| Jul 24, 2014
| 6:41 PM
Authorities said on Thursday they located the wreckage of an Air Algerie flight after it crashed in northern Mali carrying 116 passengers and crew, nearly half of them French, en route from Burkina Faso to Algeria.
Regional aviation officials said they...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 6:50 PM
With almost no debate, the state Assembly on Monday unanimously approved a nearly half-a-billion dollar potential tax credit for Northrop Grumman Corp. should it win a new Air Force bomber contract and build the aircraft in California.
It now is back in...
| Jul 12, 2014
| 7:00 AM
Gov. Jerry Brown has quietly approved a potential property tax break for electric car maker Tesla Motors Inc. in hopes of enticing the high-tech, Palo Alto company to build a giant battery factory in California.
The potential savings is buried in...
| Aug 10, 2014
| 8:10 PM
California's poorest county wants a bigger share of the state's $16-billion wholesale electricity market.
Imperial County, which stretches east of San Diego County to Arizona, is seeking a special deal from the Legislature and Gov. Jerry Brown that...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 2:38 PM
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - African leaders on Tuesday called for a deeper economic relationship with the United States, hailing investment pledges totaling more than $17 billion at a Washington summit as a fresh step in the right direction.
| Jul 2, 2014
| 11:58 AM
NASA has reached a milestone in its development of the Space Launch System, or SLS, which is set to be the most powerful rocket ever and may one day take astronauts to Mars.
After completing a critical design review, Boeing Co. has finalized a $2.8-...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 6:21 PM
The Legislature went home for a month Thursday, but not before handing aerospace giant Lockheed Martin Corp. a controversial $420-million tax break.
Branded as a sweetheart deal for Lockheed, the bill sailed through the Assembly and Senate — but...
| Jul 13, 2014
| 4:00 PM
Sacramento raced this month to approve a $420-million tax break for one company — Lockheed Martin. In almost the same breath, the governor and legislative leaders pledged to give a similar credit to its aerospace rival Northrop Grumman.
| Jul 13, 2014
| 10:56 AM
Northrop Grumman Corp. will break ground Monday on a new space engineering facility in Linthicum, according to a release from the defense contractor.
The $20 million, 25,000-square-foot facility is expected to be completed next summer. Eighty...
| Jul 11, 2014
| 12:58 PM
Hawthorne rocket company SpaceX has reached a major milestone toward its goal to launch the U.S. government's most sophisticated national security satellites.
The upstart firm announced Friday that the Air Force certified its Falcon 9 rocket after...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 6:14 PM
Northrop Grumman broke ground Monday on a 25,00-square-foot facility specializing in cargo bound for space, the latest expansion to Maryland's slowly growing space industry.
The $20 million center near Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall...