A space tourism study by Space Adventures suggests that 140 private citizens could reach orbit by 2020, and it is promoting its own 17-day excursion that includes orbiting the moon.
Brazil, Argentina, and Uruguay seek to control food security by rebuffing land-buyers from Europe and Asia. Already in Uruguay, an area the size of Denmark sits in foreign hands.
The Supreme Court's 5-to-4 decision is a victory for business groups that favor tough enforcement of arbitration agreements. Critics say it puts the rights of corporations over individuals.
Air travel is safe (and most air traffic controllers don’t nod off), but there are warning signs aviation officials must grapple with.
Federal officials are moving swiftly to correct the conditions that have left air traffic controllers dozing. On Sunday, Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood announced four immediate changes to FAA procedures.
FAA official resigns following string of incidents involving sleeping air-traffic controllers. Passenger rights group praises decision to add second overnight controller at 27 airports.
TSA agents, border patrol, and air traffic control will continue to staff airports and borders in the event of a government shutdown, but most budget and administrative tasks will be suspended.
Southwest Airlines fuselage failure wasn't expected to happen so soon, Boeing says. Of 80 planes ordered for inspection in US by FAA, all but two belong to Southwest Airlines.
Rep. Paul Ryan set to unveil $4 trillion in budget cuts over next 10 years, plus National Semiconductor deal and the apps grand jury.