Aerospace Technology-Updates The latest content updates from the web site en-us Aerospace Technology-Updates PPG Donates Paint for Final Space Shuttle External Tank Journey PPG helped the California Science Center Foundation prepare the final space shuttle external tank for a six-week ocean voyage by donating a military-grade paint matching the tank's foam covering to enhance appearance and protect against elements duri… Fri, 29 Apr 2016 14:47:00 GMT Deals this week: Cobham, FLYHT UK-based Cobham plans to raise $722.81m through rights issue to reduce its debt. Thu, 28 Apr 2016 23:00:00 GMT ISRO launches seventh navigation satellite IRNSS-1G The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has launched IRNSS-1G, the seventh and final navigational satellite in the Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System (IRNSS) from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre, Sriharikota. Thu, 28 Apr 2016 23:00:00 GMT Nasa selects 399 research and technology proposals for future deep space missions Nasa has chosen 399 research and technology proposals from 259 small businesses and 42 research institutions in the US for helping the agency's future missions into deep space. Thu, 28 Apr 2016 23:00:00 GMT Legacy Building Solutions-Fabric Aircraft Hangars and Structures Legacy Building Solutions sells, manufactures and installs tension fabric structures for a variety of industries. Thu, 28 Apr 2016 13:56:00 GMT TFC-Technical Fastener Components For over 50 years TFC has been supplying a wide ranging industrial customer base with technical fastening solutions that enable designers and buyers to improve their product range and generate more profits for their companies. Thu, 28 Apr 2016 09:35:00 GMT Chorus subsidiary finalises order to buy up to ten Bombardier CRJ900 aircraft A subsidiary of Canada-based Chorus Aviation (Chorus) has signed a firm purchase agreement for five Bombardier CRJ900 aircraft, with purchase rights for another five CRJ900 jets. Wed, 27 Apr 2016 23:00:00 GMT SpaceX plans to launch March mission in 2018 US-based aerospace manufacturer Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) and Nasa are planning to launch an unmanned Dragon spacecraft to Mars by 2018. Wed, 27 Apr 2016 23:00:00 GMT uAvionix, DJI and Stanford University to develop safe aircraft separation technologies US-based automatic dependent surveillance–broadcast (ADS–B) unit provider uAvionix has partnered with Chinese drone maker DJI and Stanford University, US to develop disruptive sense and avoid technologies to help insure safe aircraft separation. Wed, 27 Apr 2016 23:00:00 GMT Trident Jet orders four more Bombardier CRJ900 aircraft Trident Jet (Jersey) has placed an order for four additional CRJ900 aircraft to Bombardier Commercial Aircraft for lease to Irish regional airline CityJet. Tue, 26 Apr 2016 23:00:00 GMT Vector Space Systems raises more than $1m to develop micro satellite launch vehicle US-based Vector Space Systems has secured more than $1m from a group of angel investors to develop an affordable, reliable and frequent launch platform designed for the micro satellite industry. Tue, 26 Apr 2016 23:00:00 GMT Boeing and Xiamen Airlines finalises order for ten next-generation 737s Boeing and China-based carrier Xiamen Airlines have finalised an order for ten next-generation 737-800 aircraft for $960m at list prices. Tue, 26 Apr 2016 23:00:00 GMT Sentinel-1A Environmental Monitoring Satellite Sentinel-1A is an Earth observation satellite developed as part of the European Copernicus programme, previously known as the European Global Monitoring for Environment and Security (GMES) programme. Tue, 26 Apr 2016 23:00:00 GMT JetBlue receives Airbus’ first US-build aircraft American airlines JetBlue has taken delivery of the first Airbus aircraft manufactured in the US. Mon, 25 Apr 2016 23:00:00 GMT Arianespace launches Sentinel-1B satellite for ESA French commercial launch service provider Arianespace has launched Sentinel-1B, the second Sentinel-1 satellite, into space from Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana. Mon, 25 Apr 2016 23:00:00 GMT FAA directs immediate repair on around 150 Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has directed airlines to perform an immediate repair of the General Electric (GE) engines fitted on up to 150 Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft, in orfer to prevent engine failure in icy environments. Mon, 25 Apr 2016 23:00:00 GMT Ball Aerospace to build OMPS for NOAA’s JPSS Polar Follow-On/JPSS-3 and JPSS-4 missions Nasa has awarded a contract to Ball Aerospace to build the ozone mapping and profiler suite (OMPS) instruments for National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's (NOAA) Joint Polar Satellite System (JPSS) Polar Follow-On/JPSS-3 and JPSS-4 missions… Sun, 24 Apr 2016 23:00:00 GMT FAA approves Tremco’s SkyBEAM UAV for night-time commercial drone operation in US The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has approved Tremco Roofing & Building Maintenance’s Building Envelope Aerial Mapping (SkyBEAM) unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) for conducting night-time commercial drone operations in the US. Sun, 24 Apr 2016 23:00:00 GMT Solar Impulse 2 ends flight across Pacific Ocean The Solar Impulse 2 (Si2) airplane has completed its three-day, two-night journey across the Pacific Ocean. Sun, 24 Apr 2016 23:00:00 GMT REMOS GXiS Light Sport Aircraft (LSA) REMOS will introduce a new high-wing composite aircraft named GXiS at AERO Friedrichshafen in Germany in April 2016. Thu, 21 Apr 2016 23:00:00 GMT