Preparations for NASA’s next mission to Mars are kicking into high gear. And the technology the space agency is building for the Martian lander slated to launch in 2016 is enough to make science fiction fans foam at the mouth. Read More >>
This recently published photo of an F-35B going supersonic during twilight testing is stunning. The blue-hour moment, the burning colors of the setting sun, the ragged high altitude clouds — and the afterburner, with about ten shock diamonds. Magical. [Lockheed Martin]
This is one of the priciest pieces of pilots’ head gear ever constructed. The F-35 Gen III Helmet Mounted Display System (HMDS), with the tremendous price tag of £268,119, is so advanced that it lets pilots see through their own airframe.