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Category: Aerospace & Defense


Aerospace & Defense, Industry Focus Areas

Thales Alenia Space Reaches Major Milestone in CRISTAL Mission Development for Europe’s Copernicus Earth Observation Program

June 28, 2022

Via: ASD News

Thales Alenia Space, the joint company between Thales (67%) and Leonardo (33%), signed an amendment to the CRISTAL contract with Airbus Defence and Space, prime contractor for the satellite. The amendment provides for the development and qualification of IRIS, the […]


Aerospace & Defense, Industry Focus Areas

OneWeb, Stellar Blu test LEO-based inflight connectivity on Boeing 777

June 20, 2022

Via: Electronics Weekly

The partly UK government-owned company was working with Stellar Blu, aviation terminal specialists, and also partnered with antenna specialists Ball Aerospace to incorporate its electronically steered arrays (ESA) into the terminal used. The company reported the test as follows: “The […]


Aerospace & Defense, Industry Focus Areas

Eve and Falcon Aviation Services announce partnership to introduce eVTOL flights in Dubai

June 8, 2022

Via: ASD News

In April 2022, a subsidiary of Eve Holding, Inc. (“Eve” or the “Company”) (NYSE: EVEX; EVEXW) and Falcon Aviation Services (“Falcon”), a leading Business Aviation Services operator in the Middle East and Africa region, signed a Letter of Intent (LoI) […]


Aerospace & Defense, Industry Focus Areas

Nasa preps next-gen spacesuits for Extravehicular Activity Services

June 8, 2022

Via: Electronics Weekly

The spacesuits will have to support spacewalking in low-Earth orbit outside the ISS and also on the Moon as part of future Artemis missions. How much do the suits cost? Nasa’s Extravehicular Activity Services (xEVAS) contracts have a potential total […]


Aerospace & Defense, Industry Focus Areas

NASA Partners with Industry for New Spacewalking, Moonwalking Services

June 2, 2022

Via: ASD News

NASA has selected Axiom Space and Collins Aerospace to advance spacewalking capabilities in low-Earth orbit and at the Moon, by buying services that provide astronauts with next generation spacesuit and spacewalk systems to work outside the International Space Station, explore […]


Aerospace & Defense, Industry Focus Areas

Sierra Space & Spirit AeroSystems Form Strategic Partnership to Bring Affordable Space Systems to Market

June 1, 2022

Via: ADS News

Sierra Space and Spirit AeroSystems, Inc. [NYSE: SPR] today announced the formation of a long-term strategic partnership intended to accelerate access to a vibrant commercial space economy of the future. Spirit Defense & Space will assist in the development and […]


Aerospace & Defense, Industry Focus Areas, Workforce Development

VRM Switzerland and Airbus Helicopters Work Together to Qualify Under EASA Regulations the World’s 1st H125 VR Simulator

May 24, 2022

Via: ASD News

EASA, VRM Switzerland and Airbus Helicopters have officially opened the door to new standards in helicopter pilot training by qualifying an Airbus Helicopters H125 flight training device (FTD) Level 3 with Virtual Reality (VR) technology at Helitrans in Norway. This […]


Aerospace & Defense, Industry Focus Areas

Aerobotix Marks 40th Robot Installation for U.S. Missile Manufacturing

May 20, 2022

Via: Metrology and Quality News

Aerobotix, an AS9100-certified FANUC robotics integrator and metrology company, recently marked the installation of its 40th robotic system for the U.S. missile manufacturing industry. Defense contractors are using Aerobotix automated systems to enhance capabilities and efficiencies as they ramp up […]


Aerospace & Defense, Industry Focus Areas, Logistics, Process

Euroconsult sizes $4.4bn Space Logistics market

May 20, 2022

Via: Electronics Weekly

It says such services, ranging from launches to satellites’ end of life, are expected to generate $4.4 billion in revenue by 2031, with the involvement of more than 50 companies. The six markets covered in the report comprise: Last Mile […]


Aerospace & Defense, Industry Focus Areas

FAA Approves Airworthiness Criteria for Wingcopter, Marking Important Milestone in US Type Certification Process

May 16, 2022

Via: ASD News

German drone delivery pioneer Wingcopter is delighted to announce that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has issued the Special Class Airworthiness Criteria for the Wingcopter 198 US unmanned aircraft. This approval marks a critical milestone in the certification process of […]