Space http://aviationweek.com/taxonomy/term/7365/more en Photo Gallery: The Week In Aerospace and Defense http://aviationweek.com/galleries/photo-gallery-week-aerospace-and-defense <div class="field-byline"> Graham Warwick </div> <div class="node-body gallery-body">A roundup of the week's top stories in aerospace and defense.</div> <div class="field-interstitial-ads-frequency"> <span>Interstitial Ads Frequency:&nbsp;</span> -1 </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/galleries/photo-gallery-week-aerospace-and-defense" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/galleries/photo-gallery-week-aerospace-and-defense#comments Galleries Business Aviation Defense Space AW.com Fri, 29 May 2015 08:43:00 +0000 1311661 at http://aviationweek.com With USAF Certification in Hand, SpaceX Readies for Duel http://aviationweek.com/space/usaf-certification-hand-spacex-readies-duel-0 <div class="node-body article-body">SpaceX clears hurdle to take on ULA: First up, a battle for GPS III</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/space/usaf-certification-hand-spacex-readies-duel-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/space/usaf-certification-hand-spacex-readies-duel-0#comments Space AWST Space North America Fri, 29 May 2015 08:00:00 +0000 1311381 at http://aviationweek.com Program Execution, Ramp-Up Trump New-Order Talk Ahead Of Paris Air Show http://aviationweek.com/paris-air-show-2015/program-execution-ramp-trump-new-order-talk-ahead-paris-air-show <div class="field-deck"> Manufacturers focus on program execution, supplier and production issues rather than new orders ahead of air show </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Few fireworks are expected at Paris this year, but retrenching and refocusing of products will be highlighted in all arenas—commercial, defense, space and technology.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/paris-air-show-2015/program-execution-ramp-trump-new-order-talk-ahead-paris-air-show" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/paris-air-show-2015/program-execution-ramp-trump-new-order-talk-ahead-paris-air-show#comments Paris Air Show 2015 Commercial Aviation Defense Space Paris 2015 Preview Global Fri, 29 May 2015 08:00:00 +0000 1307541 at http://aviationweek.com Dassault NASA orders first commercial crew flight http://aviationweek.com/space/nasa-orders-first-commercial-crew-flight <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Los Angeles -- Boeing has been awarded the first crew rotation mission to the International Space Station (ISS) from NASA, marking a key milestone in the agency&rsquo;s five-year effort to develop an indigenous U.S. capability to launch American astronauts to low earth orbit.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/space/nasa-orders-first-commercial-crew-flight" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/space/nasa-orders-first-commercial-crew-flight#comments Space North America Thu, 28 May 2015 00:33:00 +0000 1310771 at http://aviationweek.com Credit: NASA With USAF Certification In Hand, SpaceX Readies For Duel http://aviationweek.com/space/usaf-certification-hand-spacex-readies-duel <div class="node-body article-body">The United Launch Alliance is no longer the only rocket manufacturer capable of winning national security missions in the U.S. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/space/usaf-certification-hand-spacex-readies-duel" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/space/usaf-certification-hand-spacex-readies-duel#comments Defense Space AW.com Programs North America Top Story - Home Defense Top Stories Space Top Stories Wed, 27 May 2015 20:03:00 +0000 1310641 at http://aviationweek.com Falcon 9: SpaceX 3-D Joint Venture Billed As Lidar Advancement http://aviationweek.com/space/3-d-joint-venture-billed-lidar-advancement <div class="node-body article-body">Vricon aims to reduce the cost and increase the speed of 3-D images for the military, intelligence and civilian customers.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/space/3-d-joint-venture-billed-lidar-advancement" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/space/3-d-joint-venture-billed-lidar-advancement#comments Space AWST Space image North America Wed, 27 May 2015 08:00:00 +0000 1310041 at http://aviationweek.com India To Launch Astrosat In October http://aviationweek.com/space/india-launch-astrosat-october <div class="node-body article-body">Astrosat, India’s first astronomy-centered satellite, is set for launch in about five months; the parameters of the spacecraft are “normal, which indicates everything is functioning well,” ISRO states.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/space/india-launch-astrosat-october" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/space/india-launch-astrosat-october#comments Space AWST Space Asia Pacific photograph Wed, 27 May 2015 08:00:00 +0000 1310011 at http://aviationweek.com New Rocket Technology Uses 3-D Printing http://aviationweek.com/space/new-rocket-technology-uses-3-d-printing <div class="node-body article-body">“Our goal is to build rocket engine parts up to 10 times faster and reduce cost by more than 50%,” says Chris Protz, lead engineer on the project at NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center in Alabama. “We are developing a repeatable process that industry can adopt to manufacture engine parts with advanced designs.”</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/space/new-rocket-technology-uses-3-d-printing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/space/new-rocket-technology-uses-3-d-printing#comments In Orbit Space AWST In Orbit North America photograph Wed, 27 May 2015 08:00:00 +0000 1309951 at http://aviationweek.com NASA/MSFC/Emmett Given SpaceX Dragon Helping FAA Free Up More Airspace http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/spacex-dragon-helping-faa-free-more-airspace <div class="node-body article-body">Real-time space vehicle data will help the FAA deploy dynamic protective boundaries around a plethora of space activities set to begin in the next few years.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/spacex-dragon-helping-faa-free-more-airspace" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/spacex-dragon-helping-faa-free-more-airspace#comments Commercial Aviation Space Commercial Aviation North America photograph Tue, 26 May 2015 08:00:00 +0000 1307791 at http://aviationweek.com SpaceX NASA's Dawn Spacecraft Descends Toward Asteroid Ceres for Closer Look at Bright Spots http://aviationweek.com/blog/nasas-dawn-spacecraft-descends-toward-asteroid-ceres-closer-look-bright-spots <div class="node-body blog-body">Images gathered May 16 with cameras from an altitude of 4,500 miles have again prompted speculation the spacecraft has spotted ice deposits on the 600 mile wide minor planet.</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/nasas-dawn-spacecraft-descends-toward-asteroid-ceres-closer-look-bright-spots" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/nasas-dawn-spacecraft-descends-toward-asteroid-ceres-closer-look-bright-spots#comments Space On Space Fri, 22 May 2015 14:41:00 +0000 1308371 at http://aviationweek.com