August 10, 2009

SPACE TECHNOLOGY

Fast Trip

SAFETY

Probing Questions

UNMANNED AERIAL VEHICLES

Skin in the Game

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SPACE TECHNOLOGY

Fast Trip

Plasma rocket now in testing could reach Mars in 39 days

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SAFETY

Probing Questions

Despite repeated reports of pitot tube anomalies, safety action was not initiated promptly

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UNMANNED AERIAL VEHICLES

Skin in the Game

Acquisition changes could transform the market for unmanned aircraft ground segments

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AIR TRANSPORT

Approach Arguments

U.S. airlines complain that satellite-based airport procedures are not living up to their potential

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SPACE

Narrowing it Down

Augustine panelists figuring cost, schedules for human space options

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RUSSIAN AEROSPACE

Push for the Big Leagues

Russia hopes to take on Boeing/Airbus in narrow-body field

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DEFENSE

Diplomatic Tease

Pyongyang offers carrot and stick, while U.S. stays put for now

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COMMENTARY

MARKET FOCUS

Winds of change have blown into Washington with the new Obama administration and Dan Murphy likes the feel of them. Murphy, a retired U.S. Navy vice admiral, is chairman and CEO of Alliant Techsystems Inc. (ATK), a scrappy manufacturer of ammunition, precision weapons and space propulsion and satellite systems.

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RUSSIAN AEROSPACE

Super Script

Russian regional jet team has one eye on certification, the other on what comes next

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DEFENSE

Fighting On

Securing further enhancements will be next Typhoon battleground

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