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Boeing Offers New, Rebuilt, Upgraded Super Hornets To U.S. Navy

Boeing is offering the U.S. Navy a plan that includes continued long-term production of the F/A-18E/F Super Hornet.

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Private Dream Chaser Space Plane Poised for New Flight Tests in 2016

A space plane that would continue the legacy of NASA's shuttle program is getting ready for a second stage of flight testing

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Putting Astronauts on Mars: NASA Lays Out Three-Phase Plan

The path to Mars goes through the moon — or the region of space near the moon, anyway.

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Hubble's Jupiter Maps Reveal Weird Structures

The Hubble Space Telescope gazed at the solar system’s largest planet to produce one of the most spectacular maps of Jupiter’s complex and dynamic atmosphere. 

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Is Stephen Hawking Right About Hostile Aliens?

E.T. was the perfect extraterrestrial: Cute, smart and — best of all — a perfect pacifist.

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NASA: What We Have To Do To Get to Mars

NASA outlined the many challenges that remain before humans can set foot on Mars

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USAF’s KC-46A tanker installs systems supporting aerial refuelling

The US Air Force's (USAF) Boeing-built KC-46A Pegasus tanker (EMD-2) has marked another millstone with the deployment of both drogue systems and the boom to support aerial refuelling.

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The U.S. Military's 'Top Guns' in the Air Have a Big Weakness

The Pentagon has more or less taken air superiority for granted; but that complacency is coming back to haunt the Department of Defense.

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New Horizons: Nasa spacecraft speeds past Pluto

Nasa's New Horizons spacecraft has made the first visit to Pluto, speeding past at 14km per second.

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NASA Selects Astronauts for First U.S. Commercial Space Flights

NASA announce that four American space pioneers have been selected to be the first astronauts to train to fly to space on commercial crew vehicles,

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Semibouyant Aircraft Could Explore Venus’s Upper Atmosphere

 different way to enter a planet’s atmosphere is behind Northrop Grumman’s concept for a flying “rover” able to coast through the clouds of Venus for up to a year collecting atmospheric data.

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Behind That F-35 Air Combat Report

Last week's leak of a report by a test pilot on the Lockheed Martin F-35 Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) team would have raised much less of a ruckus had it not been for earlier statements from program people

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Record-breaking solar flight reaches Hawaii after 5 nights and days airborne without fuel

The longest and most difficult leg of the Round the World Solar Flight attempted

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Proposal Would Put Laser Cannon on ISS to Blast Space Junk

The easiest (and probably best) way to deal with the space junk problem is to stop producing space junk in the first place.

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ULA's New Vulcan Rocket Comes Back to Earth via Helicopter

Thanks to SpaceX, we know exactly how hard it is to reuse a rocket by landing it on a barge.

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DARPA's Self-Steering EXACTO Bullets Home in on Moving Targets

Bullets are dumb. Really dumb.

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Falcon Heavy enabler for Dragon solar system explorer

SpaceX head Elon Musk has revealed plans to utilize the Falcon Heavy and Dragon 2 vehicles for science missions throughout the solar system

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NASA and Nissan Chase Self-Driving Car Technology

Google’s self-driving cars won’t be the only robotic vehicles roaming NASA’s Ames Research Center at Moffett Field in California.

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Drones. Everybody loves them

DARPA Wants to Turn Military Planes Into Flying Drone Aircraft Carriers

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SpaceX's Rocket Landing Crash Up Close with These Photos & Video

An incredible video and series of photos show the fiery fate of a rocket stage during a reusable rocket test earlier this month

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Lockheed Martin: Prime Contractor for Orion Spacecraft

Lockheed Martin Space Systems Co. is an American aerospace company. It is the prime contractor for the Orion Multipurpose Crew Vehicle that is intended to carry astronauts into the solar system beyond Earth orbit

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Delta IV heavy travels to launch pad for Orion’s first flight test

The United Launch Alliance (ULA) Delta IV Heavy rocket for Exploration Flight Test-1 rolled out of the Horizontal Integration Facility near Space Launch Complex 37

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Father Time has taken its toll on NASA’s Kennedy Space Center countdown clock.

Years of hurricanes and harsh Florida humidity and sunshine have taken their toll. Before year’s end, the historic icon will be replace.

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Cosmonauts Complete Third October Spacewalk

Russian spacewalkers Max Suraev and Alexander Samokutyaev closed the Pirs docking compartment hatch at 1:06 p.m. EDT ending the third spacewalk for Expedition 41

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Spirit Rover: Trapped by the Sands of Mars

The promised warranty on the Spirit rover was 90 Martian days (or "sols"). It ended up lasting more than 2,200 sols and gave a window into Mars' early and wet history.

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