Aerospace Technology

Enormous Stratolaunch aircraft rolled out for first time

Jun 2, 2017

Enormous jet aircraft designed to launch satellites into orbit from high altitude has been rolled out of its California hangar for the first time

New Zealand space launch has nation reaching for the stars

May 21, 2017

New Zealand has never had a space program but could soon be launching commercial rockets more often than the United States

New Zealand space launch has nation reaching for the stars

May 21, 2017

New Zealand has never had a space program but could soon be launching commercial rockets more often than the United States

China launches its 1st unmanned cargo spacecraft

Apr 20, 2017

China has launched its first unmanned cargo spacecraft on a mission to dock with the country's space station

Company intends to build amphibious planes in Brunswick

Apr 4, 2017

An aircraft manufacturer intends to build two-seat, amphibious airplanes designed in Finland at the former Brunswick Naval Air Station

SpaceX capsule returns space station science to Earth

Mar 19, 2017

A SpaceX capsule is back on Earth, with a full load of space station science samples

North Korea tests newly developed high-thrust rocket engine

Mar 19, 2017

North Korea says it has conducted a ground test of a high-thrust rocket engine that leader Kim Jong Un is calling a revolutionary breakthrough for the country's space program

Report: China developing advanced lunar mission spaceship

Mar 9, 2017

State media say China is developing an advanced new spaceship capable of both flying in low-Earth orbit and landing on the moon

Fukushima cleanup chief urges better use of probe robot

Mar 2, 2017

The head of decommissioning for the damaged Fukushima nuclear plant says more creativity is needed in developing robots to locate and assess the condition of melted fuel rods

NTSB launches probe into plane crash that killed ex-mayor

Mar 2, 2017

A National Transportation Safety Board investigator says the agency will look into the "man, the machine and the environment" as it investigates a plane crash in Massachusetts

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