Topic: U.S. Air Force
In two cases, federal judges have ruled against the 'don't ask, don't tell' law banning openly gay men and women from serving in the US military. Most Americans favor repeal of the law, but it's a tough fight in Congress.
09/25/2010 01:30 pm
On same-sex marriage and "don't ask, don't tell," Republicans and other conservatives increasingly are at odds with public opinion. Will the tea party movement help gay rights?
09/25/2010 11:30 am
Two Chinese satellites bumped into each other very gently, leaving analysts wondering what China is up to.
09/03/2010 05:25 pm
The US Air Force's secret X-37B space plane has boosted itself into a new orbit, say skywatchers.
08/24/2010 04:21 pm
Austrian daredevil Felix Baumgartner is slated to attempt a faster-than-sound skydive from a hot air balloon some 120,000 feet above the Earth's surface, in an attempt to break a record set in 1960.
08/16/2010 03:36 pm
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Two experimental US missile defense satellites have passed a series of vital tests in space, successfully spotting three missile launches and relaying their data back to Earth.
07/26/2010 04:06 pm
North Korea has refrained so far from retaliating against the ongoing US-South Korea war games. Analysts say the North may try a long-range missile test toward the United States or Japan.
07/26/2010 12:16 pm
An open letter to Congress signed by 24 former NASA astronauts told Congress that privately owned spacecraft could carry people safely to the International Space Station.
07/16/2010 02:16 pm
The US government says that it will review measures to control arms in space.
07/15/2010 04:39 pm