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  • How Lockheed’s stealth fighter won the battle with Northrop Grumman

     
    The Air Force held a competition between the world’s two stealth-technology leaders, Lockheed Martin Corp. and Northrop Grumman Corp. The companies designed and built prototypes in Southern California. Full story: F-22 program produces few planes,...
  • Colorado, others vie with Oklahoma for drone test sites

    Colorado, others vie with Oklahoma for drone test sites
    Oklahoma may be at the nexus of violent tornadoes and scientific developments in unmanned aircraft, but the state faces stiff competition in its bid to become one of the first six federal sites allowed to test the technology.  Fifty applications have...
  • Shuttle Endeavour's final journey is carefully choreographed

    Shuttle Endeavour's final journey is carefully choreographed
    A diva requires special handling and an entourage. Whatever the stage, the space shuttle Endeavour gets both. A constellation of engineers and assembly line workers designed and built the shuttle in Southern California. A universe of scientists hurled it...
  • Neil Armstrong dies at 82; first person to walk on moon

    Neil Armstrong dies at 82; first person to walk on moon
    When Neil Armstrong became the first person to set foot on the moon, on July 20, 1969, he uttered a phrase that has been carved in stone and quoted across the planet: "That's one small step for man; one giant leap for mankind." The grainy black-and-white...
  • Yvonne Brill dies at 88; developed revolutionary propulsion system

    Yvonne Brill dies at 88; developed revolutionary propulsion system
    Pioneering rocket scientist Yvonne Brill often referred to herself as an "only" — as in the sole woman in the room at a time when female scientists and engineers were exceedingly few. Brill began her career in 1945 and eventually developed a...
  • Syrian military helicopter shot down in Damascus, rebels say [Video]

     
    The Syrian opposition said rebel forces shot down a military helicopter that had been firing on insurgent positions in Damascus, the capital....
  • Space shuttle Endeavour wows spectators: ‘Marvelous!’

     
    Space shuttle Endeavour: The Space Shuttle Endeavour took off from Edwards Air Force Base and began its California tour, delighting crowds in the Antelope Valley....
  • Russian foreign minister denies selling helicopters to Syria

     
    Russia's foreign minister on Wednesday denied allegations by Secretary of State Hillary Clinton that Moscow was sending attack helicopters to the Syrian military....
  • Britain: Russian ship reportedly carrying arms to Syria turns back

     
    The British foreign secretary said Tuesday that a Russian ship carrying refurbished attack helicopters had turned back from Syria, after a British company stripped the ship of its insurance....
  • Clinton accuses Russia of supplying Syria with attack helicopters

     
    Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton charged Tuesday that Russia is sending military attack helicopters to Syria, and warned that the move could escalate the 15-month-old conflict “quite dramatically.”...
  • No threat seen after three planes violate Obama's airspace

     
    Authorities are investigating three private planes that violated airspace restrictions set up for President Obama's visit to Southern California, but there is no indication that the flights presented a threat to the president. A spokesman for the Secret...