Space http://aviationweek.com/taxonomy/term/7365/more en Aerojet Rocketdyne Starting SSME Follow-on For SLS http://aviationweek.com/space/aerojet-rocketdyne-starting-ssme-follow-sls <div class="node-body article-body">Aerojet Rocketdyne seeks sole-source contract to produce expendable engines for NASA’s heavy-lift Space Launch System. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/space/aerojet-rocketdyne-starting-ssme-follow-sls" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/space/aerojet-rocketdyne-starting-ssme-follow-sls#comments Space AWST AWST-Space22 Space North America Wed, 03 Jun 2015 08:00:00 +0000 1313661 at http://aviationweek.com With Russia Sidelined, It’s Falcon 9 Versus Ariane 5 http://aviationweek.com/space/russia-sidelined-it-s-falcon-9-versus-ariane-5 <div class="field-deck"> SpaceX, Arianespace go head-to-head as Russia’s Proton is sidelined </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A spate of Proton launch mishaps has created a de facto duopoly of Arianespace and SpaceX, two companies vying to dominate the global commercial launch market.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/space/russia-sidelined-it-s-falcon-9-versus-ariane-5" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/space/russia-sidelined-it-s-falcon-9-versus-ariane-5#comments Space AWST AWST-Space22 Paris Air Show 2015 Global Wed, 03 Jun 2015 08:00:00 +0000 1313641 at http://aviationweek.com Instrument Selection Shows SLS Utility For Europa http://aviationweek.com/space/instrument-selection-shows-sls-utility-europa <div class="field-deck"> ‘Attempt no landing there’ </div> <div class="node-body article-body">NASA’s planned mission to Jupiter moon Europa will use new instruments to look for conditions suitable for life. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/space/instrument-selection-shows-sls-utility-europa" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/space/instrument-selection-shows-sls-utility-europa#comments In Orbit Space AWST AWST-Space22 In Orbit North America Wed, 03 Jun 2015 08:00:00 +0000 1313611 at http://aviationweek.com Photo Gallery: The Week In Aerospace and Defense http://aviationweek.com/galleries/photo-gallery-week-aerospace-and-defense <div class="field-byline"> Graham Warwick </div> <div class="node-body gallery-body">A roundup of the week's top stories in aerospace and defense.</div> <div class="field-interstitial-ads-frequency"> <span>Interstitial Ads Frequency:&nbsp;</span> -1 </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/galleries/photo-gallery-week-aerospace-and-defense" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/galleries/photo-gallery-week-aerospace-and-defense#comments Galleries Business Aviation Defense Space AW.com Fri, 29 May 2015 08:43:00 +0000 1311661 at http://aviationweek.com With USAF Certification in Hand, SpaceX Readies for Duel http://aviationweek.com/space/usaf-certification-hand-spacex-readies-duel-0 <div class="node-body article-body">SpaceX clears hurdle to take on ULA: First up, a battle for GPS III</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/space/usaf-certification-hand-spacex-readies-duel-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/space/usaf-certification-hand-spacex-readies-duel-0#comments Space AWST Space North America Fri, 29 May 2015 08:00:00 +0000 1311381 at http://aviationweek.com Program Execution, Ramp-Up Trump New-Order Talk Ahead Of Paris Air Show http://aviationweek.com/paris-air-show-2015/program-execution-ramp-trump-new-order-talk-ahead-paris-air-show <div class="field-deck"> Manufacturers focus on program execution, supplier and production issues rather than new orders ahead of air show </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Few fireworks are expected at Paris this year, but retrenching and refocusing of products will be highlighted in all arenas—commercial, defense, space and technology.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/paris-air-show-2015/program-execution-ramp-trump-new-order-talk-ahead-paris-air-show" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/paris-air-show-2015/program-execution-ramp-trump-new-order-talk-ahead-paris-air-show#comments Paris Air Show 2015 Commercial Aviation Defense Space Paris 2015 Preview Global Fri, 29 May 2015 08:00:00 +0000 1307541 at http://aviationweek.com Dassault NASA orders first commercial crew flight http://aviationweek.com/space/nasa-orders-first-commercial-crew-flight <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Los Angeles -- Boeing has been awarded the first crew rotation mission to the International Space Station (ISS) from NASA, marking a key milestone in the agency&rsquo;s five-year effort to develop an indigenous U.S. capability to launch American astronauts to low earth orbit.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/space/nasa-orders-first-commercial-crew-flight" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/space/nasa-orders-first-commercial-crew-flight#comments Space North America Thu, 28 May 2015 00:33:00 +0000 1310771 at http://aviationweek.com Credit: NASA With USAF Certification In Hand, SpaceX Readies For Duel http://aviationweek.com/space/usaf-certification-hand-spacex-readies-duel <div class="node-body article-body">The United Launch Alliance is no longer the only rocket manufacturer capable of winning national security missions in the U.S. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/space/usaf-certification-hand-spacex-readies-duel" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/space/usaf-certification-hand-spacex-readies-duel#comments Defense Space AW.com Programs North America Top Story - Home Defense Top Stories Space Top Stories Wed, 27 May 2015 20:03:00 +0000 1310641 at http://aviationweek.com Falcon 9: SpaceX 3-D Joint Venture Billed As Lidar Advancement http://aviationweek.com/space/3-d-joint-venture-billed-lidar-advancement <div class="node-body article-body">Vricon aims to reduce the cost and increase the speed of 3-D images for the military, intelligence and civilian customers.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/space/3-d-joint-venture-billed-lidar-advancement" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/space/3-d-joint-venture-billed-lidar-advancement#comments Space AWST Space image North America Wed, 27 May 2015 08:00:00 +0000 1310041 at http://aviationweek.com India To Launch Astrosat In October http://aviationweek.com/space/india-launch-astrosat-october <div class="node-body article-body">Astrosat, India’s first astronomy-centered satellite, is set for launch in about five months; the parameters of the spacecraft are “normal, which indicates everything is functioning well,” ISRO states.</div> <div 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