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Vice President Pence looks to NASA’s future as he honors Apollo 11 crew

Vice President Mike Pence honored the men who first landed on the moon on the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 landing on Saturday — and he praised those who plan to...

On Apollo, using the bathroom was ‘messy.’ America’s next moonshot will be radically different

The three Apollo 10 astronauts were zipping through the desolate expanse of space, the Earth a small blue marble behind them, on a mission poised to set the stage for one of...

SpaceX delays its ISS resupply mission carrying 250 experiments to Wednesday

A late static fire test Friday of SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket meant the company’s 18th resupply mission to the International Space Station, originally set for Sunday, will have to move to Wednesday...

EcoSPEARS to work clean-tech program with Port of San Diego

A Central Florida clean-tech startup has partnered with the Port of San Diego to test technology that could help destroy contaminants in sediment, soil and groundwater. EcoSPEARS, which spent...

Fattmerchant marks 5 years, mayor’s office reports its revenue

For the first time, the annual revenue of a high-profile financial technology startup in Orlando has been revealed publicly as part of Mayor Buddy Dyer’s weekly schedule. In a...

SpaceX sending Nickelodeon slime to the ISS, along with experiments from Adidas and Goodyear

SpaceX’s 18th run to the International Space Station, planned for Sunday, will be packed with dozens of critical experiments, science that will look to answer big-picture questions about nerve cells, healing and...

Expert: Here’s what’s behind Orlando’s autonomous vehicle industry growth

Sheena Fowler knows that with more focus, Orlando can continue to grow as a center for the autonomous vehicle industry. The area already has become one of the largest centers...

Autonomous cars: The future is coming — slowly

Asking a driverless minivan to join suburban traffic required pushing a button labeled “START RIDE.” What followed was a cool preview of the future obsolescence of people who drive....

Here’s the latest on this firm’s technology for self-driving cars

Luminar Technologies Inc. expects its lidar technology, which was developed in Orlando, to help lead the way to more autonomous vehicle use. The Palo Alto, California-based startup, which has...

After 50 years of Apollo 11 questions, this is the only one Mike Collins...

No one ever asks Michael Collins about the mice. When he, Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin returned from their trip to the moon 50 years ago this summer, they...