Space http://aviationweek.com/taxonomy/term/7365/more en Japanese Rovers Touch Down on Asteroid Ryugu http://aviationweek.com/space/japanese-rovers-touch-down-asteroid-ryugu <div class="node-body article-body">Two Japanese mini-rovers touched down on the near-Earth asteroid Ryugu early Sept. 22 and are in motion and transmitting imagery. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/space/japanese-rovers-touch-down-asteroid-ryugu" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/space/japanese-rovers-touch-down-asteroid-ryugu#comments Space AW.com Programs Space Top Stories Top Story - Home Sat, 22 Sep 2018 19:44:00 +0000 1854331 at http://aviationweek.com Credit: JAXA New Mission For ISS: Go Commercial http://aviationweek.com/commercializing-space/new-mission-iss-go-commercial <div class="node-body article-body">As the International Space Station marks 20 years in low Earth orbit, NASA faces new imperative to expand its commercial realm. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/commercializing-space/new-mission-iss-go-commercial" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/commercializing-space/new-mission-iss-go-commercial#comments Commercializing Space Aviation Week & Space Technology Space International Space Station AWST North America Fri, 21 Sep 2018 08:00:00 +0000 1853401 at http://aviationweek.com NASA Japanese Entrepreneur Books SpaceX BFR To Fly To Moon With Artists http://aviationweek.com/commercializing-space/japanese-entrepreneur-books-spacex-bfr-fly-moon-artists-0 <div class="node-body article-body">An early customer for BFR puts a meaningful dent in estimated $5 billion development cost of BFR, says Musk.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/commercializing-space/japanese-entrepreneur-books-spacex-bfr-fly-moon-artists-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/commercializing-space/japanese-entrepreneur-books-spacex-bfr-fly-moon-artists-0#comments Commercializing Space Launch Pad Aviation Week & Space Technology The Launchpad AWST North America Fri, 21 Sep 2018 08:00:00 +0000 1853271 at http://aviationweek.com SpaceX Stratolaunch Reveals Hypersonic Testbed Concepts http://aviationweek.com/world-satellite-business-week/stratolaunch-reveals-hypersonic-testbed-concepts <div class="node-body article-body">Air launch space company Stratolaunch Systems has unveiled study plans for a pair of hypersonic flying testbeds that could be launched from the company’s very large carrier aircraft.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/world-satellite-business-week/stratolaunch-reveals-hypersonic-testbed-concepts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/world-satellite-business-week/stratolaunch-reveals-hypersonic-testbed-concepts#comments World Satellite Business Week AW.com Programs Space Top Stories North America Wed, 19 Sep 2018 14:55:00 +0000 1852151 at http://aviationweek.com Stratolaunch Satellite Industry Compelled To Reinvent Itself http://aviationweek.com/world-satellite-business-week/satellite-industry-compelled-reinvent-itself <div class="node-body article-body">With the communications satellite market still in flux, launch service providers are counting on aggregators and manufacturers to broaden their product ranges. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/world-satellite-business-week/satellite-industry-compelled-reinvent-itself" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/world-satellite-business-week/satellite-industry-compelled-reinvent-itself#comments Commercializing Space World Satellite Business Week Aviation Week & Space Technology Space Space AWST Global Tue, 18 Sep 2018 08:10:00 +0000 1851241 at http://aviationweek.com Spaceflight Industries Wilson Pegs Initial Space Force Cost At $12.9B http://aviationweek.com/defense/wilson-pegs-initial-space-force-cost-129b <div class="node-body article-body">The first five years of the Space Force is estimated to cost $12.9 billion, according to a Sept. 14 report included in a letter from Wilson obtained by Aerospace DAILY.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/defense/wilson-pegs-initial-space-force-cost-129b" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/defense/wilson-pegs-initial-space-force-cost-129b#comments Defense Space AW.com Defense Top Stories Funding & Policy Space Top Stories Top Story - Home North America Mon, 17 Sep 2018 20:40:00 +0000 1851271 at http://aviationweek.com Atlas launch: ULA ISS Crew Finds, Patches Leak, But Source Proves More Elusive http://aviationweek.com/space/iss-crew-finds-patches-leak-source-proves-more-elusive <div class="node-body article-body">Russia is investigating how a drill hole ended up in the upper section of a Soyuz capsule that carried three crewmembers to the ISS in June.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/space/iss-crew-finds-patches-leak-source-proves-more-elusive" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/space/iss-crew-finds-patches-leak-source-proves-more-elusive#comments Aviation Week & Space Technology Space AW.com International Space Station Global Mon, 17 Sep 2018 08:00:00 +0000 1850441 at http://aviationweek.com NASA Delta II Delivers IceSat-2, Flies Into History Books http://aviationweek.com/space/delta-ii-delivers-icesat-2-flies-history-books <div class="node-body article-body">Marks the 155th and final mission for the booster that helped put the U.S. back into the space business after the 1986 Challenger accident. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/space/delta-ii-delivers-icesat-2-flies-history-books" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/space/delta-ii-delivers-icesat-2-flies-history-books#comments Space Programs Space Top Stories Top Story - Home AWIN North America Sat, 15 Sep 2018 16:35:00 +0000 1850831 at http://aviationweek.com <p>The last Delta II took off&nbsp;Sept. 15 from Vandenberg&nbsp;AFB. Credit: ULA&nbsp;</p> Aviation Week Laureates Awards, Photo Contest Seek Outside Submissions http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/aviation-week-laureates-awards-photo-contest-seek-outside-submissions <div class="node-body article-body">Nominations for the 2019 Laureates Awards close Oct. 18, and submissions to the photo contest are open until Oct. 22. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/aviation-week-laureates-awards-photo-contest-seek-outside-submissions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/aviation-week-laureates-awards-photo-contest-seek-outside-submissions#comments Future of Aerospace Aviation Week & Space Technology Commercial Aviation Defense Space Letter From The Editor Global Fri, 14 Sep 2018 08:00:00 +0000 1849861 at http://aviationweek.com Chris Zimmer Opinion: A&D Companies Focus On Skill-Building http://aviationweek.com/workforce/opinion-ad-companies-focus-skill-building <div class="field-byline"> John Karren and Miguel Denosky-Smart </div> <div class="node-body article-body">To attract and retain top talent in light of tempting offers from disruptive innovation markets, aerospace companies are upping offers. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/workforce/opinion-ad-companies-focus-skill-building" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/workforce/opinion-ad-companies-focus-skill-building#comments Workforce Aviation Week & Space Technology Commercial Aviation Defense Space AW.com Workforce Global Fri, 14 Sep 2018 08:00:00 +0000 1849681 at http://aviationweek.com Gulfstream