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Musk’s SpaceX Laying Off 10% of Workforce

January 14, 2019

Via: Industry Week

SpaceX is taking the ax to its headquarters in California. Hours after launching its first rocket of the new year on Friday morning, the Elon Musk-led company told employees that roughly 10% of SpaceX’s workforce would be laid off. Stunned […]


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JetBlue Airways Firms Up Order for 60 Airbus A220-300 Aircraft

January 4, 2019

Via: ASD News

JetBlue Airways has firmed up an order for 60 A220-300 aircraft, the larger model of the new, industry-leading A220 series. “As we approach our 20th anniversary, the impressive range and economics of the highly efficient A220, combined with the outstanding […]


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Gulfstream Makes First International Deliveries of All-new G500

January 2, 2019

Via: ASD News

Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. today announced it recently made the first international deliveries of the clean-sheet, record-breaking Gulfstream G500. Qatar Airways received two G500 aircraft at Gulfstream’s Savannah headquarters. The aircraft will join the five Gulfstream G650ER aircraft already in service […]


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Airbus Pulling Out All Stops to Reach 800-Plane Delivery Target

December 28, 2018

Via: Industry Week

With just a few days left before the year is over, Airbus SE says it’s working flat out to reach a goal of delivering 800 jetliners during 2018. The Boeing Co. rival is maximizing efforts to meet its target, which […]


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SpaceX launches first U.S. national security space mission

December 24, 2018

Via: Reuters

A SpaceX rocket carrying a U.S. military navigation satellite blasted off from Florida’s Cape Canaveral on Sunday, marking the space transportation company’s first national security space mission for the United States. The Falcon 9 rocket carrying a roughly $500 million […]


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Boeing Delivers the 787th 787 Dreamliner

December 14, 2018

Via: ASD News

Boeing [NYSE:BA] today delivered the 787th 787 Dreamliner to come off the production line, marking a special milestone for the super-efficient airplane family and the fastest-selling twin-aisle jet in history. Since its first delivery in September, 2011, the 787 family […]


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Avolon Firms Up Order for 100 A320neo Family Aircraft

December 10, 2018

Via: ASD News

Ireland-headquartered aircraft lessor Avolon has firmed up an order for 75 A320neos and 25 A321neos. The agreement is the single largest order for Airbus aircraft ever placed by Avolon. The agreement takes Avolon’s cumulative orders with Airbus to 284 aircraft […]


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NASA Sends New Research, Hardware to ISS on SpaceX Mission

December 7, 2018

Via: ASD News

Experiments in forest observation, protein crystal growth and in-space fuel transfer demonstration are heading to the International Space Station following the launch Wednesday of SpaceX’s 16th mission for NASA under the agency’s Commercial Resupply Services contract. The company’s Dragon spacecraft […]


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Spaceflight Successfully Launches 64 Satellites on First Dedicated Rideshare Mission

December 4, 2018

Via: ASD News

Spaceflight, the leading rideshare and mission management provider, today announced the success of its SSO-A: SmallSat Express mission, the largest single rideshare mission from a U.S.-based launch vehicle to date. The company successfully launched 64 spacecraft to sun-synchronous low Earth […]


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Boeing is set to launch a solar autonomous aircraft

November 15, 2018

Via: Manufacturing Global

Amassing more than 10 research and development centres worldwide, the largest aerospace company in the world, Boeing, has been named the top global innovator amongst aerospace and defence companies worldwide. Following on from this, the company has recently been revealed […]