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  • Boeing, SpaceX win NASA contracts for ISS space taxi


    NASA has tapped Boeing’s CST-100 and SpaceX’s Falcon9/Crew Dragon spacecraft for transporting crews to the International Space Station (ISS) from 2017.


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  • NASA teams to develop UAV traffic management system


    ​NASA has partnered with Airware to develop a traffic management system for safe low-altitude UAV operations.


  • ANALYSIS: ATV era opens final chapter with 'flawless' space station docking


    The International Space Station marked the end of an era on Tuesday, 12 August 2014 with a “flawless” arrival by the...


  • NASA studies options for new long endurance UAS


    ​NASA has launched a concept study to evaluate options for acquiring a new fleet of large payload, long endurance...


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  • NASA teams to develop UAV traffic management system

    News | 18 Sep 2014 15:25 | Beth Stevenson

    ​NASA has partnered with Airware to develop a traffic management system for safe low-altitude UAV operations.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/NASA-teams-to-develop-UAV-traffic-management-system-403860/
  • ANALYSIS: Virgin Galactic 'close to reaching space'

    News | 18 Sep 2014 13:59 | Dan Thisdell

    ​Virgin Galactic has formally backed away from its pledge to put its first fare-paying passengers into suborbital space by the close of 2014 – but has made a very public declaration that suborbital operations from its purpose-built spaceport in New Mexico will begin in early 2015.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-Virgin-Galactic-close-to-reaching-space-403853/
  • Boeing, SpaceX win NASA contracts for ISS space taxi

    News | 17 Sep 2014 01:47 | Greg Waldron

    NASA has tapped Boeing’s CST-100 and SpaceX’s Falcon9/Crew Dragon spacecraft for transporting crews to the International Space Station (ISS) from 2017.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Boeing-SpaceX-win-NASA-contracts-for-ISS-space-taxi-403775/
  • OPINION: Why aerospace firms must tackle titanium cheats

    News | 05 Sep 2014 11:16

    ​When Pratt & Whitney accused a supplier in late August of furnishing defective titanium for the F135 engine on the Lockheed Martin F-35, it was easy – but not entirely correct – to connect the problem to a string of component reliability failures and supplier management miscues already connected to the programme.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/OPINION-Why-aerospace-firms-must-tackle-titanium-cheats-403334/
  • ANALYSIS: Airships seek cargo role after military backout

    News | 02 Sep 2014 07:49 | Beth Stevenson

    ​Originally an aircraft used for passenger transit, and then subsequently for weapons delivery and surveillance by the German military during World War I, airships are now being transitioned towards the logistics market as industry touts lighter-than-air (LTA) technology for cargo applications.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-Airships-seek-cargo-role-after-military-backout-402779/
  • ANALYSIS: Meteor shower-tracking ISS camera to focus on threats in orbit

    News | 15 Aug 2014 07:58 | Dan Thisdell

    ​The International Space Station is set to be fitted with a camera dedicated to tracking meteor showers, in a bid to better understand these spectacular events – and hopefully improve our data on orbiting debris, man-made and natural, so as to help position spacecraft to avoid collisions.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-Meteor-shower-tracking-ISS-camera-to-focus-on-threats-in-orbit-402704/