Aerospace Technology-Updates The latest content updates from the web site en-us Aerospace Technology-Updates Prodways Group starts new division for 3D printing of aerospace parts Prodways Group, a subsidiary of Groupe Gorgé has launched its aerospace division, with an aim to offer 3D printing solutions to the aerospace sector. Fri, 27 Nov 2015 00:00:00 GMT Hispasat Advanced Generation (AG) 1 Communication Satellite Hispasat Advanced Generation 1 (HAG1) will be the first communication satellite to use Europe’s new small geostationary platform (SGEO) that OHB System developed in collaboration with the European Space Agency (ESA). Fri, 27 Nov 2015 00:00:00 GMT China launches remote sensing satellite Yaogan-29 China has launched its remote sensing satellite Yaogan-29 from Taiyuan launch pad in Shanxi province. Fri, 27 Nov 2015 00:00:00 GMT Thales Alenia to supply payload for Argentina’s ARSAT-3 satellite Thales Alenia Space has been selected to build a payload for Argentina's third geostationary telecom satellite ARSAT-3. Fri, 27 Nov 2015 00:00:00 GMT ExoMars spacecraft completes integration and testing The ExoMars 2016 spacecraft, built by French aerospace group Thales Alenia Space is ready to leave for its launch site in Baikonur, Kazakhstan after completing integration and testing. Fri, 27 Nov 2015 00:00:00 GMT Sentinel-3A Earth Observation Satellite Sentinel-3A, the third satellite in Europe’s environmental monitoring Copernicus programme, is expected to be launched aboard Rockot launch vehicle from the Plesetsk Cosmodrome in Russia in December 2015. Fri, 27 Nov 2015 00:00:00 GMT Enabling Aerospace Network Flexibility, Agility and Speed with IP/MPLS Alcatel-Lucent's IP/MPLS network solution is not just a plain IP/MPLS network. It is a service-aware converged IP/MPLS network, fully integrated with transport technology. Thu, 26 Nov 2015 17:43:00 GMT Telesat selects SSL for new high throughput satellite Satellite operator Telesat has selected California-based Space Systems Loral (SSL) to build its next generation high throughput satellite, Telstar 19 Vantage. Thu, 26 Nov 2015 00:00:00 GMT GHGSat to launch satellite next year to measure emissions GHGSat, a Canadian start-up is preparing to launch its demonstration satellite GHGSat-D, which will measure greenhouse gas emissions from industrial facilities anywhere in the world. Thu, 26 Nov 2015 00:00:00 GMT USPTO approves Airbus patent for removable cabins to reduce plane boarding times The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has approved a patent for aircraft removable cabins filed by Airbus. Thu, 26 Nov 2015 00:00:00 GMT NASA to launch two sounding rockets to study Northern Lights Nasa is planning to launch two sounding rockets into the Northern Lights over Norway to study the movement of particles in a region near the North Pole where the Earth's magnetic field is directly connected to the solar wind. Thu, 26 Nov 2015 00:00:00 GMT Japanese rocket launches first commercial satellite Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries have successfully launched Canadian communications satellite, Telstar 12 Vantage, using a rocket made in Japan. Wed, 25 Nov 2015 00:00:00 GMT Blue Origin completes test flight of reusable rocket 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. Wed, 25 Nov 2015 00:00:00 GMT Boeing wins order to deliver 24 787-10 Dreamliners to EVA Airways and 22 737s to BOC Boeing has finalised a deal to deliver up to 24 787-10 Dreamliners and two 777-300ER (extended range) aircraft to Taiwan's EVA Airways, as well as 22 737s to BOC Aviation. Wed, 25 Nov 2015 00:00:00 GMT Airbus receives type certification for A320neo jetliner Airbus has received type certification from the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for its A320neo jet powered by Pratt & Whitney Pure Power PW1100G-JM engines. Wed, 25 Nov 2015 00:00:00 GMT Aerojet secures $1.4bn Nasa and Boeing contract Aerojet Rocketdyne has announced it secured a contract from Nasa and Boeing, which has a combined value of nearly $1.4bn for developing a space launch system engine. Tue, 24 Nov 2015 00:00:00 GMT Kaman to deliver two K-MAX helicopters to China’s Lectern Aviation US-based Kaman Aerospace has secured an order to deliver two manned K-MAX heavy lift utility helicopters to Chinese Lectern Aviation by 2017. Tue, 24 Nov 2015 00:00:00 GMT ESA announces proposal for ninth Earth explorer satellite mission The European Space Agency (ESA) has announced a new proposal for the ninth Explorer satellite mission from scientists that observe the Earth. Tue, 24 Nov 2015 00:00:00 GMT China successfully launches LaoSat-1 satellite Laos's first satellite LaoSat-1 has successfully been launched by a Chinese rocket, Long March 3B. Tue, 24 Nov 2015 00:00:00 GMT Nasa selects 22 companies for its space exploration missions NASA has selected 22 US-based private companies to mature technology for robotic and human exploration of the solar system. Mon, 23 Nov 2015 00:00:00 GMT