Daily Archives: March 9, 2011
McGregor, TXâ€“ Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) and the City of McGregor today signed a lease agreement allowing SpaceX to expand the size of its rocket development facility in McGregor.
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Landmark Flight Brings Program One Step Closer to Demonstrating Autonomous Aerial Refueling Between Two Unmanned Aircraft
On Jan. 21, Northrop Grumman Corporation, Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) and NASA Dryden Flight Research Center took a major step toward demonstrating autonomous aerial refueling between two unmanned, high altitude aircraft, an operation never before performed.
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Russiaâ€™s UTair Aviation today signed a firm contract for the acquisition of 15 EC175 helicopters, extending its long-term strategic partnership with Eurocopter and the Eurocopter Vostok subsidiary in Russia and the CIS.
This agreement, which firms up a letter of… Continue reading
Bombardier Aerospace today announced the delivery of the first Challenger 300 jet to be operated from China to Donghai Jet Co., Ltd. based in Shenzhen, Southern China. The aircraft is the first of five Challenger 300 jets ordered by Donghai… Continue reading
Cathay Pacific first announced its selection of the 777-300ER for its fleet requirements… Continue reading
BAE Systems’ mission computer system for the P-8A is a flexible and ruggedized processing platform that can be configured… Continue reading
Cathay Pacific Airways has placed a firm order with Airbus for 15 more A330-300s. Scheduled for delivery from 2013, the aircraft will join the airline’s existing A330 fleet flying on services across the Asia-Pacific region. As with the airline’s existing… Continue reading
This follows a thorough review of all aspects of the programme which demonstrated that all readiness criteria were… Continue reading
Space shuttle Discovery and its six-astronaut crew ended a 13-day journey of more than five million miles and concluded the spacecraft’s illustrious 27-year career with an 11:57 a.m. EST landing Wednesday at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida.
STS-133 was… Continue reading