Auctus acquires aerospace components-maker Shimtech in UK
Auctus Industries has partnered with Inflexion to acquire aerospace components supplier Shimtech Industries from Bridgepoint Development Capital (BDC) for $220m.
The 10 biggest cargo aircraft
From the colossal Antonov An-225 to the Boeing 777F, aerospace-technology.com lists the world's top 10 biggest cargo aircraft based on maximum take-off weight.
Google's internet drone crashes in New Mexico during test flight
A Google prototype solar-powered drone has crashed during its test flight in New Mexico.
China plans to launch dark matter exploration satellite
Scientists at Shanghai Engineering Centre for Microsatellites (SECM) are planning to develop a satellite with the widest observation spectrum known, to study dark matter and other energy particles in space.
Airbus prepares for aircraft production in the US
Airbus will soon start the production of its first aircraft in the US once the large aircraft components reach the final assembly line in Mobile, Alabama.
SKYM-1 Commercial Communication Satellite
Sky Mexico-1 (SKYM-1), a commercial communication satellite, was launched into a geosynchronous transfer orbit (GTO) in May 2015 from the European Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana.
Boeing receives first Nasa contract for human spaceflight to ISS
Boeing has secured a first crew rotation mission contract from Nasa to fly astronauts from the US to the international space station (ISS) in 2017.
Airbus plans to increase A320 aircraft production
Airbus is reportedly planning to step-up production of its twin-engine A320 series aircraft to more than 60 a month, to meet the increasing demand for the short to medium-range, narrow-body aircraft.
MTC and UK partners developing manufacturing techniques for aircraft and engines
UK-based Manufacturing Technology Centre (MTC) has partnered with aerospace companies to develop new manufacturing techniques for aero-engines and aircraft.
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Nasa has started environmental testing of its Interior Exploration using Seismic Investigations, Geodesy and Heat Transport (InSight) lander, which will explore the interior structure of Mars.