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  • MAKS: Russia’s hypersonic scramjet experiment could fly by 2019


    Russia’s Gromov Flight Research Institute (LII) expects its latest GLL-AP-02 hypersonic scramjet test vehicle to fly in “three or four years,” with officials telling Flightglobal that funding constraints and technical issues have slowed progress.


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  • MAKS: Russia’s hypersonic scramjet experiment could fly by 2019


    Russia’s Gromov Flight Research Institute (LII) expects its latest GLL-AP-02 hypersonic scramjet test vehicle to fly in...


  • SpaceX declares success in Dragon launch abort trial


    ​US dreams of regaining self-reliance when it comes to launching astronauts to space from 2017 came a step closer...


  • SpaceX launch triumph falls short of rocket stage recovery


    Private-sector spaceflight company SpaceX chalked up a partial success on 14 April, launching its supplies-laden Dragon...


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  • MAKS: Russia’s hypersonic scramjet experiment could fly by 2019

    News | 28 Aug 2015 20:01 | James Drew

    Russia’s Gromov Flight Research Institute (LII) expects its latest GLL-AP-02 hypersonic scramjet test vehicle to fly in “three or four years,” with officials telling Flightglobal that funding constraints and technical issues have slowed progress.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/MAKS-Russias-hypersonic-scramjet-experiment-could-fly-by-2019-416192/
  • SpaceX disaster 'looks like structural failure'

    News | 21 Jul 2015 07:34 | Dan Thisdell

    ​SpaceX's Falcon 9 rockets will be grounded until at least September, as the company continues to study the cause of its 29 June launch failure.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/SpaceX-disaster-looks-like-structural-failure-414818/
  • SpaceX mission failure ‘won't stop space station flights’

    News | 29 Jun 2015 17:56 | Dan Thisdell

    Flights to the International Space Station are expected to continue as scheduled despite the total loss of Sunday’s resupply mission, though it may be months before SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rockets can return to flight.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/SpaceX-mission-failure-wont-stop-space-station-flights-414124/
  • ANALYSIS: Are reusable rockets a dream ticket to space?

    News | 19 Jun 2015 08:44 | Dan Thisdell

    A rocket flight to orbit costs many tens of millions of dollars, so engineers with an eye to cutting costs are hoping to reuse some launcher componentshttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-Are-reusable-rockets-a-dream-ticket-to-space-413317/
  • Top 10 highlights from 50 Paris air shows

    News | 12 Jun 2015 10:32

    ​On the eve of the 51st Paris air show, and in anticipation of a memorable week at Le Bourget, we take a look back at ten highlights of previous editions of Le Salon.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Top-10-highlights-from-50-Paris-air-shows-413443/
  • SpaceX declares success in Dragon launch abort trial

    News | 07 May 2015 12:13 | Dan Thisdell

    ​US dreams of regaining self-reliance when it comes to launching astronauts to space from 2017 came a step closer yesterday with the successful test by SpaceX of the launch abort system for its Dragon crew capsule.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/SpaceX-declares-success-in-Dragon-launch-abort-trial-412064/