Monthly Archives: September 2011

Air Force putting F-22 Raptors back in service

The action follows a four-month shutdown of the $412-million Lockheed Martin fighters to investigate why pilots’ oxygen was being cut off. Critic Pierre Sprey said the oxygen system’s problems can be traced to the complexity of the F-22, which takes … Continue reading

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NASA’s Aim for Rocket: Deep Space

NASA unveiled plans Wednesday for a $35 billion rocket program designed to surpass the storied boosters of the Apollo era and eventually be powerful enough to launch astronauts as far as Mars. NASA unveiled plans for a long-awaited $35 billion … Continue reading

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