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SSL to study on-orbit robotic assembly of satellites
27 August, 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...
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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...

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,...

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....

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...

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...

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...

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...

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 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...

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)...

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...

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...

Nasa to crash test aircraft to evaluate emergency locator transmitters
Monday, August 24, 2015 Nasa is preparing to conduct a crash test to evaluate the performance of emergency locator transmitters (ELT) in an...

Ethiopian Airlines aims to double aircraft fleet by 2025
Monday, August 24, 2015 Ethiopian Airlines is planning to double its aircraft fleet and add new routes by...

Jet Aviation Basel selects CTT's Cair system for three VIP jets
Monday, August 24, 2015 Humidity control systems manufacturer CTT Systems has secured new orders from Jet Aviation Basel to install Cair humidification systems in three VIP private business...

Ariane 5 launches EUTELSAT 8 West B and Intelsat 34 satellites
Friday, August 21, 2015 Arianespace's Ariane 5 dual-passenger heavy-lift launch vehicle has launched Eutelsat 8 West B and Intelsat 34 satellites from Europe's Spaceport in Kourou, French...

Nasa developing satellite constellation to monitor hurricanes
Friday, August 21, 2015 Nasa is constructing a next-generation constellation of eight microsatellites in Texas, to monitor hurricanes from...

Indonesia's Sriwijaya Air receives two Boeing 737-900ER aircraft
Friday, August 21, 2015 Boeing has delivered two new next-generation 737-900ER (Extended Range) aircraft to Indonesia's third-largest carrier Sriwijaya...

Isro’s GSAT-6 communications satellite prepares for launch
Friday, August 21, 2015 The Indian Space Research Organisation (Isro) is preparing to launch GSAT-6 communications satellite aboard the Geo-synchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV) D6 on 27...

Qantas to purchase eight 787-9 Dreamliner aircraft
Thursday, August 20, 2015 Australian carrier Qantas Airways is planning to purchase eight Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner...


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