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April's top stories: Solar Impulse 2 ends flight, Vector Space Systems raises more than $1m
05 May, 2016 | by Mrinmoyee Hazarika
Solar Impulse 2 (Si2) airplane completed its three-day, two-night journey across the Pacific Ocean, and Vector Space Systems secured more than $1m from a group of angel investors to develop...
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March's top stories: UAV flies in air and water, Thales Alenia Space and Sener deal 05 April, 2016 by Mrinmoyee Hazarika US researchers demonstrated a new unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) that can operate in air and water, and Thales Alenia Space signed a deal with Sener to evaluate collaboration in future...

February’s top stories: Gravitational waves in space detected, Boeing collaborates on aviation biofuel research 07 March, 2016 by Mrinmoyee Hazarika JAXA launches x-ray astronomy satellite, EasyJet to trial hydrogen fuel cell in aircraft, Virgin Galactic unveils new spaceship to take tourists into space. Aerospace-technology.com wraps up...

January’s top stories: Iran’s $25bn Airbus order, first flower in space 08 February, 2016 Canadian engineer unveils design concept for new Antipode hypersonic jet plane, Russian engineer unveils detachable cabin concept to save lives in plane crash, and Ehang develops...

2015: The year's biggest Aerospace Technology stories 04 January, 2016 by Nitin Kumar NASA to build a 3D printed rocket engine, Boeing gets a patent for a drone that can turn into a submarine, and Amazon unveils a delivery drone prototype. Aerospace-technology.com wraps up the...

The biggest aerospace company takeovers in 2015 23 December, 2015 The global aerospace market continued to grow in 2015 buoyed by strong growth in the commercial sector neatly offsetting lower defence sales. Aerospace-technology.com lists the biggest...

The 10 countries most active in space 22 December, 2015 While few countries have the technological capability to operate large-scale missions, a host of ambitious nations are ensuring a competitive field in the race to colonise...

The biggest aircraft deals in 2015 21 December, 2015 Airbus and Boeing held all the aces, winning some big billion dolalr aircraft deals in 2015 including a whopping $26.5bn order by Indian airline Indigo - the biggest ever order for...

The world’s largest space agencies 16 December, 2015 Although the initial space missions were dominated by the race between Soviet and American agencies, China’s CNSA, Europe’s ESA, and India’s ISRO are quickly catching up....

Proximity to Aerospace Manufacturers: A New Business Model for Repair Services 10 December, 2015 Aerospace manufacturers look to speed repairs while reducing costs by working with international repair services that offer full service locations in close...

November's top stories: Blue Origin tests rocket, SpaceX to send astronauts to ISS 01 December, 2015 by Byomakesh Biswal Blue Origin, a private space company by Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, has completed a test flight of a fully reusable rocket, beating SpaceX's attempt at a similar landing, the United States...

Ten attempts at a flying car in the last decade 20 November, 2015 The flying car has been a daydream since the era of Henry Ford, but you may soon see them on the daily commute thanks to designers who are steadily progressing towards the...

October's top stories: World View completes test flight, Airbus wins $17bn aircraft order 01 November, 2015 by Byomakesh Biswal State-owned China Aviation Supplies Holding has signed an agreement with Airbus to buy 130 aircraft at an estimated cost of $17bn, Taiwan-based EVA Airways is planning to buy up to 24...

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