Space http://aviationweek.com/taxonomy/term/7365/more en Boeing, SpaceX To Get $6.8 Billion For Commercial Crew Flights http://aviationweek.com/space/boeing-spacex-get-68-billion-commercial-crew-flights <div class="node-body article-body">Boeing has won the lion’s share of the $6.8 billion NASA wants to spend on its next two human spaceflight vehicles over the next five years.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/space/boeing-spacex-get-68-billion-commercial-crew-flights" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/space/boeing-spacex-get-68-billion-commercial-crew-flights#comments Technology Space Top Story - Home North America Space Top Stories Tue, 16 Sep 2014 22:32:00 +0000 1187981 at http://aviationweek.com CST-100 cockpit: Boeing USAF SpaceX Certification Doubtful In 2014 http://aviationweek.com/technology/usaf-spacex-certification-doubtful-2014 <div class="node-body article-body">U.S. Air Force Gen. John Hyten, the new head of Air Force Space Command, said, "If they [SpaceX] are not ready on Dec. 1, we are going to have to stand up and say that" in a Sept. 16 speech at the 2014 Air and Space Conference hosted by the Air Force Association here.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/technology/usaf-spacex-certification-doubtful-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/technology/usaf-spacex-certification-doubtful-2014#comments Technology Defense Space North America Defense Top Stories Space Top Stories Tue, 16 Sep 2014 16:30:00 +0000 1187771 at http://aviationweek.com SpaceX ISS Serves As Eagle Eye For Earth http://aviationweek.com/space/iss-serves-eagle-eye-earth <div class="field-deck"> Watching our planet from the ISS </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Watching our planet from the ISS </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/space/iss-serves-eagle-eye-earth" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/space/iss-serves-eagle-eye-earth#comments Space In Orbit Global Mon, 15 Sep 2014 19:38:00 +0000 1184961 at http://aviationweek.com NASA/David D. Bowman Engine Makers Pushing AM, Other Technologies For RD-180 Replacement http://aviationweek.com/space/engine-makers-pushing-am-other-technologies-rd-180-replacement <div class="field-deck"> RD-180 prototype replacement could be ready to test in 2.5 years </div> <div class="node-body article-body">RD-180 prototype replacement could be ready to test in 2.5 years</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/space/engine-makers-pushing-am-other-technologies-rd-180-replacement" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/space/engine-makers-pushing-am-other-technologies-rd-180-replacement#comments Technology Space Space North America Mon, 15 Sep 2014 19:38:00 +0000 1186061 at http://aviationweek.com RD-180 Deliveries Mostly Unaffected By Political Climate http://aviationweek.com/space/rd-180-deliveries-mostly-unaffected-political-climate <div class="field-deck"> Space industry sees little impact from U.S., European tensions with Moscow </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Space industry sees little impact from U.S., European tensions with Moscow</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/space/rd-180-deliveries-mostly-unaffected-political-climate" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/space/rd-180-deliveries-mostly-unaffected-political-climate#comments Space AWIN Space Europe Mon, 15 Sep 2014 19:38:00 +0000 1186081 at http://aviationweek.com <p><strong>Satellite manufacturer Thales Alenia Space found a European supplier able to replace U.S. parts on Russia&rsquo;s Yamal-601.</strong></p> <div> &nbsp;</div> THALES ALENIA SPACE CONCEPT Podcast: U.S. Scrambles To Develop New Rocket Engine In Wake Of Disagreements With Russia http://aviationweek.com/blog/podcast-us-scrambles-develop-new-rocket-engine-wake-disagreements-russia <div class="node-body blog-body">Frank Morring joined Bill Sweetman and Jim Asker in a discussion about U.S. rocket engine development now and in the near future.</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/podcast-us-scrambles-develop-new-rocket-engine-wake-disagreements-russia" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/podcast-us-scrambles-develop-new-rocket-engine-wake-disagreements-russia#comments Defense Space Ares On Space Fri, 12 Sep 2014 15:10:00 +0000 1186411 at http://aviationweek.com Space Industry Sees Little Effect From Western Tensions With Moscow http://aviationweek.com/space/space-industry-sees-little-effect-western-tensions-moscow <div class="node-body article-body">Global space industry leaders say the effect of mounting tensions with Moscow has so far been minimal.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/space/space-industry-sees-little-effect-western-tensions-moscow" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/space/space-industry-sees-little-effect-western-tensions-moscow#comments Space Funding & Policy Europe Thu, 11 Sep 2014 23:56:00 +0000 1185421 at http://aviationweek.com Soyuz TMA-12M Makes Safe Return to Earth with ISS Crew http://aviationweek.com/blog/soyuz-tma-12m-makes-safe-return-earth-iss-crew <div class="node-body blog-body">A pinpoint landing for the Soyuz TMA-12M crew, NASA's Steve Swanson and Russians Alexander Skvortsov and Oleg Artemyev, after 169 days in Earth orbit. </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/soyuz-tma-12m-makes-safe-return-earth-iss-crew" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/soyuz-tma-12m-makes-safe-return-earth-iss-crew#comments Space On Space Thu, 11 Sep 2014 02:10:00 +0000 1185501 at http://aviationweek.com <p>Expedition 40 commander Steve Swanson, of NASA, cosmonauts Alexander Skvortsov and Oleg Atemyev, pictured left to right, gather aboard the ISS before departing for Earth. NASA</p> Maven Mission Could Help Unlock Mars’s Secrets http://aviationweek.com/space/maven-mission-could-help-unlock-mars-s-secrets <div class="field-deck"> ‘Goldilocks zones’ are a matter of time as well as space </div> <div class="node-body article-body">‘Goldilocks zones’ are a matter of time as well as space </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/space/maven-mission-could-help-unlock-mars-s-secrets" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/space/maven-mission-could-help-unlock-mars-s-secrets#comments In Orbit Space In Orbit Global Wed, 10 Sep 2014 19:38:00 +0000 1181461 at http://aviationweek.com Mars Orbital Mission http://aviationweek.com/missions-programs/mars-orbital-mission <div class="node-body gallery-body">The Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM) aims to better understand the evolution of Mars. For less than it cost to make the Hollywood blockbuster Gravity, India created its own scientific instruments and launched them toward Mars. The mission&rsquo;s five scientific payloads will help the spacecraft called Mangalyaan (&ldquo;Mars craft&rdquo;) study the surface, atmosphere and exosphere of the red planet. <div> <div> &nbsp;</div> <div> Credit: Indian Space Research Organization</div> </div> <p>&nbsp;</p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/missions-programs/mars-orbital-mission" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/missions-programs/mars-orbital-mission#comments Missions & Programs Wed, 10 Sep 2014 14:33:00 +0000 1181471 at http://aviationweek.com