Aerospace refer to the industry that researches, designs, manufactures, operates and maintains vehicles moving through air and space. It has commercial, industrial and military applications, and includes the aviation and defense industries.
MIT researchers have devised a technique that could make carbon fiber hundreds of times stronger than steel, at only a fraction of the weight.
3 | May 21, 2013 10:15pm |
Will black carbon cause the death of space tourism before it has taken off?
9 | May 16, 2013 10:49am |
Now the Igor I. Sikorsky prize is worth $250,000. Check out three designs that are getting close.
2 | May 13, 2013 12:09pm |
In the wake of the grounding of Boeing 787 Dreamliners, Qatar Airways is considering other purchase options.
May 8, 2013 1:12am |
These days, every organization is in the software business. That means adopting the rules of this fast-paced industry.
2 | April 9, 2013 8:47am |
In one German town, electric buses won't make special stops to charge up. Instead, the charge will come from the ground up.
4 | February 28, 2013 9:00am |
Internet giant, aerospace firm and renowned venture capitalists pop up together in the quest for energy's Holy Grail.
18 | February 15, 2013 5:25am |
In his State of the Union address, the U.S. president calls for increased investment in this new, lightweight mode of manufacturing.
17 | February 12, 2013 7:01pm |
China leads the world in patents for the wonder material that could transform industries. Is it too late for Europe and the U.K., pioneers in early work?
4 | February 5, 2013 5:54am |
The United States, South Korea and Japan are known for inventions and innovation, but where do other countries worldwide fit in?
3 | February 4, 2013 6:15am |
Kill distance on a rocket-powered plane from German engineers.
4 | January 25, 2013 6:33am |
These are your fee dollars at work: low-cost European air carrier RyanAir is set to purchase about 150 Boeing 737 passenger jets.
3 | January 23, 2013 9:12am |
From gaming applications to fitness accessories, the potential consumer applications for motion-capture technology are quite literally limitless.
4 | January 2, 2013 3:07am |
"The Morning Briefing" is SmartPlanet's daily roundup of must-reads from the web. This morning we're reading about the aviation industry.
1 | January 2, 2013 12:20am |
Drones have become synonymous with the U.S. attacks inside Pakistan. But have you heard about the "Drones for Peace" program?
8 | December 3, 2012 12:00am |
Is the drone industry another revenue channel for China to tap?
November 16, 2012 8:45am |
At what point will 3D printing move beyond novelty to industry? Will these machines change the way we manufacture goods, and subsequently change the global economy, too?
6 | November 14, 2012 8:00am |
According to reports, the U.S. military and other federal agencies are being sold fake technological products.
1 | November 11, 2012 5:00pm |
One of technology's most prominent thought leaders is departing his magazine to helm a robotics company.
November 2, 2012 12:26pm |
MELBOURNE -- The Skyway concept design reduces paramedic response times to achieve life-saving results.
October 17, 2012 2:30am |