Jim Asker

Executive Editor, Aviation Week & Space Technology

Posts by Jim Asker

in On Space Aug 22, 2014

Astronaut Steve Nagel's Unforgettable Landing

Astronaut Steve Nagel has died after a battle with cancer. We'll never forget his 1991 space shuttle landing. It was bad but could have been worse....More
in Things With Wings, Ares Jul 25, 2014

Podcast: Buk M-1 Missile vs. MH17. What Went Wrong?

So what might have gone wrong that allowed a Buk-M1 missile to take down MH17?....More
in Ares, On Space May 02, 2014

Podcast: What A Week In Space!

Aviation Week editors discuss SpaceX’s suit against the U.S. Air Force, U.S. sanctions on Russia over Ukraine, the merger of Orbital Sciences and ATK....More
in Things With Wings Aug 11, 2013

The Paradox of Automation, a Compelling Video

The investigation of the July 6 crash of an Asiana 777 at San Francisco International Airport is still in the early stages, but already it has the....More
in Turnaround Time Apr 18, 2013

MRO Newcomer Subjected To Personality Testing #MROAM

Supply chain management and Lean are hardly the sort of specialities one would expect to prompt an employer to plumb a prospective employee's deep....More
in Turnaround Time Apr 18, 2013

IP "Hoarding" Is Making Maintenance More Difficult #MROAM

Tightening restrictions on sharing intellectual property are making maintenance of aircraft more difficult--especially on newer aircraft with large....More

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