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Why Russia and China Should Fear the X-37B Space Plane

A transformation in military space capabilities is occurring hundreds of kilometers above the Earth’s surface as the US Air Force X-37B Space Plane …

Why Space Elevators Could Be the Future of Space Travel

THE SPACE ELEVATOR<p>Getting into space with rockets is ridiculously expensive. A NASA Inspector General report says the agency will pay Russia $491.2 …

Space Exploration

Mars probe Schiaparelli may have exploded just before landing, European Space Agency says

The European Space Agency says its experimental Mars probe, Schiaparelli, may have exploded moments before it was set to land on the Red Planet.<p>ESA's …

So how about all-electric supersonic aircraft, then?

Supersonic airliners haven't flown since 2003, when the last Concorde was retired.<p>But could supersonic planes carrying large number of passengers …

Electric Vehicles

New jet will likely change how America fights wars

By<p>Perhaps the best-kept secret of the top-secret F-35 Joint Strike Fighter program is that it might be the best airplane of its kind in the world — …

Space Station Accepts First Delivery From Virginia In Two Years

"What a beautiful vehicle," said Japanese astronaut Takuya Onishi, who used the station's big robot arm to grab the vessel.<p>The International Space Station received its first shipment from Virginia in more than two years Sunday following a sensational nighttime launch observed 250 miles up and down …

Space Exploration

Self-styled 'bird in a biplane' stripped of prize after claims she did not fly solo

A self-styled “bird in a biplane” who became the poster girl for female flyers has been stripped of an award amid claims she used a co-pilot on a solo mission.<p>The Light Aircraft Association (LAA) has rescinded a trophy given to Tracey Curtis-Taylor in 2015 for flying from Cape Town to Britain.<p>Ms …