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.
Japanese researchers have developed a new way to detect and monitor potentially dangerous radiation.
April 3, 2012 4:13am |
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 |
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 |
The scales of the Arapaima fish can resist a pack of hungry piranhas. Now, researchers want to borrow the idea for body armor, fuel cells, insulation and aerospace.
February 9, 2012 8:44am |
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 |
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 |
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 |
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 |
FedEx will open up its SenseAware service -- which uses sensors to track a shipment in real time -- to all industries.
January 23, 2012 9:55am |
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 |
BEIJING -- A newly opened Space post office will put your mail into orbit, or at least sell you some cool stamps.
3 | December 9, 2011 7:33am |
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 |