In Orbit http://aviationweek.com/taxonomy/term/8960/more en Cassini Nears The End Of A 13-Year Saturn Exploration http://aviationweek.com/space/cassini-nears-end-13-year-saturn-exploration <div class="field-deck"> Saturn probe is still rewriting textbooks as it reaches the end </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The probe’s mission will finish with a spectacular plunge into Saturn’s clouds, after a wistful look back at our “pale blue dot.”</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/space/cassini-nears-end-13-year-saturn-exploration" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/space/cassini-nears-end-13-year-saturn-exploration#comments In Orbit Aviation Week & Space Technology Space AWST-Space13 In Orbit AWST North America Tue, 28 Mar 2017 08:12:00 +0000 1602441 at http://aviationweek.com NASA/JPL-Caltech/Space Science Institute Ideology, Not Reality, Drives Trump NASA Cuts http://aviationweek.com/space/ideology-not-reality-drives-trump-nasa-cuts <div class="node-body article-body">Trump administration’s views on climate change may curtail NASA Earth-observation satellite missions.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/space/ideology-not-reality-drives-trump-nasa-cuts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/space/ideology-not-reality-drives-trump-nasa-cuts#comments In Orbit Aviation Week & Space Technology Space AW.com In Orbit North America Wed, 22 Mar 2017 08:18:00 +0000 1598921 at http://aviationweek.com NASA/JPL How Soon Should We Set Off For Mars? http://aviationweek.com/space/how-soon-should-we-set-mars <div class="field-deck"> White House options for an exploration time line </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A debate that began with the Obama administration is continuing under Trump: when to head for Mars and how to leverage cislunar efforts toward that goal?</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/space/how-soon-should-we-set-mars" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/space/how-soon-should-we-set-mars#comments In Orbit Aviation Week & Space Technology Space AW.com In Orbit North America photograph Tue, 14 Mar 2017 08:00:00 +0000 1594761 at http://aviationweek.com NASA Executives Say Stability Key To Commercial Space http://aviationweek.com/commercializing-space/executives-say-stability-key-commercial-space <div class="node-body article-body">NASA, other stakeholders still pursuing ideas for commercial enterprises in space, which have so far proven elusive.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/commercializing-space/executives-say-stability-key-commercial-space" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/commercializing-space/executives-say-stability-key-commercial-space#comments Commercializing Space In Orbit Aviation Week & Space Technology In Orbit AWST Global Wed, 08 Mar 2017 09:00:00 +0000 1591881 at http://aviationweek.com White House Photo Early Manned Moon Shot Possible, But Is It Worth It? http://aviationweek.com/space-exploration/early-manned-moon-shot-possible-it-worth-it <div class="field-deck"> Trump space spectacular may open a door for NASA </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The Trump administration’s space agency transition team, NASA and Elon Musk’s SpaceX are all working on various approaches to a crewed Moon flyaround.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/space-exploration/early-manned-moon-shot-possible-it-worth-it" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/space-exploration/early-manned-moon-shot-possible-it-worth-it#comments Space Exploration In Orbit Aviation Week & Space Technology Space In Orbit AWST illustration North America Wed, 01 Mar 2017 09:00:00 +0000 1587501 at http://aviationweek.com NASA Hardware Not Only Risk Factor In Human Spaceflight http://aviationweek.com/commercializing-space/hardware-not-only-risk-factor-human-spaceflight <div class="node-body article-body">The change in administration means change in the spaceflight community. There will be risks. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/commercializing-space/hardware-not-only-risk-factor-human-spaceflight" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/commercializing-space/hardware-not-only-risk-factor-human-spaceflight#comments Commercializing Space In Orbit Aviation Week & Space Technology Space In Orbit AWST North America Wed, 22 Feb 2017 09:20:00 +0000 1584801 at http://aviationweek.com SpaceX Scientists Look To GPS Sensors For Forecasting Dangerous Solar Storms http://aviationweek.com/space/scientists-look-gps-sensors-forecasting-dangerous-solar-storms <div class="field-deck"> U.S. milspace-sensor archives may ease space-weather risks to the wired world </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A major solar event knocked out telegraph service in 1859, so imagine what a direct solar storm hit on Earth would do to our wired economies today.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/space/scientists-look-gps-sensors-forecasting-dangerous-solar-storms" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/space/scientists-look-gps-sensors-forecasting-dangerous-solar-storms#comments Connected Aerospace Intelligence, Surveillance & Reconnaissance In Orbit Aviation Week & Space Technology Space AW.com In Orbit North America Wed, 15 Feb 2017 09:25:00 +0000 1581831 at http://aviationweek.com Los Alamos National Laboratory Hosted Payload To Help Climate Science And Fossil-fuel Industry http://aviationweek.com/space/hosted-payload-help-climate-science-and-fossil-fuel-industry <div class="node-body article-body">Data from the Geostationary Carbon Cycle Observatory also is expected to help researchers aid governments in meeting carbon-reduction goals as well as farmers.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/space/hosted-payload-help-climate-science-and-fossil-fuel-industry" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/space/hosted-payload-help-climate-science-and-fossil-fuel-industry#comments Space Exploration In Orbit Aviation Week & Space Technology Space In Orbit AWST North America Wed, 08 Feb 2017 09:00:00 +0000 1559941 at http://aviationweek.com NASA CU Boulder Highlights Colorado As Spaceflight Center http://aviationweek.com/new-space/cu-boulder-highlights-colorado-spaceflight-center <div class="field-deck"> Colorado’s space community shows value of collaboration </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Achievements in space can pump up local economies, and Colorado’s space synergy is a prime example.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/new-space/cu-boulder-highlights-colorado-spaceflight-center" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/new-space/cu-boulder-highlights-colorado-spaceflight-center#comments _New Space In Orbit Aviation Week & Space Technology Space In Orbit AWST North America Wed, 01 Feb 2017 09:00:00 +0000 1575311 at http://aviationweek.com snowbrains.com Space: Where We’ve Been, Where We’re Going http://aviationweek.com/space/space-where-we-ve-been-where-we-re-going <div class="node-body article-body">President Obama shook up space policy when he took office, and President Trump may be about to do the same.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/space/space-where-we-ve-been-where-we-re-going" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/space/space-where-we-ve-been-where-we-re-going#comments _New Space In Orbit Aviation Week & Space Technology Space AW.com In Orbit North America Wed, 25 Jan 2017 09:00:00 +0000 1570681 at http://aviationweek.com NOAA