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Unmanned aerial vehicles redefine the term "nonstop flight."
Military aviation prepares for the inevitable
The first company with a plan—and a rocket—to send humans to orbit answers the existential question.
Richard Branson and Boeing heap hope-and hype-on biofuels.
Shape-memory polymers and other technologies may create an airplane for all missions.
The Summer Games will bring 4,000 additional aircraft to London's airports. Find out what it takes to keep Heathrow running smoothly on a normal day.
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To build a space elevator, you'll need a very light car and a very strong string.
Scramjet power? Simple: Keep a match lit in a 7,000-mph wind.
If planetary scientists could do whatever they wished, they'd probably send a spacecraft to land on the floor of Valles Marineris.
For space navigators, the best course to a distant object is never a straight line.
There are more stars in our celestial backyard than we once thought.