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  • Apr 16, 2015
    Commentary
    Aviation Week & Space Technology

    Podcast: India’s Medium Multi-Role Combat Aircraft Surprise

    India hit the reset button on stalled contract talks with Dassault, opting for a government-to-government sale of 36 Rafale fighters. Our editors discuss what the deal means for India, Dassault and future combat aircraft competitions....More
  • Apr 10, 2015
    Commentary
    Aviation Week & Space Technology

    Podcast: Space Symposium Outlook

    Ahead of next week's Space Symposium in Colorado Springs, our editors discuss the latest on an American-built engine to send U.S. national security assets to space, competition between ULA and Space X, the state of U.S.-Russian relations and more....More
  • Apr 3, 2015
    Commentary
    Aviation Week & Space Technology

    Podcast: Inside Pratt & Whitney’s Geared Turbofan Development

    This week's Check 6 podcast comes to you from Pratt & Whitney in East Hartford, Conn. Editors Joe Anselmo and Guy Norris sat down with Greg Gernhardt, the president of Pratt & Whitney Commercial Engines, to talk about the company’s geared turbofan engine and its battle for market share with the CFM LEAP-X....More
  • Mar 27, 2015
    Commentary
    Aviation Week & Space Technology

    Podcast: How Do We Keep Pilots From Crashing Planes? 3

    Aviation has become technically safer and safer. Is it now time to address the pilot as a safety concern?...More
  • Mar 20, 2015
    Commentary
    Aviation Week & Space Technology

    Podcast: Space Industry At An Inflection Point 1

    Aviation Week editors discuss how private sector money and technological advances are revolutionizing space telecom....More
  • Mar 13, 2015
    Commentary
    Aviation Week & Space Technology

    Podcast: Talking 777 Upgrades And Bubble Trouble

    Aviation Week editors discuss Airbus and Boeing production: Is there an order bubble that may burst one day? They also talk about the 777 upgrade, the possibility of an A380neo and Bombardier’s CSeries....More
  • Mar 6, 2015
    Commentary
    Aviation Week & Space Technology

    Podcast: Exciting And Strange Developments From Heli-Expo

    Aviation Week editors discuss the news from HeliExpo this week including Bristow's tiltrotor bet, Airbus Helicopters's H160 unveiling and more....More
  • Feb 27, 2015
    Commentary
    Aviation Week & Space Technology

    Podcast: Flight Tracking One Year After MH370

    Aviation Week editors discuss the ongoing search for MH370 and the outlook for changes to flight tracking....More
  • Feb 20, 2015
    Commentary
    Aviation Week & Space Technology

    Podcast: Saving Bombardier

    Aviation Week editors talk about what’s ailing Bombardier in commercial and business aviation and its move to bring in aerospace veteran Alain Bellemare to fix things....More
  • Feb 13, 2015
    Commentary
    Aviation Week & Space Technology

    Podcast: Is The Pilot Shortage For Real? 8

    Our editors discuss the global pilot shortage and why the solution is not as simple as paying American regional pilots more....More
 
Blogs
Apr 15, 2015
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Briny Water May Challenge Future Mars Spacecraft Design

"These finding have implications for planetary protection policies for future landed spacecraft," according to the Nature Geoscience report. "Cl-bearing brines are very corrosive and this may have implications on spacecraft design and surface operations."...More
Apr 14, 2015
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Apollo 13 Story Is Still Gripping After 45 Years (1970) 2

The flight of Apollo 13 in April 1970 was one of the most dramatic events in the history of human spaceflight –- and ultimately one of NASA’s finest hours. For three days, the lives of three astronauts who had been bound for the third lunar landing mission hung in the balance....More
Apr 13, 2015
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NavWeek: Ballistic Bombast 14

China may be able to take out an American aircraft carrier with its feared DF-21 antiship ballistic missile (ASBM) without even taking a shot....More
Apr 10, 2015
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Lessons From Space Shuttle Columbia (1981) 10

The space shuttle was a magnificent machine, the most capable spaceship ever built. It was also a fragile monster that required an expensive standing army to fly, and punished the slightest inattention to detail in its preparation and operation with fatal results....More
Apr 8, 2015
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Photo: Water Cannon Salute For Inaugural Memphis-Dallas Love Field Service

Southwest Airlines inaugurated Memphis-Dallas Love Field service on Wednesday morning, opening up direct commercial service between the two airports for the first time....More

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