The US Air Force launched a new global positioning system (GPS) satellite from atop an unmanned Delta 4 rocket late Thursday from Florida's Cape Canaveral Air Force Station.
05/28/2010 11:06 am
The six-month moratorium on new deepwater offshore drilling announced by President Obama Thursday isn't likely to have a big impact on the oil industry – unless it's a sign of things to come.
05/27/2010 09:26 pm
Even after the leaking well is permanently sealed, the Deepwater Horizon drama won't be anywhere near over. Just in Thursday's BP oil spill update, the MMS director is out, the spill is resized, and hearings proliferate on Capitol Hill.
05/27/2010 06:52 pm
After flying at five times the speed of sound for more than three minutes Wednesday, the US Air Force's experimental X-51A Waverider scramjet has set a new record for the longest hypersonic combustion ramjet-powered flight.
05/27/2010 03:00 pm
Originally set to launch on May 28, the privately built Falcon 9 rocket will take flight no earlier than June 2, SpaceX officials said.
05/27/2010 12:30 pm
The oil spill 'top kill' was proceeding according to plan Wednesday night, BP officials said. But they added that it could be another 24 hours before they know if it worked.
05/26/2010 10:33 pm
Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 05/26
Manatees, bluefin tuna, and Kemp’s ridley turtles are especially challenged by the BP oil spill. The Kemp’s ridley turtle is an endangered species that until recently was threatened with extinction.
05/26/2010 03:58 pm
Debate is still underway to determine whether the space shuttle Atlantis should get one more flight or be sent straight to a museum.
05/26/2010 03:56 pm
A Monitor photographer describes getting the shot at a win-from-behind Tampa Bay Rays game.
05/26/2010 03:09 pm