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Wernher von Braun was born one hundred years ago, but his blueprint for space exploration still has relevance today.
March 22, 2012 | By Paul D. Spudis
Forgotten photos show the human face of NASA's early astronaut program.
March 20, 2012 | By Tony Reichhardt
A lost Russian communications satellite has the potential to teach us about operations on the Moon.
March 19, 2012 | By Paul D. Spudis
A bizarre case of mistaken identity almost cost a World War II B-17 commander his life.
March 13, 2012 | By Rebecca Maksel
NASA is getting ready to launch a barrage of rockets that should be visible along the U.S. Eastern seaboard.
March 12, 2012 | By Heather Goss
Ask for a lot and perhaps get a little. But ask for too much and you may end up with nothing.
March 08, 2012 | By Paul D. Spudis
How the world looks from inside the flock.
March 07, 2012 | By The Editors
The U.S. Air Force announced last weekend that the competition to build the next bomber is already underway.
March 02, 2012 | By Heather Goss
Grant Morton wasn't the first to parachute from an airplane, or even the second.
March 01, 2012 | By Tony Reichhardt
Neil Tyson wants to double NASA's budget. Would that solve the problem with America's space program?
March 01, 2012 | By Paul D. Spudis
In February 1912, Capt. Albert Berry made the first parachute jump from an airplane.
February 29, 2012 | By Tony Reichhardt
With the F-35, Lockheed Martin takes a turn trying to make one combat plane that can do everything.
February 2012 | By Richard Whittle
Their assignment, 45 years ago: Drop mines over Vietnam, something no jet had ever done.
February 24, 2012 | By Rebecca Maksel
Astronomers learn more about a hot, watery, exotic "super-Earth."
February 23, 2012 | By Heather Goss
Want your luxury jet to be just a little quieter than your competitor’s? Otto Pobanz is your man.
February 23, 2012 | By George Larson
A few months into testing, the new cargo helo seems to be performing well.
February 15, 2012 | By Heather Goss
Europe has a brand new rocket.
February 13, 2012 | By Tony Reichhardt
Is there a way to determine if the Moon underwent an impact cataclysm 3.9 billion years ago? Samples from an old basin may tell us.
February 13, 2012 | By Paul D. Spudis
The Known Universe is a 21st-century upgrade to our visualization of the sheer size of things.
February 10, 2012 | By Heather Goss
When wild liveries and outrageous uniforms were the norm.
February 09, 2012 | By Rebecca Maksel