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NORAD, Russia to test hijack response

The U.S. and Russia are planning a joint exercise to see how well they can coordinate their efforts in the event of an international hijacking. Military aircraft from Russia and the North American Aerospace Defense Command will track a plane across the Pacific, at one point handing off responsibility for tracking the plane from the… Continue Reading NORAD, Russia to test hijack response

A manned mission to Mars may be decades away, but an international team of researchers will try to experience what one might be like by locking themselves up in a windowless capsule for a year-and-half – the time needed for a roundtrip to the red planet. The all-male crew of three Russians, a Frenchman, an… Continue Reading Russia launching 520-day Mars mission simulation

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