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Apr 23, 2021
A glimpse of historic Mars missions since 1965 documented in the AW&ST digital archives.
Apr 23, 2021
From replacing the Tornado fighter to buying new unmanned aircraft systems, a look at potential deliveries.
Apr 23, 2021
“This is the first powered flight on another planet. Let that blow your mind for a minute.”
Apr 23, 2021
The short flight-test effort aims to prove rotorcraft and other aircraft types could play a key role in future planetary exploration.
Apr 22, 2021
European industry is finally within reach of beginning development on a MALE UAS to compete with offerings from U.S. and Israel.

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Apr 21, 2021
Bill Nelson, a former Democratic senator from Florida, soared through a hearing on his nomination to become the next NASA administrator before a Senate committee he once helped to lead.
Apr 21, 2021
As the U.S. Space Force plans to establish a Space Systems Command this summer, service leadership is already rallying Congress to alter the new command’s reporting structure for two important offices—the Space Development Agency and the Space Rapid Capabilities Office.
Apr 19, 2021
Athens has signed a deal with the Israeli government to modernize Greece’s fast jet training capability. 
Apr 18, 2021
Two senators proposed a bill on April 16 to ensure sales of Lockheed Martin F-35s to Middle Eastern countries could not escape a full vetting process…
Apr 16, 2021
France has ordered eight H225M Caracal helicopters from Airbus as part of its promised stimulus package for aerospace. 
Apr 15, 2021
The German Parliament has approved spending for the Eurodrone medium-altitude, long-endurance unmanned aircraft system program, paving the way for a quad-national contract to be signed in the next few weeks. 
Apr 13, 2021
The House Armed Services Committee chairman wants the U.S. to review national security policy and the White House to release the budget.
Apr 13, 2021
U.S. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin announced an additional 500 troops will be based in Germany by the fall.