It’s Time to Hover in Style

Hovercrafts have the distinct advantage of being just as comfortable on water as they are on land, but usually at the cost of a pretty ugly design. It was only a matter of time before someone thought to design...
The 500-foot-long Aeroscraft, a rigid variable buoyancy air vehicle, features a carbon composite and aluminum skeleton

Composite Airship Can Transport Troops & Cargo

From troop deployments and military surveillance to mobilizing disaster relief efforts, a new hybrid airship prototype holds promise as an innovative mode of aerial transport. When deployed, the 500-footlong...

Austrian Daredevil Makes Record-Breaking Skydive

On Sunday, Oct. 14, 2012 skydiver Felix Baumgartner dove into the history books. The daring Austrian became the first person to skydive from a height of more than 24 miles. He was also the first person to...