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June 8, 2009

AIR FRANCE 447

The Riddle Of Flight 447

NORTH KOREA

What Next From North Korea?

UAV ENGINEERING

Making It Happen

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AIR FRANCE 447

The Riddle Of Flight 447

Air France flight mysteriously vanishes. Grim search for answers begins.

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NORTH KOREA

What Next From North Korea?

Threats trigger patching of training, operations in South Korea and missile defenses in the U.S.

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UAV ENGINEERING

Making It Happen

Traditional aerospace industrial base is taking note of step-child UAS sector

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PROGRAM CANCELLATIONS

Lessons In Survival

Washington is learning anew what it means when a defense program gets 'canceled'

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SPACE

Intense Endeavor

Robotics, spacewalks to dominate mission 16-day station assembly mission

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UAV ENGINEERING

Autonomous Futures

Including unmanned aircraft in force-structure decisions leads U.S. military to look at new missions

4243

PROPULSION

Power Struggle

Funding two alternative engines could upset JSF production plans

4243

Propulsion

Vulcan Variations

Teams form to chase Darpa's paradigm-shifting constant-volume propulsion targets

3435

Space

The Long View

EU urged to focus stimulus plan on space and accelerate GMES long-term financing

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AEROSPACE BUSINESS

Retail Space

Commercial carriers reassess what they can offer, and what customers offer them

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