aerospace

UFOS

The Government’s Secret UFO Program Funded Research on Wormholes and Extra Dimensions

Documents released by the Department of Defense reveal some of what its infamous Advanced Aerospace Threat Identification Program was working on.
Sarah Emerson
1.17.19
planes

The Military's Hornet Fighters Are Falling Out of the Sky

Six months. Eight accidents. Eight destroyed Hornets and one damaged one. Five dead aviators.
David Axe
12.15.16
News

Tracking Planes Over the Ocean Is About to Get Easier

New flight-tracking tech still won't tell us where a plane like Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 went down, but we will know exactly where it lost power.
Graham Templeton
11.24.15
Science

Is This the Strongest Origami in the World?

Researchers say their “zipper tube” is simultaneously flexible yet rigid.
Emiko Jozuka
9.7.15
short circuit

Here's Another Way to Get Rid of Your Neighbor's Dumb Drone

It doesn’t make the pew pew sound though. You lose some.
Clinton Nguyen
8.27.15
videos

Here’s a Montage of NASA Deliberately Crashing Spaceships

At NASA’s Landing Impact and Research Facility, crashing is the goal.
Becky Ferreira
8.24.15
video

With Two New Satellites, Canada's Space Station Camera Company is Getting Huge

The acquisition is the third in a string of big announcements from UrtheCast this month, which is trying to establish itself as a key player in the growing earth imaging industry.
Matthew Braga
6.23.15
video

How a Human First Broke the Sound Barrier

Sixty-seven years ago this week, Chuck Yeager strapped himself into a rocket and flew directly against what was then known as a hard, fast limit.
ALEX PASTERNACK
10.15.14
Design

Finally, 3D Printers Are Making Things That Are Actually Useful

After a lot of initial hype, additive manufacturing is now capable of making functional, industrial parts and components, not just decorative litter.
Victoria Turk
9.4.14
Motherboard Blog

The FAA Will Let Boeing's 787 Dreamliner Fly Again

With three months of review and battery carriage fixes, Boeing's airplane of the future will soon return to the skies.
Daniel Stuckey
4.19.13