On Space http://aviationweek.com/blog/6698/feed On Space en U.S. Spacewalkers Repair ISS Solar Power Channel, Start Reconfigurations http://aviationweek.com/blog/us-spacewalkers-repair-iss-solar-power-channel-start-reconfigurations <div class="node-body blog-body">"I can see Cairo," reported spacewalking NASA astronaut Reid Wiseman. "I can't quite make out the pyramids." </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/onspace">On Space</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/blog/us-spacewalkers-repair-iss-solar-power-channel-start-reconfigurations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/us-spacewalkers-repair-iss-solar-power-channel-start-reconfigurations#comments Space On Space Wed, 15 Oct 2014 17:28:00 +0000 1203851 at http://aviationweek.com High Hopes – Can Compact Fusion Unlock New Power For Space And Air Transport? http://aviationweek.com/blog/high-hopes-can-compact-fusion-unlock-new-power-space-and-air-transport <div class="node-body blog-body">Plan has huge implications for future space and aircraft propulsion.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/onspace">On Space</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/blog/high-hopes-can-compact-fusion-unlock-new-power-space-and-air-transport" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/high-hopes-can-compact-fusion-unlock-new-power-space-and-air-transport#comments Commercial Aviation Technology Space Things With Wings On Space Tue, 14 Oct 2014 19:47:00 +0000 1203271 at http://aviationweek.com U.S., European Astronauts Resume Scheduled Space Station Spacewalks http://aviationweek.com/blog/us-european-astronauts-resume-scheduled-space-station-spacewalks <div class="node-body blog-body">"You should see my view, right now," teased European Space Agency astronaut Alexander Gerst</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/onspace">On Space</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/blog/us-european-astronauts-resume-scheduled-space-station-spacewalks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/us-european-astronauts-resume-scheduled-space-station-spacewalks#comments Space On Space Tue, 07 Oct 2014 19:03:00 +0000 1199541 at http://aviationweek.com Remembering the X-Prize http://aviationweek.com/blog/remembering-x-prize <div class="node-body blog-body">Ten years ago the world’s first privately built spaceship was flown to sub-orbit high over California, clinching the $10 million Ansari X-Prize and marking the start of the new frontier of affordable space access.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/archives">From The Archives</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/blog/remembering-x-prize" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/remembering-x-prize#comments 100 Year Archives Space On Space From The Archives Fri, 03 Oct 2014 02:11:00 +0000 1197911 at http://aviationweek.com Russian Soyuz Overcomes Solar Array Problem to Deliver Three to ISS http://aviationweek.com/blog/russian-soyuz-overcomes-solar-array-problem-deliver-three-iss <div class="node-body blog-body">"We're monitoring the solar arrays, but the power seems to be fine." Mission Control Moscow informed Soyuz commander Alexander Samokytyaev, cosmonaut Elena Serova and NASA astronaut Barry "Butch" Wilmore. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/onspace">On Space</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/blog/russian-soyuz-overcomes-solar-array-problem-deliver-three-iss" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/russian-soyuz-overcomes-solar-array-problem-deliver-three-iss#comments Space On Space Fri, 26 Sep 2014 02:19:00 +0000 1194271 at http://aviationweek.com <p>The International Space Station welcomes its first Russian female, Elena Serova, front left, cosmonaut Alexander Samokutyaev and NASA astronaut Barry &quot;Butch&quot; Wilmore, both in blue, second row, left and center. &nbsp;They were greeted by Russian commander Max Suraev, front row right, European Space Agency astronaut Alexander Gerst and NASA&#39;s Reid Wiseman, back row, left to right. NASA</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> Space Station Crew Captures Dragon Cargo Capsule http://aviationweek.com/blog/space-station-crew-captures-dragon-cargo-capsule <div class="node-body blog-body">International Space Station astronaut Alexander Gerst, of the European Space Agency, captures SpaceX Dragon capsule.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/onspace">On Space</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/blog/space-station-crew-captures-dragon-cargo-capsule" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/space-station-crew-captures-dragon-cargo-capsule#comments Space On Space Tue, 23 Sep 2014 11:37:00 +0000 1191441 at http://aviationweek.com SpaceX Dragon Cargo Mission Lifts Off for the International Space Station Early Sunday http://aviationweek.com/blog/spacex-dragon-cargo-mission-lifts-international-space-station-early-sunday <div class="node-body blog-body">SpaceX Dragon expected to rendezvous with the International Space Station early Tuesday. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/onspace">On Space</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/blog/spacex-dragon-cargo-mission-lifts-international-space-station-early-sunday" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/spacex-dragon-cargo-mission-lifts-international-space-station-early-sunday#comments Space On Space Sun, 21 Sep 2014 06:13:00 +0000 1190801 at http://aviationweek.com Low Clouds, Rain Force NASA, SpaceX to Scrub Saturday Launch Attempt http://aviationweek.com/blog/low-clouds-rain-force-nasa-spacex-scrub-saturday-launch-attempt <div class="node-body blog-body">Poor weather remains a factor as SpaceX prepared for a second launch attempt early Sunday.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/onspace">On Space</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/blog/low-clouds-rain-force-nasa-spacex-scrub-saturday-launch-attempt" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/low-clouds-rain-force-nasa-spacex-scrub-saturday-launch-attempt#comments Space On Space Sat, 20 Sep 2014 06:05:00 +0000 1190791 at http://aviationweek.com Higher and Faster in the X-15 http://aviationweek.com/blog/higher-and-faster-x-15 <div class="node-body blog-body">Fifty five years ago this week test pilot Scott Crossfield flew the North American Aviation X-15 rocket plane on its first powered flight.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/archives">From The Archives</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/blog/higher-and-faster-x-15" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/higher-and-faster-x-15#comments 100 Year Archives Defense Space Ares On Space From The Archives Fri, 19 Sep 2014 22:16:00 +0000 1190381 at http://aviationweek.com Podcast: Match Made in Space -- New Companies and Traditional Giants http://aviationweek.com/blog/podcast-match-made-space-new-companies-and-traditional-giants <div class="node-body blog-body">Major developments in Commercial Crew and rocket engines are the subject of this week’s Check 6 podcast.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/onspace">On Space</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/blog/podcast-match-made-space-new-companies-and-traditional-giants" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/podcast-match-made-space-new-companies-and-traditional-giants#comments Defense Space Ares On Space Fri, 19 Sep 2014 22:05:00 +0000 1190371 at http://aviationweek.com