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.
The journey to a smart energy ecosystem is fraught with operational change, GE Energy Services CTO Eric Gebhardt says. We asked him five questions.
May 26, 2011 5:20pm |
Honeywell UOP's Jim Rekoske explains why the U.S. military is right to experiment with renewable biofuels, and what it will take to push them into the mainstream.
6 | May 24, 2011 9:02am |
It does not go airborne, but this Dutch mass transit electric vehicle flies down the highway at the velocity of high-speed rail.
10 | May 18, 2011 9:13am |
A top Chinese official has confirmed that the world's most populous nation plans to send robots to the moon.
25 | May 10, 2011 2:00am |
By combining impressive dexterity with intelligent visual tracking, a new robot can handle almost anything researchers throw at it. Literally.
1 | April 28, 2011 4:55pm |
IEEE and SAE International will work together to establish standards for technology that connects electric vehicles to the smart grid.
1 | April 28, 2011 10:13am |
Swapping out the expensive metals in car parts and lamp posts for a nearly-free coal burning by-product could save the environment and save money.
13 | March 31, 2011 4:00am |
The Robin Hood of water argues why we should ship water from abundant places to areas that are thirsty -- and why some countries are using "water as a weapon."
16 | March 23, 2011 11:13am |
Japanese researchers are working to develop rockets that have artificial intelligence, making it easier than ever to send communications satellites into space.
1 | March 21, 2011 2:30pm |
Virgin Galactic may just make one great research lab. The argument: NASA and other scientific research firms may become one of the biggest space tourists.
March 1, 2011 5:00am |
New to SmartPlanet? We're delighted you've dropped by. Here's what we're all about.
2 | February 15, 2011 10:07am |
More than 40 years of progress separates the announcements of the oldest 747 and its recently upgraded descendant. What's really changed?
5 | February 14, 2011 4:00pm |
Alarming reports from America's space agency reveal an organization lacking in clear direction, and hampered by doubt.
18 | January 25, 2011 6:00pm |
Say hello to a new Thinking Tech contributing editor: Tuan C. Nguyen.
January 13, 2011 12:42pm |
Henry Sodano is bringing Terminator back into the lab. Researchers at Arizona State University talked to SmartPlanet about their self-healing material.
5 | December 8, 2010 7:02pm |
Researchers at the University of California at Berkeley show of their quadrotor helicopter and give SmartPlanet an exclusive look at what it takes to hack Microsoft's Kinect.
6 | December 7, 2010 12:21am |
Researchers at Northwestern University have developed a new kind of disruptive fiber that could be tougher than Kevlar.
1 | December 3, 2010 8:35am |
Soon a Lufthansa airbus will begin taking to the sky on a biofuel blend between Frankfurt and Hamburg, Germany. But will it fly economically?
4 | November 30, 2010 4:00am |
More than $5 billion in shipments of medical devices leave Puerto Rico every year. Between the tax and legal benefits, its geography and availability of skilled labor, it's no surprise these...
9 | November 24, 2010 2:00am |
Smaller than a shoebox and with a mass of just 5.5kg, the fuel-less O/OREOS may mark the rise a new generation of ultra-cheap nanosatellites.
6 | November 22, 2010 12:20pm |