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Jul 27, 2015 10:00 AM ET // Eric Niiler
NASA and other aircraft developers are looking for ways to drop the cost of fuel and lower the emissions for short-haul flights.
Jul 23, 2015 11:45 AM ET // Glenn McDonald
The TF-X is designed for vertical take off and landing, with a fully autonomous piloting system -- and emergency parachute.
Jul 26, 2015 07:00 AM ET // Tracy Staedter
From the hum drum of asphalt highways to the outer limits of Jupiter's atmosphere, this week's tech is sure to please.
Mike Simmons, President and Founder of the non-profit organization Astronomers Without Borders (AWB), gives Discovery News an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at an observing flight on board the world's biggest airborne infrared observatory.
Jul 13, 2015 11:45 AM ET // Elizabeth Palermo, LiveScience
The S-512 jet could be as fast as an F-18 Hornet, a military fighter jet.
Jul 10, 2015 10:25 AM ET // Tracy Staedter
Two French pilots have flown electric planes over the English Channel. Continue reading →
Jul 7, 2015 08:30 AM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
Bad weather and technical problems with an underwater rover frustrated the latest expedition to find clues to Amelia Earhart's fate.
Jun 30, 2015 08:00 PM ET // Tracy Staedter
For a cool $150,000 to $200,000, give or take, you can zoom around up to 3,280 feet off the ground. Continue reading →
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