| Aug 25, 2014
| 3:16 PM
When federal databases containing sensitive information on U.S. intelligence or nuclear weapons come under cyberattack, the agencies call on major companies like Lockheed Martin, Verizon and Booz Allen Hamilton — as well as a two-year-old startup in...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 1:09 PM
Alex Pring was born without an arm, which takes a lot of the fun out of being a 6-year-old boy.
"I still try real hard to do things like other kids using what I've got," said the Groveland first-grader, who is missing his arm from just above the elbow....
| Jul 28, 2014
| 5:31 PM
There's a new effort afoot in Central Florida to connect the struggling space industry to young, innovative tech minds in Orlando, which could boost interest in space and bring fresh ideas to Kennedy Space Center.
Sparked by an event over the weekend at...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 5:00 AM
When Boeing Co. launched the 747 more than 40 years ago, nearly every aspect of the plane was novel.
The jumbo jet was almost three times larger than the largest aircraft flying at the time. It required four massive jet engines for power. It was so wide...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 10:30 AM
The skies are clearing for air shows in Florida for the upcoming year and beyond with the Air Force Thunderbirds and Navy Blue Angels nailing down dates, and the Sunshine State has a lot of stops on their tours.
Both military performance teams will make...
| Dec 29, 2013
When the airplanes of the Curtiss Flying School first took to the skies over Newport News Point on Dec. 29, 1915, there was no Norfolk Naval Air Station or Langley Field.
The pioneering Atlantic Coast Aeronautical Station — as it was also called...
| Mar 31, 2013
It could take several months for aerospace experts to design a manned mission to a Martian moon. Students pulled off the feat in five days.
Caltech hosted a competition on its Pasadena campus this week that divided 32 students from 21 different...
| Jun 9, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Oklahoma may be at the nexus of violent tornadoes and scientific developments in unmanned aircraft, but the state faces stiff competition in its bid to become one of the first six federal sites allowed to test the technology.
Fifty applications have...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 6:45 PM
An intelligence contractor's disclosure of covert National Security Agency surveillance programs reopened a debate Monday over how much the government relies on private companies for spy work and whether those firms must do more to vet employees and...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 9:48 AM
Defense contractors Lockheed Martin and Northrop Grumman said Thursday that they've won a $91 million contract for radars to be used on Saudi Arabia's Apache attack helicopters.
Northrop Grumman said its share of the Longbow work would be handled from...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 8:22 PM
The Pentagon decision to suspend security clearance vetting for some defense contractors is likely to have little impact on either the Defense Department or private industry, officials from both said.
On Friday, the Defense Security Service stopped...