Altitude

05.28.13
Earth, as seen by Raspberry Pi camera attached to weather balloon
05.28.13

Earth, as seen by Raspberry Pi camera attached to weather balloon

The Raspberry Pi camera has been out for less than two weeks, and it's already skirted the final f...

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09.06.12
STMicroelectronics details pressure sensor in your Galaxy S III, can tell when you're mountaineering
09.06.12

STMicroelectronics details pressure sensor in your Galaxy S III, can tell when you're mountaineering

If you're the sort to tear down your Galaxy S III, you might have noticed a mysterious STMicroelec...

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03.20.12
Man skydives from 13 miles above Earth, isn't satisfied (video)
03.20.12

Man skydives from 13 miles above Earth, isn't satisfied (video)

Your worst nightmares? Felix Baumgartner's breakfast. Determined to cement his legacy in the Panth...

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11.19.11
Wolfram Alpha search engine now tracks flight paths, trajectory information
11.19.11

Wolfram Alpha search engine now tracks flight paths, trajectory information

If you've ever looked up in the sky and wondered where a plane might be headed, Wolfram Alpha might...

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11.10.11
eRocketry successfully launches Delta II Model 7420-10 rocket, has the video to prove it
11.10.11

eRocketry successfully launches Delta II Model 7420-10 rocket, has the video to prove it

Got a hankering for homebrewed aeronautics? You might wanna reach out to the folks at eRocketry...

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11.02.11
DIY unmanned airship soars 95,000 feet above Earth, lays claim to new record (video)
11.02.11

DIY unmanned airship soars 95,000 feet above Earth, lays claim to new record (video)

Are you entertaining dreams of launching your own private spacecraft? All you need is about 30...

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07.22.11
Civilization 5 marked down to $17, Altitude free-to-play this weekend on Steam
07.22.11

Civilization 5 marked down to $17, Altitude free-to-play this weekend on Steam

It's far too hot to even consider crossing the threshold of your domicile this weekend. We sugges...

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03.10.11
NASA's Global Hawk completes unmanned airborne refueling simulation, will do it for real next year (video)
03.10.11

NASA's Global Hawk completes unmanned airborne refueling simulation, will do it for real next year (video)

While some bot makers are busying themselves designing AI to simulate humans' natural and distinct...

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12.14.10
Google fires Nexus S into space, invites tenuous Galaxy S analogies (video)
12.14.10

Google fires Nexus S into space, invites tenuous Galaxy S analogies (video)

How are you killing the time until the Nexus S finally goes on sale? Google's answer to that questi...

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