With the U.S. making plans to send humans to an asteroid and Mars, how will NASA and the industry aim to keep the risk of deadly accidents and illnesses to acceptable levels?
by Debra Werner and Anatoly ZakVIEWPOINT: REVIVE THE SPACE SHUTTLE
Not everyone is content to let the space shuttle recede quietly into history. A NASA veteran is advocating for the development of a fleet of privately operated Commercial Space Shuttle freighters.
by Don A. Nelson
The global air transportation industry has historically been slow to embrace new technology, but not so for precision landing these days. Airlines are vying to find the best mix of technologies.
by Philip Butterworth-Hayes
NEW LIFE FOR AN OLD HYBRID
After being passed over to supply the Army with an intelligence and communications airship, Skunk Works hopes the P-791 can pry open the new cargo and passenger market.
by Henry Kenyon