Aerospace engineering
Aerospace engineering is the primary branch of engineering concerned with the research, design process, development, construction, testing, science and technology of aircraft and spacecraft. It is div...
First flight of the largest Airplane in the World STRATOLAUNCH carrier aircraft
Billionaire Paul Allen's private spaceflight company Stratolaunch has just unveiled the world's biggest airplane: a massive carrier plane with a wingspan longer than an entire football field. The colo...
Boeing’s Diversity and Inclusion Pronouncements Should Make Us All Uneasy
Boeing should be in the business of building planes that fly, not in creating a future utopia.
SpaceX Dragon capsule's picture perfect Atlantic splashdown
Dragon has returned to planet Earth. SpaceX’s swanky new crew capsule undocked from the International Space Station and headed toward the Atlantic ocean, landing spot on Florida's coast in a successf...
The X3 Ion Thruster Is Here
These new space engines could get us to the Moon in 30 minutes. 😱 Follow Focal Point for more stories like this!
New Horizons Flyover of Pluto
Using actual New Horizons data and digital elevation models of Pluto and its largest moon Charon, mission scientists have created flyover movies that offer spectacular new perspectives of the many unu...
Did you know that the James Webb Space... - NASA's James Webb Space Telescope
Did you know that the James Webb Space Telescope’s 5-layer tennis court-sized sunshield is like having sunblock of SPF 1 million? Using never before developed technology, Webb is the most complex...
4G cell service is coming to the Moon....
4G cell service is coming to the moon. (via @Seeker)
A Japanese company wants to build a space elevator by 2050.
A Japanese company wants to build a space elevator by 2050.
Laika: Pioneering Space Dog Launched 60 Years Ago Today
It has been 60 years since a Soviet dog named Laika became the first animal to orbit Earth. Her historic flight was one of the defining moments of the space race between the US and Soviet Union. Al Ja...
Bubloons made by mixing helium with foam...
Bubloons made by mixing helium with foam
Pilot by Birth 5 Yr old Kid is Genius of Airbus
He is Just 5 year old Kid but his knowledge of Airbus Aircraft is awesome.God Bless you ADAM we want to see you in Airbus cockpit as you grow up. Thanks to Captain Samar and Etihad Airlines; who e...
The future of flying is all about customization
The future of flying is all about customization
This you have not seen before!
This you have not seen before! A look worth it!
Departing Space Station Commander Provides Tour of Orbital Laboratory
In her final days as Commander of the International Space Station, Sunita Williams of NASA recorded an extensive tour of the orbital laboratory and downlinked the video on Nov. 18, just hours before s...
Upside-Down Lightning And Mystery Blue Glimpses Caught On Film
Fantastical light shows go on above thunderclouds, full of little-studied phenomena like upside-down lightning. Now they've been snapped from Earth and the ISS
Aerodynamics
Aerodynamics, from Greek ἀήρ aer (air) + δυναμική (dynamics), is a branch of Fluid dynamics concerned with studying the motion of air, particularly when it interacts with a solid object, such as an ai...
Aircraft
An aircraft is a machine that is able to fly by gaining support from the air, or, in general, the atmosphere of a planet. It counters the force of gravity by using either static lift or by using the d...
Astronautics
Astronautics (alternatively cosmonautics), is the theory and practice of navigation beyond Earth's atmosphere.The term astronautics was coined by analogy with aeronautics. As there is a certain degree...
Spacecraft
A spaceship is a vehicle, vessel or machine designed to fly in outer space. Spacecraft are used for a variety of purposes, including communications, earth observation, meteorology, navigation, space c...
Non-rocket spacelaunch
Non-rocket space launch (NRS) refers to concepts for launch into space where some or all of the needed speed and altitude are provided by something other than expendable rockets. A number of alternat...
Astrodynamics
Orbital mechanics or astrodynamics is the application of ballistics and celestial mechanics to the practical problems concerning the motion of rockets and other spacecraft. The motion of these object...
Aircraft design process
The aircraft design process is the engineering design process by which aircraft are designed. These depend on many factors such as customer and manufacturer demand, safety protocols, physical and econ...
Avionics
Avionics are the electronic systems used on aircraft, artificial satellites, and spacecraft.Avionic systems include communications, navigation, the display and management of multiple systems, and the ...
Aviation fuel
Aviation fuel is a specialized type of petroleum-based fuel (actually Propellant) used to power aircraft. It is generally of a higher quality than fuels used in less critical applications, such as hea...
Aerospace materials
Asp materials are materials, frequently metal alloys, that have either been developed for, or have come to prominence through, their use for aerospace purposes. These uses often require exceptional pe...