Amy Svitak

Paris Bureau Chief, Aviation Week & Space Technology

Posts by Amy Svitak

in On Space Mar 21, 2015

SpaceX's Gwynne Shotwell Talks Raptor, Falcon 9, CRS-2, Satellite Internet and More

During a March 17 luncheon Shotwell touched on developments underway at the Hawthorne, California-based company....More
in On Space Mar 17, 2015

SpaceX's New Spin on Falcon 9

Modifications to the Falcon 9 v1.1 will lead to a new design for the SpaceX Falcon Heavy....More
in On Space Mar 12, 2015

Inside The World's First Space-Based Commercial Laser-Relay Service

Europe's EDRS will use laser beam transmissions between low-Earth orbiting (LEO) spacecraft and commercial communications satellites in geostationary....More
in On Space Feb 05, 2015

Spacecraft Propellant Tank Lands On Brazilian Farm

The object, which the Brazilian Space Agency later identified as a spacecraft propellant tank, fell 50 meters from a house....More
in On Space Feb 03, 2015

ESA To Make Estonia 21st Member State

Estonia spends several hundred million euros a year on space activities....More
in Ares, On Space Feb 02, 2015

Tom Enders Talks Forthcoming 2014 Financial Results, A400M, And The Reorg

Outtakes from the annual Airbus press dinner in Paris....More
in On Space Dec 29, 2014

Made Manifest

In a departure from past practice, SpaceX has revamped its public launch manifest to omit mission dates....More
in On Space Dec 18, 2014

SpaceX Slips ISS Cargo Run To Early January

Company opts to conduct second Falcon 9 static fire test before launch....More
in On Space Dec 09, 2014

Orbital to launch next CRS mission atop ULA Atlas 5 in September

Orbital says a re-engined Antares rocket will conduct flights to the ISS for NASA from the company's Wallops Island launch site on Virginia's eastern....More
in Ares Dec 09, 2014

Russia's Missing Mistrals

In an interview the French defense minister said France may never deliver the ships....More
From The Archives

Aviation Week is approaching its 100th anniversary in 2016. In a series of blogs, our editors highlight editorial content from the magazine's long and rich history.

 

Jan 31, 2016
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Tupolev 104: Harsh Proof Of Rapid Soviet Progress (1956) 17

Since little detail was available of the Russian design and built Tupolev 104, a profile was compiled for Aviation Week, based entirely on observations from photographs, experts such as engineers knowledgeable in typical Russian aircraft design and of its landing at London Airport....More
Jan 28, 2016
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A Near View Of French Aviators (1917) 2

Some of the largest battles of the First World War were taking place in France when Aviation Week was first published....More
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