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NASA Science, Cargo Launches on 15th NGC Resupply Mission to Space Station

February 23, 2021

Via: ASD News

A Northrop Grumman Cygnus resupply spacecraft is en route to the International Space Station with approximately 8,000 pounds of science investigations and cargo after launching at 12:36 p.m. EST Saturday from NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia. About three hours […]


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Nasa delays launch for DART asteroid impact test

February 19, 2021

Via: Electronics Weekly

Dubbed the Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART), the mission aims to shift an asteroid’s orbit through kinetic impact, in September 2022. Basically, impacting a spacecraft into the smaller member of the binary asteroid system Didymos – classed as a near-Earth […]


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Six new Boeing solar arrays to power International Space Station

January 15, 2021

Via: Electronics Weekly

The new arrays will increase the on-board laboratory’s power supply and installation is scheduled to begin in 2021. The new 63-foot-by-20-foot (19-meter-by-6-meter) arrays will together produce 120 kilowatts of electricity via the sun’s energy, says Boeing. They will combine with […]


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Arianespace Clears Soyuz for Launch With France’s CSO-2 Earth Observation Satellite

December 28, 2020

Via: ASD News

The year-ending Arianespace flight has been authorized for tomorrow, December 28, with France’s CSO-2 satellite passenger – which is to be deployed during a mission lasting just under one hour following its 1:42 p.m. liftoff (local time) from the Spaceport […]


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Uganda Airlines Flies Further With its Brand-new A330neo

December 24, 2020

Via: ASD News

Uganda Airlines, the country’s flag-carrier, has taken delivery of its first A330neo, the latest version of the most popular widebody airliner. It is the first Airbus aircraft delivered to Uganda Airlines, which was established in 2019. In line with the […]


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Thales Inaugurates its First 4.0 Factory for the Defense and Aeronautical Systems Activity in Spain

November 9, 2020

Via: ASD News

Big Data and Blockchain will be the new technologies that will make possible the digital transformation of the headquarters Production and Maintenance center, specialized in defense and aeronautics. The Production and Maintenance Center will have a platform interconnected with all […]


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Air China Introduces 2nd ARJ21 Aircraft

November 5, 2020

Via: ASD News

Air China received the 2nd ARJ21 aircraft in Shanghai on October 27th, 2020, which indicates the delivery of the 36th ARJ21 aircraft to customers by Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China, Ltd. (COMAC). The aircraft was introduced by means of financial […]


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Additive Manufacturing Center of Excellence and NASA Establish Cooperative Agreement

October 30, 2020

Via: Manufacturing Tomorrow

Today, ASTM International’s Additive Manufacturing Center of Excellence (AM CoE) announced the establishment of a cooperative agreement with the U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) to support activities of common interest. The three-year contract, worth up to $750,000, will […]


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Airbus Delivers its 1st US-Assembled A220 from Mobile, Alabama

October 27, 2020

Via: ASD News

Airbus has delivered its first U.S.-assembled A220 aircraft from Mobile, Alabama, underlining the aircraft manufacturer’s role as a global aircraft producer and heralding the arrival of a new era in Airbus aircraft production in the United States. The aircraft was […]


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SpaceX completes 100th successful flight of Falcon rocket

October 26, 2020

Via: Electronics Weekly

On Saturday October 24, SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket launched another 60 Starlink satellites to orbit to complete the milestone. The location was Space Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, in Florida. A key factor has been the […]