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Aerospace & Defense, Industry Focus Areas

Boeing Flags Additional 787 Production Problem

September 8, 2020

Via: The Wall Street Journal

Boeing Co. said it had identified a third quality-control lapse in production of its 787 Dreamliner, further slowing deliveries of the jetliner and revving up an investigation by federal air-safety regulators. The company said Tuesday that portions of Dreamliner tail […]


Aerospace & Defense, Industry Focus Areas, Medical

Nexa3D Unveils Its Expanded Ultra-Fast Polymers for Manufacturing Aerospace and Medical Products at Virtual ASME AM Industry Summit

August 7, 2020

Via: Manufacturing Tomorrow

Nexa3D, the maker of ultra-fast polymer production 3D printers, announced today it plans to demonstrate its expanded portfolio of polymer production solutions that now include both photoplastic and thermoplastic capabilities at the virtual ASME AM Industry Summit on August 11 […]


Aerospace & Defense, Industry Focus Areas

Amazon gets FCC approval for Project Kuiper satellite constellation

August 5, 2020

Via: Electronics Weekly

The planned constellation of 3,236 satellites is intended to address “unserved and underserved communities” around the world. SpaceX is a rival in this area, with its planned Starlink eventually consisting of 4,425 satellites. The FCC granted Amazon approval by a […]


Aerospace & Defense, Industry Focus Areas

One in the sensing eye for Nasa’s Mars Perseverance Rover

July 31, 2020

Via: Electronics Weekly

The Mars 2020 mission is part of a long-term effort of robotic exploration of the Red Planet, including looking for signs of past microbial life. Specifically, Teledyne’s CCD42-10 sensor (right) has performed a similar role on Mars since 2012 within […]


Aerospace & Defense, Industry Focus Areas

Boeing Plans Deeper Job and Production Cuts

July 29, 2020

Via: The Wall Street Journal

Boeing Co. said it would cut production of commercial jets and shrink its workforce further as the coronavirus pandemic deepens its toll on the global aviation industry. The U.S. aerospace giant said Wednesday that it lost $2.4 billion in the […]


Aerospace & Defense, Industry Focus Areas

3 Aerospace Companies that Changed the World

July 27, 2020

Via: Industry Today

The aerospace industry is the sector of science and engineering that deals with the manufacturing and development of flight vehicles within the Earth’s atmosphere and out into the surrounding space. The types of flight vehicles that the aerospace industry works […]


Aerospace & Defense, Industry Focus Areas

NASA pushes back James Webb Space Telescope launch date

July 17, 2020

Via: Electronics Weekly

The original date – March 2021 – has been affected both by the Covid-19 pandemic and also technical issues. The decision was based on a recently completed schedule risk assessment of the remaining integration and test activities, said Nasa. The […]


Aerospace & Defense, Industry Focus Areas

NASA’s JWST Completes Comprehensive Systems Test

July 15, 2020

Via: ASD News

Now that NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope has been assembled into its final form, testing teams seized the unique opportunity to perform a critical software and electrical analysis on the entire observatory as a single, fully connected vehicle. Known as […]


Aerospace & Defense, Industry Focus Areas

Airbus Transforms A330s Into MRTTs Through an Optimised Conversion Process

July 14, 2020

Via: ASD News

Having earned their reputation as the new-generation aerial tanker of choice for military services worldwide, Airbus’ A330 Multi Role Tanker Transports (MRTTs) are now being outfitted for their multi-mission duties in an optimised industrial process – enabling five aircraft to […]


Aerospace & Defense, Industry Focus Areas

Airbus Signs Contract With Optus for OneSat

July 7, 2020

Via: ASD News

Airbus Defence and Space has won a contract for a fully reconfigurable telecomunications satellite from Australia’s second largest telecommunications company and leading satellite operator Optus. The satellite will be based on Airbus’ new standard OneSat product line and is Airbus’ […]