NASA and other aircraft developers are looking for ways to drop the cost of fuel and lower the emissions for short-haul flights.
The TF-X is designed for vertical take off and landing, with a fully autonomous piloting system -- and emergency parachute.
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.
The S-512 jet could be as fast as an F-18 Hornet, a military fighter jet.
Two French pilots have flown electric planes over the English Channel. Continue reading →
Bad weather and technical problems with an underwater rover frustrated the latest expedition to find clues to Amelia Earhart's fate.
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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