Lockheed Breaks Promise To Trump, Delays F-35 At Cost Of $500 Million

Daily Caller News Foundation | Saagar Enjeti
A Lockheed Martin F-35B Lightning II joint strike fighter flies toward its new home at Eglin Air Force Base, Florida in this U.S. Air Force picture taken on January 11, 2011. REUTERS/U.S. Air Force/Staff Sgt. Joely Santiago/Handout

‘Another troubling sign’

Pentagon Gives Massive $450 Million F-35 Contract To Lockheed Martin

Daily Caller News Foundation | Jonah Bennett
Fourth F-35 Lightning II arrives at Nellis Air Force Base

This adds $450 million to the $920 million contract last year.

After 30 Years Of Construction, Fusion Reactor Ready To Be Tested

Daily Caller News Foundation | Andrew Follett
Atom molecule in female hand (Shutterstock/ Sergey Nivens)

It could effectively make electricity free

China Claims Nuclear Fusion Breakthrough, No Specifics

Daily Caller News Foundation | Andrew Follett
Atom molecule in female hand (Shutterstock/ Sergey Nivens)

‘Leaving other nations in the dust’

Defense Industry Takes A Hit Following Trump's F-35 Comments

| Robert Donachie
A Lockheed Martin F-35B Lightning II joint strike fighter flies toward its new home at Eglin Air Force Base, Florida in this U.S. Air Force picture taken on January 11, 2011. REUTERS/U.S. Air Force/Staff Sgt. Joely Santiago/Handout

‘F-35 program is out of control’

NASA's Already Building A Space Suit For Its Mission To Mars

Daily Caller News Foundation | Andrew Follett
An artist's depiction of a team of astronauts performing work on a space station while orbiting above the surface of Mars. Elements of this image furnished by NASA. (Shutterstock/Marc Ward)

Expected to be tested in a simulation next year

Did Germany Just Unlock Nuclear Fusion?

Daily Caller News Foundation | Andrew Follett
Atom molecule in female hand (Shutterstock/ Sergey Nivens)

‘A significant step forward’ towards fusion power

US Military Developing Space-Based, Anti-Nuke Countermeasure Rockets

Daily Caller News Foundation | Andrew Follett
A SM-3 missile smashing into a spy satellite. (Shutterstock/edobric )

Could make it economical to defend against nuclear missiles

Gov't Pays $860 Million To Huge Defense Contractors Just To Maintain Ability To Launch Rockets

Daily Caller News Foundation | Andrew Follett
Soldier: Holding Out Cash (Shutterstock.com/Sean Locke Photography)

They’re getting the cash because of stiff competition

Scientists Find Water Deposit On Mars Bigger Than New Mexico

Daily Caller News Foundation | Andrew Follett
Frozen water on the Mars. Elements of this image furnished by NASA (Shutterstock.com/Flashinmirror)

It could be a great environment for life to develop on Mars

NASA And FEMA Trained To Deflect Incoming Asteroid. They Failed

Daily Caller News Foundation | Andrew Follett
An illustration of asteroids approaching Earth. Earth land and clouds texture maps courtesy of NASA (Shutterstock/AuntSpray)

‘Pray’

Lockheed 'Disappointed' With $6 Billion F-35 Contract

Daily Caller News Foundation | Thomas Phippen
The Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II takes part in a flying display at the Farnborough Airshow, south west of London, on July 12, 2016. / AFP / ADRIAN DENNIS

‘A unilateral contract action’

China Plans To Unveil Stolen US Fighter Jet In Big Show

Daily Caller News Foundation | Ryan Pickrell
A J-31 stealth fighter of the Chinese People's Liberation Army Air Force is seen during a test flight ahead of the 10th China International Aviation and Aerospace Exhibition in Zhuhai, Guangdong province, November 10, 2014. More than 130 planes will attend the six-day air show starting on Tuesday, Xinhua News Agency reported. REUTERS/Alex Lee

New plane built using stolen F-35 information

Boeing Puts The Finishing Touches On Its New Starliner

Daily Caller News Foundation | Andrew Follett
Spacecraft Launch Into Space. Elements of this image furnished by NASA. (Shutterstock/Vadim Sadovski)

It’ll be carrying astronauts to the International Space Station by early 2018

Elon Musk Backs Away From Claim That Sabotage Blew Up His Rocket

Daily Caller News Foundation | Andrew Follett
SpaceX CEO Elon Musk speaks after unveiling the Dragon V2 spacecraft in Hawthorne, California May 29, 2014. Space Exploration Technologies announced April 27, 2016, it will send uncrewed Dragon spacecraft to Mars as early as 2018, a first step in company founder Elon Musk's goal to fly people to another planet. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni/File Photo

‘Leading theory right now’

There's A Huge Glacier On Mars, And It Once Covered Most Of The Planet

Daily Caller News Foundation | Andrew Follett
An artist's depiction of a team of astronauts performing work on a space station while orbiting above the surface of Mars. Elements of this image furnished by NASA. (Shutterstock/Marc Ward)

Mars was mostly covered in glaciers multiple times in the past

Obama Budget Cuts Have Changed NASA's Plan To Go To Mars

Daily Caller News Foundation | Andrew Follett
President Barack Obama pauses as he speaks to the media on the situation in Iraq on the South Lawn of the White House, before his departure for vacation at Martha's Vineyard, in Washington August 9, 2014

NASA used to have a steady stream of Mars missions, now it only has one.

US Flagship Fusion Reactor Breaks Down After $94 Million Spent Fixing It

Daily Caller News Foundation | Andrew Follett
Tired crazy scientist in laboratory(Shutterstock/Poprotskiy Alexey)

The reactor’s 4 year long and $94 million upgrade and repair probably broke it

SpaceX Investigators Suggest Its Rocket Was Sabotaged By Its Biggest Competitor

Daily Caller News Foundation | Andrew Follett
A remodeled version of the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket lifts off at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station on the launcher’s first mission since a June failure in Cape Canaveral, Florida, December 21, 2015. The rocket carried a payload of eleven satellites owned by Orbcomm, a New Jersey-based communications company. The first stage returned to land following launch. REUTERS/Joe Skipper

The companies compete over national security contracts worth $100s of millions

EXCLUSIVE: We Asked NASA About The 7 Places In Space Most Likely To Have Alien Life

Daily Caller News Foundation | Andrew Follett
Green alien tourist goes on cheap holiday relaxing in beach chair with tropical drink (Shutterstock/lazyllama)

‘I think the potential for life being kindled there is very high’