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Trump said to propose roughly $3 billion NASA budget boost for 2021

President Donald Trump is set to request a budget of $25.6 billion for NASA for its fiscal 2021 operating year, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday. It’s looking for nearly $3 billion more than

America’s $428 Billion Fighter Jet Can’t Shoot Straight. How Big of a Problem Is This?

If it can’t shoot, if it can’t fight and if it needs a lot of help from the older planes it was supposed to replace, what, exactly, is the point of this jet?
Leftist college students protest black speaker for MLK event since he's with 'largest defense contractor in the world' — and MLK was 'anti-war'

Leftist college students protest black speaker for MLK event since he's with 'largest defense contractor in the world' — and MLK was 'anti-war'

Leftist students at Kennesaw State University protested a black speaker for the Georgia school's Martin Luther King Jr. Week Legacy Luncheon because Roderick McLean is vice president of defense

NASA’s advanced vision system for its supersonic test jet is undergoing a key stress test

NASA is keeping things moving with its X-59 program — the one where it’s developing a modern supersonic aircraft that proves the viability of lessening the traditional supersonic “boom” to a mere
Kobe Bryant Helicopter Crash: Federal Agencies Arriving to Launch Investigation

Kobe Bryant Helicopter Crash: Federal Agencies Arriving to Launch Investigation

A team from the National Transportation Safety Board and the Federal Aviation Administration is expected to arrive in California Sunday evening to take the lead on the investigation into the cause of

NASA reveals the payloads for the first commercial Moon cargo deliveries

NASA has finalized the payloads for its first cargo deliveries scheduled to be carried by commercial lunar landers, vehicles created by companies the agency selected to take part in its Commercial
Report: 51 Members of Congress and Their Spouses Collectively Own Millions in Defense Stocks

Report: 51 Members of Congress and Their Spouses Collectively Own Millions in Defense Stocks

51 members of Congress or their spouses own between $2.8 million to $5.3 million worth of stock in the top 30 defense contractors worldwide, Sludge reported on Monday, thus placing them in a position

Apple Is Secretly Mulling a Satellite Project That Sounds a Lot Like SpaceX Starlink

CEO Tim Cook has reportedly made it a priority within the company.
What it took to make Boeing’s Starliner fly

What it took to make Boeing’s Starliner fly

The first orbital flight of Boeing's brand-new spacecraft is a big deal.
NASA’s bleeding-edge X-59 supersonic jet is ready to build

NASA’s bleeding-edge X-59 supersonic jet is ready to build

It looks like something straight out of a sci-fi movie, but NASA’s X-59 Quiet SuperSonic Technology aircraft is ready for final assembly and, after that, taking to the skies, the US space agency has
NASA’s bleeding-edge X-59 supersonic jet is ready to build

NASA’s bleeding-edge X-59 supersonic jet is ready to build

It looks like something straight out of a sci-fi movie, but NASA’s X-59 Quiet SuperSonic Technology aircraft is ready for final assembly and, after that, taking to the skies, the US space agency has

NASA’s X-59 supersonic jet is cleared for final assembly

NASA's experimental X-59 jet, which could make supersonic commercial travel a reality, has been cleared for final assembly. The X-59 Quiet SuperSonic Technology (QueSST) aircraft, designed by Lockheed
Defense contractors gleefully report record earnings in divisions that bid on "classified" projects, the fastest-growing part of the Pentagon's budget

Defense contractors gleefully report record earnings in divisions that bid on "classified" projects, the fastest-growing part of the Pentagon's budget

Classified Pentagon spending is the fastest-growing part of the US military budget, rising to 11% of the total $716b proposed for 2020; this spending is not subject to oversight and House Armed

Corporate Storytelling and Brand Docs: The New Power Couple

As far as documentaries go, there’s actually room for corporations to be connected to wildlife—even those that don’t initially seem connected to nature.
NASA adds SpaceX, Blue Origin and more to list of companies set to make deliveries to the surface of the Moon

NASA adds SpaceX, Blue Origin and more to list of companies set to make deliveries to the surface of the Moon

NASA has added five companies to the list of vendors that are cleared to bid on contracts for the agency’s Commercial Lunar Payload Services (CLPS) program. This list, which already includes nine

The man behind Bezos’ next lunar guidance system talks future tech

Draper, the MIT spin-off engineering lab, is famed for developing the Apollo 11 Guidance Computer (not Draper Esprit, I hasten to add). Ken Gabriel, President and CEO, also recently made a major
With no laws to stop them, defense firms are on track to make killer robots a reality

With no laws to stop them, defense firms are on track to make killer robots a reality

Such weapons “violate fundamental legal and ethical principles and would destabilize international peace and security,” says a Dutch NGO.
Why are parachutes such a problem for space travel?

Why are parachutes such a problem for space travel?

We know how parachutes work, but we don't KNOW how parachutes work. Ya know?