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NASA’s Orion spacecraft contains more than 100 3D-printed parts

It probably goes without saying that 3D printing is going to be a mainstay for the next generation of spacecrafts. The technology has already made its way onto extraterrestrial objects, and this morni

NASA grants Lockheed Martin $248M contract to develop a quieter supersonic jet

The Concorde was a generation ago, yet its legend persists — and the dream of supersonic flight may be returning. NASA and Lockheed Martin are taking concrete steps towards the creation of jets that

SpaceX and United Launch Alliance land $640 million in Air Force launches

The U.S. Air Force wants to maintain its options: It awarded a total of $640 million in satellite launch contracts to both SpaceX and the United Launch Alliance (Boeing and Lockheed Martin’s joi

Virgin creates VOX Space for its government-related launches

The universe can welcome yet another entrant into the space race, and yet another company into Richard Branson's portfolio. TechCrunch has learned that Branson's Virgin Orbit has quietly created VOX S

Lockheed Martin’s Mars Base Camp would stage Mars surface missions

Lockheed Martin shared more information about its Mars Base Camp (MBC) architecture and operation plans at this year’s International Astronautical Congress, as reported by Space. The concept ima

The US Government must work with tech companies if it wants to remain competitive in AI

U.S. Secretary of Defense James Mattis is concluding his tech tour of the West Coast today with a visit to Google's Mountain View campus. Mattis spent time at Amazon and the Defense Innovation Unit

NASA seeks to build a quieter supersonic plane for passenger flight

NASA has designed a supersonic plane that it hopes will help reduce flight time for international travelers, and its design is intended to reduce the noise of the jet to well below that of the Concord

Lockheed Martin takes a strategic stake in nanosatellite company Terran Orbital

Aerospace leader Lockheed Martin has invested in U.S. nanosatellite company Terran Orbital, the latest example of how legacy and novel players alike are looking at smallsats and the industry of cheap,

U.S. Air Force and Lockheed demonstrate autonomous F-16 strike capabilities

The U.S. Air Force, working with Lockheed Martin’s Skunk Works (which, as its name suggests, is its skunkworks operation) have demonstrated another round of flight capabilities for an autonomous

How data science and rocket science will get humans to Mars

President Obama recently re-affirmed America’s commitment to sending a manned mission to Mars. Think your data science challenges are complicated? Imagine the difficulties involved in mining data to

NASA awards companies $65 million to develop habitats for deep space

NASA is serious about going to Mars, and not just for a quick visit, either. It just committed $65 million, spread over two years and six companies, for the purpose of developing and testing deep-spac

Lockheed Martin’s Hydra Fusion builds 3D maps in real time from drone footage

A drone is a great eye in the sky, but if you want richer data than what its cameras show — for example, detailed 3D maps — you might be looking at a few hours of processing time. That is, unless

DigitalGlobe unveils next-generation imaging satellite

It’s really frustrating when that super-fly Snapchat you took at 55 mph of the unreleased Tesla Model 3 you caught in the wild turns out blurry. DigitalGlobe will be able to snap that picture

NASA fires enormous booster designed for world’s most powerful rocket

Today, NASA successfully completed a full-duration qualification ground test of the booster that is designed to lift the most powerful rocket in the world. This particular test was a cold motor test u

NASA launches new X-plane program to create cleaner, more efficient planes

NASA has announced the launch of the “New Aviation Horizons” initiative, which will lead to a new generation of X-planes that are fueled by greener energy, use half the fuel, and are half as loud

Innovations In Cybersecurity At RSA 2016

Beyond artificial intelligence and machine learning to the brave new world of cybersecurity.

New Air Force Satellites Launched To Improve GPS

This morning, the United Launch Alliance (ULA) successfully launched a Boeing-built satellite into orbit as part of the U.S. Air Force’s Global Positioning System (GPS). This $131 million satellite

Video: Lockheed’s “Samarai” Drone Spins Like A Maple Seed

Anyone who lives near a deciduous forest knows the joy of the maple seed, or as we called them when we were kids, helicopters. Their single wing spins the seed, slowing its descent — so why shou

U.S., U.K. Recognize Cyberland As A Legitimate Battlefield

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/08/armymen.jpg" />As sad as it is to think about, cyberland gets more and more dangerous each year. Identity theft and random acts of hacker

The Return Of The Blimp . . . As A Green Cargo Carrier

<img src='http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/07/blimp.jpg' class="snap_nopreview shot" alt="" /> It's not news that cargo planes aren't the greenest way to transport heavy loads, but some c
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