Research into how birds and bees use vision in flight is guiding the design of future autopilots and unmanned aerial vehicles.
Bad weather led the US space agency to postpone until Friday the first test of the largest parachute ever deployed, with the view of one day using it to land on Mars.
The US space agency plans to try out the largest parachute ever deployed Wednesday during a flying saucer launch that will test new technologies for landing on Mars.
Passerine birds, also known as perching birds, that migrate by night tend to fly faster in spring than they do in autumn to reach their destinations. This seasonal difference in flight speed is especially noticeable among ...
Researchers study the flight pattern of the red palm weevil in order to set more efficient control measures
What is the average distance that the red palm weevil covers? Does the insect's sex, age and body size have an influence on its flight potential? Researchers of the Universitat Politècnica de València have released a study ...
Virgin Galactic says it successfully conducted a second rocket-powered, supersonic test flight of the passenger spaceship it is developing.
Stanford mechanical engineering professor David Lentink and his students capture slow-motion video from the fastest wings in the bird world, with an eye toward building flying robots that take design cues from Mother Nature.
An experimental unmanned aircraft developed for the U.S. Air Force has flown at more than five times the speed of sound in a test off California.