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Swiss engineers develop space junk clean-up satellite
07 July, 2015
Engineers from eSpace, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne (EPFL), and the University of Applied Sciences and Arts of Western Switzerland (HES-SO) have completed the prototype...
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JAXA developing new rocket design to boost competitiveness
Tuesday, July 07, 2015 The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) is reportedly working on a new core rocket with plans to put it into service in fiscal 2020, to strengthen its presence in commercial rocket...

Raytheon to extend support to Nasa’s earth science data system
Tuesday, July 07, 2015 Raytheon has secured a $240m contract with Nasa's Goddard Space Flight Center to continue supporting the Earth Observing Systems Data and Information System...

Qazaq Air to launch Q400 aircraft service in Kazakhstan
Tuesday, July 07, 2015 Samruk Kazyna's subsidiary Qazaq Air has leased three Bombardier Q400 Aircraft from Abu Dhabi-based Falcon Aviation Services, to launch domestic services in...

Nasa crash tests aircraft to evaluate emergency locator transmitters
Monday, July 06, 2015 Nasa has completed a crash test to evaluate the performance of emergency locator transmitters (ELT) in...

Airbus E-Fan to attempt longest-ever manned electric flight
Monday, July 06, 2015 Airbus is preparing to conduct the longest-ever flight of its electrically powered E-Fan aircraft later this...

Solar Impulse 2 completes longest over-the-ocean flight
Monday, July 06, 2015 Solar Impulse 2 (Si2) pilot André Borschberg has successfully completed the non-stop flight and longest stage of the round-the-world flight, after safely landing in Hawaii,...

Russian cargo ship Progress M-28M successfully docks with ISS
Monday, July 06, 2015 An unmanned Russian cargo ship Progress M-28M launched a Soyuz-U rocket from Baikonur in Kazakhstan has successfully docked with the International Space Station (ISS)....

Airbus to provide flight hour services to Vietnam Airlines’ A350 XWB fleet
Friday, July 03, 2015 Airbus has secured a contract with Vietnam Airlines to provide flight hour services (FHS) to its fleet of 14 new A350-900...

Solar Impulse 2 sets longest solo flight record
Friday, July 03, 2015 Solar Impulse founder and Swiss pilot André Borschberg has broken the record for the longest ever solo flight, beating Steve Fossett who has held the record since...

Rocket Lab to build orbital launch site in New Zealand
Thursday, July 02, 2015 Rocket Lab has unveiled plans to build an orbital launch site on Kaitorete Spit in the Canterbury region of South Island, New...

Fraunhofer researchers in Germany developing space debris surveillance system
Thursday, July 02, 2015 Researchers from Fraunhofer Society of Germany are developing a space surveillance system that will help tackle potential collisions of satellites and spacecraft with space debris in low-Earth...

Bell Helicopter completes maiden flight of Bell 525 Relentless helicopter
Thursday, July 02, 2015 Bell Helicopter has completed the first flight of its super-medium Bell 525 Relentless helicopter at its aircraft assembly centre in Amarillo, Texas,...

Nasa’s Mars landing aircraft prepares to take first flight
Thursday, July 02, 2015 Nasa is preparing to conduct the first flight of its preliminary research aerodynamic design to land on Mars (Prandtl-m) flying wing aircraft later this...

EASA approves Aspen Avionics’ flight display system for Bell / Agusta 206 helicopters
Wednesday, July 01, 2015 The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has approved Aspen Avionics' EFD1000H primary flight display (PFD) for installation on Bell and Bell / Agusta 206...

Canadian transport body recommends child safety systems on aircraft
Wednesday, July 01, 2015 The Transportation Safety Board (TSB) of Canada has recommended specially designed restraint systems for infants and young children travelling on commercial...

Embraer to join Boeing’s ecoDemonstrator programme
Wednesday, July 01, 2015 Boeing and Embraer have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to test environmentally friendly technologies for aviation through the ecoDemonstrator...

China Aviation Supplies places $11bn A330 order with Airbus
Wednesday, July 01, 2015 China Aviation Supplies Holding (CAS) has placed $11bn order with Airbus for 45 A330 family aircraft, with an option for 30 additional A330...

Africair to buy Bell 525 and 407 GXP helicopters
Tuesday, June 30, 2015 Africair has signed a letter of intent (LoI) with Bell Helicopter to purchase two Bell 525s and placed an order for a 407 GXP...

Airbus delivers technology package payload for ESA’s LISA Pathfinder mission
Tuesday, June 30, 2015 Airbus Defence and Space has delivered the technology package payload to the European Space Agency's (ESA) LISA Pathfinder scientific...

Saint Louis University to buy Cirrus SR20 trainer aircraft
Tuesday, June 30, 2015 Saint Louis University has selected Cirrus Aircraft to provide SR20 trainer aircraft for its pilot training...


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