Space http://aviationweek.com/taxonomy/term/7365/more en The Week In Technology, May 29-June 2, 2017 http://aviationweek.com/technology/week-technology-may-29-june-2-2017 <div class="node-body article-body">Phantom Express to demo reusable launch; NASA seeks funding for low-boom X-plane; Rocket Lab makes it to space, but not orbit; NASA develops design tools for eVTOLs</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/technology/week-technology-may-29-june-2-2017" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/technology/week-technology-may-29-june-2-2017#comments Aviation Week & Space Technology Commercial Aviation Space Technology AWST-Technology22 Technology AWST North America Mon, 29 May 2017 08:05:00 +0000 1635021 at http://aviationweek.com NASA Rocket Lab ‘Well Ahead’ After Initial Launch Test http://aviationweek.com/space/rocket-lab-well-ahead-after-initial-launch-test <div class="node-body article-body">Rocket Lab says that despite not reaching its intended orbit of between 300 and 500 km on its first test launch on May 25, the Electron vehicle performed nominally throughout most of the mission.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/space/rocket-lab-well-ahead-after-initial-launch-test" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/space/rocket-lab-well-ahead-after-initial-launch-test#comments Space AW.com Programs Space Top Stories Asia Pacific Thu, 25 May 2017 19:45:00 +0000 1634331 at http://aviationweek.com Electron launch: Rocket Lab New NASA Budget Closely Tracks Old One http://aviationweek.com/space/new-nasa-budget-closely-tracks-old-one <div class="field-deck"> Trump’s first NASA budget follows most Obama plans </div> <div class="node-body article-body">While most of Trump’s first NASA budget mimics the Obama administration’s, there are some important differences in emphasis, such as climate science.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/space/new-nasa-budget-closely-tracks-old-one" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/space/new-nasa-budget-closely-tracks-old-one#comments Aviation Week & Space Technology Space U.S. Budget AWST North America Thu, 25 May 2017 08:30:00 +0000 1633831 at http://aviationweek.com NASA, NASA/JSC NASA Spins Asteroid Robotics Out To Industry http://aviationweek.com/space/nasa-spins-asteroid-robotics-out-industry <div class="node-body article-body">Despite being cut from the budget request by the Trump administration, robotics developed by NASA will still be of great use to the space industry.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/space/nasa-spins-asteroid-robotics-out-industry" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/space/nasa-spins-asteroid-robotics-out-industry#comments Aviation Week & Space Technology Space U.S. Budget AWST North America Wed, 24 May 2017 08:10:00 +0000 1633231 at http://aviationweek.com <p>This black-and-white image of Orbital ATK Cygnus cargo carrier at ISS was collected by RAVEN relative-navigation testbed.</p> <div>&nbsp;</div> Goddard Space Flight Center ISS Demonstrates Possibilities Of Low-cost Launch http://aviationweek.com/space/iss-demonstrates-possibilities-low-cost-launch <div class="field-deck"> Upcoming SpaceX ISS payloads highlight the value of access </div> <div class="node-body article-body">By making launch more affordable, SpaceX hopes to open the door to wider experimentation in space.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/space/iss-demonstrates-possibilities-low-cost-launch" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/space/iss-demonstrates-possibilities-low-cost-launch#comments In Orbit Aviation Week & Space Technology Space AW.com In Orbit North America Wed, 24 May 2017 08:05:00 +0000 1632991 at http://aviationweek.com <p>The NICER/Sextant experiment is set for launch on the next Dragon to the ISS.&nbsp;</p> <div>&nbsp;</div> NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center NASA Budget Trims Satellite-Servicing, Earth Science http://aviationweek.com/federal-budget-2018/nasa-budget-trims-satellite-servicing-earth-science <div class="node-body article-body">President Donald Trump’s $19.1 billion fiscal 2018 spending request for NASA achieves a 0.8% decrease from current levels by terminating a robotic satellite-servicing demonstration mission and, as expected, trimming Earth-science missions.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/federal-budget-2018/nasa-budget-trims-satellite-servicing-earth-science" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/federal-budget-2018/nasa-budget-trims-satellite-servicing-earth-science#comments Federal Budget 2018 Space 2018_Budget_Space Funding & Policy Space Top Stories Top Story - Home AWIN North America Tue, 23 May 2017 20:19:00 +0000 1633201 at http://aviationweek.com <p>Restore-L satellite-servicing testbed.</p> NASA NASA’s Mars Goal Pays Dividends In Texas http://aviationweek.com/federal-budget-2018/nasa-s-mars-goal-pays-dividends-texas <div class="node-body article-body">NASA’s ambitions of reaching Mars with human explorers continue to pay dividends for Johnson Space Center, the highest funded of the agency’s 10 field centers.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/federal-budget-2018/nasa-s-mars-goal-pays-dividends-texas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/federal-budget-2018/nasa-s-mars-goal-pays-dividends-texas#comments Federal Budget 2018 Space 2018_Budget_Space Funding & Policy Space Top Stories AWIN North America Tue, 23 May 2017 18:27:00 +0000 1633251 at http://aviationweek.com Mission Control: NASA Budget Questions Hang Over NASA’s Europa Lander http://aviationweek.com/space/budget-questions-hang-over-nasa-s-europa-lander <div class="node-body article-body">Despite doubts about funding for a multibillion dollar lander to seek evidence of life on Jupiter’s moon Europa, NASA is telling those interested in providing instruments for the mission not to lose hope. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/space/budget-questions-hang-over-nasa-s-europa-lander" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/space/budget-questions-hang-over-nasa-s-europa-lander#comments Program Management Corner Space 2018_Budget_Space AW.com Programs Space Top Stories Top Story - Home North America Mon, 22 May 2017 16:45:00 +0000 1632181 at http://aviationweek.com Europa: NASA Beware, OEM-supplier Relations Are Changing http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/beware-oem-supplier-relations-are-changing <div class="field-deck"> OEMs pull more work in-house, but supplier opportunities still abound </div> <div class="node-body article-body">More OEM vertical integration is coming, but so are new opportunities for suppliers, including non-traditional ones.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/beware-oem-supplier-relations-are-changing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/beware-oem-supplier-relations-are-changing#comments Paris Air Show 2017 Aviation Week & Space Technology Program Management Corner Commercial Aviation Defense Space AW.com Paris Preview: Suppliers Global Thu, 18 May 2017 08:15:00 +0000 1630481 at http://aviationweek.com Airbus Trump Budget Likely To Meet Political Buzz Saw In Congress http://aviationweek.com/defense/trump-budget-likely-meet-political-buzz-saw-congress <div class="node-body article-body">Don’t count on a big defense spending increase this year; report finds SLS NASA’s deadline rush cost millions, and the fight over air traffic control continues.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/defense/trump-budget-likely-meet-political-buzz-saw-congress" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/defense/trump-budget-likely-meet-political-buzz-saw-congress#comments Washington Outlook Aviation Week & Space Technology Commercial Aviation Defense Space Washington Outlook AWST North America Thu, 18 May 2017 08:00:00 +0000 1630511 at http://aviationweek.com Staff Sgt. 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