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...

Ingalls Delivers 900-ton Deckhouse to U.S. Navy

Hutington Ingalls Industries’ shipbuilding division has delivered a 900-ton deckhouse to the U.S. Navy for the destroyer, the DDG 1000 Zumwalt. The destroyer is the U.S. Navy’s next-generation...

ATK Supports Successful Rocket Launch

A United Launch Alliance’s Delta IV rocket was successfully launched into orbit on Thursday, Oct. 4, 2012, from the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida, carrying the GPS IIF-3 satellite. The goal of...