Solar-powered aircraft stays aloft for record-breaking 25 days
The Zephyr UAV soars at 70,000 feet and packs satellite-like capabilities.
Alibaba’s new autonomous robot delivers packages at a modest pace
The company plans to build them this year.
Facebook successfully lands its Aquila drone for the first time
This is only the second test of the company's solar-powered, internet-providing aircraft.
Japan's space junk collection experiment ends in failure
The Kounotori 6 spacecraft burned up upon atmospheric reentry early Monday.
DARPA's reusable unmanned 'gremlin' planes are a go
The agency has awarded contracts to four tech companies.
Air Force's mysterious space drone returns after two years in orbit
Following its longest-ever mission by far, the 11,000 pound X-37B unmanned spacecraft has returned...
Watch the US Navy's swarm of robotic boats take to the sea
Overwhelming numbers can help win a sea battle, but sailors are far too valuable to simply throw a...
US Navy's Triton UAV completes initial flight testing
One of Northrop Grumman's new war/spy gadgets, the Triton unmanned aerial vehicle, just got closer...
SpaceX to start International Space Station cargo runs on October 7th, kick off routine private spaceflight
SpaceX just put a date on when private space travel becomes a seemingly everyday affair: October 7th...