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.
Nanotechnologists at the University of Texas at Dallas have developed an artificial muscle made of carbon nanotubes.
8 | March 18, 2012 5:42pm |
A Japanese firm announced that they will build an elevator to space by 2050. Is such a project either feasible or desirable?
63 | February 27, 2012 11:41am |
Or at least he flies. A video gets you wondering if the world can convert its athleticism, general motion and kinetic energy into renewable power. Piezoelectricity anyone?
February 6, 2012 3:25am |
A German science team have developed a robot that is able to sense and catch objects, such as a baseball, in realtime.
1 | January 25, 2012 6:08am |
National Science Board reports that the US graduates only 20% as many science and engineering majors as leading Asian nations. Should we be concerned?
2 | January 20, 2012 9:12am |
"Beyond Planet Earth," on view at the American Museum of Natural History, presents the next-generation of space-related gear and gadgets, from clothing prototypes to vehicles and habitats.
January 14, 2012 12:06pm |
Here are some game-changing weapons that are being heralded as the future of defense.
4 | December 26, 2011 10:23am |
A new development from University of Illinois researchers allows electronics to restore electrical conductivity when a circuit breaks -- instantly.
2 | December 22, 2011 8:21am |
Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen is teaming up with Burt Rutan and Elon Musk to create an air-launch-to-orbit system to deliver cargo into space - carried by what will be the world's largest airplane.
2 | December 13, 2011 3:59pm |
Officials in Colorado are seeking U.S. Federal Aviation Administration designation for a spaceport 22 miles east of Denver.
December 8, 2011 9:57am |
We talk to Rocky Mountain Institute chief scientist Amory Lovins about his new book, "Reinventing Fire: Bold Business Solutions for the New Energy Era."
October 27, 2011 7:26am |
First Solar chief executive Rob Gillette will leave the company, putting the cleantech firm in a tailspin.
October 25, 2011 11:36am |
Frank Gehry and friends shift focus to designing the tools that design buildings.
2 | October 18, 2011 6:20pm |
The Naval Strike Missile is one of the most agile cruise missiles and the weapon of choice for the F-35 stealth fighter.
14 | September 27, 2011 6:05am |
With a rapidly urbanizing global population, megacities are an undeniable part of our future. How will we manage them? Industry thought leaders react at the Clinton Global Initiative.
September 20, 2011 7:59pm |
The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration has given Boeing certification for its 787 Dreamliner aircraft, paving the way for a first delivery in September.
2 | August 26, 2011 9:55am |
Orbital Technologies has just released detailed designs for a Commercial Space Station AKA the space hotel.
3 | August 18, 2011 12:35am |
A new super high-resolution 3D imaging system from MIT could help forensics specialists identify weapons, doctors identify cancers and manufacturers inspect products.
August 9, 2011 9:49am |
The European Union is investing $6.2 million in a project named myCopter to research the potential of Personal Aerial Vehicles -- PAVs -- for Europe's most crowded cities.
14 | July 11, 2011 9:34am |
A partnership between ITT and Nexa Capital creates the NextGen Equipage Fund to aid airlines in avionics overhaul.
June 20, 2011 2:00am |