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October 12, 2015

SPACE

Grounded?

DEFENSE

Stovl Shipmates

AERONAUTICAL ENGINEERING

High Hopes

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SPACE

Grounded?

Washington For nearly 10 years, United Launch Alliance (ULA) was the monopoly rocket supplier to the U.S. government for national security launch missions, but now the tables have turned. Only a year ago, rival SpaceX was crying foul that the Pentagon’s procurement plans unfairly excluded it from bidding for work because the certification process for Falcon 9 was taking longer than expected.

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DEFENSE

Stovl Shipmates

U.S. jets will be needed to exploit British carrier capabilities

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AERONAUTICAL ENGINEERING

High Hopes

Inspiration, scientific data and an altitude record motivate the Airbus Perlan Mission II team

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DEFENSE

Space Moves

With more nations in play, U.S. Air Force shores up doctrine for dealing with threats in space

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MOON VS. MARS

Red Planet Pitch

NASA managers face partners with different ideas at space congress

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MOON VS. MARS

Mars Ascending

Packaging and propulsion are among key challenges facing designers for low-mass Mars liftoff

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SAFETY

Lithium Loophole

Panel looks at ways to lessen danger of ‘thermal runaway’ cargo fires

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ISRAELI SPACE

Searching for Scale

Israel s growing space economy looks beyond domestic markets in telecom, Earth observation and science

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COMMERCIAL AVIATION

Change Management

Scientists argue that aviation needs to be more aggressive to meet its own emissions targets

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DEFENSE

Safe Separation

F-16 and Vista stress preliminary integrated collision avoidance system in Test Pilot School project

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