Computer simulations of physical systems are common in science, engineering, and entertainment, but they use several different types of tools.
The pilots of a solar-powered airplane on a globe-circling voyage that began more than a year ago said their flight over the Statue of Liberty before landing in New York inspired them on their mission to promote a world free ...
The latest leg of a solar-powered airplane's around-the-world journey has been postponed due to weather conditions.
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The Boeing Co. is reportedly taking steps to eliminate 10 percent of its workforce in Washington state.
Alkane fuel is a key ingredient in combustible material such as gasoline, airplane fuel, oil—even a homemade bomb. Yet it's difficult to detect and there are no portable scanners available that can sniff out the odorless ...
Using a Cessna 172 dropped from a height of 100 feet, NASA's Search and Rescue Mission Office will simulate a severe but survivable plane accident Wednesday, Aug. 26 to test emergency locator transmitters (ELTs). NASA Television ...
A piece of an airplane wing that washed ashore on the island of Reunion in the West Indian Ocean this week is believed to be from missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, according to some reports.
With a thunderous rattle, the Cessna 172 aircraft plowed into the soil as its windshield shattered, its wings wrenched off and its fuselage flipped—tail over nose—onto its back.
The Cessna 172 airplane dangled 82 feet in the air – looking almost like it was coming in for a landing, except for the cables attaching it to a huge gantry at NASA's Langley Research Center in Hampton, Virginia.