Commercializing Space http://aviationweek.com/taxonomy/term/7976/more en Is SpaceX Tesla Launch In Violation Of Outer Space Treaty? http://aviationweek.com/commercializing-space/spacex-tesla-launch-violation-outer-space-treaty <div class="field-deck"> Launch of Tesla Roadster breaks new ground for commercial space companies </div> <div class="node-body article-body">SpaceX becomes first commercial company to fly a mission beyond Earth orbit</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/commercializing-space/spacex-tesla-launch-violation-outer-space-treaty" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/commercializing-space/spacex-tesla-launch-violation-outer-space-treaty#comments Commercializing Space Aviation Week & Space Technology Space The Launchpad AWST North America Thu, 15 Feb 2018 09:00:00 +0000 1751621 at http://aviationweek.com SpaceX SpaceX Aiming To Start BFR Tests Next Year http://aviationweek.com/commercializing-space/spacex-aiming-start-bfr-tests-next-year <div class="node-body article-body">Company plans ‘hopper’ tech development program for interplanetary spaceship.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/commercializing-space/spacex-aiming-start-bfr-tests-next-year" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/commercializing-space/spacex-aiming-start-bfr-tests-next-year#comments Commercializing Space Aviation Week & Space Technology Space Space AWST North America Fri, 09 Feb 2018 09:00:00 +0000 1750321 at http://aviationweek.com SpaceX Concept With Successful Debut, SpaceX Falcon Heavy Becomes Heir To Saturn V http://aviationweek.com/commercializing-space/successful-debut-spacex-falcon-heavy-becomes-heir-saturn-v <div class="node-body article-body">Delivery of a sports car into space is a light touch, but the low-cost, privately developed rocket signals changing times for industry. Photo: John Kraus</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/commercializing-space/successful-debut-spacex-falcon-heavy-becomes-heir-saturn-v" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/commercializing-space/successful-debut-spacex-falcon-heavy-becomes-heir-saturn-v#comments Commercializing Space Aviation Week & Space Technology Space Space AWST North America Thu, 08 Feb 2018 09:00:00 +0000 1750311 at http://aviationweek.com SpaceX SpaceX Poised For Milestone Falcon Heavy Launch http://aviationweek.com/commercializing-space/spacex-poised-milestone-falcon-heavy-launch <div class="node-body article-body">The first privately funded heavy-lift rocket ushers in a new way of doing business.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/commercializing-space/spacex-poised-milestone-falcon-heavy-launch" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/commercializing-space/spacex-poised-milestone-falcon-heavy-launch#comments Commercializing Space Aviation Week & Space Technology Commercial Aviation Space Space AWST North America Tue, 06 Feb 2018 08:55:00 +0000 1747241 at http://aviationweek.com SpaceX NASA Aiming for Safer Space Taxis With Analytical Risk Assessment http://aviationweek.com/space/nasa-aiming-safer-space-taxis-analytical-risk-assessment <div class="field-deck"> </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Rating commercial crew vehicles on their chance of flight fatality turns out to be a nuanced art and science. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/space/nasa-aiming-safer-space-taxis-analytical-risk-assessment" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/space/nasa-aiming-safer-space-taxis-analytical-risk-assessment#comments Commercializing Space Aviation Week & Space Technology Space The Launchpad AWST Global Wed, 24 Jan 2018 09:00:00 +0000 1741281 at http://aviationweek.com NASA Safety First For Commercial Crew Program Despite Delays, Auditors Say http://aviationweek.com/commercializing-space/safety-first-commercial-crew-program-despite-delays-auditors-say <div class="field-deck"> </div> <div class="node-body article-body">With U.S. ferry flights on Russian Soyuz ending next year, pressure is on to get U.S. space taxis flying, without sacrificing safety. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/commercializing-space/safety-first-commercial-crew-program-despite-delays-auditors-say" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/commercializing-space/safety-first-commercial-crew-program-despite-delays-auditors-say#comments Commercializing Space Aviation Week & Space Technology Space Space AWST North America Fri, 19 Jan 2018 09:10:00 +0000 1738721 at http://aviationweek.com Europe’s Reusable Space Rider To Launch In 2021 http://aviationweek.com/aviation-week-space-technology/europe-s-reusable-space-rider-launch-2021 <div class="field-deck"> </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The Italian space industry is driving Europe’s effort to have a reusable vehicle, with an original commercial target. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/aviation-week-space-technology/europe-s-reusable-space-rider-launch-2021" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/aviation-week-space-technology/europe-s-reusable-space-rider-launch-2021#comments Commercializing Space Aviation Week & Space Technology Space Space AWST Europe Wed, 17 Jan 2018 08:55:00 +0000 1737861 at http://aviationweek.com ESA Opinion: SpaceX Is An Engine Of Progress http://aviationweek.com/space/opinion-spacex-engine-progress <div class="field-deck"> </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The company has pushed longstanding government contractors to rethink how they do business, move to drive down costs and improve quality to remain competitive. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/space/opinion-spacex-engine-progress" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/space/opinion-spacex-engine-progress#comments Commercializing Space Editorial Aviation Week & Space Technology Space Editorial AWST North America Fri, 12 Jan 2018 09:16:00 +0000 1736451 at http://aviationweek.com SpaceX Falcon Heavy To Become World’s Most Powerful Operational Rocket http://aviationweek.com/commercializing-space/falcon-heavy-become-world-s-most-powerful-operational-rocket <div class="field-deck"> </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Fit checks for the triple-core booster, a practice propellant load and finally one or more static test fires will pave the way for long-awaited debut flight</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/commercializing-space/falcon-heavy-become-world-s-most-powerful-operational-rocket" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/commercializing-space/falcon-heavy-become-world-s-most-powerful-operational-rocket#comments Commercializing Space Aviation Week & Space Technology Space AWST North America Fri, 12 Jan 2018 09:15:00 +0000 1736561 at http://aviationweek.com SPACEX Aerospace Corp. Expands Space Counter-Collision Studies http://aviationweek.com/commercializing-space/aerospace-corp-expands-space-counter-collision-studies <div class="field-deck"> </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Spacecraft, sensors, systems and better prediction capability form focus for Aerospace Corp.’s drive to mitigate danger from collisions with orbiting objects.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/commercializing-space/aerospace-corp-expands-space-counter-collision-studies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/commercializing-space/aerospace-corp-expands-space-counter-collision-studies#comments Commercializing Space Aviation Week & Space Technology Space Space AWST chart North America Wed, 03 Jan 2018 09:10:00 +0000 1732331 at http://aviationweek.com Joseph Hidalgo/The Aerospace Corp.