Sunjammer Solar Space Mission
Aerospace Technology, September 12, 2014
Sunjammer is a solar space mission developed by Nasa, in partnership with L'Guarde, and Space Services and MicroAerospace Solutions.
Nasa's Orion capsule prepares for deep-space test flight in December
Aerospace Technology, September 12, 2014
Nasa''s Orion exploration capsule has been moved from the Neil Armstrong Operations and Checkout Building at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida to the Payload Hazardous Servicing Facility for fuelling.
Alcoa signs deal to supply aluminium sheets for Boeing aircraft
Aerospace Technology, September 12, 2014
Alcoa has been awarded a more than $1bn worth of contract by Boeing to supply aluminium sheet and plate products used in wing ribs, wing skins or other structural parts of the aircraft.
US researchers test new algorithm for clearing space debris
Aerospace Technology, September 12, 2014
Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in the US have come up with a new algorithm that could aid in analysing the rotation of objects in space, which will help in cleaning up debris in the geosynchronous orbit.
Yahsat partners with Orbital Science and Arianespace for Al Yah 3 communication satellite
Aerospace Technology, September 11, 2014
UAE-based Yahsat has signed agreements with Orbital Science and Arianespace for its third communications satellite, Al Yah 3.
Nasa selects four firms for suborbital commercial flight services
Aerospace Technology, September 11, 2014
Nasa has selected four US-based companies to provide commercial suborbital flight services.
Cheung Kong in talks to form joint venture with MC Aviation Partners
Aerospace Technology, September 11, 2014
Hong Kong-based conglomerate Cheung Kong is reportedly in talks with Mitsubishi's aircraft leasing unit, MC Aviation Partners, to form a joint venture (JV).
Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 crashed after hit by high-energy objects, says Dutch experts
Aerospace Technology, September 10, 2014
A preliminary report by the Dutch Safety Board into the Malaysia Airlines flight MH17, which crashed over eastern Ukraine, has stated the aircraft broke-up in mid-air after being hit by a large number of high-energy objects, without mentioning any mi?
Boeing forecast for aircraft demand in China is too conservative, says IBA
Aerospace Technology, September 10, 2014
Demand for new aircraft in China in the next 20 years will be much more than Boeing's forecast of around 6,000 aircraft, according to estimates from the International Bureau of Aviation (IBA) in Beijing.
FAA to conduct tests on unleaded aviation fuels
Aerospace Technology, September 10, 2014
The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) plans to carry out tests for the use of unleaded fuels in aviation line in an effort to have a cleaner alternative for commercial use by 2018.
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