December 17, 2012

LAUNCH VEHICLES

Blaze of Glory

LAUNCH VEHICLES

BRIZ BREAKDOWN

LAUNCH VEHICLES

Effect, No Cause

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LAUNCH VEHICLES

Blaze of Glory

Antares component that failed twice is still not cleared for ISS-cargo flights

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LAUNCH VEHICLES

BRIZ BREAKDOWN

London Washington Thales Alenia Space and Gazprom Space Systems are confident that efforts to recover Russia’s Yamal 402 Ku-band commercial telecom satellite will succeed, but it remains unclear how much of the spacecraft’s 15-year service life will be lost.

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LAUNCH VEHICLES

Effect, No Cause

RL10 performance was nominal in last week’s launch as investigators acknowledge fuel leak in fall mission

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MISSILE DEFENSE

Beyond Kinetic Kill

Israel eyes successors to Stunner and Tamir

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MISSILE DEFENSE

No Follow-Through

North Korea’s first satellite appears unstable; U.S. lawmakers seek more missile defense funds

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AEROSPACE BUSINESS

Skills Shortage

Aerospace sector grapples with erosion of technology, engineering and math training

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ROTORCRAFT

Sea Trials

With MH-60R’s success, is Europe fertile ground?

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SPACE

‘Government Purpose’

Commercial crew bidders starting first fixed-price NASA work

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FACE TO FACE

Necessity Breeds Invention

Chris Chadwick is a soft-spoken engineer, hut as president of Boeing Military Aircraft, he is pushing the company to become more creative as defense funding decreases in the U.S. Boeing once enjoyed the enviable position of building two mainstay fighters and massive transports for the Pentagon.
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AIR TRANSPORT

Burning Off the Backlog

Airbus and Boeing face slow demand for their largest aircraft models

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