After victory lap, Endeavor rolls to retirement
(AP)—Space shuttle Endeavour rocketed beyond Earth orbit 25 times. Its 26th mission: a 12-mile (19-kilometer) commute through the streets of Los Angeles to its new retirement home in a museum.
Endeavour salutes Giffords en route to California
(AP)—Space shuttle Endeavour returned to its California roots Thursday after a wistful cross-country journey that paid homage to NASA workers and former Arizona Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and her astronaut ...
World's first biofuel jet flight to take off in Canada
The world's first flight powered entirely by bio jet fuel will take off next month from Ottawa, the fuel makers announced Thursday.
Kelly, Giffords watch Endeavour fly over Ariz.
(AP)—The last commander of the space shuttle Endeavour said "That's my spaceship" as it flew over Tucson, Ariz., in honor of him and his wife, former Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords.
Endeavour leaves Houston for new home in Calif.
(AP)—Space shuttle Endeavour has departed Houston on its trek west to retirement in a Los Angeles museum.
Endeavour flies over Arizona on way to Calif. home (Update)
(AP)—Space shuttle Endeavour has flown over Tucson, Arizona, on its trek west to retirement in a Los Angeles museum.
US space shuttle Endeavour heads to museum
(AP)—The U.S. space shuttle Endeavour began a journey to its new life as a museum piece Wednesday, heading west on the last ferry flight of its kind as NASA shuts down its shuttle program.
Space shuttle Endeavour stuck at home in Florida
(AP)—Space shuttle Endeavour apparently doesn't want to leave home.
NASA's retired shuttle Endeavour heads west Monday (Update)
(AP)—The baby of NASA's space shuttle fleet is about to leave home—for good.
Protection against wing icing
When ice builds-up on the wings of aircrafts, it drives up costs and impedes safety – and in the worst case scenario, could even cause an aircraft to crash. At the ILA Berlin Air Show from September 11 - 16, researchers ...
Bigger creatures live longer, travel farther for a reason
(Phys.org)—A biological mystery about the longer lifespans of bigger creatures may be explained by the application of a physical law called the Constructal Law.
Researchers explore a sustainable bio-based chemical economy
With cyanobacteria, carbon dioxide and sunlight, a team of University of Wisconsin-Madison engineers aims to create a sustainable alternative source of commodity chemicals currently derived from an ever-decreasing supply ...
Circadian clock research may enable designer plants, and cancer and diabetes treatments
How does a plant know when to sprout a leaf, fold its petals or bloom? Why do humans experience jet lag after a trip abroad?
Florida university unveils new 'Wall of Wind' hurricane simulator
Nearly 20 years after Hurricane Andrew, a Category 5 wind once again shredded roofs in Miami-Dade County.