Frank Morring, Jr.

Frank Morring, Jr.
Senior Editor, Space,
Aviation Week & Space Technology

Frank is a Senior Editor and has been a journalist for 40 years, specializing in aerospace for over 20 years. Frank joined Aviation Week in 1989 as a defense/space reporter and senior space technology editor. In 2007 he was named deputy managing editor/space, responsible for coordinating space coverage across all bureaus and publications. 
Frank began his career working for his hometown daily in Huntsville, Alabama, and moved to Washington in 1979 as correspondent for the Birmingham Post-Herald. He later covered the Cold War Pentagon for Scripps-Howard News Service. 
Frank received a degree in comparative literature from Dartmouth College. He has Goddard and Von Braun media awards from the National Space Club, and a Neal Award.

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Ideas Differ On How Best To Use SSP 
Countries around the world pursue space solar-power projects
Russia Flap Endangers U.S. Crew Launch 
Crimea is a wild card in U.S. launch plans
Super-Broadband Satellites Could Boost Space Solar
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New Concepts For Solar Power From Space Collectors 1
Space solar power is free; getting it will not be cheap
Scientists Expect Answer Within 25 Years 4
Science closing in on extraterrestrial life
Orion Focus Shifting To 2017 Lunar Flight 
Upcoming flight test is shaping Orion design, Moon mission date
Support Grows For New U.S. Rocket Engine 4
Delta IV could be next SpaceX target as ULA struggles to maintain its Atlas V
Near-Term Space Development Drivers Are Debated 
Cheaper launches may help space exploration, but microelectronics will drive capabilities
New Export Rules Still Restrict Commercial Human Spacecraft 
New ITAR rules retain tight leash on commercial human spacecraft
NASA Gets First Shot At AF Payload Hosting Plan 
Pollution sensor first up under USAF plan
NASA Takes Over Navy Instrument On ISS 
Navy ISS instrument finds new users, some commercial potential with NASA
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