Discovery Concept Is A Trick To Make Us Accept A Land Rover Crossover

Land Rover put on a hell of a show unveiling the Discovery Vision Concept, raising us up a jet elevator on the USS Intrepid to bask in the SUV's glory. But after a closer look, I have to say I won't be holding my breath for its coolest features to see production any time soon. » 4/14/14 11:25pm Monday 11:25pm

Researchers May Have Found Amelia Earhart's Plane for Real This Time

Your never-ending thirst to figure out where in the world Amelia Earhart disappeared to has a new twist: The International Group for Historic Aircraft Recovery (TIGHAR) has used sonar imaging to identify a location they believe is where Earhart's plane crashed in 1937, off of Gardner Island (now called Nikumaroro), in… » 5/30/13 5:50pm 5/30/13 5:50pm

Eat The Rich: A Few Facts On Airline Safety From Discovery Scientists

We had a pair of scientists here answering questions about crashing a plane on purpose for Discovery's new show, Curiosity. It wasn't just about awesome explosions; we actually learned a few things about air safety. » 10/03/12 5:00pm 10/03/12 5:00pm

This Concept Art From The Shuttle Program's Early Days Is Gorgeous,…

The arrival of Endeavour in Los Angeles last week has been described by many as the final note in the coda to NASA's shuttle program. To commemorate its end, we turned to the program's beginnings, where we discovered a stunning assortment of high resolution concept art. (If you've been hunting for a new background… » 9/25/12 11:40am 9/25/12 11:40am

How They Carefully Lift The Space Shuttle

NASA is no longer flying space shuttles, but when the cameras turn away from the breathtaking 747 carrier flyovers or flotillas the real heavy lifting begins. Massive cranes have to delicately lift the shuttle from place to place. » 6/06/12 12:00pm 6/06/12 12:00pm

Watch Space Shuttle Discovery's Final Flight As America Records It

Today, the Space Shuttle Discovery flies over the Capitol of the great nation that birthed it on the way to its very last home — the Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum annex in Northern Virginia. Here's what the shuttle's final flight looked like — both through the camera lens of professional photographer… » 4/17/12 10:59am 4/17/12 10:59am