Space http://aviationweek.com/taxonomy/term/7365/more en The Week In Aerospace And Defense http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/week-aerospace-and-defense/24-28-Aug <div class="node-body gallery-body">This week's aerospace and defense stories you don't want to miss, including a vertical-take-off-and-landing aircraft crowdfunding campaign and success for Europe's Neuron demonstrator flight trials.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/week-aerospace-and-defense/24-28-Aug" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/week-aerospace-and-defense/24-28-Aug#comments Galleries Business Aviation Commercial Aviation Defense Space Technology Fri, 28 Aug 2015 09:24:00 +0000 1349431 at http://aviationweek.com Falcon 9 Failure Review: NASA Says SpaceX Isn't Getting Special Treatment http://aviationweek.com/space/falcon-9-failure-review-nasa-says-spacex-isnt-getting-special-treatment <div class="node-body article-body">Republican lawmakers have questioned whether SpaceX is receiving special treatment in NASA’s oversight of the two commercial launch providers, but NASA Administrator Charles Bolden says that is not the case.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/space/falcon-9-failure-review-nasa-says-spacex-isnt-getting-special-treatment" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/space/falcon-9-failure-review-nasa-says-spacex-isnt-getting-special-treatment#comments Space AW.com Programs North America Top Story - Home Space Top Stories Wed, 26 Aug 2015 14:52:00 +0000 1348351 at http://aviationweek.com Falcon 9: SpaceX GPS Pressed Into Service For Hurricane Tracking http://aviationweek.com/space/gps-pressed-service-hurricane-tracking <div class="field-deck"> Tapping existing spacecraft for better storm tracking </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The Southwest Research Institute is working on a set of eight microsatellites designed to improve hurricane tracking by measuring GPS signals reflected off the ocean surface beneath the gathering storm. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/space/gps-pressed-service-hurricane-tracking" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/space/gps-pressed-service-hurricane-tracking#comments In Orbit Space AWST In Orbit Global North America Wed, 26 Aug 2015 08:00:00 +0000 1348221 at http://aviationweek.com Southwest Research Institute Progress Made In Assembly-Free Space Structure Field http://aviationweek.com/space/progress-made-assembly-free-space-structure-field <div class="field-deck"> Additive-manufacturing tests under vacuum could lead to larger spacecraft at lower cost </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Silicon Valley startup is investigating using additive manufacturing techniques to enable fabrication of large structures in space that would collapse under their own weight on Earth</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/space/progress-made-assembly-free-space-structure-field" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/space/progress-made-assembly-free-space-structure-field#comments Space AWST Space North America Wed, 26 Aug 2015 08:00:00 +0000 1348201 at http://aviationweek.com Made in Space Japanese Cargo Delivery Eases ISS Supply Crunch http://aviationweek.com/space/japanese-cargo-delivery-eases-iss-supply-crunch <div class="field-deck"> After 3 accidents, Japanese cargo carrier restocks ISS </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Restocking, including crucial filters for environmental control systems, will keep the space station productive with six crewmembers</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/space/japanese-cargo-delivery-eases-iss-supply-crunch" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/space/japanese-cargo-delivery-eases-iss-supply-crunch#comments Space AWST Space Global Wed, 26 Aug 2015 08:00:00 +0000 1348191 at http://aviationweek.com NASA Canada Reiterates Support For SAR Satellite Upgrades http://aviationweek.com/space/canada-reiterates-support-sar-satellite-upgrades <div class="node-body article-body">With a large area to cover, Canada plans to build 24 repeaters for the global Medium Earth Orbit Search-and-Rescue project.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/space/canada-reiterates-support-sar-satellite-upgrades" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/space/canada-reiterates-support-sar-satellite-upgrades#comments Space AWST Space North America Wed, 26 Aug 2015 08:00:00 +0000 1348171 at http://aviationweek.com U.S. Government First Results From Europe’s Sentinel-2A Earth-Observation Satellite http://aviationweek.com/space/first-results-europe-s-sentinel-2a-earth-observation-satellite <div class="node-body gallery-body">ESA says the satellite's initial images from its first scan of Earth are exceeding expectations.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/space/first-results-europe-s-sentinel-2a-earth-observation-satellite" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/space/first-results-europe-s-sentinel-2a-earth-observation-satellite#comments Galleries Space AWST Wed, 26 Aug 2015 08:00:00 +0000 1348151 at http://aviationweek.com The Week In Aerospace And Defense http://aviationweek.com/technology/week-aerospace-and-defense/17-21-August <div class="node-body gallery-body">The top aerospace and defense stories you may have missed this week include Airbus starts A350-1000 wing assembly and Lockheed Martin studies 'stealthy' U-2 replacement.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/technology/week-aerospace-and-defense/17-21-August" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/technology/week-aerospace-and-defense/17-21-August#comments Galleries Commercial Aviation Defense Space Technology Fri, 21 Aug 2015 08:13:00 +0000 1347011 at http://aviationweek.com Opinion: Artificial Gravity Would Solve Most Space Problems http://aviationweek.com/space/opinion-artificial-gravity-would-solve-most-space-problems <div class="field-byline"> Robert Salvage </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Human missions to Mars could prove difficult without artificial gravity. Why has the space community not moved forward on this basic principle?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/space/opinion-artificial-gravity-would-solve-most-space-problems" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/space/opinion-artificial-gravity-would-solve-most-space-problems#comments Editorial Space AW.com Viewpoint Global Fri, 21 Aug 2015 08:00:00 +0000 1346941 at http://aviationweek.com NASA Pursues ISS Commercial Exposure Lab http://aviationweek.com/space/nasa-pursues-iss-commercial-exposure-lab <div class="node-body article-body">Agreement calls for experimental facility and sample carriers to begin traveling to the International Space Station in early 2017. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/space/nasa-pursues-iss-commercial-exposure-lab" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/space/nasa-pursues-iss-commercial-exposure-lab#comments Space Technology AWST Space Global Wed, 19 Aug 2015 08:00:00 +0000 1345681 at http://aviationweek.com Alpha Space