| May 20, 2014
| 6:05 PM
EAST HARTFORD — Pratt & Whitney announced Tuesday that it has 5,500 orders for its new engine for commercial aircraft, and the company's president said that the engine program has the long-term potential to sell far more than 10,000 engines.
| May 27, 2014
| 3:45 PM
Countless famous footsteps have crossed the White House's entrance hall, but on Tuesday, some of the country's top science and technology dignitaries had to dodge a hovercraft made of foam and a paper bowl whizzing across the shiny pink-and-white marble....
| May 29, 2014
| 4:19 AM
Rebels in eastern Ukraine shot down a government military helicopter Thursday amid heavy fighting around the eastern city of Slovyansk, killing 14 soldiers including a general, Ukraine's leader said.
Acting President Oleksandr Turchynov told the...
| May 7, 2014
| 5:08 PM
Sikorsky helicopters will get to keep their parking spots on the South Lawn of the White House.
The company Wednesday afternoon won a multibillion-dollar Navy contract to replace the president's aged fleet of Marine One transportation helicopters,...
| 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 1, 2014
| 12:35 PM
From guided weapons to missile radars, Lockheed Martin Corp.'s Orlando missiles group has received three Army contracts – two of them involving foreign military sales - together worth nearly $140 million, the Pentagon said this week.
| May 1, 2014
| 6:14 PM
Toyota's plan to close its Torrance headquarters and ship 3,000 jobs to a Dallas suburb has triggered a new round of hand-wringing among those who see business-friendly Texas gaining at the expense of regulation-choked California.
In Austin, Texas Gov....
| Feb 5, 2014
| 4:16 PM
A sleek British-made drone resembling a flying arrowhead has begun test flights above an undisclosed test range in a military program that will greatly expand the country’s unmanned capabilities.
The flight details of the $302-million program were...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 1:31 PM
Construction is underway on a new medical office complex at Douglas Park, a commercial real estate development site next to Long Beach Airport that was once used for aircraft manufacturing.
Urbana Development has broken ground on Douglas Park Medical...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 4:22 PM
Elon Musk, founder and chief executive of Hawthorne rocket maker SpaceX, hastily called a news conference Friday in Washington, D.C., where he outlined an array of matters confronting his upstart company.
A cryptic email was sent to media around 9 p.m....
| Apr 3, 2014
| 10:22 AM
An 18-story rocket carrying a $518-million military weather satellite was launched into orbit from Vandenberg Air Force Base on Thursday, extending the life of a program that began in the early 1960s.
The 7:46 a.m. PDT blastoff was the first of the year...