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VIDEO REPORT: Update on NASA’s Orion Program

Supported by team members across the nation, the Lockheed Martin Space Systems Company in Colorado is leading the development effort as NASA’s prime contractor for the Multi Purpose Crew Vehicle. Image credit: NASA SOURCE: NASA – A NASA-Industry Team Effort. Advertisements

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VIDEO REPORT: NEW Hypersonic SpaceLiner to fly from Europe to Australia in just 90 minutes!

The rocket-powered hypersonic plane SpaceLiner, designed by the German Aerospace Center’s Institute of Space Systems, aims to send passengers from Europe to Australia in 90 minutes by 2050. The design is expected to evolve, but currently includes a rocket booster … Continue reading

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VIDEO REPORT: Deep Space Industries plans on mining asteroids in space by the year 2015

Deep Space Industries, a newly established private company, has announced it plans to deploy a mining company into space by the year 2015 with the goal of extracting raw materials from nearby asteroids. The asteroids are believed to contain gases … Continue reading

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U.S. Navy’s X-47B Air Vehicle System in Focus

Back in November the U.S. Navy craned an X-47B, officially labeled an “unmanned combat air system,” aboard the USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) for the drone’s first carrier-based testing. And nothing says “brave new world” like the thought of … Continue reading

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Canada Reconsiders Acquiring 65 F-35’s from Lockheed Martin, Considers Boeing’s Super Hornet instead

In the latest setback for the Joint Strike Fighter program, Canada’s military made it official Wednesday night when officials announced they would re-examine whether they will purchase 65 F-35’s from Lockheed Martin. The move has been expected for months after … Continue reading

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Cool photo of this F-22 Raptor firing an Air-to-Air Missile

This F-22A Raptor from the 27th FS at Langley AFB fires an AIM-120 Advanced Medium Range Air-to-Air Missile at an aerial target drone over the Gulf of Mexico during a Combat Archer mission February 14. 2006. This missile is one … Continue reading

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Space Shuttle Endeavour now inside the newly built Samuel Oschin Pavilion at the California Science Center in Los Angeles

Endeavour inside the newly built Samuel Oschin Pavilion at the California Science Center in Los Angeles, The retired space shuttle Endeavour, mounted on its strongback overland transport frame, is pictured inside the newly built Samuel Oschin Pavilion at the California … Continue reading

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US & Vietnam International Relations with China & Japan

A US aircraft carrier group cruised through the disputed South China Sea on  Saturday in a show of power in waters that have become a focal point of  Washington’s strategic rivalry with Beijing. Vietnamese security and government officials were flown … Continue reading

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NEW Chinese Stealth Fighter seen during Test Flights

The NEW Chinese Stealth Carrier fighter Jet F60 / J21 was spotted during test runs in China just 4 days ago. The recent rumor of China building a second version of their existing J-20 stealth fighter is no longer just a … Continue reading

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VIDEO REPORT: China’s ALL NEW Helo-Gunship

Less than a month following reports that Pakistan allowed China to view the remains of the top-secret stealth helicopter that SEAL Team 6 left behind at the bin Laden compound, China has begun combat testing of its first home-made helicopter … Continue reading

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