Daily Archives: July 6, 2011
The U.S. Department of Transportationâ€™s Federal Aviation Administration today marked the 75th anniversary of federal air traffic control as American aviation experiences its safest period ever. Since its inception with 15 workers operating in just three control centers in… Continue reading
The largest digital camera ever built for a space mission has been painstakingly mosaicked together from 106 separate electronic detectors. The resulting â€œbillion-pixel arrayâ€ will serve as the super-sensitive â€˜eyeâ€™ of ESAâ€™s Galaxy-mapping Gaia mission.
While the naked human eye… Continue reading
Embraer officially started production of its entry-level jet in the U.S.
Embraer Executive Jets facility in Melbourne, FL welcomed the fuselage and wing parts of the first Phenom 100 entry level jet to be assembled in the United States on… Continue reading
- Dedicated workforce has supported shuttle program since 1972
- Mission STS-135 will deliver critical supplies to International Space Station
Boeing engineers and technicians are preparing Space Shuttle Atlantis and its payload for the program’s final mission, which is scheduled to launch… Continue reading
Airbus and German Aerospace Centre (DLR) perform research tests for fuel cell powered autonomous taxiing
Results feed aviation industriesâ€™ general understanding of technology and its potential
Airbus is strongly engaged in developing greener aircraft and increasing the eco-efficiency of its modern product line. One of the most promising contributors for emission free ground operation is… Continue reading
An Airbus Military A330 MRTT Future Strategic Transport Aircraft (FSTA) for the UKÂ´s Royal Air Force has successfully completed its first contacts with a Tornado fighter.
The two aircraft performed a series of dry contacts, by day and night, in… Continue reading