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Virgin Galactic
2014-11-13 17:34:20

As the survivor of Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo crash told government investigators that he was unaware that his co-pilot had prematurely unlocked the brakes, reports surfaced that the vehicle had been plagued by technical issues that few outside of the project knew about.

Virgin Galactic
2014-11-01 04:15:16

A “serious anomaly” suffered by Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo rocket plane during a powered test flight on Friday has left one person dead and resulted in the loss of the aircraft.

2014-10-03 23:05:04

Title Sponsors of the Ansari XPRIZE to Partake in Private Anniversary Ceremony MOJAVE, Calif.

HiMAT subscale research aircraft
2014-06-13 03:00:08

From mid-1979 to January 1983, two remotely piloted, experimental Highly Maneuverable Aircraft Technology aircraft were flown at NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center to develop high-performance fighter technologies that would be applied to later aircraft.

NASA Test Pilot Bill Dana Passes Away
2014-05-08 03:05:13

Bill Dana was an aeronautical engineer, a test pilot and an astronaut. He retired on May 29, 1998, a few months shy of 40 years of distinguished service to NASA and passed away Tuesday, May 6, 2014, at the age of 83.

X-43A hypersonic research aircraft
2014-03-27 04:53:03

NASA's X-43A shattered existing speed records for aircraft with air-breathing engines on March 27, 2004, when the scram-jet powered plane reached Mach 6.83 - 4,900 miles per hour - during a brief flight over the Pacific Ocean.

2014-02-21 16:20:21

Short film celebrates how Mojave has become the focal point of the emerging commercial spaceflight industry LOS ANGELES, Feb.

Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo Reaches New Heights
2014-01-11 04:11:11

Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo (SS2) reusable space vehicle reached an altitude of 71,000 feet and speeds of Mach 1.4 during a supersonic test flight conducted early Friday morning, the Sir Richard Branson-owned commercial space travel firm has confirmed.

60th Anniversary Of First Mach 2 Flight Celebrated By NASA Dryden
2013-11-26 12:44:34

Sixty years ago, A. Scott Crossfield, a talented young engineering research pilot for the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics (NACA), became the first human to fly faster than twice the speed of sound in the Douglas D-558-2 Skyrocket in the skies over Edwards Air Force Base.


Word of the Day
obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
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