Topic: U.S. Air Force
President Obama wants commercial carriers to ship cargo and crew to the space station. The Falcon 9 rocket, set for a Friday launch, could show how far private industry has progressed.
06/03/2010 02:39 pm
Used by the NFL, the Full-Motion Video Asset Management Engine, would allow the military to monitor the battlefront just as referees and commentators can monitor the gridiron.
06/02/2010 01:05 pm
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 US Air Force's experimental X-51A Waverider scramjet has set a new record for hypersonic travel.
05/27/2010 07:43 pm
On Wednesday morning, a US Air Force X-51A Waverider missile sustained speeds of Mach 5 for more than 200 seconds, the US Air Force has announced. The X-51A Waverider, which was launched over the southern California coast, is powered by next-gen scramjet technology.
05/27/2010 04:00 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
Launched by the US Air Force on April 22 from Cape Canaveral, the top-secret X-37B space plane has been spotted, photographed, and tracked by amateur satellite watchers.
05/26/2010 01:32 pm
A group of amateur skywatchers spotted the US Air Force's secret X-37B space plane orbiting the globe.
05/24/2010 12:05 pm
SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket could eventually be modified to carry people to space.
05/21/2010 11:55 am