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Sep 27, 2012

GMES: What ESA Doesn't Want to Hear

Amy Svitak writes:....More
Sep 26, 2012

ESA's ATV-3 Departure Delayed by ISS Display Panel Issue

Preparations to undock the European Space Agency's third Automated Transfer Vehicle from the International Space Station were abruptly cancelled late....More
Sep 17, 2012

Euroconsult: Five Minutes With SpaceX

Amy Svitak writes: Aviation Week & Space Technology: When does SpaceX plan to launch the SES-8 mission? SpaceX President Gwynne Shotwell: Mid....More
Sep 17, 2012

U.S., Russian ISS Crew Descends Safely to Earth

NASA astronaut, two Russian cosmonauts touchdown safely in Kazakhstan. Photo Credit: NASA TV  ....More
Sep 10, 2012

PSLV Lofts France's SPOT 6 Earth Observation Satellite

An Indian PSLV launcher sent France's high-resolution SPOT 6 Earth observation satellite to orbit Sept. 9, the second of four spacecraft designed to....More
Sep 07, 2012

Aviation Week and Social Media1

Not everyone's into social media, but if you are, we have you covered. Consider liking, following, joining or circling us in the following networks:....More
Sep 06, 2012

Making Tracks On Mars

NASA’s Mars rover Curiosity is starting to make tangible progress across the surface of Gale Crater as it gets set to begin ‘touch science’....More
Sep 06, 2012

STEM and

Black Eyed Peas frontman and NASA are tight. One week after his new song “Reach for the Stars” was broadcast via the Curiosity Rover on....More
Aug 31, 2012

NASA Looks to Next Week for ISS Power System Spacewalk

Cosmonaut Yuri Malenchenko, foreground, greets Sunita Williams, right, and Akihiko Hoshide in the U.S. airlock after a frustrating spacewalk. Photo....More
Aug 30, 2012

Neil Armstrong -- A Test Pilot's Test Pilot

America and the world salute Neil Armstrong, the Apollo 11 astronaut who became the first human being to set foot on the moon and who died Aug. 25,....More
Aug 30, 2012

NASA's Radiation Belt Storm Probe Mission Takes Flight

Atlas soars with NASA radiation mission probes. Photo Credit: NASA TV ....More
Aug 27, 2012

Weightlifting on ISS Mitigating Bone Loss

NASA astronaut Sandy Magnus works out on the Advanced Resistive Exercise Device aboard the International Space Station. Image Credit: NASA....More
Aug 27, 2012

Isaac Prompts NASA to Bump Radiation Mission Launch to Thursday

ULA Atlas 5 with NASA's Radiation Belt Storm Probe Mission satellites awaits weekend roll back. Image Credit: NASA TV....More
Aug 27, 2012

Stormy Weather Prompts Saturday Scrub of NASA Radiation Mission Launch

NASA radiation mission awaits third launch attempt. Photo: NASA- TV. Efforts to launch NASA's twin Radiation Belt Storm Probe mission spacecraft....More
Aug 25, 2012

Curiosity -- Pictured on Descent to Mars

The team trying to co-ordinate NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter spacecraft reckoned there was a roughly 60% chance of snapping Curiosity on its way....More
From The Archives

Aviation Week is approaching its 100th anniversary in 2016. In a series of blogs, our editors highlight editorial content from the magazine's long and rich history.


Oct 8, 2015

The Case Of The Missing F-117 Parts (2001) 18

How AW&ST found out what had happened to the remains of a shot-down F-117....More
Sep 18, 2015

The U.S.-Russian Moon Landing That Never Happened (1963) 8

U.S. President John F. Kennedy is well known for the 1961 speech to Congress in which he made the Apollo program a national goal. Less remembered is his controversial offer two years later to cooperate with the Soviet Union on a manned lunar landing....More
Sep 10, 2015

Airbus A380 Is Your Hotel In The Sky (2001) 5

In a September 2001 advertisement, Airbus promised to bring glamour back to passenger travel with its new A380, comparing the double-decker airliner to a hotel....More
Sep 9, 2015

Pratt & Whitney's Record Behind the DC-6 Record (1947) 2

Pratt & Whitney takes to the cover of AVIATION to credit its Double Wasp engines for the DC-6's record transatlantic flight....More
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