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.
A Stanford University researcher is using the MRI machine to improve the efficiency and performance of jet engines for the military.
7 | November 22, 2010 8:13am |
The company, whose shareholders include the Chinese government, has taken its first major orders--and plans to duke it out with aerospace giants on its own turf.
30 | November 15, 2010 2:30pm |
Give an astronaut a spare part, and he'll make one fix. Give him a 3D printer, and he'll, well, you get the idea.
3 | November 12, 2010 2:20pm |
Boeing will reportedly delay its 787 Dreamliner again, pushing delivery back up to 10 months for some customers due to late design and production changes.
1 | November 5, 2010 1:34pm |
Alcoa Defense, a unit of Alcoa, has developed technology that will make the structure for the U.S. Army's Fuel Efficient Ground Vehicle Demonstrator 10 percent lighter.
1 | October 25, 2010 1:53pm |
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 |
The founder of Engineers Without Borders now runs the Mortenson Center in Engineering for Developing Communities at the University of Colorado. He talks about what's wrong with our old model for...
12 | October 11, 2010 2:00am |
Three universities -- Oklahoma State, the University of Maryland and the University of Wisconsin-Madison -- have been commissioned by NASA to design and construct inflatable space habitats for...
7 | September 28, 2010 4:00am |
We say goodbye to Thinking Tech editor Dan Nosowitz and hello to a new one: John Herrman.
September 27, 2010 7:06pm |
DARPA has awarded the aerospace company an $89-million contract to build a high-altitude "pseudo-satellite."
1 | September 27, 2010 11:59am |
This is amazing, and strangely majestic: A Canadian student created a world-record-setting, pedal-powered aircraft that flaps its huge wings to fly.
18 | September 22, 2010 10:42pm |
NASA has awarded $475,000 to Armadillo Aerospace and Masten Space Systems as part if its Commercial Reusable Suborbital Research Program (CRuSR) program designed to develop reusable edge-of-space...
August 31, 2010 5:27am |
Boeing will delay deliveries of its 787 Dreamliner until the middle of the first quarter of 2011 because engines won't be ready.
5 | August 27, 2010 5:27am |
Scientists at Johns Hopkins University have successfully implemented a new space-based system to monitor Earth's space environment.
August 19, 2010 11:12am |
Economist Michael Mandel says communications and information technology delivery are likely to be the industries leading the way to the next economic boom. However, innovation has not been...
1 | August 18, 2010 2:24pm |
It's a bird. It's Superman. It's a plane flying on algae! But will this biofuel cost too much to ever take off? International aerospace company EADS hopes not.
5 | July 22, 2010 4:00am |
Aerospace giant Boeing has unveiled a new capsule spaceship for NASA that can transport people to and from space stations.
12 | July 20, 2010 7:07am |
Aerospace company ATK seeks to sequester CO2 from coal-fire plants by turning it to dry ice. Will the idea cheapen carbon capture costs, or just evaporate?
10 | July 15, 2010 4:00am |
Self-directed robots, tiny satellites and vehicles that store solar power are next for NASA.
1 | July 15, 2010 12:01am |
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 |