Emerging Tech

How to Go Viral From Space

Orbital YouTubing made Chris Hadfield an Internet sensation—and got millions of people hooked on science.

CXO Briefing

Watch a Congressional Candidate Shoot Down a 'Government Drone'

House contender Matt Rosendale of Montana wants Big Brother out of his airspace.

Emerging Tech

Space Lasers Will Beam Astronauts’ Superfast Video

'It's like upgrading from dial-up to DSL.'

Emerging Tech

NASA Tries to Cash In on Russia Tensions

The space agency isn't letting the Crimean crisis go to waste.

IT Modernization

NASA Wants You to Play Its Satellite Moon-Crash Guessing Game

When will a satellite go splat on the moon? Guess now and you could be a winner.

Emerging Tech

Here’s What a Cyclone Looks Like From Space—in 3D

NASA’s Global Precipitation Measurement mission returns its first images.

Emerging Tech

A Quick Review of Where Commercial Drones Stand

The FAA wants to clear up the confusion. Here's a helpful guide.

Emerging Tech

Here's How NASA Thinks Society Will Collapse

Too much inequality and too few natural resources could leave the West vulnerable to a Roman Empire-style fall.

Emerging Tech

Pentagon Wants Help Tracking Space Debris

Retaining space dominance is going to require investment, Air Force Space Command chief tells lawmakers.

Emerging Tech

NASA: Sorry, Pluto's Replacement Isn't Real

My very educated mother just served us nine (pizzas, xylophones, never mind).

Emerging Tech

PayPal Billionaire, Boeing Battle Over Who Can Build a Better Space Taxi

Elon Musk thinks his company SpaceX can do a better job of sending military satellites into space.

CXO Briefing

Air Force to Congress: Save the Space Fence

The proposal preserves development of new radars aimed at keeping vessels safe from deadly space trash.

Emerging Tech

Coming Soon: Free Internet From Space

Outernet wants to use tiny satellites to take the whole world online—even in countries where dictators wish they wouldn’t.

CXO Briefing

Canada’s New Way to Spy on You (at the Airport)

Snowden documents show Canada used free airport Wi-Fi to track travelers.

Emerging Tech

Feds Shoot Down Beer Delivery by Drone

It seemed like a foolproof business model, but the FAA says it’s illegal.

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