Flyingsaucer

06.07.15
NASA pushes back its latest flying saucer test
06.07.15

NASA pushes back its latest flying saucer test

NASA's not having an easy time testing the Low-Density Supersonic Decelerator that should eventual...

By J. Fingas,   06.07.15
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06.30.14
The Big Picture: Recovering NASA's flying saucer
06.30.14

The Big Picture: Recovering NASA's flying saucer

Despite Independence Day being right around the corner, what you're seeing up above shouldn't get...

By T. Seppala,   06.30.14
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06.04.14
NASA readies Mars 'flying saucer' for risky hypersonic flight test
06.04.14

NASA readies Mars 'flying saucer' for risky hypersonic flight test

The wispy atmosphere of Mars is 99 percent thinner than Earth's -- not great for slowing down spac...

By S. Dent,   06.04.14
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10.04.10
Flying saucer blimp that can haul 150 tons at a time? Yes, please
10.04.10

Flying saucer blimp that can haul 150 tons at a time? Yes, please

A company in Australia is trying to increase the load that flying vehicles can carry through the ai...

By L. Dziuban,   10.04.10
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05.09.08
Engineer aims to create plasma-powered micro air vehicle
05.09.08

Engineer aims to create plasma-powered micro air vehicle

Watch out, battery-powered MAVs -- your viability could be seriously in danger. Based on a patent a...

By D. Murph,   05.09.08
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05.08.08
Grand Challenge seeks to boost robotic prowess of British military
05.08.08

Grand Challenge seeks to boost robotic prowess of British military

From what we've seen, the British military is pretty savvy on its robotics. Apparently mechanical be...

By D. Murph,   05.08.08
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11.30.07
French Taser chief hints at flying shockbot
11.30.07

French Taser chief hints at flying shockbot

According to a recent report, the French head of stun-gun maker Taser has plans to create a "mini-f...

By J. Topolsky,   11.30.07
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