Amy Svitak

Paris Bureau Chief, Aviation Week & Space Technology

Posts by Amy Svitak

in Ares Dec 09, 2014

Russia's Missing Mistrals

In an interview the French defense minister said France may never deliver the ships....More
in On Space Dec 08, 2014

Russia's Angara 5 on track for December debut

Khrunichev says the heavy-lifter has been undergoing pad tests at Plesetsk Cosmodrome since mid-November....More
in On Space Dec 05, 2014

NASA slips Orion EM-1 readiness to 2018

A precise launch date for the 2018 flight test has not been set, though NASA is expected to determine a new target date by late spring 2015....More
in On Space Dec 05, 2014

NASA slips Orion EM1 flight to 2018

A precise launch date for the 2018 flight test has not been set, though NASA is expected to determine a new target date by late spring 2015....More
in On Space Dec 04, 2014

New Date for Proton Launch of Astra 2G a Moving Target

ILS says a spare Briz-M gyro unit in Baikonur is being swapped for the faulty one, which was removed and sent back to the manufacturer last week....More
in On Space Nov 20, 2014

ATK Body Language Hints at Russian Engine for Antares

Ahead of merger, ATK assessed “political risks” of Orbital's new engine choice....More
in On Space Nov 17, 2014

Philae Mission Winds Down As Rosetta Orbiter Enters New Science Phase

As the probe's last science data was relayed to Earth Nov. 15, its power rapidly depleted....More
in On Space Nov 15, 2014

Goodbye, Philae?

The lander lost contact with ground controllers early this morning, but not before they sent commands to rotate the probe's solar panels to glean....More
in On Space Nov 14, 2014

ESA May Shift Philae Lander to Get More Sun

With the clock ticking, mission managers weigh a plan to shift Philae's position and gain more exposure to the sun....More
in On Space Nov 13, 2014

Philae's Landing, as Envisioned by Mission Planners

An illustrated guide to Philae's deployment and landing on Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, with the proble's thrusters, landing gear, harpoons and....More
A Century of Aviation Week

Aviation Week & Space Technology is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year. In a series of blogs, our editors highlight editorial content from the magazine's long and rich history.

 

Aug 26, 2016
blog

When Aviation Week Was Accused of Treason -- The Back Story Revealed 7

A 1957 revelation that the U.S. was tracking Soviet missile launches from a secret radar in Turkey has its roots in sleuthing of students from Kettering Grammar School in the UK....More
Aug 23, 2016
blog

When Aviation Week Was Accused Of Treason 23

Aviation Week editors routinely get blowback when they write about sensitive topics, and the best example of that may be an October 1957 story that revealed the U.S. had been tracking Russian missile launches from advanced long-range radar units in Turkey....More
Penton Corporate

Sponsored Introduction Continue on to (or wait seconds) ×