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.
Two industry leaders have signed an agreement for the future of aviation development.
April 10, 2012 4:47am |
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 |
The Actuation 2015 consortium funded by the European Union welcomes another member in its quest to develop the underpinnings for an all-electric aircraft.
February 14, 2012 8:55am |
SmartPlanet's C.C. Sullivan visits "California Design" in Los Angeles and brings back ideas on the materials and manufacturing that made it all happen.
February 9, 2012 5:39am |
Facebook coaxes your valuable personal information away from you. It has leveraged that into a $1 billion profit, and an enormous market cap. Woe betide manufacturers! Sound off here.
18 | February 2, 2012 7:02am |
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 |
Commercial space visionaries see actual city-to-city connections as the next stage in suborbital space travel.
7 | October 3, 2011 10:27pm |
The Roentgen Satellite (ROSAT) will be in a state of aimless free fall sometime in late October or early November, scientists predict.
3 | September 29, 2011 6:28am |
China's largest unmanned helicopter has successfully completed its first test flight. Will it become the next military drone?
May 10, 2011 3:07am |
The United States' ever-fluctuating plans for NASA is threatening the science and engineering brainpower and workforce development needed to remain a space player.
5 | March 30, 2011 10:15am |
GE's new Global Innovation Barometer indicates that global executives believe the U.S. leads the world in innovation. Behind it? Germany, Japan and China.
7 | January 26, 2011 7:15am |
United was the first U.S. carrier to get on-board with the U.N. Global Compact. Its latest corporate responsibility report underscores the role technology will play in reducing the impact of air...
3 | October 18, 2010 6:02am |
Boeing's new unmanned aerial vehicle, the Phantom Eye, can conduct intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance -- and use hydrogen to do it.
6 | July 13, 2010 6:22am |
One of the Concorde's biggest problems was the supersonic boom it created due to its speed. Two new designs hope to defeat--or at least lessen--the noise.
11 | July 1, 2010 5:44pm |
Contrary to popular belief, Millennials aren't driven primarily by eco-interests, but they do believe in business as a cause.
3 | May 25, 2010 2:51pm |
It's good to be in the business of building a smarter planet: the top 10 highest-paying college majors are all technical degrees.
April 14, 2010 9:00am |
Zipping around the earth's atmosphere, or even to the moon, may require a different kind of insurance.
1 | February 26, 2010 9:33am |
For the first time, see satellite images of the world's biggest graveyard for military aircraft.
2 | February 24, 2010 8:48am |
The space agency awards a $500 million contract for development of a suit astronauts may wear to the moon or Mars.
13 | January 28, 2010 4:00am |