Corps
Smacked by a space chicken
Get Out Now!
The da Vinci chute, circa 1493: Testing Leonardo's design
The Shape of Wings to Come
Inspired by nature, aerospace engineers are striving for a more fluid way to control aircraft.
Galileo, 13, To Commit Cosmic Suicide
Galileo will hit near the equator on Jupiter's far side.
Asteroids: Blinded by the Light
Lasers may one day be our first line of defense for finding and fighting asteroids.
After Combustion: Detonation!
The race heats up to replace the jet turbine with a more efficient source of Mach-breaking airpower: the pulse-detonation engine.
Mars on Planet Earth
NASA draws up blueprints for a deep-space mission simulator.
X-Plane and Flight Simulator Fly the Rockies
We race the two sims through the Rockiesâ€”which wins?
Proving Once Again that Flying is a Dangerous Business
Ken Hyde learned how tough Wright flyers can be: He crashed.