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Red Planet Blues
Red Planet Blues: Crew psychology
The Flight of the Bird Men
For Jari Kuosma and Robert Pecnik, skydiving wasn't enough-they wanted to strap on wings and fly. So what if 96 percent of their predecessors had died in the attempt?
Rich Guys and Rockets
Is ex-Microsoft billionaire Paul Allen backing Rutan? More on the Silicon Valley connection
Burt Builds Your Ride to Space
Rutan's rivals: "Good luck"
The Revolution Will Not Be Piloted
Hydrogen-powered UAVs in the works
When Is a UCAV Not a UCAV?
The Pentagon's plan for a low-cost, modest vehicle is bloated beyond recognition.
More with Less
Over three decades, AeroVironment has led the way in innovative, low- powered transportation.
The Search For Rocket Fuels Gives New Meaning to “Candle Power”
"Are there any new fuels being used in rockets, besides the stuff that goes into solid rockets?"
Two More Steps to Space
An independent designer pulls the sheet off his top-secret manned spaceplane program. Can he spark the 21st-century space tourism revolution?
Red Rover, Red Rover
Detailed animations of the new Mars missions for three robots.