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u-2 spy plane


U-2 spy plane pilot gets posthumous Silver Star

Five decades after being shot down in Soviet air space in a high-flying aircraft packed with surveillance gear, Francis Gary Powers is honored at the Pentagon.

By June 15, 2012


U-2 spy plane keeps on soaring (photos)

The Pentagon, smitten with the Global Hawk drone, had been ready to ground the U-2 fleet for good. But the latest Air Force budget proposal tells a different tale.

22 Images By February 22, 2012


Air Force's U-2 aircraft get new lease on life

The draft of the federal budget for 2013 pulls back the throttle on the rival Global Hawk program. An Air Force general says the U-2, a design that dates to the 1950s, is "the stronger system."

By February 22, 2012


Early images of the U-2 spy aircraft being tested at Area 51

Photos, details, and history about the CIA's secret Area 51 testing facility and the U-2 spy planes developed there are showcased in a newly declassified report.

12 Images By August 15, 2013


No 3D in 'U2 3D' without binocular vision

Despite encouraging words that the new generation of 3D technology would help me see 3D films the way everyone else does, it didn't happen.

By January 22, 2008


Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it's...R2-D2?!

A San Diego-based custom drone company called Flyguy Promotions turns fictional movie and cartoon characters like Snoopy and the adorable "Star Wars" rustbucket into not-so-fictional flying machines.

By July 10, 2015


Tom Cruise is plane crazy in 'Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation' trailer

The trailer for the fifth film in the "Mission: Impossible" series sees Tom Cruise, Simon Pegg and the team take on "the anti-IMF".

By March 23, 2015


Young people think it's OK to track your lover, survey says

Technically Incorrect: An Australian survey of people from 16 to 24 years old suggests the world can't end too soon. Almost half said tracking their partners using technology is just fine.

By September 24, 2015


See the submarine NASA wants to send to Saturn's moon Titan

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.

By February 15, 2015


Samsung Gear VR makes virtual reality a reality in CNET UK podcast 414

Samsung has beaten Oculus to the VR market, scientists extract DNA from ancient manuscripts and we contemplate a Superman TV show without Superman.

By December 11, 2014