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Flying at hypersonic speeds of 3,600 mph

One day we might be able to fly from Los Angeles to New York in 45 minutes. Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne is developing technology that could make hypersonic flight possible.

August 14, 2012

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Nook tablet discounts extend beyond Father's Day

The Father's Day promotion by Barnes & Noble for the Nook HD and Nook HD+ will continue, at least for a limited time.

By June 17, 2013

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Nook Newsstand adds Time, People, Fortune

Barnes & Noble expands its Nook Newstand by adding Time, Fortune, People, and a variety of other interactive magazines specifically designed for its 7-inch color e-reader.

By August 23, 2011

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Unlocked fin likely brought down X-51A in August crash

The flight failed due to aerodynamic problems caused when a fin became unlocked, sending the experimental aircraft into a corkscrew. A fourth X-51A flight will likely take place next year.

By October 24, 2012

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U.S. spy satellite heads into orbit after spectacular launch

A classified National Reconnaissance Office spy satellite was lofted into orbit Friday by a United Launch Alliance Delta 4 rocket, in the third of four NRO missions planned for 2012.

By June 29, 2012

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DOE funds to stretch solar power via salt storage

Department of Energy will spend $62 million on projects designed to increase the output of concentrating solar power systems by adding hours of heat storage.

By May 10, 2010

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Legacy B-52 to launch futuristic WaveRider

X-51A WaveRider scheduled to be dropped over Pacific Ocean in December inaugural test flight.

By August 14, 2009

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Bombardier's CSeries jet makes first flight

After an eightmonth delay, the Canadian company finally put its latest jet, which can carry up to 125 passengers, in the air.

By September 16, 2013

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Futuristic X-51A fails in hypersonic bid

Trouble with a control fin on the sleek, scramjet-powered aircraft puts an abrupt and early end to the Air Force's attempt at a Mach 6 flight.

By August 15, 2012

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California says yes to molten solar

State approves commercial-scale solar plant using molten salt to store heat energy and increase capacity for electricity generation.

By December 16, 2010