Frank Morring, Jr.

Senior Editor, Space, Aviation Week & Space Technology

Posts by Frank Morring, Jr.

in On Space Apr 27, 2013

Another Route To Space

Launch of the Orbital Sciences Corp. Antares liquid-fueled rocket Sunday gives NASA a second U.S.-owned vehicle to use in resupplying the....More
in On Space Apr 21, 2013

Antares Scrubbed

Excessive high-altitude winds over the new launch pad at the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport on Wallops Island,  Va., forced another scrub in the....More
in On Space Apr 09, 2013

Launch Prep

Antares, NASA's second commercial route to the International Space Station, is on the pad and getting ready for its inaugural launch on April 17....More
in On Space Apr 05, 2013

Growing Pains

SpaceX gave some big shots at the White House and NASA's political office suites a few bad moments last week when its Dragon cargo carrier had....More
in On Space Oct 26, 2012

Cool Video

Orbital Technologies Corp. (Orbitec) mounted a flight camera on the flight test vehicle it used Oct. 20 to demonstrate its new "vortex" rocket engine....More
in On Space Aug 06, 2012

Open Channel

Pasadena, Calif. – Controllers have been able to turn the Mars Odyssey orbiter to face the landing site where NASA’s Mars Science Laboratory will....More
in On Space Aug 05, 2012

First Indication

PASADENA, CALIF. - Controllers at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory here won't know until a little after 1:30 a.m. EDT Monday at the earliest if the....More
in On Space Aug 05, 2012

Planetary Protection

PASADENA, CALIF. -- The big Mars Science Laboratory rover is heading "right down the pipe" to an on-target rendezvous with the planet Sunday night,....More
in On Space Aug 04, 2012

On Target

PASADENA, Calif. - NASA's Mars Science Laboratory is performing perfectly, and the weather on Mars is cooperating, for a landing in the planet's Gale....More
in On Space Jul 12, 2012

New Moon

Astronomers using the Hubble Space Telescope to plot a safe course past Pluto for the New Horizons spacecraft have discovered a fifth moon orbiting....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
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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
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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
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