The unique X-48B Blended Wing Body subscale demonstrator banks over desert scrub at Edwards AFB. NASA photo / Carla Thomas
EDWARDS, Calif — NASA’s remotely piloted X-48C hybrid-wing-body subscale aircraft, which demonstrates technology concepts for cleaner and quieter commercial air travel, completed an eight-month flight research campaign on April 9.
The TICO Warbird Air Show brought some thunder to Florida’s Space Coast this weekend—shortly thereafter Mother Nature brought some thunder of her own. The air show was held March 22-24. Photo Credit: Mike Killian / www.ZeroGNews.com
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This past weekend Titusville, Fla., played host to the [...]
The TICO Warbird Air Show will feature the high-flying skills of the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds and will take place March 22-24. Photo Credit: John Studwell
TITUSVILLE, Fla — This year will mark the 36th that the Valiant Air Command has held its annual TICO Warbird Airshow, and spectators will be able to view vintage and [...]
Launch of the USAF secretive X-37B Orbital Test Vehicle (OTV) on its second flight, OTV-2, March 5, 2011. Photo Credit: Alan Walters / www.AWaltersPhoto.com
After being postponed for over a month, United Launch Alliance (ULA) is ready to launch a secretive space plane for the USAF on its third mission this coming Tuesday, December [...]
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WASHINGTON — NASA is offering high school junior girls from across the United States an opportunity to jump-start their future by participating in the Women In STEM High School (WISH) Aerospace Scholars program for 2013.
This artist’s concept shows plasma flows around NASA’s Voyager 1 spacecraft as it approaches interstellar space. Image Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/JHUAPL
NASA’s Voyager 1 spacecraft, which left Earth some 35 years ago, continues on an epic journey across the solar system towards an inevitable crossing into interstellar space. The spacecraft has travelled farther than any man-made object [...]
Pararescuemen from the 920th Rescue Wing, based out of Patrick Air Force, perform a search-and-rescue demo at this weekend’s Cocoa Beach Air Show. Known as PJ’s, they were the primary rescue force serving as “guardians of the astronauts” for 50 years, providing contingency response for a variety of emergencies that could potentially come up [...]
Photo Credit: Alan Walters / awaltersphoto.com
Kicking off with the a demonstration of the capabilities of the V-22 Osprey, the 2012 Cocoa Beach Air Show shook off the dreary weather surrounding Florida’s Space Coast and began at 12 p.m. EDT on Saturday, Sept. 22. The show displayed a wide range of fixed and rotary-winged [...]
Space shuttle Endeavour, riding atop NASA’s 747 Shuttle Carrier Aircraft, takes to the skies on her final flight. Photo Credit: Mike Killian / Zero-G News and AmericaSpace
After two days of weather delays, NASA’s retired space shuttle Endeavour finally took to the skies Wednesday morning, beginning a historic final flight for both the orbiter [...]
NASA’s retired space shuttle Endeavour atop a modified Boeing 747 Shuttle Carrier Aircraft, ready for a final flight to California Tuesday morning. Photo Credit: Mike Killian / Zero-G News and AmericaSpace
Early this morning crews at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center Shuttle Landing Facility backed out the 747 Shuttle Carrier Aircraft, or SCA, from the [...]