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December 8, 2016
A professor of aeronautics and astronautics says hackers could wreak havoc on highways, airways and sea lanes if we're not careful. But "the challenge," he says, "is manageable."
November 14, 2016
A new data compression method promises to make airborne collision avoidance systems more reliable and efficient.
October 11, 2016
Walter Vincenti, a recent recipient of the ​Daniel Guggenheim Medal, says it all began when he was 10 and saw a news announcement that Lindbergh had landed in Paris.
October 4, 2016
A team of small satellites would give missions greater flexibility at a lower cost. First up: developing autonomous systems that let them navigate together.
August 3, 2016
In a series of launches, including a 70-hour world record for flight time, undergraduates show how to do atmospheric research with a latex balloon system that costs about $1,000.