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Proton Breeze M lifts-off Inmarsat's third Global Xpress satellite
01 September, 2015
An International Launch Services' Proton Breeze M launch vehicle has successfully lifted-off the third Global Xpress (GX) satellite, Inmarsat-5 F3 (I-5 F3), from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in...
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Etihad Airways to raise $500m to buy five aeroplanes
Tuesday, September 01, 2015 Abu Dhabi state-owned carrier Etihad Airways is planning to raise around $500m in order to purchase five...

FAA releases beta version of smartphone app for unmanned aircraft
Tuesday, September 01, 2015 The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has released the beta version of a new smartphone app called B4UFLY, to test its performance on unmanned...

Embraer Legacy 450 receives type certification in US
Tuesday, September 01, 2015 Embraer has received type certification from the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for its Legacy 450 mid-light executive...

Isro launches GSAT-6 communications satellite
Friday, August 28, 2015 Isro has successfully launched the GSAT-6 communications satellite aboard the Geo-synchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV) D6 from the second launch pad at the Satish Dhawan Space Centre...

Boeing completes firm configuration for 777-9
Friday, August 28, 2015 Boeing has completed the firm configuration for the 777-9, its first variant under the 777X family, which is currently in the development...

UTC to provide wheels, carbon brakes and MRO support for easyJet’s A320ceo
Friday, August 28, 2015 UTC Aerospace Systems has received a contract with British carrier easyJet to supply the wheels, carbon brakes and MRO support for the 68 new Airbus A320ceo...

SSL ships Australia’s Sky Muster satellite to launch base in French Guiana
Friday, August 28, 2015 Space Systems / Loral (SSL) has shipped a high-performance satellite designed and built for Australia's new nbn broadband network to the European Spaceport in Kourou, French...

1,400 satellites at $255bn investment to be launched in next decade: Euroconsult
Thursday, August 27, 2015 Government and commercial companies will launch an average of 140 satellites each year over the next decade at a total cost of $255bn, according to a report by consulting firm Euroconsult....

Boeing and local partners to build rotorcraft support centre in Saudi Arabia
Thursday, August 27, 2015 Boeing has entered into a joint venture agreement with Saudia Aerospace Engineering Industries (SAEI) and Alsalam Aircraft Company establishing a Saudi Rotorcraft Support Center in Saudi...

SSL to study on-orbit robotic assembly of satellites
Thursday, August 27, 2015 The US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (Darpa) has awarded a contract to Space Systems / Loral (SSL) to study the feasibility of on-orbit robotic assembly of geostationary...

Northrop Grumman delivers James Webb Space Telescope structure to Nasa
Thursday, August 27, 2015 Northrop Grumman has delivered the structure of James Webb Space Telescope to Nasa's Goddard Space Flight Center in Maryland,...

ULA integrates structural elements at Cape Canaveral satellite launch station
Wednesday, August 26, 2015 United Launch Alliance (ULA) and the US Air Force have carried out the Off-site Vertical Integration (OVI) of certain structural elements and the Centaur upper-stage for the Atlas V launch...

Lockheed Martin develops high-power micro-cryocooler for satellites
Wednesday, August 26, 2015 Lockheed Martin has developed an enhanced micro-cryocooler that cools optics and electronics on small science satellites orbiting the Earth and on missions to the outer...

Economic crisis may hinder Russian moon mission
Wednesday, August 26, 2015 Russia's space plans, including a mission to the moon, are likely to be affected by the government's austerity...

XTI plans crowdfunding for new vertical take-off business aircraft project
Wednesday, August 26, 2015 US-based aerospace start-up XTI Aircraft is seeking $50m to fund the development of the TriFan 600 fixed-wing, vertical takeoff and landing (VTOL) business...

Lockheed Martin receives cameras for Nasa’s OSIRIS-Rex spacecraft
Tuesday, August 25, 2015 Lockheed Martin Space Systems has received the camera suite for installation on Nasa's Origins Spectral Interpretation Resource Identification Security Regolith Explorer (OSIRIS-Rex)...

Boeing may cut hundreds of jobs in its satellite business
Tuesday, August 25, 2015 Boeing may soon announce job cuts in its satellite business due to a drop in US military spending and delays in orders for commercial...

Orbital ATK and Lockheed Martin extend partnership for satellite fuel tanks
Tuesday, August 25, 2015 Orbital ATK has secured an extension to its contract with Lockheed Martin to provide propellant and pressurant tanks for the A2100 satellite...

PlanetiQ opens new facility in Colorado for Pyxis-RO development
Tuesday, August 25, 2015 Satellite data company PlanetiQ has opened a new science and engineering facility in Boulder, Colorado, to undertake work related to its commercial satellite...

Boeing delivers the first direct-purchase 737-800s to Nok Airlines
Monday, August 24, 2015 Bangkok-based Nok Airlines has received the first directly purchased Next-Generation 737-800s from...


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