Verticaltakeoffandlanding

09.22.12
SpaceX's 'Grasshopper' vertical takeoff / vertical landing rocket takes its first small leap (video)
09.22.12

SpaceX's 'Grasshopper' vertical takeoff / vertical landing rocket takes its first small leap (video)

This test-firing may not match the flame of earlier demonstrations, but SpaceX CEO Elon Musk tweet...

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06.26.12
US Army breaking up with A160 Hummingbird drone-copter, says it's too high maintenance
06.26.12

US Army breaking up with A160 Hummingbird drone-copter, says it's too high maintenance

It's not me, it's you. The US Army's dalliance with Boeing's A160 Hummingbird drone got one step c...

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02.16.12
GENIE rocket system does smooth VTOL, lateral flight, cheap trips to Mars (video)
02.16.12

GENIE rocket system does smooth VTOL, lateral flight, cheap trips to Mars (video)

NASA can't just park up in the middle of space and rely on Robotnaut 2 for its entertainment. Actua...

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12.27.11
US Army's A160 Hummingbird drone-copter to don 1.8 gigapixel camera
12.27.11

US Army's A160 Hummingbird drone-copter to don 1.8 gigapixel camera

Starting in July of 2012, the United States Army will deploy three Boeing A160 Hummingbird drones...

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