Elon Musk: SpaceX Will File Suit Against the U.S. Government

Elon Musk, CEO and founder of SpaceX, announced Friday that SpaceX is filing suit against the Federal Government to protest and break the US Air Force's awarding of lucrative launch contracts for high priority national security satellites to a sole rocket provider – United Launch Alliance (ULA) – on a non competitive… » 4/26/14 8:00am 4/26/14 8:00am

The Air Force Chief of Staff gave a briefing in a Captain America mask

Is Air Force Chief of Staff Mark A. Welsh just a commander having a bit of fun at a briefing, or is he an actual super-soldier? Or is he moonlighting as a Mexican wrestler? Because he is definitely wearing a Captain America-styled luchadore mask. » 9/18/13 6:40am 9/18/13 6:40am

Air Force wants ray guns for "weed prevention"

The Air Force is looking to hire a gardener - preferably one with ray guns. You see, just like the rest of us, the military is embarrassed by their unkempt, weed-filled backyards. They've tried spraying those pesky weeds with toxic herbicides, but chemicals are expensive and - this was news to me - apparently, when… » 11/13/11 9:15am 11/13/11 9:15am

Air Force Academy now welcomes spell-casters

Just a few years ago, the Air Force Academy was considered such an evangelical hothouse that the place got sued for its alleged discrimination against non-Christians. Today, the Academy is boasting of its thriving pagan community...and its friendliness towards spell-casters. » 10/23/10 4:15pm 10/23/10 4:15pm

Commercials Show the US Air Force's Science Fiction Side

If Stargate SG-1 is to be believed, the US Air Force's Space Command hides fantastical technologies and runs space-bound missions. A new ad campaign paints the US Air Force as straight out of science fiction — without the aliens. » 12/14/09 1:10pm 12/14/09 1:10pm

Chart Reveals Future of the Air Force Lies in the Blogosphere

As part of a new campaign to interact with bloggers, the Air Force has issued this complicated flow-chart to teach officers how to comment on blog posts. » 1/06/09 5:13pm 1/06/09 5:13pm

Declassified Government Documents Reveal the Truth About UFOs

As any viewer of Fringe » 10/14/08 8:40am 10/14/08 8:40am or will tell you, the governments of the world know more about UFOs and alien life than they’re letting on. The party line may be that UFO sightings are mere misunderstandings and close encounters a fantasy, but not every government official agrees. We’ve rifled through tons of declassified…