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NASA’s Flying Saucer Suffers Parachute Failure

NASA’s Flying Saucer for Mars Landing Suffers Parachute Failure

NASA tested the Mars Lander vehicle on Monday. Most of the mission went well until a parachute failed. Details about the failur...

Jun 9 2015, 4:58am CDT

NASA postpones 'flying saucer' test

NASA postpones 'flying saucer' test

NASA to test flying-saucer-like device for Mars landings...

Jun 11 2014, 9:59pm CDT

A Little More Context On That Fired Yahoo Exec's Massive Golden Parachute

A Little More Context On That Fired Yahoo Exec's Massive Golden Parachute

As crazy as it sounds, severance packages worth more than $100 million — like the one Yahoo gave fired COO Henrique De Castro t...

Jan 17 2014, 10:31am CST

Felix Baumgartner versus Joe Kittinger Space Jump

Felix Baumgartner versus Joe Kittinger Space Jump

There are 52 years between the space jumps of Joe Kittinger and Felix Baumgartner. Let's take a look at what has changed....

Oct 13 2012, 1:37pm CDT

iTunes Ping: Apple's Security For An Unsure Future

iTunes Ping: Apple's Security For An Unsure Future

Lest history repeat itself....

Sep 2 2010, 5:30am CDT

Swiss Rocket Man Sets 180MPH Record

Swiss Rocket Man Sets 180MPH Record

A Swiss man has become the first person to fly with nothing but a wing and a jet engine on his back. Yves Rossy is a former mil...

May 16 2008, 8:25am CDT

Space Diving: Jumping from Space to Earth at 2500mph

Space Diving: Jumping from Space to Earth at 2500mph

It seems a group of scientists have got together and devised what could be the most extreme sport ever. The project is aimed at...

Jun 27 2007, 1:00pm CDT