Space http://aviationweek.com/taxonomy/term/7365/more en Launch Failure Rocks SpaceX Advance http://aviationweek.com/space/launch-failure-rocks-spacex-advance <div class="node-body article-body">June 28 failure of SpaceX Falcon 9 cargo mission is a setback for the company, though the severity of the consequences is yet to be determined. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/space/launch-failure-rocks-spacex-advance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/space/launch-failure-rocks-spacex-advance#comments Space AWST AWST-Space26 Space North America Wed, 01 Jul 2015 08:00:00 +0000 1328201 at http://aviationweek.com Carleton Bailie/AW&ST Meet The New Horizons Instruments http://aviationweek.com/NewHorizons <div class="node-body article-body">The spacecraft is fitted out with a payload package of small but powerful instruments, which will have one quick shot to do their job before flying past Pluto.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/NewHorizons" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/NewHorizons#comments Space AWST AWST-Space26 Pluto Encounter Global Wed, 01 Jul 2015 08:00:00 +0000 1328181 at http://aviationweek.com Long Lag In Exploring Pluto Is Par For Planets http://aviationweek.com/space/long-lag-exploring-pluto-par-planets <div class="node-body article-body">Scientists involved in exploration of the Pluto system have to take the long view, after waiting almost a decade just to get there. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/space/long-lag-exploring-pluto-par-planets" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/space/long-lag-exploring-pluto-par-planets#comments In Orbit Space AWST AWST-Space26 In Orbit Global Wed, 01 Jul 2015 08:00:00 +0000 1328081 at http://aviationweek.com Frank Morring Jr./AW&ST New Horizons Closing In For A Fast Pluto Flyby http://aviationweek.com/space/new-horizons-closing-fast-pluto-flyby <div class="field-deck"> Approaching close encounter at Pluto will initiate a long science download </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Scientists hope the New Horizons Pluto probe will turn a lifetime of preparation into a once-in-a-lifetime glimpse of the most remote object ever visited by humans.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/space/new-horizons-closing-fast-pluto-flyby" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/space/new-horizons-closing-fast-pluto-flyby#comments Space AWST AWST-Space26 Pluto Encounter Global Wed, 01 Jul 2015 08:00:00 +0000 1327901 at http://aviationweek.com NASA/APL/SWRI Russian Progress Cargo Launch Will Help ISS, But Not Much http://aviationweek.com/space/russian-progress-cargo-launch-will-help-iss-not-much <div class="node-body article-body">Russia’s next Progress resupply mission to the International Space Station offers little if any direct relief after more than 5,500 lb. of pressurized and unpressurized cargo bound for the outpost rained down on the Atlantic Ocean in fragments Sunday.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/space/russian-progress-cargo-launch-will-help-iss-not-much" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/space/russian-progress-cargo-launch-will-help-iss-not-much#comments Space AW.com Programs Europe North America Top Story - Home Space Top Stories Mon, 29 Jun 2015 19:36:00 +0000 1327551 at http://aviationweek.com Falcon 9 Failure Strains ISS, But Doesn’t Break It http://aviationweek.com/space/falcon-9-failure-strains-iss-doesn-t-break-it <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Operations on the International Space Station can continue for now without major upset in the wake of Sunday&rsquo;s failure of a SpaceX Falcon 9 carrying a Dragon capsule crammed with supplies and equipment, but the program will have to make significant adjustments to accommodate the loss.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/space/falcon-9-failure-strains-iss-doesn-t-break-it" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/space/falcon-9-failure-strains-iss-doesn-t-break-it#comments Space AW.com Top Story - Home Space Top Stories Sun, 28 Jun 2015 19:26:00 +0000 1327411 at http://aviationweek.com Carleton Bailie/AW&ST U.S. Reliance on Russia for ISS Ops Grows With Falcon 9 Loss http://aviationweek.com/space/us-reliance-russia-iss-ops-grows-falcon-9-loss <div class="node-body article-body">With the loss of the SpaceX Falcon9/Dragon resupply mission, the U.S. is temporarily without the means to launch astronauts or cargo to the International Space Station. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/space/us-reliance-russia-iss-ops-grows-falcon-9-loss" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/space/us-reliance-russia-iss-ops-grows-falcon-9-loss#comments AWIN ONLY Space Global Top Story - Home Space Top Stories Sun, 28 Jun 2015 17:06:00 +0000 1327401 at http://aviationweek.com NASA Falcon 9 Fails on Launch to Space Station http://aviationweek.com/space/falcon-9-fails-launch-space-station <div class="node-body article-body">Falcon 9 launch failure raises near-term questions about supplies for space station crew and could complicate SpaceX's push to launch national security payloads. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/space/falcon-9-fails-launch-space-station" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/space/falcon-9-fails-launch-space-station#comments AWIN ONLY Space Global Top Story - Home Space Top Stories Sun, 28 Jun 2015 15:06:00 +0000 1327391 at http://aviationweek.com Carleton Bailie/AW&ST <p>SpaceX&#39;s Falcon 9 rocket exploded en route to the International Space Station.</p> Carleton Bailie/AW&ST Lockheed Explores Joint Commercial Venture With Riyadh http://aviationweek.com/space/lockheed-explores-joint-commercial-venture-riyadh <div class="node-body article-body">The two-satellite deal with Arabsat and the King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology is part of Saudia Arabia’s $650 million investment in modernizing its satcom fleet. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/space/lockheed-explores-joint-commercial-venture-riyadh" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/space/lockheed-explores-joint-commercial-venture-riyadh#comments Space AWST Space Middle East Fri, 26 Jun 2015 08:00:00 +0000 1326621 at http://aviationweek.com Lockheed Martin OneWeb Picks Team For Internet Satellite Constellation http://aviationweek.com/space/oneweb-picks-team-internet-satellite-constellation <div class="node-body article-body">OneWeb contracts with Arianespace and Virgin Galactic for the launch of a 600-satellite Internet constellation starting in 2017. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/space/oneweb-picks-team-internet-satellite-constellation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/space/oneweb-picks-team-internet-satellite-constellation#comments Space AW.com Space Global Fri, 26 Jun 2015 08:00:00 +0000 1326591 at http://aviationweek.com