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Flappy Bird to be grounded by its creator?

Dong Nguyen, creator of the app that's been making $50,000 a day in ad revenue (and that some have called the worst smartphone game ever), tweets that he's pulling the game.

By Feb. 8, 2014


NOOOO!! WHY? Beer-delivering drone grounded by FAA

A Wisconsin brewery gets slapped by the Federal Aviation Administration after delivering beer to ice fishermen via a method that's currently illegal.

By Jan. 30, 2014


Bye-bye Flappy Bird -- popular game grounded by its creator

Stunned by Flappy Bird's success, game maker Dong Nguyen had warned that he was going to remove the ad-based tapping game from app stores.

By Feb. 9, 2014


Where, oh where are all the grounded 787 Dreamliners?

After onboard fires forced the FAA to ground the cutting-edge planes, there are now 50 Dreamliners sitting in 17 airports around the world awaiting the green light to fly again.

By Feb. 19, 2013


When it comes to grounded jetliners, the 787 is no DC-10

The last time the Federal Aviation Administration grounded an airplane, the situation was much, much worse.

By Feb. 1, 2013


FAA approves Boeing test flights of grounded 787 Dreamliner

Aircraft builder will be allowed to conduct test flights of the much-hyped aircraft after onboard battery fires led the FAA to ground the planes.

By Feb. 7, 2013


Boeing battery solution may keep 787 grounded until 2014

An MIT chemistry professor suggests that Boeing switch from lithium-ion batteries to the heavier but safer nickel metal-hydride technology, a process that could take a year.

By Jan. 27, 2013


Shuttle Endeavour grounded by electrical glitch

An electrical glitch forces NASA to postpone the shuttle Endeavour's launch, disappointing President Obama and his family, and Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, wife of commander Mark Kelly.

By Apr. 29, 2011


Shuttle grounded by hydrogen valve glitch

The shuttle Discovery, already delayed one day by bad weather, runs into more problems Tuesday when trouble with a hydrogen fuel line valve pushed launch to Friday at the earliest.

By Aug. 25, 2009


Shuttle Endeavour grounded by stormy weather

Storm cells approaching the Kennedy Space Center late Sunday force NASA managers to order another 24-hour launch delay for the shuttle Endeavour and its hard-luck crew.

By Jul. 12, 2009