Flying is a concept that captures the imagination of some people at a very young age; hence the success of characters like Peter Pan, Superman and even a flying house in the 2009 movie "Up."
With engineers and officials from NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory watching, Masten Space Systems’ XA-0.1B “Xombie” took to the sky again in the fall of 2013. The flight on Sept. 20 was the conclusion of a test campaign to assess the performance of JPL’s Guidance for Fuel Optimal Large Diverts (G-FOLD) algorithm under mission conditions.
Twenty-four FIRST Tech Challenge robotics teams from Southern California battled it out in the High Desert FTC tournament at the Desert Christian Schools gymnasium in Lancaster, Calif., Feb. 1.
The X-47B Unmanned Combat Air System Demonstration team was honored by Aviation Week and Space Technology magazine as a winner of the publication’s prestigious Laureate Awards during a ceremony held March 6 in Washington, D.C.
Thirty years ago, Apple introduced the Macintosh computer with a splashy Super Bowl commercial and the bold promise that information technology could change the world - if it was easy to use and accessible by all.
Northrop Grumman will build five additional U.S. Navy MQ-8C Fire Scout unmanned helicopters, which allow ship commanders to extend their intelligence-gathering capabilities far beyond the horizon.
In order to keep the B-1B Lancer's capabilities ready to operate now and well into the fast-paced integrated battlefield of the future, the 419th Flight Test Squadron began testing Sustainment Block 16A (SB 16A) software upgrades April 1.
With help from the Army's new in-flight internet and mission command capability, commanders of Global Response Force units will be able to plan missions in the air, while their soldiers receive operational updates and watch full-motion video of upcoming drop zones before their parachutes ever open.
Army photograph by Korey Mort Bruce Mortimer, director of Research and Development, Engineering Acoustics, Inc., Casselberry, Fla., provides training to the Soldiers prior to field assessments. Soldiers quickly learned how to use a tactile navigation system, and attained proficiency with the signals within 10-15 minutes. Researchers at the U.S. Army Research Laboratory continue to develop…