Aviation Week & Space Technology – Human Exploration, June 23

Space exploration is giving way to space “pioneering” at NASA and its international and commercial partners, as institutions and companies born during the Cold War space race come to grips with new political and fiscal realities. In a series of interviews with key thinkers in the field, Aviation Week's Frank Morring discovers that cooperation and collaboration are replacing competition as mankind continues to press toward Mars in a go-as-you-can-pay manner. The grandiose mission-oriented engineering strategies of the past are giving way to the modular approaches of computer science, where the idea is to create capabilities and use them over and over to different ends. 

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A Century of Aviation Week

Aviation Week & Space Technology is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year. In a series of blogs, our editors highlight editorial content from the magazine's long and rich history.


Aug 26, 2016

When Aviation Week Was Accused of Treason -- The Back Story Revealed 8

A 1957 revelation that the U.S. was tracking Soviet missile launches from a secret radar in Turkey has its roots in sleuthing of students from Kettering Grammar School in the UK....More
Aug 23, 2016

When Aviation Week Was Accused Of Treason 23

Aviation Week editors routinely get blowback when they write about sensitive topics, and the best example of that may be an October 1957 story that revealed the U.S. had been tracking Russian missile launches from advanced long-range radar units in Turkey....More
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