Saarinen’s Venerable TWA Flight Center to be Transformed

"Human Spaceflight: From Mars to the Stars", By Louis Friedman. Tucson, Arizona: University of Arizona Press, 2015

A bird in flight inspired the winning design of the athletics stadium that will be built in Brazil's capital, Brasilia, for the 2016 Olympic Games...

NewsBriefs: Aerospace Firm Aims to Make High-Speed Flight a Reality (EADS and Los Angeles Times)

Construction Begins on Flight 93 Memorial

NewsBriefs: Flight Delays Expected to Worsen as Economy Improves

Digital Apollo: Human and Machine in Spaceflight by David A. Mindell. Cambridge, Massachusetts, MIT Press, 2008.78

The elegance of a swan's wings extended in flight

NewsBriefs: Flights in New York Area to be Capped (

NewsBriefs: Virgin Atlantic Tests Biofuel Mix in International Flight (Virgin Atlantic)

NewsBriefs: FAA to Reduce NYC Area Flight Delays by 2011 (Joint Planning and Development Office)

Flight Path Precision
Air traffic delays at the four airports operated by the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey are among the most severe and costly in the nation. A study by the Port Authority proposes...

Hovering Over the Harbor
The $600 million extension to the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Center features a highly sculpted roof inspired by the uplifting image of seabirds in flight, as well as a 300-ft-long...

Smooth Take-Off
Rough runway pavement can make for a bumpy flight and nervous passengers. The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey uses an advanced software package to detect and mitigate rough spots...

Capital Facelift Takes Flight
Since 1988, one of the largest and most complex airport renovation projects in U.S. aviation history has been under way in Washington, D.C. Known as the Capital Development Program, the...

The Return of Deep Soil Mixing
Deep soil mixing, a technique originally developed in the U.S. in the 1970s but virtually ignored because for cost reasons, is regaining acceptance here due in large part to mechanical...

Octave Chanute: One of the First in Flight

The Ranger Telerobotic Flight Experiment: Mission, Technologies, and Programmatics

Resource Recovery Facilities for Earth Approaching Comets
Mankind's next large resource location may be off the planet. The facilities required for mining and material processing offer interesting concepts for the development of mankind's first...

Zero-Gravity Sports Centers
One of the uses that has been proposed for fully reusable launch vehicles is `space tourism', the making of short visits to low Earth orbit by fare-paying passengers. This seems to offer...





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