Space http://aviationweek.com/taxonomy/term/7365/more en Russian ISS Module Launch Delayed Until Late 2018 http://aviationweek.com/space/russian-iss-module-launch-delayed-until-late-2018 <div class="node-body article-body">Russia does not plan to launch its new science lab to the International Space Station (ISS) until late 2018.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/space/russian-iss-module-launch-delayed-until-late-2018" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/space/russian-iss-module-launch-delayed-until-late-2018#comments Space AW.com Space Top Stories Technology Asia Pacific Mon, 25 Sep 2017 17:31:00 +0000 1690121 at http://aviationweek.com <p>Heads of the U.S., Russian, European, Chinese and Japanese agencies and an interpreter speak to reporters at the opening day of the International Astronautical Congress: Irene Klotz/Aviation Week</p> Tide Turns Toward Major Aerospace M&A http://aviationweek.com/defense/tide-turns-toward-major-aerospace-ma <div class="field-deck"> The dam is breaking as big A&D players strike merger deals to secure future prospects </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Prime, OEM and Tier 1 aerospace and defense players are buying major rivals, answering the question of how they will grow in the near- and mid-term.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/defense/tide-turns-toward-major-aerospace-ma" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/defense/tide-turns-toward-major-aerospace-ma#comments Going Concerns Aviation Week & Space Technology Commercial Aviation Defense Space AWST-Defense39 Going Concerns AWST illustration North America Mon, 25 Sep 2017 08:10:00 +0000 1689411 at http://aviationweek.com Northrop Grumman and Orbital ATK Stratolaunch Tests Engines On Huge Space Launch Carrier http://aviationweek.com/world-satellite-business-week/stratolaunch-tests-engines-huge-space-launch-carrier <div class="field-deck"> World’s largest-span aircraft moves toward flight tests </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Development has taken longer than expected, but engine testing is an important milestone in realizing Paul Allen’s new space vision.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/world-satellite-business-week/stratolaunch-tests-engines-huge-space-launch-carrier" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/world-satellite-business-week/stratolaunch-tests-engines-huge-space-launch-carrier#comments Commercializing Space World Satellite Business Week Aviation Week & Space Technology Space Technology AWST-Space39 Space AWST North America Mon, 25 Sep 2017 08:00:00 +0000 1689581 at http://aviationweek.com Dylan Schwartz/Stratolaunch Northrop Bid To Buy Orbital Will Test Washington http://aviationweek.com/aviation-week-space-technology/northrop-bid-buy-orbital-will-test-washington <div class="field-deck"> </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The $9.2 billion acquisition may test the Trump administration, which has concern over a shrinking defense base and ordered a study and recommendations.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/aviation-week-space-technology/northrop-bid-buy-orbital-will-test-washington" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/aviation-week-space-technology/northrop-bid-buy-orbital-will-test-washington#comments Aviation Week & Space Technology Commercial Aviation Defense Space Business AWST chart North America Fri, 22 Sep 2017 08:00:00 +0000 1688911 at http://aviationweek.com Inmarsat Poised To Launch First Hybrid Inflight Wi-Fi Service http://aviationweek.com/aircraft-interiors/inmarsat-poised-launch-first-hybrid-inflight-wi-fi-service <div class="field-byline"> Kerry Reals </div> <div class="field-deck"> </div> <div class="node-body article-body">European Aviation Network to begin commercial service on a British Airways Airbus A321 later this year with service that uses ground and space-based assets. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/aircraft-interiors/inmarsat-poised-launch-first-hybrid-inflight-wi-fi-service" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/aircraft-interiors/inmarsat-poised-launch-first-hybrid-inflight-wi-fi-service#comments Aircraft Interiors Connected Aerospace Aviation Week & Space Technology Program Management Corner Space Commercial Aviation AWST Global Thu, 21 Sep 2017 08:20:00 +0000 1688601 at http://aviationweek.com Inmarsat The Week In Defense, Sept. 21-28, 2017 http://aviationweek.com/defense/week-defense-sept-21-28-2017 <div class="field-deck"> </div> <div class="node-body article-body">North Korean missile shows ability to hit beyond Guam; MBDA chief aims for more European defense cooperation post-Brexit; India may pursue satellite to monitor border with China; Canada ups pressures on Boeing.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/defense/week-defense-sept-21-28-2017" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/defense/week-defense-sept-21-28-2017#comments Aviation Week & Space Technology Defense Space Defense AWST Global Thu, 21 Sep 2017 08:05:00 +0000 1688611 at http://aviationweek.com CSIS Stratolaunch Completes Initial Engine Tests http://aviationweek.com/world-satellite-business-week/stratolaunch-completes-initial-engine-tests <div class="node-body article-body">Stratolaunch Systems, the space launch carrier aircraft venture backed by billionaire Paul Allen, has completed the first phase of engine tests.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/world-satellite-business-week/stratolaunch-completes-initial-engine-tests" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/world-satellite-business-week/stratolaunch-completes-initial-engine-tests#comments World Satellite Business Week Space AW.com Programs Space Top Stories North America Wed, 20 Sep 2017 17:45:00 +0000 1688451 at http://aviationweek.com Stratolaunch's space launch carrier aircraft: Stratolaunch Systems USAF Not Lobbying For Extra Russian RD-180s http://aviationweek.com/space/usaf-not-lobbying-extra-russian-rd-180s <div class="node-body article-body">The U.S. Air Force says it is not seeking permission from Congress to import additional Russian-built RD-180 rocket engines beyond the 18 already authorized for Atlas V-series rocket launches.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/space/usaf-not-lobbying-extra-russian-rd-180s" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/space/usaf-not-lobbying-extra-russian-rd-180s#comments AFA National Convention Space AW.com Defense Top Stories Programs Space Top Stories Top Story - Home North America Wed, 20 Sep 2017 16:17:00 +0000 1688351 at http://aviationweek.com <p>Congress has directed the U.S. Air Force to end reliance on the Russian-built RD-180 rocket engine, which powers ULA&#39;s Atlas V (pictured) for military space launch: U.S. Air Force</p> Satellite Demand: Surge Or Oversupply? http://aviationweek.com/world-satellite-business-week/satellite-demand-surge-or-oversupply <div class="field-deck"> </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The jury is still out on which business model and network architecture could thrive in the satellite telecommunications market in the near future.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/world-satellite-business-week/satellite-demand-surge-or-oversupply" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/world-satellite-business-week/satellite-demand-surge-or-oversupply#comments World Satellite Business Week Aviation Week & Space Technology Space AW.com Space Global Wed, 20 Sep 2017 08:15:00 +0000 1688031 at http://aviationweek.com Euroconsult Northrop Grumman Looks To Launch Orbital ATK Takeover http://aviationweek.com/commercializing-space/northrop-grumman-looks-launch-orbital-atk-takeover <div class="field-deck"> </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Deal would put Northrop Grumman back in the human spaceflight business.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/commercializing-space/northrop-grumman-looks-launch-orbital-atk-takeover" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/commercializing-space/northrop-grumman-looks-launch-orbital-atk-takeover#comments Commercializing Space Aviation Week & Space Technology Defense Space Business AWST North America Wed, 20 Sep 2017 08:10:00 +0000 1688011 at http://aviationweek.com Bill Ingalls/NASA