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.
Snecma completes ground firing tests on M5 Vinci rocket engine
Aerospace Technology, September 10, 2014
French rocket engine manufacturer Snecma has successfully completed ground firing tests on the fifth development model (M5) of the Vinci rocket engine.
August's top stories: Human-like skin for aircraft, BOC Aviation's $8.8bn deal
Aerospace Technology, September 09, 2014
BAE Systems revealed plans for developing human-like skin concept for aircraft, Malaysia Airlines received state buyout offer, while BOC Aviation placed an $8.8bn order for 82 Boeing aircraft, Aerospace-technology.com wraps-up the key headlines from ?
Boeing unveils 737 MAX 200 aircraft
Aerospace Technology, September 09, 2014
Boeing has unveiled a newest addition to its 737 MAX family of aircraft, the 737 MAX 200, which can accommodate up to 200 passengers.
Lockheed Martin upgrades A2100 satellite platform
Aerospace Technology, September 09, 2014
Lockheed Martin has upgraded its A2100 family of satellites in line with efforts to reduce costs and accelerate delivery timelines.
AsiaSat 8 Telecommunication Satellite
Aerospace Technology, September 09, 2014
AsiaSat 8 is the fifth tele-communication satellite in the fleet of AsiaSat''s in-orbit satellites and was launched into space by the SpaceX Falcon 9 launch vehicle in August 2014.
Boeing and Ryanair close to finalising $10bn aircraft deal
Aerospace Technology, September 08, 2014
Irish low-cost airline Ryanair is reportedly close to finalising a $10bn deal with Boeing for the new 737 MAX aircraft.
Bombardier resumes CSeries test flights
Aerospace Technology, September 08, 2014
Bombardier Commercial Aircraft has resumed flight testing of CSeries aircraft following a gap of more than three months due to a major failure in the FTV1 engine.
SpaceX launches AsiaSat 6 communications satellite
Aerospace Technology, September 08, 2014
SpaceX has successfully launched Asia Satellite Telecommunications'' AsiaSat 6 communications satellite from the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida, US, aboard its Falcon 9 rocket.
Nasa to launch 3D printer to space this month
Aerospace Technology, September 05, 2014
The National Aeronautics & Space Administration (Nasa) is reportedly preparing to send a first-of-its-kind 3D printer to the International Space Station (ISS) as early as 19 September.
Demand for new aircraft in China to reach 6,020 by 2033, says Boeing's report
Aerospace Technology, September 05, 2014
A report by Boeing has forecast that demand for new aeroplanes in China will reach 6,020 over the next 20 years.