| May 16, 2014
| 6:00 PM
The escalating tension between the U.S. and Russia over Ukraine has reached a new altitude: space.
In the aftermath of the Cold War, the two superpowers set aside their mistrust and agreed to build a massive orbiting outpost as a symbol of a new era...
| May 18, 2014
| 10:52 AM
Now that the dust has settled after Northrop Grumman Corp.'s announcement of yet another big expansion on the Space Coast, it might be time for a reality check.
Although it's possible the company might build the next-generation B-2 stealth bomber in...
| May 20, 2014
| 8:04 AM
A story in today’s Sentinel by Jason Garcia touches on a big technology trend in Central Florida: Disney’s MagicBand program.
Specifically, the story is about the departure of executive VP Nick Franklin. He headed up Disney’s big...
| May 23, 2014
| 8:43 PM
Elon Musk, chief executive of Space Exploration Technologies Corp., went on Twitter to suggest that his competitors hired an Air Force official in return for a big contract.
The 42-year-old billionaire didn't offer backup for his accusations against...
| May 6, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Foluke Tuakli hopped on a bicycle and weaved around her classroom at the University of Maryland, College Park, acting out the problems that cyclists encounter on the road. "I'm turning, I'm turning," she shrieked as the bike wobbled.
| May 6, 2014
| 2:27 PM
Richard C. "Rick" Hrybyk, a Northrop Grumman electrical engineer and a triathlete, died Friday of a heart attack at the University of Maryland Medical Center. The lifelong Linthicum resident was 55.
The son of the late William L. Hrybyk, a Westinghouse...
| May 7, 2014
| 2:47 PM
Northrop Grumman Corp. may be poised to at least double its previously announced expansion in Melbourne, a move that could mean $500 million in capital investment and a total of 1,800 jobs in aircraft design work, according to published reports Wednesday....
| May 8, 2014
| 3:23 PM
Northrop Grumman Corp. revealed Thursday its second major Space Coast expansion in as many years, a move that could potentially create 1,800 high-paying jobs and provide a $500 million lift for an area still hard-hit from the end of the space-shuttle...
| May 8, 2014
| 7:32 AM
Gov. Rick Scott’s news release today about Northrop Grumman uses some vague terms.
According to the governor’s statement, the company “could create up to” 1,800 jobs in the future. Compare that with Northrop’s own...
| May 13, 2014
| 7:45 AM
Despite controversy raging about the sudden explosion of drone technology, businesses are eagerly announcing new products at this week’s AUVSI expo at the Orange County Convention Center.
The conference, called simply AUVSI's Unmanned Systems...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 6:30 PM
Robert L. Drew, a documentary filmmaker and the father of American cinÃ©ma vÃ©ritÃ©, died today at his home in Sharon, Connecticut. He was 90.
In the early 1960s, Drew and his associates pioneered a kind of filmmaking that's now a staple of the...