Paul Kallender-Umezu

Paul Kallender-Umezu
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A New Direction For Japan’s Space Program?
Japanese space programs face strict new reality
Japanese Space Program Braces For Cuts
Policy shifting away from research and development
Japan's Space Program Braces For Cuts 
TOKYO - As Japan’s space policy plans shift away from research and development, the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) is finding its flagship science, technology and manned spaceflight programs in line for cuts and cancellations. (Epsilon rocket: JAXA)
 
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Feb 26, 2015
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France's Defense Procurement Agency Saved By Rafale Sale

French exports were up in 2014, but the year ahead brings uncertainty....More
Feb 25, 2015
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Inside The Roc's Lair 10

A rare glimpse of the world's largest aircraft under assembly in Mojave, California...More
Feb 25, 2015
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Pilot Report: Aviation Week Flies The Lockheed Martin U-2 (1999)

In 1999 Aviation Week's former Editor-in-Chief reached the highest altitude he had ever flown, in a U-2. Read his pilot report....More
Feb 24, 2015
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Should the FAA Bar ODA Expansion? 2

Do you agree with the transportation unions that the FAA should prohibit expansion of the ODA program until oversight guarantees are proven?...More
Feb 23, 2015
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AAR To Sell Cargo Group to TransDigm for $725 Million

MRO and airlift/mobility become focal points at AAR as it plans to tell its cargo division....More
Feb 21, 2015
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Saturday Spacewalk Kicks Off Addition of Commercial Crew Docking Ports to ISS 4

"I worked up a lather on that one," quipped NASA spacewalker Barry "Butch" Wilmore. "You guys have done just a superb job," noted Mission Control....More
Feb 20, 2015
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1973: Automating Airline Systems, Ring!

What could airlines do in 1973 to cut maintenance costs? Embrace technology like computers and automated test equipment!...More
Feb 19, 2015
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33 Years Ago – Boeing 757 Makes First Flight (1982) 6

The Boeing 757 made its first flight on Feb. 19, 1982, and it was not without its challenges....More

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