*First direct search for life since NASA's 1970 s Viking probes. Until last year, the ExoMars program was a joint project between ESA and the U.S. space agency NASA. But NASA dropped out, citing budget problems.» Read More
*Wikileaks cables show Russia said it would not sell S-300 to Syria. *Russia similarly "froze" S-300 sale to Iran. Russia was well aware of the "destabilising" effect of supplying weapons like the S-300 to the Middle East, one September 2008 cable quoted Viktor Simakov, Counselor for Israel and Palestine in Russia's Foreign Ministry, as saying.
In just a few hours a two-mile wide asteroid will pass right by Earth, if it veers off course and collides with your house, will insurance cover it? CNBC's Jane Wells has the answer.
SINGAPORE, May 30- Singapore Airlines has ordered 30 Airbus and 30 Boeing aircraft in a deal valued at more than $17 billion, among the biggest in the airline's history.
The sequester cuts were supposed to hurt defense stocks, but some companies have been rallying higher. Mad Money host Jim Cramer shares his top picks in the sector.
Vice President Joe Biden encouraged Brazil on Wednesday to open its economy further to keep up with free trade trends worldwide, at the start of a visit aimed at boosting business between the two largest economies in the Americas.
Vice President Joe Biden began a three-day visit to Latin America's biggest country on Wednesday to meet Brazilian government and business leaders as Washington gears up for a planned state visit by President Dilma Rousseff later this year.
British police arrested two men on a Pakistan International Airlines flight on Friday on suspicion of "endangerment of an aircraft".
*Boeing offer lacked interim aircraft the airline needed- CEO. COLOMBO, May 24- Loss-making national carrier Sri Lankan Airlines has signed a provisional deal with Airbus worth $1.3 billion to buy six A330-300 and four A350-900 aircraft between 2014 and 2023 to replace ageing aircraft, the state-run firm's CEO told Reuters.
*Texas firm wins NASA study contract. With support from NASA, the firm, Systems and Materials Research Corp of Austin, intends to design, build and test a food printer that can work in space. "The 3- D printing system will provide hot and quick food in addition to personalized nutrition, flavor and taste," the company wrote in its proposal to NASA.
Secretary of State John Kerry hailed on Wednesday what U.S. officials said was an estimated $2.1 billion deal for Oman to buy a ground-based air defence system from U.S. defense contractor Raytheon Co..
CNBC's Tom MacKenzie reports on the appointment of the first ever British astronaut, Major Tim Peake, selected from over 8,000 applicants for a five-month mission in 2015.
The space business in the United Kingdom is growing fast - The country's first official astronaut has been picked for a stint on the International Space Station. Tom Mackenzie reports.
Following the Dreamliner's grounding on safety issues, the delivery of the first jet with a new battery system marks a turning point in Boeing's 787 crisis.
The FAA on Friday canceled budget-driven plans to close 149 air traffic control towers at smaller U.S. airports.
Albaugh, 62, retired from Boeing in October. In a 37- year career there, he also headed Boeing's defense and space businesses before moving to commercial airplanes.
*Adjusted net income $156 mln vs $150 mln year earlier. *Free cash flow usage $590 mln vs $695 mln a year earlier. May 9- Bombardier Inc said its CSeries jetliner was on track to make its first flight in June, and the world's No. 4 commercial aircraft maker reported a 25 percent jump in first-quarter revenue on robust growth at its aerospace unit.
*Adjusted net income $156 mln vs $150 mln year earlier. May 9- Bombardier Inc said on Thursday its CSeries jetliner was on track to make its first flight in June, and the world's No. 4 commercial aircraft maker reported a 4 percent rise in first-quarter adjusted profit.
May 9- Bombardier Inc, the world's No. 4 commercial aircraft maker, said on Thursday its CSeries jetliner was on track to make its first flight in June, and reported a 4 percent rise in first-quarter adjusted profit.
*Army decision closely watched by industry. Industry executives say they hope to hear more in June or July, but their hopes for a new acquisition program- one of few on the horizon- have dimmed given disparaging comments by top Army officials in recent weeks about flight demonstrations of some possible "off-the-shelf" helicopters last year.
LONDON, May 8- Airbus has started painting the A350, a sign it is approaching a maiden flight, but has bowed to the industry's increasingly pragmatic mood by deciding against a traditional "rollout" for its newest jet.
The business world has seen numerous individuals put their marriages, careers and good standing at risk for an extramarital dalliance. CNBC.com presents a list of people who went outside of their marriages for intimate relationships.
A top U.S. general in Afghanistan is now under investigation, with CNBC's Eamon Javers. Jeremy Kroll, K2 Intelligence, and Julian Sanchez, Cato Institute, also discuss cyber security.
CNBC's Jane Wells takes a look at the rise of women in companies that used to be dominated by men.