NASA is celebrating the successful first test flight of Orion, a next-generation spacecraft expected to one day ferry humans to Mars.
The world's most powerful rocket, designed to carry humans to Mars, is scheduled for a test launch in 2018.
Using only the power of the sun's rays, the souped up lightweight aircraft climbs to nearly 6,000 feet and stays aloft for more than two hours.
Instead of trying to clamp down on music pirates, Iron Maiden takes its tours to them, and makes millions in the process.
Aside from being emission-free, the German-built Volocopter VC200 is a VTOL aircraft that aims to offer a calm and quiet ride.
The Volocopter VC200 is a quiet, battery-powered helicopter alternative with 18 rotors that can carry two people.
A NASA video shows what an astronaut would experience catching a ride on Orion as it re-enters Earth's atmosphere.
The larger version of the company's original 787-8 jetliner completes 5-hour test flight, hitting 288 mph and an altitude of 20,400 feet.
After the successful launch of the Orion spacecraft, a group of NASA interns cut loose with their very own pop cover tune.
Before we can go to Mars, we need a reliable vehicle to get us there. NASA's big test flight of Orion will help pave the way for manned deep-space missions.