Bungling TSA airport screeners at Orlando International Airport failed to notice a loaded handgun in a woman’s carry-on bag yesterday — and she was able to fly to New Jersey with the pistol in her purse. United Flight 15 was already in the air whe
The TSA, known for its loose hiring guidelines, is in hot water yet again after records show that the agency hired a priest who had been forced out of the priesthood after allegations of child molestation.
On one hand, there are no photo or video restrictions at Transportation Security Administration checkpoints, as much as many screeners act otherwise. Puerto Rico has its own constitution and laws that might not always reflect those of the United Stat
Since the last flight of the Concorde, a turbo-jet powered supersonic passenger plane, in 2003, jet travel has been stubbornly stuck at the same subsonic speed.
A convicted TSA security officer says he was part of a “culture” of indifference that allowed corrupt employees to prey on passengers’ luggage and personal belongings with impunity, thanks to lax oversight and tip-offs from TSA colleagues.
A convicted TSA security officer says he was part of a "culture" of indifference that allowed corrupt employees to prey on passengers' luggage and personal belongings with impunity, thanks to lax oversight and tip-offs from TSA colleagues. "It wa
Pointless policy little more than “obedience training”
Widespread theft rampant among federal government agents
BREAKING NEWS: The TSA has announced that due to the threat posed by terrorists who are planning to implant bombs in their own bodies, TSA screeners will now be in place at all public toilets in order to conduct anal probes.
NASA and SpaceX have announced that Elon Musk’s company is scheduled to fly its first commercial resupply mission to the International Space Station on Oct. 7.
The TSA doesn’t want to hear or respond to our concerns about the health, privacy or security implications of their decision to use body scanning technology in American airports. But consumer advocate We Won’t Fly does. And we will make sure your com
Model Maggie Rizer has been the face of Gap, Louis Vuitton, Versace and Calvin Klein—but now the 34-year-old is speaking out on behalf of a much less glamorous cause: pet safety during air travel.
As a new fleet of private spaceships prepare to take flight by 2015, the age of commercial spaceflight may be just around the corner.
With an eye toward breaking Russia’s monopoly on flying crew to the international space station by 2017, NASA has launched a two-stage certification process aimed at ensuring commercial passenger spaceships currently under development will meet the a
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The last remaining full-body X-ray airport scanners are to be scrapped within weeks.
The ban on electronic devices rests on anecdotes, not on hard evidence—because there isn't any
Today, Airbus unveiled the latest part of its plan to cut CO2 emissions in half by 2050, while making air travel faster, safer, and smarter.
Video has surfaced of TSA agents conducting security tests on beverages bought inside of US airports, two months after RT first reported that passengers were being subjected to added drink screenings at a Colorado airport.
A video clip shot yesterday at Columbus Ohio Airport illustrates how the Transportation Security Administration has dreamed up a bizarre new way to waste time and taxpayer dollars – by testing drinks purchased by travelers for explosives inside the a
Students at University of Maryland are using pedal power to break a human-powered helicopter record (but hopefully to break nothing else).
Ron, Carol, and one of their granddaughters left the GOP snake pit, but the State was not yet through with them. At the little airport in Clearwater, 8 TSA agents descended on them and ordered them not to board their private plane.
Records are made to be broken, and a bunch of students at the University of Maryland are smashing the ones they just set earlier this summer.
The Transportation Security Administration denied it was stonewalling a federal appeals court’s year-old decision demanding the agency hold public hearings concerning the so-called nude body scanners installed in U.S. airport security checkpoints
How's this for a frequent flier perk? Virgin is offering its top flier a free trip to space
Two years ago, the Department of Homeland Security stepped up its campaign to install controversial body scanners at airports nationwide. At the time, the agency claimed the machines could spot all sorts of hidden weapons and contraband.
The Federal Aviation Administration is revisiting the rules surrounding the use of in-flight electronics, reports Macworld.
Some officers were not paying close attention to monitors that display the contents of each bag passing through an explosives-detection machine. Those screeners were distracted by their phones or other devices and are being recommended for
Will the airport of the future be able to verify the identity of passengers with a quick eye scan? Aoptix Technologies developed iris scan technology that can be used by the TSA to verify passenger identification in a matter of seconds.