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February 21, 2008

Navy Missile Strikes Defunct Recon Satellite

Debris Expected To Enter Atmosphere Over Next 40 Days

Score! Just before 2230 EST Wednesday night, a missile fired from a US Navy ship struck a malfunctioning reconnaissance satellite in low orbit, in an attempt to prevent the hazardous -- and militarily sensitive -- materials onboard from falling to Earth.

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Singapore 2008: Airbus Says A400M Will Fly In Summer

Oft-Delayed Military Transport Could Finally Be On Track

European planemaker Airbus announced Wednesday its delay-prone A400M military transport turboprop will finally see light under its landing gear this summer.

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