The coming space war between the U.S. and China

The latest revelation from the treasure trove of diplomatic cables being scrubbed and released by Wikileaks involves the mounting tensions between the U.S. and China over space. Cables reveal that the Chinese demonstrations of space weaponry - shooting down a satellite, for instance - were efforts to showcase the… » 2/04/11 10:30am 2/04/11 10:30am

Blackswift Will Be the First War Machine In Space

Development of the U.S.'s first hypersonic military space plane, the HTV-3X Blackswift, is zooming forward, with plans for Boeing and Lockheed to work together on the project. When it's ready to fly (possibly as soon as 2010), the Blackswift will give the U.S. the ability to send a missile to any spot on Earth within… » 7/31/08 8:00am 7/31/08 8:00am