Aerospace Technology-Updates The latest content updates from the web site en-us Aerospace Technology-Updates TRJet Positioned to Become the Next OEM at the Epicenter of Aviation Industry Growth Global passenger air traffic is projected to double over the next 15 years with an unprecedented 6.6 billion travelers anticipated by 2030, according to a report from the latest bi-annual meeting of the Global Aerospace Summit (2014). Tue, 01 Dec 2015 16:25:00 GMT Comac delivers first China developed regional jet to Chengdu Airlines Chengdu Airlines, a subsidiary of China's Sichuan Airlines, has taken delivery of the country's first regional commercial aircraft ARJ21. Tue, 01 Dec 2015 00:00:00 GMT Aerojet delivers 100th solid rocket booster for ULA’s Atlas V launch vehicle mission Aerojet Rocketdyne has completed delivery of its 100th Solid Rocket Booster (SRB), AJ60, for United Launch Alliance's (ULA) Atlas V launch vehicle programme. Tue, 01 Dec 2015 00:00:00 GMT Solar plane to resume round the world flight after securing $20m Solar Impulse, the Swiss long-range experimental solar-powered aircraft project, has raised $20m to resume and finish its journey around the globe. Tue, 01 Dec 2015 00:00:00 GMT Bombardier partners with for Learjet series Bombardier has formed a collaboration with for planning, stocking and parts distribution for its Learjet series of aircraft. Tue, 01 Dec 2015 00:00:00 GMT NASA to resume commercial cargo flights to ISS on 3 December Nasa is planning to start a new cargo supply mission to the International Space Station (ISS) on 3 December aboard a Cygnus spacecraft, operated by Orbital ATK. Mon, 30 Nov 2015 00:00:00 GMT DJI launches crop-spraying agricultural drone Chinese company DJI has launched a drone called Agras MG-1 that is designed to spray pesticides on crops. Mon, 30 Nov 2015 00:00:00 GMT Rolls-Royce completes first test run of Trent 7000 engine Rolls-Royce has successfully completed the first test run of a Trent 7000 demonstrator engine on a test bed in Derby, UK. Mon, 30 Nov 2015 00:00:00 GMT Amazon unveils new unmanned delivery drone prototype Amazon has released a new video showing the prototype of its unmanned drones to be used for delivering packages to customers within 30 minutes or less. Mon, 30 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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