A group of high-altitude balloon enthusiasts from Stanford successfully captured what they think is the first-ever photo of a balloon, the horizon, and space -- from above. And they were under budget. CNET was on hand to see how it worked.
Teams from around the world will send balloons up to 100,000 feet or more, testing the limits of the creativity, and their engineering ingenuity.
From the James Bond jet belt to a "Jetsons"-inspired "motorbike in the sky," one New Zealand company is bringing the dream of jetpack travel to reality -- and thanks to a significant new investment, it could be here sooner than you think.
If you live in Pittsburgh and think you saw a massive fireball in the sky Tuesday morning, you're not going crazy. A 2-foot-diameter meteor entered the Earth's atmosphere and gave quite the show.
Long fingerlike tendrils poked out from the part of the Red Planet known as the "Martian limb" and astronomers are scratching their heads over the cause.
The US government agency's suggested regulations won't let Amazon deliver packages, but they generally make it very easy for businesses to use drones.
Spaceships are great, but to explore the weird world that is Titan, a space sub might make more sense. Fortunately, NASA is already working on a design.
A MacBook Air takes its name too literally when it accidentally launches from an airplane in flight, dives all the way to ground and emerges functioning, though a little roughed up.
Technically Incorrect: Over South Dakota, the electrical system fails on a single-engine plane. So using their iPads, the pilot and his wife reportedly manage to navigate their plane and land it safely on its belly.
Rain, rain, go away. A UK company offers an unusual service with the promise of clear skies and sun for your wedding day.