Aerospace Technology

Lebanon receives 2 military aircraft from the US

Oct 9, 2017

The Lebanese army says the United States has supplied Beirut with two A29 Super Tucano light attack aircraft designed for counter-insurgency operations

60 years after Sputnik, Russian space program faces troubles

Oct 4, 2017

Six decades after Sputnik opened the space era, a refined version of the rocket that put the first artificial satellite in orbit remains the mainstay of Russia's space program _ a sign that the nation has failed to build upon its achievements

The launch of Sputnik 60 years ago opened space era

Oct 4, 2017

The launch of the world's first satellite 60 years ago by the Soviet Union ushered in the space era and showcased Moscow's military might and technological prowess

Here's looking at you: Final Rosetta photo shows rocky comet

Sep 28, 2017

The European Space Agency says scientists have pieced together a final image of a comet's surface taken by its Rosetta probe shortly before its mission ended in a slow-motion crash a year ago

Mars research crew emerges after 8 months of isolation

Sep 18, 2017

Six NASA-backed research subjects who have been living in a Mars-like habitat on a remote Hawaii volcano since January have emerged from isolation

Mars research subjects to emerge after 8 months of isolation

Sep 15, 2017

After eight months of living in isolation on a remote Hawaii volcano, six NASA-backed research subjects will emerge from their Mars-like habitat

NASA's Saturn-orbiting Cassini spacecraft faces fiery finish

Sep 12, 2017

After a 20-year voyage, NASA's Cassini spacecraft is poised to dive into Saturn this week

The Latest: San Diego DACA protest draws 1,000

Sep 6, 2017

Irving Uriel Hernandez de la Torre earned a degree in aerospace engineering from San Diego State University in May having paid his own way through school, and he recently landed an internship

SpaceX launches experiments, ice cream to space station

Aug 14, 2017

SpaceX launches science experiments to the International Space Station _ plus ice cream

The Latest: Manager named to lead Ohio opioid challenge

Aug 8, 2017

The firm chosen to lead Ohio's Opioid Technology Challenge has managed similar competitions for NASA and the Department of Homeland Security

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