Commercializing Space http://aviationweek.com/taxonomy/term/7976/more en Virgin Galactic’s Unity Blazes Trail To Space http://aviationweek.com/space/virgin-galactic-s-unity-blazes-trail-space <div class="node-body article-body">Unity’s Dec. 13 flight marked its fourth rocket-powered test and the first to achieve the goal of exo-atmospheric flight set by Richard Branson 14 years ago.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/space/virgin-galactic-s-unity-blazes-trail-space" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/space/virgin-galactic-s-unity-blazes-trail-space#comments Commercializing Space Aviation Week & Space Technology Space AW.com Space North America Fri, 14 Dec 2018 09:00:00 +0000 1895071 at http://aviationweek.com Virgin Galactic SpaceX Falcon 9 Lands In Water, Keeps On Working http://aviationweek.com/commercializing-space/spacex-falcon-9-lands-water-keeps-working <div class="node-body article-body">Stuck steering fins prompt booster to abort ground landing attempt.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/commercializing-space/spacex-falcon-9-lands-water-keeps-working" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/commercializing-space/spacex-falcon-9-lands-water-keeps-working#comments Commercializing Space Aviation Week & Space Technology Space Space AWST North America Wed, 12 Dec 2018 09:00:00 +0000 1893641 at http://aviationweek.com Mike Killian/AmericaSpace.com Reinvented Iridium Poised To Reap Its Rewards http://aviationweek.com/space/reinvented-iridium-poised-reap-its-rewards <div class="node-body article-body">A $3 billion upgrade is nearing completion, positioning Iridium ahead of a bevy of competitors vying for global mobile communications business</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/space/reinvented-iridium-poised-reap-its-rewards" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/space/reinvented-iridium-poised-reap-its-rewards#comments Commercializing Space Aviation Week & Space Technology Space Space AWST North America Fri, 16 Nov 2018 09:00:00 +0000 1882921 at http://aviationweek.com SpaceX Boeing Begins Buildup Of Phantom Express Spaceplane http://aviationweek.com/commercializing-space/boeing-begins-buildup-phantom-express-spaceplane <div class="node-body article-body">Composite cryogenic propellent tank buildup marks the start of prepping Boeing’s Phantom Express spaceplane for DARPA’s XSP reusable launch vehicle program. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/commercializing-space/boeing-begins-buildup-phantom-express-spaceplane" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/commercializing-space/boeing-begins-buildup-phantom-express-spaceplane#comments Commercializing Space Future of Aerospace Aviation Week & Space Technology AWIN_Defense AWIN_Space Defense Space Space AWST North America Wed, 14 Nov 2018 09:00:00 +0000 1881691 at http://aviationweek.com Boeing/DARPA FAA Addressing Burgeoning Commercial Space Ops Concerns http://aviationweek.com/commercializing-space/faa-addressing-burgeoning-commercial-space-ops-concerns <div class="node-body article-body">The FAA is readying new rules and technologies to accommodate increasing launch and reentry operations by commercial space operators.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/commercializing-space/faa-addressing-burgeoning-commercial-space-ops-concerns" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/commercializing-space/faa-addressing-burgeoning-commercial-space-ops-concerns#comments Commercializing Space Aviation Week & Space Technology Commercial Aviation Space Air Traffic Management AWST chart North America Mon, 05 Nov 2018 09:00:00 +0000 1877531 at http://aviationweek.com Blue Origin Captive Carry Beckons After LauncherOne Mated To Virgin Orbit 747-400 http://aviationweek.com/space/captive-carry-beckons-after-launcherone-mated-virgin-orbit-747-400 <div class="node-body article-body">Comprehensive captive-carry flight-test campaign awaits 747 and LauncherOne combination following successful fit check with rocket and wing pylon.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/space/captive-carry-beckons-after-launcherone-mated-virgin-orbit-747-400" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/space/captive-carry-beckons-after-launcherone-mated-virgin-orbit-747-400#comments Commercializing Space Aviation Week & Space Technology AWIN_Space Space AW.com Space Space Top Stories Top Story - Home North America Fri, 26 Oct 2018 18:36:00 +0000 1874411 at http://aviationweek.com Virgin Orbit Can Stratolaunch Carry On Paul Allen's Space Dreams? http://aviationweek.com/space/can-stratolaunch-carry-paul-allens-space-dreams <div class="node-body article-body">How Stratolaunch is set up to handle the loss of its financier and visionary leader may serve as a role model for kindred space ventures whose billionaire backers are still around. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/space/can-stratolaunch-carry-paul-allens-space-dreams" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/space/can-stratolaunch-carry-paul-allens-space-dreams#comments Commercializing Space Launch Pad Aviation Week & Space Technology Space The Launchpad AWST North America Fri, 26 Oct 2018 08:00:00 +0000 1873601 at http://aviationweek.com Stratolaunch A Look At Projects Staking A Future On The Moon http://aviationweek.com/space/look-projects-staking-future-moon <div class="node-body gallery-body">More than 25 public and private organizations are working on lunar exploration and development programs, and NASA is now front and center among them. Here is a look at some of the projects staking a future on the Moon. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/space/look-projects-staking-future-moon" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/space/look-projects-staking-future-moon#comments Commercializing Space Galleries Space Exploration Aviation Week & Space Technology Space AW.com Fri, 19 Oct 2018 08:00:00 +0000 1869651 at http://aviationweek.com A ‘Moon Village’ Is Taking Shape http://aviationweek.com/space-exploration/moon-village-taking-shape <div class="node-body article-body">Here is a look at some of the more than two dozen public and private organizations that have unveiled lunar exploration and development programs.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/space-exploration/moon-village-taking-shape" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/space-exploration/moon-village-taking-shape#comments Commercializing Space Space Exploration Aviation Week & Space Technology Space Space AWST Global Fri, 19 Oct 2018 08:00:00 +0000 1869531 at http://aviationweek.com Lockheed Martin SpaceX Loses Out On U.S. Air Force Next-Gen Launcher Development http://aviationweek.com/commercializing-space/spacex-loses-out-us-air-force-next-gen-launcher-development <div class="node-body article-body">Awards tallying nearly $2.3 billion go to ULA, Northrop Grumman and Blue Origin.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/commercializing-space/spacex-loses-out-us-air-force-next-gen-launcher-development" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/commercializing-space/spacex-loses-out-us-air-force-next-gen-launcher-development#comments Commercializing Space Aviation Week & Space Technology Space Space AWST North America Fri, 12 Oct 2018 08:00:00 +0000 1863911 at http://aviationweek.com Blue Origin Concept