Monthly Archives: September 2015

Astronaut gives thumbs-up on ‘The Martian’

“The Martian” isn’t due to hit theaters until Oct. 2, but the highly anticipated man-vs.-Mars movie is already sparking some scientific nitpicking. So here’s some advice from NASA astronaut Michael Barratt: Don’t get hung up on what the filmmakers got … Continue reading

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Uber in the air? NASA touts flying taxis

Taking a ride on a flying air taxi could become as cheap as taking an Uber ride, and get you where you’re going in as little as a third of the time, according to a NASA concept study. In fact, if … Continue reading

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Boeing’s CEO lists Amazon as rival (or partner)

Two months into his job as the Boeing Co.’s president and CEO, Dennis Muilenburg says Amazon and Facebook are emerging as competitors in the aerospace industry, due to their plans to develop drones for package deliveries and Internet services. But … Continue reading

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