Space http://aviationweek.com/taxonomy/term/7365/more en Oshkosh Takes a Shot on Space http://aviationweek.com/space/oshkosh-takes-shot-space <div class="node-body gallery-body">What could be more inspiring at this year’s AirVenture than Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin reusable rocket and crew capsule, and Friday evening’s formal reunion of eight lunar mission Apollo astronauts, some 50 years after the tragic launch accident to Apollo 1 at the very beginning of the program. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/space/oshkosh-takes-shot-space" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/space/oshkosh-takes-shot-space#comments Oshkosh 2017 Space Mon, 24 Jul 2017 09:25:00 +0000 1663011 at http://aviationweek.com McCain Ailing But Still Leading On Defense http://aviationweek.com/defense/mccain-ailing-still-leading-defense <div class="field-deck"> What will McCain’s illness mean for defense? </div> <div class="node-body article-body">One of the leading voices on military matters, the Arizona senator is pushing for more defense funding and assistance for Ukraine.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/defense/mccain-ailing-still-leading-defense" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/defense/mccain-ailing-still-leading-defense#comments Washington Outlook Aviation Week & Space Technology Defense Space Washington Outlook AWST Global Fri, 21 Jul 2017 08:10:00 +0000 1662161 at http://aviationweek.com Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images The First Successful U.S. ICBM Intercept Test, Step By Step http://aviationweek.com/defense/first-successful-us-icbm-intercept-test-step-step <div class="node-body gallery-body">A series of images from the test shows the disparate systems that neutralized the target safely above the atmosphere.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/defense/first-successful-us-icbm-intercept-test-step-step" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/defense/first-successful-us-icbm-intercept-test-step-step#comments Aviation Week & Space Technology Defense Space AWST Thu, 20 Jul 2017 08:25:00 +0000 1660981 at http://aviationweek.com Reformed Firefly Plans Upgraded Alpha Rocket http://aviationweek.com/technology/reformed-firefly-plans-upgraded-alpha-rocket <div class="field-deck"> New investment revives small-sat launcher developer with bigger rocket plan </div> <div class="node-body article-body">After going out of business due to financial problems, reconstituted Firefly is developing a upgraded small-satellite launch vehicle.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/technology/reformed-firefly-plans-upgraded-alpha-rocket" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/technology/reformed-firefly-plans-upgraded-alpha-rocket#comments Aviation Week & Space Technology Space Technology Propulsion AWST North America Thu, 20 Jul 2017 08:20:00 +0000 1661221 at http://aviationweek.com North Korean ICBM Test Adds Urgency To U.S. Missile Defense Trials http://aviationweek.com/defense/north-korean-icbm-test-adds-urgency-us-missile-defense-trials <div class="field-deck"> How will Washington respond to North Korea’s missile threat? </div> <div class="node-body article-body">North Korea’s acceleration of missile testing could see the U.S. expand its antiballistic missile system as the Missile Defense Agency also speeds development of tech to counter-maneuvering hypersonic glide weapons.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/defense/north-korean-icbm-test-adds-urgency-us-missile-defense-trials" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/defense/north-korean-icbm-test-adds-urgency-us-missile-defense-trials#comments Aviation Week & Space Technology Defense Space Missile Defense AWST Global Thu, 20 Jul 2017 08:00:00 +0000 1661401 at http://aviationweek.com Missile Defense Agency North Korea’s Ballistic Missiles http://aviationweek.com/defense/north-korea-s-ballistic-missiles <div class="node-body gallery-body">A look at the Hwasong-14 and other missiles in North Korea’s growing arsenal.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/defense/north-korea-s-ballistic-missiles" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/defense/north-korea-s-ballistic-missiles#comments Aviation Week & Space Technology Defense Space AWST Thu, 20 Jul 2017 08:00:00 +0000 1660951 at http://aviationweek.com Canadian Presence In U.S. Space Initiatives Swells http://aviationweek.com/space/canadian-presence-us-space-initiatives-swells <div class="field-deck"> MDA’s U.S. Access Plan and recent maneuvers spotlight the real space race </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Vancouver’s MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates is making inroads in satellite-servicing markets once dominated by U.S. companies.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/space/canadian-presence-us-space-initiatives-swells" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/space/canadian-presence-us-space-initiatives-swells#comments Going Concerns Space Going Concerns AWST North America Wed, 19 Jul 2017 20:10:00 +0000 1660711 at http://aviationweek.com Digital Globe NASA Takes First Deep Space Propulsion Steps http://aviationweek.com/space/nasa-takes-first-deep-space-propulsion-steps <div class="node-body article-body">NASA has issued a request for information for in-space electric propulsion concepts which could potentially power the agency’s proposed Deep Space Gateway.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/space/nasa-takes-first-deep-space-propulsion-steps" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/space/nasa-takes-first-deep-space-propulsion-steps#comments Space AW.com Space Top Stories Technology North America Wed, 19 Jul 2017 15:26:00 +0000 1661021 at http://aviationweek.com Artist's concept of Deep Space Gateway: NASA Upcoming Solar Conjunction Will Block Commands To Mars Spacecraft http://aviationweek.com/space-exploration/upcoming-solar-conjunction-will-block-commands-mars-spacecraft <div class="node-body article-body">Five NASA spacecraft either orbiting or on Mars will be isolated from terrestrial commanding due to a Red Planet solar conjunction between July 22-Aug. 1. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/space-exploration/upcoming-solar-conjunction-will-block-commands-mars-spacecraft" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/space-exploration/upcoming-solar-conjunction-will-block-commands-mars-spacecraft#comments Space Exploration Space Space AWST North America Mon, 17 Jul 2017 15:38:00 +0000 1660611 at http://aviationweek.com Mars: NASA Astronauts Test Orion Water Egress http://aviationweek.com/space/astronauts-test-orion-water-egress <div class="node-body article-body">During the tests in Galveston Bay, NASA astronauts crawled from their seats, opened a side or top hatch and deployed a lightweight raft.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/space/astronauts-test-orion-water-egress" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/space/astronauts-test-orion-water-egress#comments Space Space AWST North America Fri, 14 Jul 2017 18:55:00 +0000 1660641 at http://aviationweek.com NASA